Tour to Baikonur space port, Kyzyl Orda city region
Almaty - Shymkent - settlement of Ekpindy - settlement of Temirlan - settlement of Tortkul - settlement of Shaulder - settlement of Otrar - mausoleum of Arstanbab - mosque of Arstanbab - city of Turkestan - settlement of Sauran - settlement of Zhanakorgan - settlement of Sygnak - settlement of Shiely - city of Kyzylorda - memorial complex of Korkyt-Ata - city Baikonur - Baikonur Cosmodrome (site number 200 - Site No. 254 \ 112 - Site # 1) - Turkestan - Shymkent Turkestan - Zhibek Zholy - Tashkent.
Upon arrival in Almaty, we meet at the airport, followed by a transfer to the hotel "Kazzhol", we place and rest. Immediately after breakfast we go on a tour of the city. First of all, we will go to the park in honor of the 28m Panfilovs, Cathedral Palace, and next to the park there is a museum of musical instruments, where we also look, and then we go to the national museum of Kazakhstan. We will have lunch in the restaurant of traditional national cuisine "Kazakh aul". After lunch we will visit the Medeo tract, where the biggest high-mountain skating rink "Medeo" is located, after the rink we will climb the funicular to the ski resort "Shymbulak". Returning to the city, we leave from the railway station "Almaty-2" by train "Otrar" to the city of Shymkent in 18.04. We have supper and spend the night in train.
Shymkent - the Temirlan village - the settlement of Ekpindy - the village of Tortkol – the Shaulder village - the Turkestan city (222 km). We arrive in the city of Shymkent at 8 am and have breakfast in the cafe. After breakfast we will visit the city park of Independence and then we will go to the village of Temirlan (48 km), we will visit the museum of Hadji Mukan, in which we will tell the story of the first Kazakh wrestler who won the world title in the French wrestling, and he repeatedly won In the international championships in the classic fight among heavyweights. Further from the village of Temirlan we will go to the village of Elkinda (22 km), we will see there the Red bridge crossing the Bogeny river and built in 1886. After the settlement of Elkinda, our way lies in the village of Shaulder, passing through the village of Tortkol (78 km). Having reached Shaulder village, we have lunch in a cafe. After lunch we will have an excursion to the museum "Otrar", in which there are excavations from the town of the same name. After the tour, we leave for the settlement of Otrar, built in the X-XII century. In the town of Otrar, besides himself, we will visit such archaeological excavations as: a medieval bathhouse, a mosque, a residential quarter, and a fortress wall. From Otrar we will go to the mausoleum of Arastanbab. After visiting the mausoleum, we will visit the mosque of the same name mosque. Further our way will lay down in a city of Turkestan (56 km), on arrival we are located in hotel, we have supper and we have a rest.
The city of Turkestan is the settlement of Sauran - the settlement of Zhanakorgan - the settlement of Shiely - the city of Kyzylorda (312 km). After breakfast, we will go on an excursion to the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, which was built on the site of his burial. After the excursion to the mausoleum, we will visit the gallery of stone sculptures, then, according to plan, we will visit the archaeological museum, and then immediately visit the historical museum "Azaret-Sultan". After visiting the museums, we will go to the gates (Darvaz) (XIX century), and after visiting the gate, we will visit several mausoleums: the mausoleum of Esimhan (XVI century), the mausoleum of Rabia Sultan Begim the end (XV century), the mausoleum of Ahmed Yassavi (XII) - XIV century). Having finished the tour of the mausoleums, we will visit a couple of mosques: the mosque "Juma" (1878) and the underground mosque Hilovat (XII-XV centuries). At the end of the tour, we will visit the eastern baths (XV - XVI centuries). Next we have lunch in the restaurant at the hotel. From the city of Turkestan, we travel to the town of Sauran and arrive at the place after 51 km. Sauran was an important trade and economic center that controlled the passage between the Karatau and Syrdarya Ridge, where a caravan route ran. This site is a place where for the first time in the territory of Kazakhstan there was found a system of wells with underground canals for irrigation of fields. After visiting the fortress, we are going to the village of Zhanakorgan, where we will visit the regional historical museum. The museum's funds hold more than 6161 exhibits, of which 5 546 exhibits constitute the main fund. In the halls of the museum are exhibited 736 items. Also we will examine the monument to the fallen WWII. After excursions to Zhanakorgan, our way will lie in the settlement Sygnak (42 km). For the first time the city is mentioned in the tenth century in the records of the Arabian geographer, as the city of the Oguzes, by the middle of the eleventh century this city turned into the capital of the Kypchaks, and became a major trade and craft center on the caravan route that ran from the Tien Shan mountains down the Syr Darya and Further to the northern coast of the Caspian Sea. We will examine the remains of mosques, madrassas, as well as mausoleums and residential buildings. From the settlement of Sygnak we will go to the village of Shieli (21 km) and upon arrival we will visit the regional museum of local lore and the exposition of the famous rice grower Ibrai Zhukhaev. After the excursion to Shieli, we leave for the city of Kyzylorda (130 km). Having reached, we are accommodated in a hotel, we have supper and have a rest.
