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Tour to Baikonur cosmodrome 2018

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We are a tour operator that specializes in Aviation and Space tourism in Russia. We provide Tours in Baikonur Cosmodrome more than 5 years. We are a full service travel company together with Russian Space Agency (Roskosmos) and our partners in Baikonur are continuously striving to provide not only the highest standards, but also, perhaps, the most unique and interesting Tour in Baikonur that it is possible to buy from Russia. Our tourists already enjoyed Tour of Baikonur and you can read Real Impressions.

Imagine all the excitement, joy, impatience, etc., which goes on at the Cosmodrome just before a space launch. Would you want to be there and experience it? Not on TV but in reality… first-hand? There are not many places in the world where you can experience this type of drama. We offer you the chance of visiting the legendary Russian cosmodrome at "Baikonur," in Kazhakhztan, where the history of space exploration started many years ago. The first satellite in the world, "Sputnik," was launched in 1957, from Cosmodrome Baikonur and since the first manned space flight of Yuri A. Gagarin on 12th April 1961, there have been over 1,200 spacecraft launched from here.

Cosmodrome Baikonur is the biggest Cosmodrome in the world, it covers 6 717 square km. It is high technology complex which is used for all types of rockets' launches. We offer you two programs of Tour to Baikonour:

The first program:

The first program is Tour to Baikonur during the Launch of Manned Space Flight. We give you the opportunity of standing only 5 meters from the Soyuz rocket, when the great doors of the Baikonur Cosmodrome Soyuz integration hall, open and the space rocket is being transported on a special track to the Gagarinksy launch pad, which is 2 kilometers away. You will see the bravest people in the world – the Cosmonauts, who are ready to leave the Earth and fly away to the unknown stars. Just think where you would be standing when rocket blasts off from only 2 km in away! Who knows, maybe the next flight would be with you on board! Please see the Itinerary of this trip.

Price per person for Baikonur tour is 3800 Euro.

Tour to Baikonur Cosmodrome during Manned Space Launch

(6 days/5 nights)

Day 1  

Moscow View

•Meeting with representative of our company at the airport. 

•Check in to flight Moscow- Baikonur. 

•Flight from Moscow to Baikonur. 

•Arrival to airport of Baikonur ( Krayniy), passport control, meeting with representative of Baikonur. 

•Transfer to hotel. Check in. Free time.

Day 2

•Breakfast at the hotel. 

•Transfer to the launching Site No. 2 

•Baikonur spaceport museum tour, where you will see unique collection of exhibits such as personal belongings of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, Lunar globe, first artificial Earth satellite, Soyuz capsule, capsules for Belka and Strelka and others. 

•Visiting “Buran” space vessel. 

•Visiting of Gagarin and Korolev memorial houses. 

•Transfer to a hotel •Dinner break in a hotel’s canteen 

•Transfer to the Site No. 200 or Site No. 81 •Visiting of a “Proton” launching facility 

•From this Site a “Proton” cargo spacecraft launches into the space, which puts satellites in orbit and delivers new modules for ISS 

•Transfer to the Site No. 92A-50 •Viewing of the “Proton” facility buildings from outside. 

•Transfer to a launching site Num. 250A •Viewing the “Energia-Buran” Processing facility from outside – •launching pad for a ship for “Buran” type spaceships lift off. 

•From here the only one launch of a “Buran” spaceship was conducted. 

•Visiting the “Energia” control center. 

•Transfer to a “Saturn” launching site N. 23 

•Visiting the “Saturn” launching pad. •This is a place for “Baikonur IP-5” measurement complex. It is the vital part of the testing and exploitation facility for the air and space vessels during its on-land preparations, putting into orbit and orbital spacecraft functioning. 

•Transfer to a hotel, free time, dinner (on your own)

Day 3

•Breakfast at the hotel. 

•Transfer to the launching pad n. 112 

•Watching the roll-out of the “Soyuz-FG” rocket carrier 

•Arrival to a crossing of the Gagarin Launching site 

•Watching the RKN “Soyuz-FG” transportation. 

•Transfer to the launching pad n. 1 (“Gagarin’s launching site”) 

•Visiting «Gagarin Launch», watching a carrier rocket “Soyuz-FG” getting installed and verticalized from a safe distance, attending the monument of the first artificial Earth satellite. 

•Transfer to the Baikonur town 

•Lunch break in one of the town’s restaurant 

•Shopping time (souvenirs and town’s marketplace) 

•Transfer to a hotel, free time, dinner (by your own)

Day 4

•Breakfast at the hotel 

•Transfer to the Baikonur town 

•International Space School tour. Here you will receive unforgettable impressions of talking with School’s principal, its teachers and students. You watch a documentary movie in one of the classrooms, take photos in a “Orlan” space suit, visit a space capsule, etc. In addition you will be able to launch a model rocket by yourself! 

•Lunch at one of the town restaurants (by your own) •Sightseeing coach tour over the Baikonur town. Stops: public gardens, monuments, Gagarin’s gazebo, RN “Soyuz”, memorial in honor to perished Baikonur’s employees. 

•Attendance of the Church of the Saint George – the only one Orthodox church in Baikonur town, where you can see a unique icon of the Our Lady of Kazan that was taken to the space 

•Baikonur spaceport history museum tour. Here you can learn, how the Baikonur spaceport was founded, what were the challenges and the way ahead. You will also learn about people that were making history of renowned Baikonur spaceport: about scientists and designers, commanders and organizers of the industrial military complex of the Soviet Union and about those who went unnoticed: thousands of workers, engineers, clerks, test pilots for the space vehicles and military constructors.

Day 5

•Breakfast at the hotel. •Transfer to hotel “Cosmonaut”. 

•Farewell of the crew of astronauts from the hotel "Cosmonaut"- transfer to cosmodrome. 

•Visiting of hotel “Cosmonaut” - here lives cosmonauts before launch of rocket and also here situated alley of cosmonauts ( each cosmonaut before Launch of rocket plant a tree), walking through alley. 

•Transfer to the assembly and testing building of RSC Energia (sq. 254).

Day 6

•View reports of the crew of cosmonauts to the State Commission Chairman. 

•Transfer to Museum of the Baikonur Cosmodrome (waiting of rocket launch). 

•Group transfer to the OP (observation post). 

•Watching the launch of "Soyuz" – MC rocket. 

•Transfer to hotel. Free time. 

•Breakfast at the hotel. 

•Transfer to airport Krayniy. 

•Check in to flight Baikonur – Moscow. 

•Departure to Moscow.

* We reserve the right to make changes to the tour’s program. Our English speaking representative will escort you during the whole your trip on Baikonur