Tour from Almaty city, Kazakhstan to Tashkent city, Uzbekistan
Almaty apple city – Big Almaty lake – Tyulkubas train station – Jabagly village – Aksu Zhabagly Nature reserve – Raevka village – Aksy canyon – Kishi Kaindy gorge – Sairam village – Shymkent city – Ekpendi village (Red Bridge) – Shaulder village – Otrara hillfort – Arstanbab mausoleum – Turkestan city – Shymkent city – Jibek Joly check point – Tashkent city (Uzbekistan).
Meeting at the Almaty city airport by guide and driver, transfer to the hotel, accommodation, rest. City tour in Almaty apple city, visiting Green Bazar Almaty Market (1875), walking to 28th Panfilovs city Park, here you can see Cathedral Palace (1904), Eternal Flame Monument, Museum of Musical Instruments, Almaty Central City Museum. Lunch at the restaurant. Transfer to Kok Tube mount, cable way to Kok Tube mount (H1070) (1.7 km, 5 minute.) panorama of Almaty apple city, visiting small ZOO there (hunting birds, peacock, pheasant, deer, etc.) Beatles monument, souvenir shop, art gallery. Transfer to the train station, Otrar train from Almaty city to Tyulkubas (680 km, 12 hours), dinner and night at the train.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer: Almaty apple city – Big Almaty gorge – Big Almaty lake (28 km). Walking around the lake (H2511ft), visiting Space observatory, lunch picnic with panorama of Big Almaty lake, back to Almaty city, transfer to the train station, Otrar train to Tyulkubas at (680 km) (13 hours.) Dinner and overnight at the train.
Arrival at the Tyulkubas train station in the morning, meeting at the station and transfer to Aksu Zhabagly reserve (18 km), accommodation at guest house, breakfast. Transfer: Jabagly village – Taldibulak tract and gorge – Aksu canyon (H1620ft) (25 km). Arriving in Aksu canyon, little trekking to canyon (2 km) (20-30 min), walking around, lunch on the way, back to guest house, dinner and overnight at guest house.
Breakfast at the guest house. Transfer to Assel hotel area, horse riding start point. Horse riding to Kishi Kaindy gorge and back (H1800ft) (24 km). By the way we will visit Kishi Kaindy water fall, and botanic house, for botanic hunters, lunch on the way, botanical walking around botanic house, back to Asel hotel area, transfer to Jabagly village. Dinner and overnight at the guest house.
Breakfast at the guest house. Transfer: Jabagly village – Sairam village – Shymkent city – Shaylder village – Arstanbab mausoleum – Otrar hillfort – Turkestan holy city (309 km). By the way we will visit Sairam village, one is the oldest point in Kazakhstan, on Sairam Su river not far away from Shymkent city, in IX-XII here was the Ispidjab city, the center of Meverannarha. Excursion to the mazars place of Hodja Talig (XIII-XIX cen.), Abdel Aziz Baba (XV-XIX cen.), Ibragim Ata (XIII-XIX ctn.), Yassavy Karashash (XVIII cen.), continue our tour to Sjayulder village, lunch at the local café, excursion to Otrar museum, after (14 km) arriving in Otrar hill fort, where we can see excavations of old ruins (X-XII cen.), excursion to Otrar hill fort, after visiting Arstanbab mosque and after arriving in Turkestan city. Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion in Turkestan city, pilgrim Mecca in Kazakhstan, visiting Akhmed Yassavi complex, Khilovat underground mosque (XII-XV cen.), Juma mosque (1878), Rabiya Sultan mausoleum (XV cen.), Azaret sultan culture center, Darvaza gate (XVIII-XIX cen.), Esimhan mausoleum (XVI cen.), etc. Lunch at the local café. Transfer: Turkestan city – Tashkent city (285 km). Jibek Joly check point (Kazakhstan Uzbekistan border). Continue tour to Uzbekistan, Tashkent.