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Dear guest, welcome to South Kazakhstan!

I would like to present my private tour, where I’d like to be your individual English speaking guide. Because of the tight program I will stay with you at least 8 hours a day during the whole tour – or less as you like. Please, see below the program. 

Program 

Shymkent city – Sayram - Ugam National Park

8 a.m. – Departure to National Park from Shymkent city (70 km). Crossing over ancient Sayram town. Visiting medieval spiritual places of the town: Ibrahim Ata and Karashah ana mausoleums.   

10 a.m. – Entering Sayram-Ugam National Park. Sayram Mountain Gorge. Western Tien Shan, Talass Alatau mountain range. Sayram Su mountain river. Peak Sayram is the highest in South Kazakhstan (4238 m). Unique Alpine Sayram Upper and Lower Lakes. Hiking to Sayram Lower Lake.

10.30. a.m. – Start of hike up to Sayram Lower Lake. Whole length of the path in the mountain gorge is 8 km. Walking in the wild nature by path. 

13 p.m. – Lunch on the path in juniper forest. Relaxation, meditation and real rest. The unique juniper forests and wonderful world of flora and fauna. Mountain rivers with crystal glacier water. Fresh mountain air filled with fragrant herbs. 

16 p.m. – Finish of hike on Sayram Lower Lake. Having snack, rest and photo session on Sayram Lake. 

17 p.m. – Getting down and return to the camp in Sayram Natural Park. End of hike.  

19. p.m. – Departure of National Park and coming down to Sayram town.  Having dinner in Sayram town. Try ancient Uzbek cuisine.

21 p.m. – Transfer to Shymkent city.

Cost does not include accommodation, food and entrance fees. 

During the tour I use my personal car.

On preliminarily request I can help to book accommodation  and buy transport tickets. My stories are based on historical, cultural and ethnographical information. They include also my personal view and alternative resources. I can adjust the program of the tour or you can propose your own personal program. 

Price with personal English-speaking guide is US$ 112 for one person. For group of two persons price is US$ 75 per person. For group of three persons price is US$ 56 per person.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch/Dinner
Beverages
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: Limousine
Maximum number of guests: 3
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other