The Heritage of the Great Silk Road (2 days)

Shymkent Airport
from 148 500

  • 2 days
  • Domestic flight
  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Meals
  • Transport

Detailed description

The Heritage of the Great Silk Road (2 days)

During this tour you will get chance to plunge into culture and history of this sacral lands!

The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi Turkestan – is a unique monument of the past of Kazakh people. On the scales, the mausoleum of Ahmed Yassawi' is equal to Bibi Khanum mosque in Samarkand (Uzbekistan). Today tourists and pilgrims from all over the world come to Turkestan-Yassi to see the incomparable masterpiece of medieval architecture - the mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassavi.

Otrar represents the remains of the famous medieval town of Otrar, which is mentioned in almost all the geographical and historical writings of medieval towns of Zhetysu, and in the register of Ispidzhab cities.

Period of IX-XII centuries was the time of recovery of urban life in the south of Kazakhstan. New towns were made, old towns were developing too. The territory of the city at that time was tightly built up with houses, grouped into blocks.

Arystan-Baba Mausoleum was erected over the grave of the famous religious mystic who lived in the XII century. Carved wooden columns of an ayvan were preserved from that time. In the XVIII century on the site of an ancient mazar, which was destroyed by an earthquake, double-domed building with aywan was built. Relying on two carved wooden columns.

1st Day
Shymkent tour| Ak-Mechet cave
•    Arrival to Shymkent at 10:00 ( flight Air Astana KC- 351 TSE – CIT 08:10 – 10:00)
•    Meeting at the airport with name table of "SkyWay"
•    City tour around Shymkent city
•    Lunch at the local cafe
•    Excursion to the most mysterious places in the south of Kazakhstan in the cave of Ak-Mechet
•    Check in at the hotel
•    Dinner at the local cafe
•    Transfer to the hotel
•    Overnight at the hotel

2nd Day
Otrar| Turkestan
•    Breakfast at the hotel
•     Transfer to Otrar
•    Visit of the Mausoleum of the great master and spiritual mentor Arystan Bab and Otrar Tobe, Berdibek Sarayi
•    Transfer to Turkistan city
•    Lunch at the local cafe
•    Visit of the Mausoleum of the great Sufi poet Khoja Ahmet Yasawi
•    Return to the city
•    Dinner at the restaurant
•    Transfer to the airport
•    Late departure

Places to visit:

  • Ak-Mechet cave
  • Mausoleum of the great master and spiritual mentor Arystan Bab
  • Berdibek Sarayi
  • Mausoleum of the great Sufi poet Khoja Ahmet Yasawi
  • Otrar Tobe


Shymkent Airport

With greeting table of "SkyWay"

Available tour/amusements languages:

  • English



Purchase conditions

In price included:

  • Domestic flight Astana- Shymkent (one way);
  • Accommodation in a 4* Hotel (1 nights including breakfast);
  • Group excursions according to the program;
  • Group transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport;
  • Transport services according to the program;
  • English speaking guide;
  • Entrance tickets;
  • Meals according to the program;
  • Water 0.5 1/per person.

Paid additionally:

  • International and domestic flights;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Additional meal;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Additional excursions.

Refund condition

There should be 100% prepayment of the tour package before 30 days of arrival.
10% of the payment are non-refundable.
The fines are 60% if you cancel the tour package less than 30 days of arrival. The fines are 100% if you cancel the tour package less than 15 days of arrival.


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