Welcome to Kazakhstan

The world’s ninth-biggest country is the most economically advanced of the ‘stans’, thanks to its abundant reserves of oil and most other valuable minerals. This means generally better standards of accommodation, restaurants and transport than elsewhere in Central Asia. The biggest city, Almaty, is almost reminiscent of Europe with its leafy avenues, chic cafes, glossy shopping centres and hedonistic nightlife. The... Read More

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$63 Day Trips & Excursions

Putrajaya Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

Your day will begin with a 9:15am pick up from your hotel. You will then be taken on a 50 minute journey via the highway to Putrajaya. Our first stop will be Taman Warisan or Agricultural Heritage Park – a ‘living’ museum fruits, rubber, coca, palm oil, herbs and more! A demonstration on the entire rubber manufacturing process from the time it is tapped and churned out as fully smoked sheets will be shown during the tour.We will then proceed to the Putrajaya Government Center – there are numerous new government complexes located in this new township. Get excited to gaze upon the most imposing structure in Putrajaya – the thin, pinkish Putra Mosque! Standing beside Dataran Putra and facing the Putrajaya Lake, it incorporates architectural elements from Turkestan, Kazakhstan and Morocco. Another eye-catching building you will get to see is the Prime Minister’s Office – Putra Perdana. After the tour is complete you will be taken back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

$175 Private & Custom Tours

Private Putrajaya and Agricultural Heritage Park Tour

Your day will begin with a 9:15am pick up from your hotel. You will then be taken on a 50 minute journey via the highway to Putrajaya. Our first stop will be Taman Warisan or Agricultural Heritage Park – a ‘living’ museum fruits, rubber, coca, palm oil, herbs and more! A demonstration on the entire rubber manufacturing process from the time it is tapped and churned out as fully smoked sheets will be shown during the tour. We will then proceed to the Putrajaya Government Center – there are numerous new government complexes located in this new township. Get excited to gaze upon the most imposing structure in Putrajaya – the thin, pinkish Putra Mosque! Standing beside Dataran Putra and facing the Putrajaya Lake, it incorporates architectural elements from Turkestan, Kazakhstan and Morocco. Another eye-catching building you will get to see is the Prime Minister’s Office – Putra Perdana. After the tour is complete you will be taken back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

$163 Private & Custom Tours

Private Putrajaya and Agricultural Park with Arabic Speaking Guide

Your day will begin with a 9:15am pick up from your hotel. You will then be taken on a 50 minute journey via the highway to Putrajaya. Our first stop will be Taman Warisan or Agricultural Heritage Park – a ‘living’ museum fruits, rubber, coca, palm oil, herbs and more! A demonstration on the entire rubber manufacturing process from the time it is tapped and churned out as fully smoked sheets will be shown during the tour. We will then proceed to the Putrajaya Government Center – there are numerous new government complexes located in this new township. Get excited to gaze upon the most imposing structure in Putrajaya – the thin, pinkish Putra Mosque! Standing beside Dataran Putra and facing the Putrajaya Lake, it incorporates architectural elements from Turkestan, Kazakhstan and Morocco. Another eye-catching building you will get to see is the Prime Minister’s Office – Putra Perdana. After the tour is complete you will be taken back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

