Bi-Weekly Excursions

Kazakhstan, in general, and Almaty, in particular, provide many exciting opportunities for the students to explore Russian and Kazakh cultural monuments and traditions. Students usually go on guided excursions every two weeks, and the choice of excursion venue is often tied to the current topics in the academic program. In the past, students participated in the following cultural activities:

  •           Tour of the city and the Art Museum
  •           Trip to Lake Issyk
  •           Trip to Charyn Canyon
  •           Trip to Turkestan
  •           Trip to Burabay National Park
  •           Trip to Kolsai Lake/Lake Kaindy
  •           Visit to the Philharmonic
  •           Festival of Kazakh Food and Culture, and
  •           Overnight trip to Astana, capital of Kazakhstan