Astana/Almaty – Kyzyl – Orda – Baikonur spaceport
Upon arrival to Kyzyl-Orda, before driving to Baikonur, we will have a short sightseeing tour.
Places to visit in Kyzyl-Orda: railway station (1905 year), Mosque Aitbai (1878 year), Cathedral of our lady Kazan built in Russia byzanthine style (1896 year).
Transfer to Baikonur (280 km, 3,5 hours). On the way from Kyzyl-Orda to Baikonur, we will make a stop at a large memorial complex dedicated to the composer, philosopher, poet Korkyt-Ata who has also invented "Kobyz" Kazakh instrument in a form of violin. Korkyt-Ata who lived in VIII-IX centuries has completely devoted his life to searches of immortality of human soul. The Korkyt-Ata memorial was built in a place of mausoleum where philosopher Korkyt-Ata was buried and when music is played there, the sound resonates so that it can be heard equally from any part of the memorial. Larger cultural events, musical festivals are hosted there.
Overnight in Baikonur.