Hike to the colorful mountains of the desert. Park Altyn-Eme
National Park Altyn-Emel. "Singing sand " and Aktau Mountains Duration -3 day
Huge natural park. The largest geological and paleontological museum in the open air. These are the multicolored mountains of semi-sweet - Aktau. These mountains have many different structures and forms and have incredible potential for photographers and tourists who love the views of "other planets".
The phenomenon of nature "singing barkhan" and the surrounding Kazakhstan savannah, where wild horses and antelopes live, is also very interesting.
This 3-day trip is primarily about the semi-deserts landscapes of the Semirechye. We pass from the Zailiysky Alatau ridge to the foot of the Dzhungar Alatau Mountains, and we see the "Kazakh Las Vegas" city also, where the casino is allowed. And the military unit, where in 1980 the legendary "Kapchagay battalion" was created. We pass the Kapshagay storage reservoir, the last big project of Kazakh SSR. The small town of Saryozek, where the base of nuclear strategic missiles was placed before the collapse of the Soviet Union. And we cross the pass Altyn-Emel at an altitude of 1711 meters above sea level already in the Dzungarian Alatau.
After go down to the desert zone of the Ili River Basin, we climb to the 150 meter Singing Sand Dune. We take a walk deep into the geological open-air museum the colorful mountains of Aktau, probably in one of the most beautiful and unusual natural parks in Kazakhstan.
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.