Price depends on number of persons on the tour: more people go - less you pay! Price 405$ for tour per person is active if there are two travellers.
Pack more memories into two days than most people get in two weeks! Travel by comfortable vehicle with an expert guide and learn the history and geology of each site. See the unique Singing Dunes, stunning Ak-tau & Katutau mountains and immerse yourself in rich flora & fauna of Altyn Emel. This is an unforgettable two-day adventure.
Enjoy a 2-days trip to the biggest natural park of Kazakhstan called Altyn Emel
Take a look at mysterious Singing Dunes
Hike the fantastic “lunar” Aktau mountains – 70 millions year ago it was a bottom of an ancient Tethys Ocean. Winter is best time to enjoy long walks at Aktau Mountains - no crazy summer heat at all!
Take a rest under 700-year willow – the same as Genghis khan’s soldiers did
What you can expect:
08:00 Get picked up from your hotel by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle with an experienced driver and meet your guide and fellow travelers. Along the scenic drive you will pass the little villages and farmers’ markets, artificial lake and Kapchagai town – one of two places in Kazakhstan where gambling is officially allowed.
12:00 It usually takes 3-4 hours to reach a hotel at Altyn Emel National Park, here we stop for a lunch and rest break.
14:00 Its time to see first miracle of our trip – Singing Dunes, rising about 150 meters and stretching for a distance of approximately 2-3 km. Learn how is it possible that sand dunes are appeared in steppe vast area. Never have climbed a dune before? Here we will have a lot of time for hiking, taking magnificent photos and enjoy amazing panoramic view!
19:00 Coming back to the hotel, dinner.
07:00 Breakfast at hotel’s café
08:00 Departure to Aktau mountains - a museum of the earth's distant past. Fantastically-shaped natural sculptures rise from the bottom of an ancient sea in all the colors of the rainbow, from the pale blue "Lunar landscape" to the "red mountains". These mountains are 30 km long, 1.5-2 km deep - and 400 million years old.
12:00 It’s time to unpack a delicious picnic lunch and enjoy it by the side of Aktau mountains!
14:00 Next visit the incredible Katutau mountains formed by lava and some associated volcanic rocks. Time, water and the sun have created intricate rock rarities here. Snap photos as your guide explains the origin of such a fanciful landscape, and then continue the trip to see 700-year-old willow!
15:00 Take a rest under 700-year old willow – possibly the same as warriors of great Genghis khan did?
16:00 Time to go back to bustling city and to share your impressions and stunning photos with friends!
What is included: