Winter Tour Altyn Emel 2 Days Tour | Singing Dune

Two days tour to National Park Altyn Emel
(White mountains Ak-Tau and Magma mountains Katu-Tau;  Singing Dune,  Oshak Tas - Local Stonehenge  ;700 year old willow; River spring of Chokan Valikhanov)

The distance per trip will be about 770 km. 300 km high-speed highway, 200 km ordinary road and 270 km gravel roads in the reserve.

Altyn Emel National Park is one of the biggest national natural park in Kazakhstan. In the Altyn Emel reserve there is an unusual semi-desert climate and 16 species of rare animals.
Singing dune is the state landscape nature monument and favorite tourist's sight. The chalk mountains Aktau, the traces of extinct subtropical plants, petrified bones of ancient animals, giant rhinoceros inhabited the Earth 20-50 millions years ago were found in the clefts. The Katutau Mountains are the most arid, empty and dark, they differ by their steep slopes and numerous gorges. Seven-hundred years old willow. Five persons joining hands can encompass this tree. The wollow's branches have been bowed down with their own w, and resemble thick trunks. Unique stone steles "Oshaktas".According to one version, it was a signal tower where the fire was kindled in case of enemy approach. The spring with crystal clear water. People say that it is saint, has a healing property and can cure many diseases.

Timing:
Day one

08:00 departure from your hotel in Almaty

12:00 arrival in Altyn Emel National Park to Basshy village
12:10 lunch

12:30 departure from Basshy village

2:10 arrival to White mountains  Ak-Tau

3:15 hiking into the White mountains   

4:00  departure from White mountains  Ak-Tau
4:50 arrival  to Magma Mountains Katu-Tau
5:00  departure from Magma Mountains Katu-Tau
5:30 arrival  to 700-year-old willow 
6:00 departure from 700-year-old willow 
7:00 arrival to Basshy village
7:30 dinner
8:00 relaxing time

Day two

08:00 breakfast

08:30 departure from Basshy village

09:45 arrival to Oshak Tas

10:10 hiking to the Dune
12:00 departure from Singing Dune

12:10 mineral spring of Chokan Valihanov 

1:10 arrival in  to Basshy village
1:30 lunch
2:00 departure from Basshy village
4:30 arrival to Kapchagai reservoir
6:30 departure from Kapchagai reservoir
9:00 arrival to your hotel

Price for 1 person 585$
Price for 2 people 645$
Price for 3 people 715$
Price for 4 people 775$
Price for 5 people 865$

If you want only car with driver price 500 $ for 2 days tour 

Number of days: 2
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: alcohol
What to bring: trekking boots (sandals) headgear Sunglasses sunblock closed clothes (shirt, thin pants) swimsuit or bathing trunks
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.