The city of Kyzylorda is the memorial of Korkyt-Ata - the city of Baikonur (234 km). After breakfast, our day will begin with a tour of the city. We will visit the regional museum of local lore, which was founded in 1939. Then we will go to the memorial of Korkyt-Ata. This legendary Turkic songwriter and composer of the ninth century, was a native of the steppes along the Syr-Darya River. He was a very versatile personality: akyn, poet, narrator, composer and great musician, the creator of the kobyz. After that, we will go to the main square named "Tagzim", and then we will visit the monument dedicated to Gani Muratbaev - a well-known public figure, the founder of the Komsomol in the Kazakh SSR, which is located on the station square. Next, we will go to the monument of architecture of national importance - the mosque "Aytbai". Then we will visit the Syr-An monument and the embankment of the Syr-Darya river and the monument dedicated to the Great Patriotic War, and finish our tour of the city with a sightseeing tour. Having dined at the restaurant "Kyz Zhibek", we will go to the memorial complex dedicated to Korkyt-Ata. The road will be 168 km. After the tour of the complex, we go to the city of Baikonur (66 km). Upon arrival in the city, we are accommodated in a hotel, we dine in a restaurant with her and we rest.
After Breakfast, we depart for a tour of the Baikonur cosmodrome. Drove to the area of the spaceport, we will see your unique structures on both sides. First we will visit the pad 200, it is a launch complex "Proton-K", where a 143 missile launch. The path to it is a 55 kilometers, a total of one hour on the road. After the tour of the launch complex, we follow 29 miles to the site No. 254, which is the Assembly and testing complex "Soyuz". Next, we visit the platform №112 and the Assembly and test building. We will have lunch here in the dining room. After lunch we'll make our way to the first pad – Gagarin's start, where we visit the monument dedicated to the first artificial satellite of the Earth. After a visit to the Gagarin start, we will visit the Museum of the cosmodrome, which is located on the second floor a 10-minute drive away. It contains many unique exhibits. After visiting the Museum, we will visit the small house where Gagarin talked with the Queen the night before the start. After visiting the memorial house, we return to the city of Baikonur, the road will take 40 minutes. Have dinner and rest.
After we have Breakfast we will visit the city Museum history of cosmodrome. Currently, the main exposition of the Museum is presented in four halls: the hall of labour glory of Baikonur, the hall of history of development of rocket and space technology and space exploration, an ethnographic hall, an exhibition hall and exhibition gallery. After a tour of the Museum, we will visit the monument to the first builders of the city and the spaceport. Finally, we will have a sightseeing tour of the city in the framework, where we will visit the alley of cosmonauts. After the tour we will visit the complex that includes many monuments. We will stop on the quay Syr-Darya, and co-located military unit. In the end we will visit the local Bazaar. Then back to the hotel, dinner and rest.
The city of Baikonur – Kyzylorda – Turkestan (546 km). After Breakfast, we set off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Turkestan, passing on the way to the city. Dinner will be in the way. Arriving in Turkestan, located in the hotel, dinner and rest.