BAIKONUR SPACEPORT TOUR 6 DAYS

Baikonur tour is a special offer. Just imagine, in Soviet times Baikonur was a closed military town, and spaceport was the most secret. Today, there is a great opportunity to learn about the history of the astronautics, see the samples of real missiles, spaceships and meet the people who dedicated their life to the Space Exploration.

 

Baikonur Spaceport tour consists of three parts: first destination, Nur-Sultan (Astana), brand new capital of Kazakhstan, ultra-modern metropolis and is the northernmost capital city in Asia. Second visiting is Baikonur town and the Museum of history of astronautics and visit to the Baikonur space center itself. There you can see launching platforms and hangars, as well as the museum of astronautics with the real space shuttle Buran where you can try to take the hold of controls.

Third, Almaty- the southern capital of Kazakhstan, it is in the center of the Eurasian continent, at the foothills of the Trans-Ili Ala-Tau Mountains, the northernmost ridge of the Tien Shan Mountains. From Almaty there is one-day trip to the Charyn Canyon, where you will have an unforgettable view of a huge gorge with cliffs and of various colors and shades.

Useful Information

• Season: June - September

• Duration: 5 nights/6 days

• Type of tour: special tour

• Altitude: up to 2000 m

• Flight: TK, KC

• Accommodation: hotel/guest house

• Visa: United Kingdom & EU

  citizens don’t need visa.

• For more information

  go to www.mfa.kz

• Currency: Tenge (KZT)

• Time zone: GMT / UTC +5 U

 

ITINERARY:

Day 1 ARRIVAL DAY. ASTANA AIRPORT

Arrival in Nur-Sultan (Astana), the capital city of Kazakhstan. Nur-Sultan sightseeing

tour including the Constitution Square, Presidential Centre of

Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, shopping center Khan

Shatyr, “Astana-Baiterek” monument, the Kazakh Eli Square,

Khazret Sultan mosque and Palace of Independence.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 NUR-SULTAN - KYZYLORDA - BAIKONUR

Early breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport for flight Astana

– Kyzylorda. Arrival to the Kyzylorda airport, transfer to the train

station (Train #41 Kyzylorda-Baikonur). Arrival to the train station

of Baikonur. Meeting, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 BAIKONUR

Baikonur city tour and visit Spaceport History Museum, “Buran”

Orbital complex. Transfer to the site number 254. Report of the

crew to the State Commission. Transfer to the site number 1, visit

to the “Gagarin’s start” complex. Transfer to the city. Overnight

in Baikonur.

Day 4 BAIKONUR - ALMATY

Early check out, transfer to the train station (Train #24 EOD

Baikonur-Kyzylorda). Arrival to Kyzylorda, transfer to the airport,

have a flight Kyzylorda – Almaty. PM arrival to Almaty airport,

transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Day 5 ALMATY – CHARYN CANYON – ALMATY

After breakfast drive to the Charyn Canyon – along the

Charyn River, 200 kilometers (125 mi) east of Almaty,

close to the Chinese border. The canyon is 80 kilometers (50

mi) in length. Walking through the Canyons. Drive

back to Almaty. Overnight in hotel.

Day 6 DEPARTURE DAY

Transfer to airport. See the group off.