Astana Private Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Almaty
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Tour description

In order to understand this wonderful city you have to take a look at it through the prism of time. During this tour you will come back to the past, see the present and look into the future of the capital of modern Kazakhstan.

This Astana Day Tour will start with pickup at your hotel at 10:00am. For the seven-hour tour we offer 1L of bottled water and ride on comfortable car or minivan.During the tour you will visit historical center of the city as well as its modern part. You will see the Constitution Square, where the president of Kazakhstan N.A.Nazarbayev announced the decision of transferring the capital of the country from Almaty to Astana. It's possible to make a step back in time while taking a closer look at one of the most beautiful buildings in the city's architecture - Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* with the Golden man, well known not only in the Kazakh steppe but also in all Central Asia.In order to better understand today’s life of the city, you will enter the largest and unique shopping center Khan Shatyr. Then you take the elevator to the top of the Astana-Baiterek monument, where you can admire the magnificent panorama of the Kazakhstan capital from the special observation deck. After lunch in one of the city cafe or restaurant, where your guide will help you to make the best choice on your wishes, you will cross Ishym river and get to the Kazakh Eli Square. There you will visit another unique project - the Palace of Peace and Accord, and also see the extraordinary beauty of Khazret Sultan mosque.Important point of the excursion will be National Museum of History of Kazakhstan*, where you can look at the far-reaching plans of the development of Astana together with its historical background. Thus, having made the way from the past to the future through the present, you will understand the fate of this unique city - the pride of modern Kazakhstan. The tour ends with the dropping you off to the original hotel around 5:00pm.* Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and National Museum of History of Kazakhstan is not accessible on Mondays. These objects can be replaced with another attractions on request. 

What's included

  • Bottled water 1L per person
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water

What's not included

  • Lunch (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities