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Trip to ancient Turkestan

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Tour itinerary: Uzbek-Kazakh border – Chimkent - settlement “Otrar” – Turkestan - Kazak-Uzbek border
Season: all the year round
Days: 2Nights: 1
Price: by request
Tour description:


Many years ago Turkestan was a capital of Kazakh Khanate. So we can explain a large number of monuments on its territory. All monument and places close related to Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, recognized Sufi thinker and poet.


Day 1
Uzbek-Kazakh border – Chimkent - settlement “Otrar” – Turkestan
Meeting guests at the Uzbek-Kazakh border - Checkpoint Zhibek Zholy (formerly Chernyayevka)
Transfer to Shymkent (290 km). A small stop for lunch.
Continuation of the trip to Turkestan. On the way, visit the open-air museum - the village of Otrar in the village of Shaulder. Excursion to the mausoleum of Arystan-Bab (XIX century), which was the spiritual mentor of Khoja Ahmed Yassavi. Walk through the ruins of the city of Otrar.
Transfer to Turkestan. Arrival, accommodation in the hotel "Yassy".
Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2
Turkestan - Kazakh-Uzbek border

Breakfast in the hotel.

Start excursion with visiting Akhmed Yassawi maussoleum complex: gallery of stone statues, archeological museum, historical (cultural reserve) museum “Azaret-Sultan”, gates (Darvaza) (XIX c.), Esimkhan mausoleum (XVI c.), Rabia Sultan Begim mausoleum (XV c.), Akhmed Yassawi mausoleum (XII-XIV c.c.), “Zhuma” mosque (1878 year), underground mosque Khilovat (XII-XV c.c.), oriental baths (XV-XVI c.c.).

Transfer to Kazakh-Uzbek border ~ 285km - check-point “Zhibek-Zholy” (ex. Chernyaevka) 

End of the tour.

Accommodation: 

City

Hotel

Turkestan

Yassy hotel

 

OR OTHER HOTELS OF THE SAME LEVEL

Prices are available by request. In the case of interest and further reservation, please contact us by e-mail:info@anurtour.com
Tour Price includes:

- Double / twin accommodation with breakfasts;
- Entrance fees to the museums and tourist sites according to the program;
- Transportation service in Kazakhstan;
- Local guide service

Tour Price does not include:

- Air tickets for international flights;

- Transport service in Uzbekistan;
- Fees for the use of photo and video cameras at the monuments;
- Meals (lunches and dinners).  

 


Tour reviews:
"Tour to Kazakhstan, Turkestan from Uzbekistan"
Mr. Mumin, who is staff, was helpful. I didn't visit Otral but Architectural monuments of Turkestan. Anur Tour respond to my request flexibly. It was impressive experiense. Thank you, Anur Tour!
Author: Naoto Hori
Reviewed: 17 may 2015
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