Astana City Tour (half-day)

  • Season

    January - December

  • Duration

    1 Day

Astana is a capital of Kazakhstan – dynamic developing administrative, business, cultural andspiritual center of the country. In1998 by the decision of UNESCO Astana was given the title «The city of Peace». 

Despite its youth, today Astana is not only large city with lots of skyscrapers, but also a symbol of independence of the state, reflection of new spiritual and political development ofKazakhstan society. During comparatively short period Astana became reflection of rebirth of Kazakhstan and evidence of its success on global arena. 

Sightseeing tour in Astana. "Astana - the City of Peace" - the sightseeing tour along the new part and the old part of the city (right and left bank of the River Yessil) with visits to the main attractions.  

The program of the sightseeing tour includes visits to fascinating and iconic places of the capital. During the tour the visitors will get acquainted with the history of the city, the architects who contributed to the development of the city! About life, culture and traditions of Kazakh people, future prospects of the city and much more.

Price for tour is per person in a group of 10 people. For individual tour prices please contact us.

Astana City tour (half day tour) day 1

1 Day


After meeting with the guide at your hotel and boarding the sightseeing transport, you will begin to Discover the Capital of Kazakhstan. To see the past of modern Astana, you will go to the old city. The beauty of the tour is that you will visit the hidden corners of history among modern times and become spiritually enriched.

Moving along the route of the tour, you will pass through the ancient places of the capital and take a walk along the embankment of the Yesil River. Here you will meet the bright figures of the past. You will see a monument to Kenesary Khan and a monument to the founders of the Kazakh Khanate - Zhanibek and Kerey Khans. The secrets of the famous merchant dynasty Kubrins will be revealed for you and you will see their possessions through the prism of today.

Independence Square. Visit to Independence Square. Gorgeous panoramic views of the left bank of Astana open from Independence Square. On the square, among the majestic monuments and fountains, you can feel all the power and freedom of the country.
The square is surrounded by such attractions as: Hazret Sultan Mosques; National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Palace of Peace and Accord; Presidential Park and "Shabyt" Kazakh National University of Arts.
Visit the monument "Kazak Eli". The monument "Kazakh Eli" is a stele with the mythical bird Samruk on top, which symbolizes freedom, prosperity, strength and development.
Visit to the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the largest museum in the country. You will visit there the Hall of Gold, where unique artifacts of the Scythian-Saka culture and the unique "Golden Man" are kept.
A visit to the main symbol of Astana, the Baiterek monument, located in the center of the left bank, will undoubtedly make a vivid impression on the guests.           
On the ground floor you can see aquariums and an art gallery with a small number of paintings, as well as a cafe here.
And on the very top floor of the observation deck you will be impressed by the beautiful panorama of the capital and make a wish on the top of the "Tree of Life". 
Visiting the national pavilion - the sphere of EXPO-2017 Nur-Alem. The pavilion-sphere Nur Alem ("Shining World") is the largest spherical building in the world and one of the brightest sights of the capital of Kazakhstan. Nur Alem was built as the central pavilion of the world exhibition EXPO-2017 "Energy of the Future". The concept of construction was based on the idea of "the last drop of oil before the start of the era of green technologies." The project was developed by the American architectural bureau Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, whose portfolio includes the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah. The building-ball, which after the end of the exhibition began to work as the first technological museum of the energy of the future in Kazakhstan, not only tells about various types of energy, but also produces it - photovoltaic panels are built into the walls, and silent wind turbines operate in the upper part of the Nur Alem sphere.

Visit to Astana Central mosque. Astana Central mosque is one of the 10 largest mosques in the world, and occupies the area of 68 062 m², able to house up to 235000 people.  The colossal building resembles an oriental palace, which construction involved over 1500 builders and masters, who jointly created the most beautiful landmark of Astana. 


Tour includes

  • Transport according to the program for 5 hours;
  • Kazakh/Russian/English/Chinese/French/Spanish speaking guide;
  • Entrance fees to all objects according to the program;
  • Bottled water per person.
  • Any extra activities and services not included in the program.

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