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Excursions

Mine Museum

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

The Mine Museum offers a sufficient insight into the history of the coal capital of Kazakhstan — Karaganda city. Here you will find out how coal deposits were discovered in this region, when and how the first mines were established. This is a unique place to get a real life experience of the coal mine. […]

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Karaganda city

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

Program of the tour Visiting the «Chaika» hotel, Akimat (city administration), sights of the Old Town, Nurken Abdirov Sports Palace and the Abdirov Monument, the Miners’ Culture Palace, Circus. Excursion to Karaganda Ecological museum. Walk to the Central Park. Lunch. Excursion to the  Mine Museum. Visiting the Mosque, Catholic Cathedral and Orthodox Church (optional). Short walk […]

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Temirtau Town

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

The history of Temirtau as a city which was founded on the bank of the Nura river in the 1930’s is connected to the industry development and the natural resources exploration. According to geologists’, the location of Samarkandskiy settlement (the previous name of this city) could not give a better fit to be the future […]

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Tulip Blossoming

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

Korgalzhyn State Nature reserve is the biggest reserve of Kazakhstan, included in the UNESCO World heritage list. It is situated 130 km to the southwest of Astana city and comprises huge steppes and lakes. On the territory of the Korgalzhyn nature reserve the unique sites of wetlands, providing a home for the biggest and the […]

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Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

Korgalzhyn State Nature reserve is the biggest reserve of Kazakhstan, included in the UNESCO World heritage list. It is situated 130 km to the southwest of Astana city and comprises huge steppes and lakes. In the territory of Korgalzhyn nature reserve are protected the unique sites of wetlands, providing the home for the biggest northernmost […]

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Karlag

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

“Karlag” (i.e. Karaganda Corrective Labor Camp of The People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs – the NKVD) was one of the hundred camps that bore the collective name of GULAG (i.e. Central Administrative Board of Camps) and were organized by Josef Stalin in the period of mass political repressions. Aside from «Karlag”, there were also other […]

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Bugyly Mountain Oasis

Category:
Excursions
Duration:
1 day
Difficulty:
Easy

The Bugyly mountain oasis (or Darija, as it is usually named by Karaganda residents same as the neighboring railway station)  – is an ideal place for those, who want to see extremely much within a short period of time. It is meant for those who want to see steppe sceneries, alternating with small mountain ranges, which […]

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