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Jeep tour Samara Tashkent.

Tours by jeep from Russai to Uzbekistan.

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien.

The short description of the tour route from Russai to Kazakhstan:

Samara - border crossing checkpoint «Mashtakovo\Pogodaevo» - settlement Pogodaevo - Uralsk - settlement Zhimpity - settlement Kobda - Aktobe - Khromtau - settlement Karabutak - natural boundary Irgiz - town Aralsk - settlement Aralkum - settlement Aiteke-Bi (Kazalinsk) - Baikonur - memorial Korkyt-Ata - settlement Zhosaly - settlement Zhalagash - settlement Terenozek - Kyzylorda - settlement Shieli - settlement Zhanakorgan - site of ancient settlement Sauran - town Turkestan – Shymkent - border crossing checkpoint «Zhibek-Zholy\Gysht-Kuprik» - Tashkent.

Distance of route: 2169 km.
Season: year round
Best time for travel: April - September.
Duration of tour: 8 days, 7 nights.

The general distance from border crossing checkpoint «Mashtakovo\Pogodaevo» (Russian-Kazakhstan border crossing checkpoint between a city Samara (Russia) and city Uralsk (Kazakhstan) and border crossing checkpoint «Zhibek-Zholy\Gysht-Kuprik» (Uzbek-Kazakhstan check post between town Shymkent  (Kazakhstan) and  city Tashkent (Uzbekistan) - 2 220 km. (This distance is specified only on territory of Kazakhstan).

Detailed the program day by day from Samara town in Russia to Uralsk town in Kazakhstan:

Tours Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

1 Day. Samara - border crossing checkpoint «Mashtakovo\Pogodaevo» - settlement Pogodaevo - Uralsk (260 km).
 Arrival from Samara through Russian border crossing checkpoint «Mashtakovo». Passing of formalities of Russian-Kazakhstan customs and boundary service. Registration of insurance policies on vehicles. Meeting, transfer: border crossing checkpoint «Pogodaevo» - settlement Pogodaevo - town Uralsk (60 km). Motorway from border crossing checkpoint «Pogodaevo» up to Uralsk good. Arrival in Uralsk, transfer to hotel, accommodation, overnight.
2 Day. Uralsk.
Breakfast. Excursion on the city of Uralsk: visiting of the house-museum of Yemelyan Pugacheva, house-museum Manshuk Mametova, temple of Christ of the savior (constructed in 1891 in honour of the 300 anniversary of creation of the Ural Cossack army), regional history-study of local lore museum, Ural cathedral, house nakaznyh atamans, monument of Century Ivan Vasilyevitch Chapaev finding at railway station, memorial complex victim in Great Domestic war. Sightseeing tour on city.  Lunch at local restaurant. Dinner. Overnight in hotel.
3 Day. Uralsk - settlement Algabas - settlement Zhimpity - settlement Kobda - Aktobe (474 km). 
Breakfast. On this share from Uralsk up to Aktobe in settlements Zhimpity and Kobda there are gasoline stations. Arrival in Aktobe transfer to hotel, accommodation, overnight.
4 Day. Актобе.
Breakfast. Excursion on Aktobe: visiting of geological museum, town central area, the main mosque of the town of Nur-Gasyr, mosque Nurdaulet, visiting Saint Mikhailovskiy orthodox church, historical museum, town park of name of Nursultan Nazarbaeva, avenue of heroes and memorial Eternal fire of Great Domestic war, memorial complex Aliy Moldagulova, walk on parkway of name Abay. Sightseeing tour on city. Lunch at local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
5 Day. Aktobe - town Hromtau - settlement Karabutak - district Irgiz - town Aralsk (620 km).
Breakfast. On this share from Aktobe up to Aralsk, only in the city of Hromtau and Karabutak there are gasoline stations. Arrival in Aralsk, transfer to hotel, accommodation, overnight.
6 Day. Aralsk - settlement Aralkum - settlement Aiteke-Bi (Kazalinsk) - Baikonur - memorial Korkyt-Ata - settlement Zhosaly - settlement Zhalagash - settlement
erenozek - Kyzylorda (450 km).

