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Excursion on Baikonur.
Visiting Gagarin of start at the cosmodrome Baikonur.
Kazakhstan - gate in space
The short description of the tour route to Baikonur:
Almaty – Kyzylorda – Baikonur town - Cosmodrome Baikonur – Almaty.
3 days and 2 nights.
The detailed program of an excursion trip day by day to town and cosmodrome of Baikonur:
1 Day. Almaty – Kyzylorda – Baikonur town.
Almaty. Transfer to airport, flight № СК 975, at 08.40, to Kyzylorda. Arrival in Kyzylorda at 11.15, meet at the airport “Korkyt-Ata”. Transfer: Kyzylorda town – Zhosaly village – Baykonur town (234 км, 3 – 3,5 hours). Arrival on check-point Baikonur transfer, service of formalities of check of permits and passports, transfer to hotel, accommodation. Excursion on avenue of cosmonauts in the hotel “Cosmonaut”. Excursion on the town Baikonur, visiting: of city museum of history of the cosmodrome. After visiting museum, visiting of monument to the first builders of city and the cosmodrome, bust to general Shubnikov. The sightseeing tour on city, visiting of avenue of the cosmonauts located in territory of hotel "Cosmonaut". Visiting of complex - monument to space exploration and history of city «The Zarya, Leninskiy, Leninsk, Baikonur», monuments to Jury Gagarin, general Nedelin, S.Korolev monument, memorial of the lost investigator, monument to rocket the Union, the city area with V.I.Lenin's monument, pavilion Gagarin in territory of military unit on coast of the river Syr-Darya, quay Syr-Darya, a monument to academician Jangel, model of nuclear ballistic rocket SS - 17 (on classification of NATO "Satana"), pedestals with planes AN - 12 and IL - 14, local «Arbat», monument Abaya Kunanbaev, the first locomotive of the cosmodrome at station of city, local market. Dinner and overnight.
2 Day. Cosmodrome Baikonur.
Breakfast. The beginning of excursion on the cosmodrome Baikonur. Departure at 8.00 from hotel.
At entrance to zone of the cosmodrome, on the right and left parties constructions as speak at the cosmodrome are looked through: - without analog and in the majority, - unique in the world and which can be seen only here. Our way lays on starting complex Proton, platform 200 (63 km, 1 hour.). Excursion on starting complex Proton - from here it is made more than 90 various start-up of rockets. Transfer to complex Union, platform 254, survey of complex. Transfer on platform 2. After lunch, transfer on Gagarin start, platform 1, (8 km, 20 mines). Lunch on Baikonur cosmodrome. Survey of place of start. Visiting of monument - to the first artificial satellite of the Earth. Transfer to museum of cosmodrome (1 km, 10 minutes). Excursion in museum, near to museum is legendary spacecraft “Buran”. After excursion in museum - survey of memorial small houses of Jury Gagarin and cosmonaut-doubler Herman Titov in which cosmonauts have lead night before start and general designer Sergey Korolev. Returning in Baikonur town (50, km. 40 minutes). After dinner viewing of film «White sun of desert». Overnight.
3 Day. Baikonur – Kyzylorda – Almaty.
Breakfast. Transfer to Kyzylorda (234 km). Arrival in Kyzylorda, transfer to airport, flight to Almaty KC 976, departure at 12.25, arrival in Almaty city at 14.40, meeting and transfer to city.
Distances on the excursion trip «Excursion on the cosmodrome Baikonur»:
Kyzylorda - memorial complex "Korkyt-Ata" - 168 km.
Memorial complex "Korkyt-Ata" - Baikonur - 66 km.
Baikonur - platform "200" - cosmodromes Baikonur - 55 km.
launching pad "200" - launching pad "254\112" - 29 km.
launching pad Platform "112" - launching pad "1" - 8 km.
Launching pad "1" - Baikonur - 50 km.
Platform "1" - Baikonur - 50 km.
The travel agency « Silk Road Adventures » reserves the right to itself for modification in the program of tour, considering the special order of mode on objects of the cosmodrome. Programs and the description, cannot is used without the permission from the tourist company «Silk Road Adventures».