The city itself is the capital of the Kazakh Khanate. Previously, it was the political center of Turkic-speaking people, which gave these places special significance. Trips to this city are equivalent to visiting holy places. Therefore, many tourists put special importance in them.
Sufi and poet Khoja Ahmet Yassaui, revered by the Kazakh people, brought fame to Turkestan worldwide. All his poems for a long period of time existed exclusively in oral form, transmitted to each other by word of mouth. And only a few centuries after his death, they were recorded. In this city, ceremonies of entry into power and ascension to the throne were also held.
In Turkestan, there is one of the most famous monuments dedicated to Ahmet Yassaui. It is an architectural complex consisting of many palaces and temples. Many tourists from all over the world prefer to choose this particular tourist destination in order to enjoy the beauty and grandeur of this monument. In addition, it is considered a shrine, which is so fervently appreciated and honored by local residents.
Having decided to buy a tour trip to Turkestan from Almaty 2019 with our travel agency, each tourist will be able to enjoy the unique historical and cultural heritage of these places. The city center presents to tourists a large number of historical buildings, which also include the graves of the granddaughter of Emir Temur, Rabia Sultan Begim, as well as the tomb of many Kazakh khans and representatives of noble estates.
Turkestan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is really a very interesting and memorable place that can attract everyone's attention. Therefore, it is worth considering to buy a tour trip to Turkestan from Almaty with a travel agency at the best price.
Friday 20:00 Departure from Almaty
Saturday 08:00 Breakfast
09:00 Otrar complex - Al-Farabi Museum, excavations at the Otrar ancient settlement, Shaulder settlement - Arystan-Bab mausoleum
13:00. Departure from the Otrar complex
2 p.m. Arrival in Turkestan: tour of the Khoja Ahmet Yassaui complex
16:00 Departure from Turkestan. Dinner along the way.
20:00 Excursion to the city of Taraz (Visit to the mausoleum, Aisha BBC and Babaja Khatun)
Around 7:00 Arrival in Almaty
The price includes: Transport, entrance tickets and excursion service.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.