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.
Enormous Variety in Central Asia
A 25-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 fourth it will be organized – in 2018- , 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 are May 6-10 including the two-day event itself plus a cultural program in and around Almaty. Prices from €475 p.p.
Dates for 2019 will be announced by autumn 2018.
Rocket Launch from Baikanur
STOP THE PRESS. From 2018 Roscosmos has increased prices to visit the Baikanur Cosmodrome to such an extend that we have decided to stop offering any tours, except for a 6-day guided group program by specialist Jakob Terweij to manned launches. Dates for 2019 will be announced by the end of 2018. October 2018 tour has been cancelled.
Wilderness Tour in Central Kazakhstan
Nine days on the (off-)road in the Central Kazakh steppe enjoying the flora and fauna, including hopefully the remarkable Saiga Antilope. A new and unique project in the country. Tour dates for 2018 are May 12-21 from and to Astana. Prices from €1,275 p.p. Tour was on in 2018. Dates for 2019 follow in autumn 2018.
Almaty Marathon Tour Package
Five day tour Package to the seventh Almaty Marathon (distances 10kms and 21 kms also possible) from April 21-25, 2018. Included are also two days of excursions in Almaty City and Charyn Canyon. Tour was on in 2018. Dates for 2019 follow in autumn 2018.