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Ethno-Cultural Tour (3 hours)

January 1, 2018

Sightseeing Tours in Astana | There is no better way to know traditional Kazakh culture than plunge into atmosphere of everyday life of the nomadic people! We invite you to explore the history of the Kazakh steppe, its wealth, culture and art....

Schedule:  

Ethno-Cultural Tour available daily. Tour duration 3 hours

Tour Description:  

By the will of fate Kazakh people were spaced at the crossroad of Eastern and Western cultures, and that is why Kazakhstan is country of rich cultural heritage.

As you know, familiarity with the culture and traditions of a country begins with an introduction to its national cuisine. The same holds for Kazakhstan: there is no better way of understanding the Kazakh traditional culture, than a gastronomic experience, consisting of cooking  traditional dishes yourself and get acquainted with the secrets of traditional culinary arts, that you will acquire during this tour.

You will also have unique opportunity to participate in the process of manufacturing of a very ancient Kazakh musical instrument, an authentic value and heritage of the Great Steppe - ‘sazsyrnay’.

Neither of stories about the Great Kazakh steppe and nomadic people do without the yurt - a traditional dwelling of the nomads. Since ancient times methods and secrets of yurt construction, requiring special skills and knowledge passed down from generation to generation. And during this program you will be able personally touch the construction process of wooden walls – ‘kerege’, the traditional raising of the dome – ‘Shanyrak’, as well as the strengthening of wooden poles – ‘uyk’.

Finally, at the end of the program you will be offered to try on the Kazakh national clothes and dance the national dance "Kara zhorga".

Private Tour Rates: 

167 USD for one person 
254 USD for group of 2 persons
264 USD for group of 3 persons

* Tour rates include hotel pick-up/drop-off, guide service, master classes: Kazakh cuisine, manufacturing of sazsyrnai, national dance, construction of the yurt

Tour Reservation: Tour reservation should be done at least 48 hours before the tour and requires 50% advance payment of the total tour price

Payment: Total tour price should be paid no later than 24 hours before the tour. Accepted methods of payment: cash, wire transfer, bank card

50% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 24 hours before the tour

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