Almaty city/Hun ethno village/ - Cultural day tour
Embark on a captivating 1-day journey into the ancient culture and traditions of Kazakh nomads with the immersive Traditions of Kazakh Nomads tour to the Huns Ethno Village near Almaty. Packed with informative talks, vibrant demonstrations, folkloric shows, food tastings, and hands-on masterclasses, this tour offers a diverse and engaging experience for every visitor.
- Category: Short and Day tour
- Available: Year around
- Duration: Full day
- Destination: Almaty region
A knowledgeable and experienced guide will accompany the group throughout the journey, proficient in Chinese, English, or Russian languages. The guide, a native Kazakh, possesses in-depth local knowledge and is well-equipped to handle any requests, ensuring that your holiday becomes an unforgettable experience.
For maximum comfort during touring days, the trip includes high-level, latest model, air-conditioned private 4WD vehicles. This ensures a smooth and enjoyable travel experience as you explore the diverse landscapes of Kazakhstan.
Dining experiences in Kazakhstan will feature fine American, European, and Central Asian cuisine at reputable restaurants. The country's diet, centered around mutton, beef, rice, and noodles, will form the basis of your meals. However, trail rations may include a variety of items such as vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese, and, on occasion, yak!
TOUR PACKAGE PRICE
|Group size||1 pax||2-3 pax||4-6 pax||7-9 pax||10-12 pax||13-15 pax||More than 16 pax|
|No||Include service||Exclude service||Include service of Meals|
|1||Vehicle with a driver.||Items of personal nature||Lunch, Dinner|
|2||English speaking guide||Beverages, alcoholic drinks, bar bills, laundry||Per day 3 bottle water for per person /1,5 liter/|
|3||Airport shuttle||Travel and insurance||One time Kazakh traditional food /Bes barmaq/|
|4||Lunch, Dinner||International transportation|
|7||Accommodation/Tourist camps and Hotel/|
|8||Gratuity for the tour team|
Village Exploration: After breakfast, resume your exploration of the village. Engage with local residents to gain a deeper understanding of their daily lives, culture, and traditions.
Felt Craft Show: Witness a captivating show highlighting the artistry of felt craft. Gain a close look at yurts, with every detail intricately described to enhance your appreciation of this traditional nomadic dwelling.
Ritual Performances: Experience the "Besikke salu" or "Tusau kesu" rituals, integral aspects of Kazakh family traditions. Learn about the significance and cultural relevance of these rituals that have endured through generations.
Horse Games: Immerse yourself in the excitement of traditional horse games. Witness the lively "Kyz kuu," where a young man chases a girl on horseback to steal a kiss, and the exhilarating "atpen audaryspak," a horseback wrestling match between two young men.
Dance and Music Performance: Delight in traditional dances and music. Participate in a group flash mob, where you'll learn some dance moves and become part of the vibrant cultural celebration.
Cooking Masterclass: Engage in a hands-on masterclass of cooking "baursak," a traditional Kazakh pastry. Learn the art of crafting this culinary delight and savor the flavors of Kazakhstan.
Lunch and Return to Almaty
National-Style Lunch: Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared in national style, immersing yourself further in the authentic flavors of Kazakh cuisine.
Return to Almaty: After lunch, bid farewell to the village and return to Almaty, reflecting on the immersive experiences and cultural treasures you've encountered throughout the day.
This engaging program promises a blend of education, entertainment, and cultural participation, providing you with lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for the traditions of Kazakh life.