$60 Cultural & Theme Tours

2-Hour Private Group Walking Tour of Almaty Old City Center

Take this interesting pedestrian walk in the old city center of Almaty to see the historical sites and appreciate new and interesting facts. During your excursion, your private guide will tell you about modern Kazakhstan and its history as well as acquaint you with the amazing city of central Asia, which is located on a slope of TianShan mountains. Your tour will begin from the square of the great educator and the first Kazakh traveler Shokan Valikhanov surrounded by the monument and Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan with an interesting story. Furthermore, you will see the unusual fountain in the form of the eastern horoscope to learn the principles of Kazakh philosophy and the origin of eastern horoscope. Then, you will pass through a monument of the great Russian poet, A.S. Pushkin, and your guide will tell you how he was linked to Kazakhstan. Later, you will head to Abay Square where several attractions of the city are situated nearby each other including the well-known hotel and a city symbol, Hotel Kazakhstan, a monument of the great poet and educator, Abay Kunanbayev, one of the most important buildings in Almaty with rich history, Palace of the Republic, and you will be able to see Almaty Tower, the tallest TV towers above sea level in the world. Another point of interest you will visit is The Republic Square on your way to Abay that will give you amazing views of the mountains with commentary from your guide in the background telling you about its stories and influences on Almaty. While in the square, you will also see the symbol of the state, a famous monument of the Golden Warrior reliefs presenting the significant episodes from historical events of Kazakhstan. From here, you will be able to visit the modern underground shopping center of Almaty with an unusual history. Afterwards, your route will pass through the National Library where you will be able to see the well-known Russian Theater named after M. Lermontov. The theater has a rich history and fine cast. On your way back, you will walk through nearby monument of the great Kazakh composer, Mukan Tulebayev, and see Fountain Semirechye to learn the history of rivers in the region. Next, you will pass through the House and Museum of Mukhtar Auezov, the famous Kazakh writer and a relative of the great poet, Abay. Last but not least, you will stop by an important attraction, House of Friendship, which is a symbol of friendship and cultural relation between various countries and groups of people to end this wonderful 2-hour walking tour.

$60 Walking & Biking Tours

Walking tour Recent past of Almaty

Dostyk Hotel. the starting point of the excursion. The hotel was built on the money of communist party, in the end of the era of developed socialism, and was reconstructed into modern five-star luxury hotel. Abay metro station the deepest station in the city. Its depth is 78 m under ground. The length of the escalator ? 92 m. A trip on modern and comfy metro.Jibek Joly metro station - translating from Kazakh language, it means "the Silk Way" ? the name of great trade, that made its way through Kazakhstan in ancient timesThe office of Almaty Metro - the brain and the heart of Almaty subway. The postmodern style building has engineering, dispatching premises and offices.The monument to Baurzhan Momyshuly, participant of the Great Patriotic war and the Battle for Moscow, Hero of the USSR, writer, and theoretician of the military art.Museum of Kazakh national musical instruments - a sample of wooden architecture of Vernyi city in the beginning of XX century. There are more than 1000 unique showpieces - Kazakh, Russian, Uyghur and Dungun musical instruments. The house of army, initially the House of Officers and the museum of military history of the World War II.The eternal flame lit in memory of the victims of the World War II, and the guard of honor.Memorial on the Military feats of 28-Panfilov Guardsmen Division.Ascension Cathedral - the oldest active Orthodox church lived through many natural and social upheavals. The mysterious graves of the old park. The monument to Tokash Bokin - revolutionist and the official of the first years of Soviet regime, whose biography is still completely unknown. Arasan Bathhouse - one of the few, and most likely the only bathhouse complex in modern style built in the USSR.Almaty Arbat - a place of meetings and trade shows of artists, street musicians and entertainers.

$80 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sightseeing tour around Almaty by car

Along the way there are 3 stops in particularly interesting places: Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen, with several most meaningful monuments of the city inside : The monument to Baurzhan Momyshuly, participant of the Great Patriotic war and the Battle for Moscow, Hero of the USSR, writer, and theoretician of the military art.Museum of Kazakh national musical instruments - a sample of wooden architecture of Vernyi city in the beginning of XX century. There are more than 1000 unique showpieces : Kazakh, Russian, Uyghur and Dungun musical instruments. The house of army, initially the House of Officers and the museum of military history of the World War II.The eternal flame lit in memory of the victims of the World War II, and the guard of honor.Memorial on the Military feats of 28-Panfilov Guardsmen Division.Ascension Cathedral - the oldest active Orthodox church lived through many natural and social upheavals. The mysterious graves of the old park. The monument to Tokash Bokin - revolutionist and the official of the first years of Soviet regime, whose biography is still completely unknown. Republic Square, reflecting the history of the whole country and Kazakh nation.Independent memorial and Great architectural ensemble, which includes many historic monuments sculptures The third stop takes place in the area of concentration of cultural, sporting and recreational facilities : Central stadium, Circus, Rest park and so onOther sights of the city can be also included in the tour.