Medieval Mausoleums of Ancient Taraz – Sayram – Turkestan. Historical Tour From Shymkent city
Welcome to South Kazakhstan!
I would like to present my private tour, where I’ll be your individual English speaking guide and driver with my own car. During the tour I am responsible for your personal safety. Please, see below the program.
Shymkent – Sayram – Taraz – Turkestan
1 day – City tour around Shymkent. Shymkent is the city of sward roofs. Old Citadel and Old city. Green Bazaar is heart of the city. Koshkar Ata river is unique and sacral place of the city. Park of Independency is symbol of modern Shymkent. Building of former St. Nicolas Russian Orthodox Church (19 century). Transfer to ancient Sayram city (20 km). Sayram is ancient city on famous Silk Road. Visiting medieval mausoleums and local historical museum. Walking tour in the centre. Unigue Uzbek cuisine in Sayram. Transfer to Shymkent.
2 day– Departure to Taraz city from Shymkent (160 km). City tour. Visiting local Historical Museum. Visiting medieval mausoleums and local historical spiritual places: Aisha Bibi, Karakhan Baba. Visiting archeological complex Ancient Taraz. Evening departure to Shymkent city.
3 day – Departure to Turkestan city (180 km). Accommodation. Visiting medieval mausoleums of Arystan Bab and Khodja Akhmed Yassevi. Saint Akhmed is king of Sufi mystics and dervishes. Mausoleum in Turkistan is UNESCO and World heritage. Departure to Shymkent. End of the tour.
Price does not include accommodation, food and entrance fees.
The price for one person for 3 days is US$ 363. The price for two people is US$ 288 per person. The price for three people is US$ 249 per person.
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.