We hold sacred the memory of our ancestors!


I’m looking at the boundless steppe It is like a trembling feather grass cloth We’ll bow to the ancestors and say that We hold sacred the traditions of the old And every youngster has a proud will A worthy honorable life to live. Kazakhstan has a huge potential both for tourism development, and for reception of foreign travelers. We have all the necessary – a rich historical and cultural heritage, and in several regions – the untouched wild nature that creates perfect conditions for carrying out of ecological travel tours.

The potential of our North Kazakhstan oblast for ecotourism development is evident, and is pleasant to notice that there are more and more attempts to realize this potential. Let us attract your attention to a one-day tour «We hold sacred the memory of our ancestors». The given tour has been created by the firm in order to develop domestic tourism, popularize ecological routes, and develop a cultural-historical heritage of our oblast. The target audience of the tour is both a growing up and an adult population of our oblast and frontier regions of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.

The basic route of the given tour lies on the territory of Aiyrtausskiy rayon, it has been stipulated by the fact that this rayon is the richest in tourist sites. The most well-known from the cultural-historical point of view is the Memorial complex of Karassay and Agyntay batyrs, erected in 1999 in the place where batyrs lie. The erected mausoleum is a symbol of unity, friendship and integrity of all peoples of Kazakhstan. Cone-shaped 16-meter-high towers are connected by a funeral mosque located between them. There are numerous burial places of warriors nearby. During regular excavations the remains of a real 2-meter-tall bogatyr with a very heavy sword were found. The memorial complex is visited annually by hundreds of people from all over the country, and numerous foreign visitors.

The President of the country Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev has visited the place twice. We give a possibility also to our tourists to touch the sacred place. Aiyrtausskiy rayon beside the richest cultural-historical heritage is well-known also for the extraordinary beauty of the nature. Our tour includes also a pedestrian route to a well-known hill “Two brothers”. Tourists will go through a majestic pine light forest and a birch wood to the lake "Aiyrtauchik" and to the hill «Two brothers». The height of the hill makes up 300 meters. Climbing doesn't demand special skills and is quite easy for any traveler. At the top of the hill there is a viewing point from which one can observe lakes and hills of the recreation zones "Imantau" and "Zerenda", it is an excellent opportunity for the tourists to make unique photos of the native land.

The program of the tour «We hold sacred the memory of our ancestors»:

7:00 – departure from Petropavlovsk. A comfortable bus will be given to our tourists.

11:00 –breakfast. Rayon center Saumalkol is located on the bank of the lake with the same name, it is 250 kilometers far from the oblast center.

12:00-13:00 – visiting of the Memorial complex of Karassay and Agyntay batyrs.

13:30-14:30 – dinner. The camel farm, Aiyrtau village.

14:30-15:30 – tasting of shubat and camel riding.

16:00-19:00 – a zest of our tour - an eco-route. Climbing up the hill «Two brothers». Excursion on the route.

19:00-19:30 – supper. The camel farm, Aiyrtau village.

20:00 – 24:00 – the way to Petropavlovsk.