In this tour, in addition to exploring of the city's sights, visiting "Energy of the Future" museum in the world's largest spherical building, located on the territory of the ASTANA EXPO exhibition complex, will reveal to you innovative engineerings and prospects for the development of Kazakhstan.
Schedule: Tour departs on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays at 14:00, from March till October
Starting Point: Astana-Baiterek monument (in front of the central entrance)
If the first charm of the capital has already touched you, it's time to intensify the dizzying effect by visiting the Nur Alem complex - the Energy of Future Museum.
Having met the guide at the Astana-Baiterek monument and got acquainted with the ambitious project of the Abu Dhabi Plaza building under construction, the House of Ministries, bypassing the triumphal arch of Mangilik El, you will find yourself on the territory of the Exhibition center EXPO-2017. You will go up to the uppermost floor of the Sphere where, from the observation platform at a height of almost 100 meters, you can see a stunning panorama of the Left Bank of Astana.
More than just a museum, Nur Alem is a kind of innovative hub and an important research and cultural center. Digital, multimedia and interactive technologies allow to expand the possibilities of perception of the exposition space, located on seven floors of the museum, where the main types of energy - space, sun, biomass, wind, water and kinetics are demonstrated.
After visiting the museum you will continue your acquaintance with the city. One of the ideas of Kisa Kurokawa, the author of the project of Astana, was the division of the city into so-called micro-districts of cluster type, and therefore further along the route you will see the buildings of the sports cluster: stadium "Astana Arena", ice palace "Alau" and cycling track "Saryarka", as well as medical cluster.
After a walk along the Water Green Boulevard from Round Square to the starting point of the excursion at the Astana-Baiterek monument, you can finish the tour or go up with a guide to the observation platform of the "tree of life" - the Astana-Baiterek monument.
Group Tour Rate excluding visit to Astana-Baiterek monument (2,5 hours): 35 USD Per Person
Group Tour Rate including visit to Astana-Baiterek monument (3 hours): 38 USD Per Person
Discount 20% available for children (ages 4-11) accompanied by an adult
* Tour rate includes 0,5L bottled water and admission fees
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.