Overland Travel Kazakhstan 2023

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country and former Soviet republic, extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains at its eastern border with China and Russia. Its largest metropolis, Almaty, is a long-standing trading hub whose landmarks include Ascension Cathedral, a tsarist-era Russian Orthodox church, and the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, displaying thousands of Kazakh artifacts.

Taipak, until 1996 known as Kalmykovo is a village in western Kazakhstan. It is the administrative center of Taipak Rural District, Akzhaik District in the West Kazakhstan Region. The former name Kalmyks was derived from the Kalmyks, who in the 16th century crossed the Urals at this point, then Yaik, during their mass exodus from Russia back to Dzungaria.

Turn from the A-8 road to Inderbor and the bridge over the Ural River to the P-10 road.

Saltanat Sarayi, Wedding Palace and Toyhana Saltanat Saray Atyrau.

Academic Kazakh Drama Theater named after Makhambet was founded on March 5, 1938 by the decision of the People’s Commissariat. After the 1-year theater studio at the Neftyanik club in Guryev and the Guryev Theater merged with regional Kazakh Drama Theater in Kyzylzhar (Petropavlovsk).

Isatay Taymanov Utemisov Makhambet Monument Atyrau, Kazakhstan.

Isatay Taymanov Utemisov Makhambet Monument Atyrau, Kazakhstan.

In national liberation fight of the Kazakh people the important place is taken by revolt under leadership of Isatay Taymanov and Makhambet Utemisov. The first wave of performances passed in the Internal Horde in 1827 — 1829. The Kazakh auls came back to the Urals. Foreman Serkesh Zhaksybayev explained to the ataman of the Ural army to Borodino, “that as the transition reason to the Urals intolerable losses and oppressions serve from the khan; the tax from the people gathers several times in a year in incommensurable to justice and situation paying the size”. Acute land crisis, tax burden, various cut-offs of the earth, feudal conflicts led in 1836 to revolt. Batyrs Isatay Taymanov and Makhambet Utemisov headed it.