Where the East meets the West

In this release, archeologist Arman Umarkhodzhayev, journalist Dilya Ibragimova and local historian and traveler Kaldan Sadykov will go along the Talas River valley from its headwaters in the Talas Alatau to the Moiynkum Desert, as part of the OUTDOOR KZ Expedition. They will be visiting the most attractive tourist sites in Zhambyl Oblast. They will take you to see the Talas River headwaters in the Western Tien Shan glaciers, visit the Akyrtas Palace Complex, the Taraz ancient site, and the command center of the Kazakh Host. You will be brought to the place where the river dissolves itself into the Moiynkum Sands without a trace.