Nightmares from the USSR
A tour for people with an ‘unhealthy’ interest in the former USSR, and especially in its atrocities. This program is new, unusual and packed with excursions to memories to the USSR, foremost the labour camps and nucleair test sites. Not for the faint of heart!
Five day Trekking nearby Almaty
The starting point of this trek is the Turgen Valley at 90 kms from Almaty. You will spend five days in the remote mountains of the Northern Tian Shan Range. The highest pass to cross is at an altitude of 3,850 meters. Accommodation in tents. Prices from €475 p.p.
Architecture in Astana and Almaty
A short tour (five days) to get to know the two main cities of Kazakhstan, Astana and Almaty, resp. the new- and the old capital. The differences are amazing, with only the Soviet period connecting the two. Prices from €625 per person.
Along the Silk Road
A 27-day tour program in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan 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 Kyrgystan and Kazakhstan. Prices from €2,550 p.p. ex. the international flights at six persons.
Ultra-Trail Marathon nearby Almaty
For the sixth time it will be organized in 2020 , the Almaty Ultra-Trail Marathon, held in a hilly steppe landscape at 90 kms from Almaty. With running distances of 15, 35 and 70 kms. Tour dates were May 9-14 including the two-day event itself plus a cultural program in and around Almaty. Prices from €450 p.p.
Rocket Launch from Baikanur
Group tours to manned Soyuz rocket launches from Baikanur, led by Dutch specialist Jakob Terweij. In 2020 we offer another tour, from October 20-25 to the launch of MS-17! Beware, dates may change somewhat. Cost indication €2,000 ex. flights.
Wilderness Tour in Central Kazakhstan
A 14-day tour in the in the Central Kazakh steppe enjoying the flora and fauna, including observing the remarkable Saiga Antilope. A new and unique project in the country. Tour dates for 2020 are May 6-19 from and to Astana. Price-indication €2,150 p.p. Finally, it is also possible to book an individual (and shorter) saiga-tour between May-September!
Almaty Marathon Tour Package
Five day tour Package to the eight Almaty Marathon (distances 10kms and 21 kms also possible) from April 17-21, 2020. Included are also two days of excursions in Almaty City and Charyn Canyon.