Kazakhstan Odyssey

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Run by: Travel The Unknown

Reference number: 203

From: £1295

The most economically advanced of the Stans, Kazakhstan is an enigmatic amalgamation of modernity and tradition. Discover the world€„¢s largest landlocked country, beginning in the glittering capital of Astana. Marvel at its futuristic architecture, including the spectacular Astana-Baiterek Monument. Pay your respects at Alzhir€„¢s memorial complex and museum, reflecting on Stalin€„¢s repressive reign. Take a boat ride along the Ishim River. Travel the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains to Almaty to visit the Central State Museum. The highest skating rink in the world boasts panoramic views of the city and the mountains from Kok-Tobe hill. Descend the red sandstone cliffs of Sharyn Canyon and immerse yourself in traditional Kazakh culture with the golden eagle breeders of Nura Village. This tour is a truly fascinating insight into an ever-developing, yet little-visited, landscape in the heart of Central Asia.

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