Turkestan Tours

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Turkestan and Otrar Day Tour (from Shymkent)
1 Day | All year round | Turkestan, Otrar, Khoja Ahmad Yasawi Mausoleum, Arystan Bab Mausoleum
Travel back in time on The Turkestan and Otrar Day Tour to southern Kazakhstan’s greatest sites. Visit Arystan Bab Mausoleum and the ruins of Otrar, once a key Silk Road trading center, before continuing to the Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleum Turkestan, the most revered site in Kazakhstan today. The tour includes a private guide, driver and transportation to and from Shymkent.
Best of Kazakhstan Tour Best of Kazakhstan Tour
6 Days | March-October | Almaty, Turkestan (Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleum), Otrar, Shymkent, Astana
The Best of Kazakhstan Tour is a blend of city excursions, ancient discoveries and cultural encounters that takes you from Almaty’s mountain ranges to Astana’s high-rise buildings, with extended stopovers in historic Turkestan, Otrar and Shymkent along the way. Whether riding the overnight train alongside local families, shopping at the lively Green Bazaar or touring an underground mosque with its own story to tell, you’ll be experiencing the best of Kazakhstan all along the way.
UNESCO Sites in Kazakhstan Tour UNESCO Sites in Kazakhstan Tour
6 Days | March-October | Almaty, Tamgaly, Shymkent, Otrar, Turkestan, Sayram
UNESCO Sites in Kazakhstan Tour includes visits to the Tian Shan Mountains, Tamgaly Petroglyphs and Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleum in Turkestan, all UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Sites.