Tour to 4 Four STANS of Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan
Almaty city – Sharyn canyon – check point Kegen – Karakol city (KG) – Jeti -Oguz gorge – Issyk Kul lake – Cholpon Ata rock painting – Grigoriev gorge – Prijevalskiy museum – Balikchi small city – Boom gorge – Burana minaret tower – Bishkek city – Taraz city – Shimkent city – Otrar old city – Arstanbab mausoleum – Turkestan city – Jibek joli check point – Tashkent city (UZ) – Samarkand – Shahrizabs – Buhara city – Urgench city – Khiva city – Kunya Urgench – Ashgabat city – Mari – Merv – Ashgabad.
Arrival in Almaty city – transfer airport hotel – hotel accommodation – rest. City tour: Cable way to Kok-Tobe mountain (H-1130) (1.7 km, 5 minutes), walking around Kok-Tobe mountain, panorama of Almaty city, visiting small ZOO there (hunting birds, peacock, pheasant, deer, etc.) Beatles monument, souvenir shop, Art gallery. Transfer to Medeo sport complex in small Almaty gorge (20 km, 30 min), 1st part of cable way to Shymbulak mountain resort (4.6 km 15 min) by the way, great view of Tien Shan mountains. Chekalov peak (H-3800), Abay peak, Shkolnik peak, Komsomol peak (H-4376). 2nd part of cable way to Talgar pass (H-3168) (3.2 km 10 min) Panorama of city and around mountains, walking there. Picnic with Champagne. Back to Almaty city.
Transfer: Almaty city (KZ) – Karakol city (KG). Almaty city – Sharyn canyon – Kegen village – Kegen check point – San tash pass – Tyup village – Karakol city (410 km) By the way we can visit Nura village, here you can see family who has Hunting Eagles and Taza Kazakh hunting dogs, after we will cross beautiful Kokpek gorge (11 km) – Sharyn canyon (11 km), walking in Sharyn canyon – picnic lunch – transfer to Kegen village, Kegen check point (Kazakh-Kyrgyz border) (101 km) – border crossing – Santash pass – Timerlan stones (20 km) – observe excursion – Tyup village – Karakol city (KG) (90 km).
Transfer: Karakol – Jeti-Oguz gorge and resort – Kok Jayik tract (39 km) Excursion in Jeti-Oguz gorge and resort, visiting Seven Bulls and Broken Heart rocks – walking in Flower Valley – lunch in yurt camp – back to Karakol, city sightseeing in Karakol city: Dungan mosque, Troickaya church, local market.
Transfer: Karakol city – Grigoriev gorge – Bulan Sogotu village – Issyk Kul lake (135 km). By the way visiting Prijevalskiy museum in Bulan Sogotu village, Nikolay Prijevalskiy great traveler monument, excursion in Grigorievskoe gorge (115 km), visiting nomads yurts near the Chong Su river, transfer to Bulan Sogotu village (25km) – after lunch visiting yacht club in Cholpon Ata city, cruise by motor boat or small ship bu Issyk Kul lake.
Transfer: Issyk Kul lake – Bishkek city (317 km). By the way visiting rock painting in Cholpon Ata city (23 km) – Balikchi village – Tokmok – Burana tower architectural complex (X-XII c.c.) (222 km) excursion to Burana minaret – Bishkek city (72 km).
Transfer: Bishkek city – Taraz city (298 km). Bishkek city – Chaldavar check point (92 km). Border crossing, transfer to Merke village – Akirtas hillfort (248 km). Excursion to Akirtas museum, lunch on the way, coming in Taraz city (50 km), hotel accommodation, city sightseeing in Taraz city, Karahan Shamsura mausoleum (XI) Dut-Bek mausoleum (XIII), history museum.
Transfer: Taraz city – Turkestan city (424 km). By the way visiting Aisha Bibi and baba Ji Hanum mausoleum (XI-XVII c.c.) – Aksu village – Sayram village (169 km) – excursion in Sayram village – Chimkent city (15 km) – lunch – Timerlan village (48 km): visiting Hadji Mukan museum – Ekpendi village (22 km) excursion to the Red Bridge on Bogen river which was built in 1886 – Tortokol village – Shaulder village (78 km) – In Shaulder excursion to Otrar old city (X-XII c.c.) – Arstan Bab mausoleum (3 km) – Arstan Bab mosque (1km) - Turkestan city (56 km).
