Albert Tulip Botanical tour in Djambyl area, South Kazakhstan
We invite you to an exclusive program for observing the flowering of tulips in Kazakhstan. Several types of tulips grow in Kazakhstan, such as Albert's tulip, Leman's tulip, Borshchov's tulip, etc. Tulips grow in the wild, almost throughout Kazakhstan, in mountainous and steppe areas, tulips bloom in spring in April and May. We fully know the habitat of this flower and the exact time when flowers can be observed during their flowering period. This tour has a special specification and special training, so it must be organized in advance.
- Distance of the route:
- Season time:
April (spring time)
- Best time:
- Group size:
not more 12 person
- Days & nights:
2 days - 1 night
Breakfast at the hotel in Taraz city.
Transfer: Taraz city – Asa village – Kumtiin village – Kumburul dune (36 km).
By the way we will visit Asa village, Bilikol lake, arriving in Kumburul dune area, searching the Leman tulip, walking around, photography of tulip, continue searching of Albert tulip, we can find him on the Akkol lake by our route, lunch on the way, continue tour to the Kizilkol lake where we will be watching Borshova tulip. Coninue tour yo Kizilkol lake 116 km, here we can meet rich flora and fauna nature, continue tour to Turkestan city (141 km), arriving in Turkestan city, accommodation at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
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,, continue tour 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, from Shaulder village we are going to Shymknet city and Taraz city (184 km). Arrival in Taraz city, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
By additional request we can make special program with including of flora and fauna description.