Mangystau-Ustyurt plateau offroad trip
10 full days offroad trip. Over 1500 km across Mangystau steppes, deserts, and cliffs of mysterious Ustyurt plateau. During our trip, we will visit the most picturesque and remote places in this region, old necropolis and underground mosques.
- Bokty mount;
- Karynzharyk depression with splendid "Three Brothers" rocks ;
- Senek sand dunes;
- magnificent Bosjira rock massif;
- extended white "chinks" (calcareous cliff);
- Tuzbair sor (salt lake);
- Shergala mount and Ayrakty "Valley of castles";
- Torysh "Valley of balls";
- Kapamsai canyon;
- Zhygylgan prehistoric earthfall;
- secluded Caspian bays of Tub-Karagan peninsula;
- Shokpak-Ata and Sultan-Epe underground mosques
During our trip, we'll visit old necropolis and underground mosques such Shakpak-Ata and Sultan-Epe.
- April - May;
Logistics: Aktau - start/finish point; about 1500 km driving on deserted sand, gravel, takyr (dry salt and clay) and a few paved roads;
Transportation; SUV 4x4
Accommodation: daily tent camps + 1 night in ethnic yurt camping + 1 night in a hotel in Aktau (10th day);
Staff: English-speaking tour leader, Kazakh drivers and cook;
Medical supplies: We provide all basic medicaments for first aid and simple treatment;
We provide 3 meals daily: breakfast, dinner at camps plus a snack for lunch. Our professional cook offers delicious meals of Asian and European cuisine.
Our trips are secured by satellite communication and navigation, inter vehicles radiocommunication.
2 pers group - 1950 USD per person;
3 and more pers group - 1700 USD per person
Please, feel free to contact for more details.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.