Transfer: Turkestan city – Tashkent city (285 km) Turkestan city one of the oldest ci ty in Kazakhstan was built in
500 year our era. Visit historical complex of Khodza Akhmed Yassawi mausoleum – XICc. The mausoleum was duilt by order of great Timur, second Mekka in the world – Jibek Joly check point, border crossing – Tashkent city (285 km)
Full day in Tashkent city. Visiting Old city, Kukeldash madrassah, Hast Imam square consist of Barak-Hana madrassah, Tille-Sheih mosque, Kafal Shahi mausoleum, Chorsu market, Abul-Kasim madrassah, Lunch at the local restaurant, continue the excursion, Amir Timur park, Independent square, where you will see a lot of fountains, administrative area, theatre of Opera and Ballet, historical museum.
Transfer: Tashkent city – Samarkand city (350 km). By the way stop at the local markets which stay on the road to make a photo. Arriving in Samarkand, hotel accommodation, lunch at the local rest., walking to Registan square, ensembles madrassah (XV-XVII), Ulugbek madrassah (1417-1420) Sherdor madrassah (1619-1633) Tillya-Kari madrassah (1647-1660) Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Full day in Samarkand city. Visiting Gur Emir – mausoleum of Timur and Timurid (XV), Bibi Hanim mosque (XV), Siab market, Shahi Zinda necropolis, Ulegbek observatory (1420), Afrosiyab, museum of frescoes (VII), lunch at the national house, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Transfer: Samarkand city – Chirakchi – Shahrizabs – Karshi – Murabek – Buhara city (300 km). After breakfast transfer to Shahrizabs (270 km), excursion there, visiting Aksarai (White palace), summer Tamerlan residence (XIV). Kok Gumbaz (Blue dome), Friday mosque (XV), which was built by Ulugbek for his father, Dorut Tilavat (silence house), Tamerlan memorial complex, visiting Tamerlan room which was opened in 1963. Lunch at the national house, transfer to Buhara (30 km), accommodation at the hotel, overnight.
Full day in Buhara city. Visiting Poi Kalon complex with Kalyan minaret, Mir Arab madrassah, Kalon Djumi mosque, 3 markets, Magok I Attori mosque, lyabi Hauz consist of Nadir Divanbegi and Kukeldash madrassahs, Folk show in Nadir Divan Begi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Full day in Buhara city. Visiting Ark fort, Bolo Nauz mosque, (mosque near the swimming pool) (1712), Ismail Somani mausoleum, Chasma Ayub complex, summer palace of last emir Sitora Mohi, Chor minor (1807). Lunch at the local restaurant. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Transfer: Buhara city – Gazli – Urgench city – Khiva city (505 km). We will cross Kizilkum desert, short stop at the Amu Dariya river, lunch on the way, arriving in Khiva city, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Full day in Khiva city. Visiting Ichan Kala minaret, Muhammad Amin Khan madrassah (1852- 1855) Kelter Kinor (short minaret) Kunya Arka (Old fort), Pahlavan Mahmud mausoleum, Islam hodja minaret and madrassah (1908) Djuma mosque (1788), Tosh Holvi (stone house), Ala Kuli Han madrassah (1835), market and caravan sarai, Lunch at the local rest., Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Transfer: Khiva city – Urgench – Shavat check point – Shavat village – Ashgabat (285 km). Uzbek Turkmen border crossing, transfer to Dahsoguz, Kunya Ugrench, old monuments of Nadzimeddina Kubra mausoleum (XII-XIV), Torebeg Hanum mausoleum, Mamun minaret (X-XI), Kutlug Timur minaret (XII-XIV), Kirk Molla mausoleum, Sultan Ali mausoleum (1580), Takesh Horezmshah (XII) with minaret (XIV), Ak Kala fort (I-III cen), Lunch at the Kynay Urgench , bacvk to Dashoguz, flight from Dashoguz to Ashgabat (50 min), meeting at the airport, transfer to hotel, dinner overnight.
Transfer to airport: Flight: Ashgabat – Mari (40 min). Meeting at the Mari airport, transfer to Bairam Ali village (30 km), visiting Old Merv historical culture complex, Abdul Khan Kala hillfort, Sultan kala fort, Sandjar mausoleum, Mahhamed Ibn Zinda mausoleum (1112). Lunch at the local rest., at Mari city, after lunch continue the excursion In Old Merv, back to Mari (30 km), flight to Ashgabat (40 min). meeting in Ashgabat, transfer to the hotel, dinner, overnight.
Full day in Ashgabat city. Visiting Tolkuchka market, Lunch at the local rest., after lunch city sightseeing, Nisa historical culture place (hill forts III cen), Museum of culture, Museum of carpet with the second biggest handmade carpet in the world 301 meters and weight more then, one ton. Dinner with folk show. Overnight at the hotel DEPARTURE