Felt making is one of the most important traditional skills in Kazakhstan. During this workshop you will be able to try your hand at making your own piece of felt artwork.
The best souvenirs are either the ones you purchase directly from an artisan, or ones that you make yourself under the instruction of an artisan. The Felt Workshop is hosted by local felt artist is a wonderful opportunity to create your own felt product using a traditional Kazakh technique of felting.
10:00 departure from the hotel.
10:30 arrival to local felt artist’s house. Felt making workshop (up to 1-1,5 hour). You learn the symbolism represented by traditional designs, patterns, colors and more during this workshop.
12:00 Cooking class. You will learn how to make dough for Baursak and manty. 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. Manty - is a type of dumpling popular in most Turkic cuisines.
14:00 departure to the hotel
15:00 arrival to the hotel
* Souvenir take away (one piece, to be decided at point of booking)
All materials to make your souvenir are provided
**If you are vegetarian or allergies with some kind of food please let us know then we can possible make allowances for this.
***Children must be accompanied by an adult
Price per 1 person in US Dollars
2 pax - 115 USD per person (for a group of 2 pax)
3 pax - 105 USD per person (for a group of 3 pax)
4 pax - 100 USD per person (for a group of 4 pax)
5 pax - 95 USD per person (for a group of 5 pax)
6 pax - 90 USD per person (for a group of 6 pax)
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.