Gastronomy tour - is a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the distinctive culture of Kazakhstan through national cuisine, learn how to cook local delicacies and select food products and spices
13:50 Meeting at the airport. Transfer to «Nomad» ethnic center. Check in to Yurt (accommodation: yurts on the double/sharing basis).
14:50 Nomad ethnic is unique historical and ethnographic complex.
Yurt demonstration: detailed demonstration how the yurt is assembled, how each element of its exterior and interior was made.
15:20 Lunch at Yurt at own payment (calculate 8-10 USD per person).
16:30 cooking classes (1.5 – 2 hours). The Kazakh national cuisine has absorbed all the beauty of traditions, culture and philosophy of the ancient nomadic tribes of the Great steppe. Following centuries-old traditions, we offer you to fully experience the world-famous Kazakh hospitality and start an unforgettable gastronomic journey through the world of tastes. We will introduce you to traditional technology of cooking the tabanan, tandyr nan and bauraks. You will discover that the real Kazakh cuisine is not only tasty and diverse, but also properly balanced, healthy and nutritious.
18:30 Dinner at Yurt at own payment (calculate 8-10 USD per person). Overnight.
09:00 breakfast (is included) - (or outdoor breakfast on the top of the mountain + 39 USD per person). Free time.
10:00 departure to the Issyk lake.
12:00 Cheese making master class. We invite you to learn how to make cheese from home and extend your cheese making skills including caciotta cheese. Duration of master class is 4 hours including lunch.
16:00 We will continue our tour with visit of unique burial mounds of Sacae tribes, dated VI-IV centuries B.C. (Today more than 80 burial mounds are included in the conservation zone of the reserve-museum). Issyk Historical and Cultural museum and reserve where you can see the famous Golden Man, the Sacae prince and the symbol of sovereign Kazakhstan. Together with us you will go deep into the centuries, the time of great Scythian Queen Tomiris and learn about the history of Great Steppe. Departure to Almaty.
17:00 During the tour you will visit amazingly beautiful mountain lake Issyk, that used to be a popular resort during the Soviet time. The lake is located at the territory of Ile -Alatau National Park. The age of this lake is 8000 years.
18:00 arrival to Almaty and transfer to the hotel
Almaty international airport
1. Transport with professional driver per itinerary
2. English Speaking guide services
3. Meals: day 2 – breakfast and lunch
4. Accommodation (1 night – double/sharing basis – yurt)
5. Cooking class at the Nomad ethnic center
6, Cheese making master class
7. Entrance (eco)fees (except photo and video charges)
8. Transfer from airport
1. Outdoor breakfast on the top of the mountain – 39 USD per person
2. Archery master classes – 12 USD per person
3. Horse riding - 12 USD per person
4. Yurt assemble 118 USD per group
5. Photo and video charges
7. Portages at airports and hotels
8. Tips and gratuities
9. Any personal expenses
10. Any services not included in the above itinerary
Important – early arrival are not included (by program).
Additional supplements could be offered depending to the international flight tourist used.
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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