Walking Tour Around Historical Centre Of Shymkent City
Welcome to the ancient Shymkent City!
I would like to present my private tour, where I’ll be your individual English-Russian-Kazakh speaking guide and driver with my own car. During the tour I am responsible for your personal safety.
See real Shymkent through the eyes of local residents.
Please, see the program below.
9 a.m. – Pick up at the hotel. Visiting Park of Independency. Panorama of the city from southern side. Alpamys the Hero, Arian Afrasiab, “Second Teacher”, “Sultan of Sufi” famous great names connected to Shymkent region.
10 a.m. – Visiting Old City and Citadel. Old City is the centre of historical Shymkent. Shymkent city is a city of sward roofs. What does “Shymkent” mean? What is the difference between old name “Chimkent” and new name of the city “Shymkent”? Why do we construct our houses from the clay?
11 a.m. – Visiting sacred river. Koshkar Ata (Ram Father) river is unique and sacred place in centre of the city. Walking along the river. How many rivers do flow in Shymkent city? Who is that person, whom Kazaks call “Ram Father”?
12 a.m. – Green Bazaar is heart of the city. Oriental sweets and southern fruits. What do Shymkent city has unique, which other cities do not have? Why Shymkent city is called as Kazakh “Texas”?
On preliminarily request we can help to book accommodation and buy transport tickets. The stories of the guide are based on historical, cultural and ethnographical information. They include also expert's personal view and alternative resources. The guide can adjust the program of the tour or you can propose your own personal program.
The price for one person is US$ 15.
The price for a group of two people the price is US$ 10 per person.
The price for a group of three people the price is US$ 8 per person.
entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Price does not include:
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.