Group cooking class

The Kazakh national cuisine has absorbed all the beauty of traditions, culture and philosophy of the ancient nomadic tribes of the Great steppe. You will discover that the real Kazakh cuisine is not only tasty and diverse, but also properly balanced, healthy and nutritious.

Meeting with your guide-driver at the hotel lobby.

Departure to the traditional restaurant for the private cooking class. Restaurant museum located in Alma-Arasan Gorge - a picturesque mountain gorge located in the south-west of Almaty city. Assisted by chef of restaurant, you will learn and experience the culinary technique of traditional Kazakh cuisine.

Arrival. Cooking an authentic Kazakh cuisine that includes one main dish: Koktal, Plov, Kuyrdak or Beshbarmak.

Koktal is a dish of Asian cuisine. It is a fish smoked with vegetables in a hot way. Usually, freshwater species are used for this dish, as a rule, a carp, and vegetables such as tomatoes, potatoes, onions, and others.

Plov. Commonly plov is cooked with rice, fresh mutton or beef, yellow or red carrot, onions and vegetable oil.

Kuyrdak is a traditional dish of Central Asia, which cooked using mutton organ meat: lungs, liver kidney, heart.  The name of the dish comes from the word “қуыру”– to fry.

You will also learn how to make dough for Baursak.

Baursak is a certain type of bread typical for Turk people, it looks like a small deep-fried  donut. The Baursak can be served as the dessert or accompany the main course.

Lunch including two types of salads, two types of starters, samosa with meat and tea with local sweets.

Departure to the hotel. End of services.

*If you are vegetarian or allergies with some kind of food please let us know.

**Children must be accompanied by an adult

***This tour will have a minimum of 3 travelers

Price

95 USD per person (for a group of 3 pax)

75 USD per person (for a group of 4 pax)

60 USD per person (for a group of 5 pax)

50 USD per person (for a group of 6 pax)

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: • Alcohol • Tips and gratuities • Any personal expenses • Any services not included in the above itinerary
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.