2 day tour to Turkestan from Almaty2 Days | Azret-Sultan complex, Khoja Ahmed Yasawi mausoleum, Turkestan town necropolis

2 day tour to Turkestan from Almaty

2 day tour to Turkestan will introduce you to the prominent figure of poet and sufi Hodja Ahmed Yassavi. In Turkestan, the historical centre of the South Kazakhstan you will visit a mausoleum of Ahmed Yassavi. And in the village Sayram, not far from Shymkent, you will have an excursion to the mausoleum of Yassavi’s mother and father. 

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Almaty – Turkestan
 
Transfer to the airport to take morning flight to Turkestan. Start sightseeing Turkestan. Visit the complex of Azret-Sultan, Khoja Ahmed Yasawi mausoleum, Turkestan town necropolis, oriental baths and underground mosque. Departure to Otrar Region, Shaulder Settlement. Sightseeing at Local History Museum «Otyrar» and Arystan-Bab (Khoja Ahmed Yasawi's teacher's mausoleum) and Otrar town excavations. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 7-8 hours
Day 2: Turkestan – Almaty
 
In the morning transfer to Sayram village: “Ibragim-Ata” mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi's father; “Kharashash-Ana” mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi's mother; Middle ages minaret. Free time.
Transfer to Turkestan airport to take flight to Almaty. Arrive in Almaty. End of the tour.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 3-4 hours
  • Transport throughout the tour;
  • Accommodation at Turkestan hotel (1night) based on double room sharing, including breakfast;
  • Meals full board;
  • Economy class tickets for flights Almaty–Turkestan–Almaty;
  • Sightseeing tour program with English speaking local guide;
  • Entrance tickets to the sights, museums, mausoleums;
  • Bottled water 1.5l per person a day.
  • Accommodation in Almaty;
  • Hotel-airport-hotel transfers in Almaty;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Visa Support;
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Alcohol and soft drinks.

 

Accommodation:

Turkestan - 1 night
Khanaka

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