The World Protected Areas Goodwill Ambassador- Professor Dr. Anton Caragea visit will start on Almaty-the father of apples city
The protected areas and national parks and reservations of Southern region of Kazakhstan will receive the visit of World Protected Areas Goodwill Ambassador- Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.
Ambassador Anton Caragea and his European Council on Tourism and Trade delegation will be touring the Silk Road and on this ocassion they will be touring protected areas like:
Zhungar gates, Taskarkum, Ili delta, Balkhash, lltyn Emel National Park, Koksu Valley and Khan Tengri.
The familiarization trip of European Council on Tourism and Trade will start on the Mountain of Tien Shian slopes where Almaty, former capital of Kazakhstan is bidding for hosting the Olympics Games.Almaty can become the starting point of a shorter version of Silk Road offering a venue for visiting Taraz, a cultural center connected with Central Asian folklore and the legend of Aisha Bibi and perfect equipped center for visits to the natural reserves of the area: Zhungar gates, Taskarkum, Ili delta, Balkhash, lltyn Emel National Park, Koksu Valley and Khan Tengri.
Kazakhstan has constructed a perfect infrastructure for tourists to exploit the Silk Road in comfort.
Aristan Bab Mousoleum- a must see in Silk Road
Another stopover for European Council on Tourism and Trade will be the modern city of Shymkent, that can offer to tourist the modern facilities and help them to discover the magic lands of Otrar, Sayram 9the 11 century center of Nestorians faith and the mausoleum and mosque of Aristan Bab.
The delegation will be hosted for two days in the center of culture and art of Silk Road: Turkistan, home of majestic monuments like Hogea Ahmed Yasawi listed as an UNESCO World Heritage site and Friday Mosque on Kul Tobe hill and the perfect art monument of Rabiga Sultan Begim mausoleum.
The familiarization trip will continue towards Sauran-the former capital of White Horde and will be finalized on the ancient wall city of Kyzylorda, on the legendary banks of Syr Daria River.The ten days familiarization trip of European Council on Tourism and Trade will be the main event in promoting the Silk Road program in 2015 and in offering limelight to the region and the necessary imagistic support for the development of tourism in South Kazakhstan.