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Baikonur & Kazakhstan with Intrepid

10 days / 9 nights $4760 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 

10 days / 9 nights
$4760
per person share twinFlights are additional

Baikonur & Kazakhstan

Where can you explore space without ever leaving earth? In Kazakhstan, of course! In the middle of nowhere on the dusty Kazakh steppe is the settlement of Baikonur, the seat of the Soviet – now Russian – space program and the site where, if all goes to plan, we’ll witness a live rocket launch. Beginning in cosmopolitan Almaty, join us on this one-off expedition through Kazakhstan, from the shrunken Aral Sea to the ancient city of Turkistan and the Silk Road portals of Sayram and Shymkent. Ready for a rare, fascinating adventure through one of the least-explored corners of the earth? 3, 2, 1, liftoff.

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Deal Includes
• 7 nights Hotel accommodation
• 1 night Overnight Train
• 1 night Homestay
• 9 breakfasts & 2 dinners
• Sightseeing & transport as per itinerary

10 Days / 9 Nights 
From $4760 per person share twin
Set departure date: 22 Oct 17

Itinerary                            

Day 1- Almaty

Day 2- Aralsk

Day 3- Aralsk

Day 4- Baikonur

Day 5- Baikonur

Day 6- Turkistan

Day 7- Shymkent/overnight train

Day 8- Almaty

Day 9- Almaty

Day 10​- Almaty

Highlights
• Truly off the beaten track, Kazakhstan sees few travellers, especially outside Almaty and capital Astana. Feel the remoteness of Central Asia on this one-of-a-kind expedition
• Visit dusty Baikonur, the hub of the Soviet – and now Russian – space program. Check out the Cosmodrome, the world’s oldest and largest spaceport, and witness a manned rocket launch
• Explore the Aral Sea, which suffered environmental and humanitarian devastation in the 60s due to Soviet irrigation projects. Enjoy a homestay with local friends and meet those working with an NGO to restore the area
• Discover the history and architecture of the Silk Road, visiting ancient mausoleums and mosques on guided tours in the cities of Turkistan, Sayram and Shymkent
• Travel alongside locals and admire wild, sweeping vistas on epic train rides across the Kazakh steppe
 

Terms and Conditions

Prices are correct as at 23 Jun 2017 and may vary due to currency fluctuations and are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances until paid in full. Packages are subject to availability. Valid for new bookings only. Valid for travel as specified or as otherwise stated and for sales to 30 Sep 2017 after valid for new bookings. Deposit of $400 per person per trip is required upon booking and full payment 56 days prior to departure. If booking within 56 days of departure, full payment is due immediately. The discount applies to the land tour price only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. International airfares are additional. Please check with your consultant for payment conditions. All travel must be commenced and completed as per the dates specified. All tours subject to availability at time of reservation. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation, low season. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to change without notice. Amendment and cancellation fees apply. Visas, travel insurance, departure taxes, personal expenses and gratuities are at passengers own expense. Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday.

Supplier Code:   HOT Product Adventure Team

Sale Period

Until 30 Sep 17

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