Turkistan Ancient city Tour /2 days/

Short description

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 city to Turkistan city

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.

Day 2
Turkistan city to Almaty city

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.

Tour route
Day 1
Akmaty > Turkistan

Distance: 700 km, Time: 2 hours

Day 2
Turkistan > Almaty

Distance: 700km, Time: 3 hours

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