Examples of Culture & Nature Tours
individual tour – 8 days – slightly adventurous – suitable also for families
Green Ring Almaty
Almaty and surroundings remain the most popular region for travellers – and with good reason. It’s here that you’ll find on a relatively small territory all Kazakhstani landscapes as well as memories of the past.
The presence of Almaty International Airport contributes to the fact the touristic infrastructure here is better than in most other parts of Kazakhstan.
Prices €875-1,230 per person at four resp. two persons (indications).
Highlights of Kazakhstan
A 15-day tour to Almaty, South Kazakhstan and Astana, visiting the most important sites of the country. This is an individual tour offered between April and November. Enjoy Almaty with its high mountain backdrop and various landscapes in its vicinity, the historical south and the new capital Astana. Cost €1,680-2,095 per person at four resp. two persons (indications).
individual tour – 11 days – adventurous – reasonably good physical shape recommended
Cultural Trekking nearby Almaty
11 days in Almaty and surroundings, including a four-day trek in the Northern Tien Shan Mountains. A mixture of unspoilt nature, Kazakh countryside life and a lively Almaty with its testimonies to Soviet – and modern times. Prices on request.
A Journey into Majestic Mangystau
An adventurous tour in far west Kazakhstan with start and finish in the Caspian Sea port of Aktau. Mangystau is unusual, desolate with wonderful natural phenomenons and a surprising cultural history. Overnights outside Aktau are in tents with special attention for the eco-friendly way in which the tour is conducted. Prices at four and two people are resp. €1,875 and €2,095 per person. Other group sizes are possible as well.
Destination: the shrinking Aral Sea
Plenty of variety during this tour which brings you from Astana in the center of the country to Aralsk in the west and Almaty in the south-east. You will board minibusses, trains and a plane and realise that Kazakhstan is a big country. A rather demanding tour for experienced travellers.
Ulytau, Cradle of the Kazakh Nation
Ulytau (“the great mountains” in Kazakh language) is an incredibly interesting part of Central Kazakhstan, justly considered “the cradle of the Kazakh nation”. This is a seven day trip to unexplored Kazakhstan, truly a tour for pioneers. Prices from €1,050 per person (indication).
individual tour – 18 days – adventurous & intensive – for experienced travellers
Highlights of Central Asia
An ambitious tour in Central Asia of 18 days, comprising of four days in each of the four countries plus the flight dates! Using several domestic flights this is a realistic program and carries you along beautiful highlights of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgystan. Cost indication: from €2,200 ex. the international flights (indication).
individual tour – 29 days – in 5 countries – adventurous – for experienced travellers
Along the Silk Road
A 29-day tour program in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Varied and intensive. The journey takes you along the historic highlights of particularly Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and the overwhelming nature and nomadic people in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Prices from €3,295 p.p. ex. the international flights (indication).