Breakfast. Short excursion on city Aralsk: visiting of town museum, visiting of museum to fishermen, museum of the ships of the Aral flotilla open-air, the town area with monuments.  On this share from Aralsk up to Kyzylorda there are gasoline stations. Arrival in Kyzylorda, transfer to hotel, accommodation, overnight.
7 Day. Kyzylorda - settlement Shieli - settlement Zhanakorgan - site of ancient settlement Sauran - town Turkestan (280 km).
Breakfast. After breakfast short excursion on city, visiting of regional history-study of local lore museum of city, visiting of memorial Korkyt-Ata, visiting train station land side the areas and building railway station, visiting of the oldest monument of architecture - mosques «Aitbaya», visiting of the Saint-Kazanskiy orthodox temple opened in 1896. After excursion - lunch at restaurant «Kyz-Zhibek».
After lunch transfer: Kyzylorda- settlement Shieli - settlement Zhanakorgan - site of ancient settlement Sauran (235 km). Short off 45 kilometers up to Turkestan visiting of site of ancient settlement Sauran. Walk on site of ancient settlement, visiting of archeological excavations of an ancient mosque in the center of the site of ancient settlement, the restored fortification.
Transfer: site of ancient settlement Sauran - town Turkestan (45 km). On this share from Kyzylorda up to Turkestan there are gasoline stations. Arrival in Turkestan, transfer to hotel, accommodation, overnight.
8 Day. Turkestan - Shymkent - border crossing checkpoint «Zhibek-Zholy\Gysh-Kuprik» (285 km).
Breakfast. After breakfast excursion on complex of the mausoleum of Ahmed Yasavi: gallery of stone statues, arheological museum, historical (cultural reserve) museum “Azaret-Sultan”, gates (Darvaza) (XVIII - XIX c.c.), Esimkhan mausoleum  (XVI c.), Rabiga Sultan Begim mausoleum (end XV c.), Akhmed Yassawi khanaka-mausoleum (XII - XIV c.c.), “Zhuma” mosque (1878), underground mosque Khilovat (XII - XV c.c.), oriental baths (XVI - XVIII c.c.). Lunch in local cafe. After lunch transfer: Turkestan - Shymkent - border crossing checkpoint «Zhibek-Zholy\Gysh-Kuprik» (Kazakh-Uzbek border) - Tashkent (285 km). On this share from Kyzylorda up to border crossing checkpoint «Zhibek-Zholy\Gysh-Kuprik» there are gasoline stations. Passing of formalities of the Kazakh-Uzbek customs and boundary service. Transfer to Tashkent.

The additional information:

That is necessary for transit travel (short-term import) foreign car on territory of Republic Kazakhstan?
Special permissions of motor vehicles in Republic Kazakhstan are not present. All necessary documents for entrance to Republic Kazakhstan are form out on customs item of border.
The driver at entrance to Republic Kazakhstan is obliged to have at itself - driver's license, vehicle registration certificate, power of attorney on driving of vehicle.

On border crossing checkpoint it is necessary for driver to fill:

1. Customs declaration. In the customs declaration, on 2-nd page, in the bottom part, there is column, there it is necessary to enter data of the car (category of vehicle, state number, number of the engine, number of carrosserie, number car frame) (the customs declaration give out free of charge).
2. Returned obligation on vehicle. The returned obligation is document in which you give obligation to customs bodies of Republic Kazakhstan, that guarantee export of motor vehicle from Kazakhstan in the specified term, without the right of sale and donation to territories of Republic of Kazakhstan. The returned obligation is filled in duplicate, one remains at customs service, another remains to you. At departure Republic Kazakhstan, you should leave the returned obligation on customs item of departure (the returnable obligation give out free of charge and any duties on temporary import of the car on territory of Republic Kazakhstan does not undertake). 
3. Migration card (give out free of charge).

Insurance of vehicle:

In Republic Kazakhstan according to the law on insurance obligatory insurance of vehicle is necessary. After passing of customs and boundary procedures on border at entrance to Republic Kazakhstan it is necessary to issue obligatory insurance of vehicle in item of insurance. Cost of insurance vehicle means depends on year of release, market cost, category of vehicle. Provisional cost of insurance of the vehicle from $25 up to $50

Attention!
More detailed information on rules of import and export of motor vehicles on our site www.silkadv.com in section "Helpful information" - http://silkadv.com/en/content/helpful-information-kazakhstan

Note:
Author program is Alexander Petrov. Copying and introduction -  from the sanction of the author  petrovsra@mail.ru

Alexander Petrov
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