Mysterious Mangistau & Aktau

Season: July - August
Duration: 06 days
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Category: Summer
Type: Adventure

 

Itinerary of the trip:

DAY 1. Arrive in Aktau from Almaty by KC859 at 23:50.
Transfer to hotel “Aktau”. Overnight.

DAY 2. 08:00 Start the tour.
Transfer Aktau – village Shetpe. Movement to village Zharmish. Movement to Karatau mountain ranges (Black Mountains) where you will be acquainted with the process of formation of Mangyshlak earth surface, in particular a mountain area. Visit of fairy rocks valley. In picturesque location you can see unique phenomena of nature as a fantastic concentration of black rocks and multi-color canyons. Lunch in field conditions at Karatau mountain.Then, seeing of location and walking along the canyons, to photograph the nature. Transfer Karatau – Tuzbair. Movement to Tuzbair, where there is unique beauty of Mangystau nature completely opens. Having set on bottom of small mound Kyzylbas, where you will be attracted by the mountain which reminds sphinx, proudly looking at heavy-going bulwarks of plateau Ustyurt. Passing the country road, tourists will see outlier mountains, hogbacks and crags with deep shred lagoons, mindbending view of whitened by salt Tuzbair banks. Walks on neighborhood and bottom of salty lake, and seeing of endless solonchak barren lands of Tuzbair. Dinner and overnight in tents in Tuzbair.

DAY 3. Get up.
Breakfast in field conditions at Tuzbair. Walking and to photograph panoramas Tuzbair. Transfer Tuzbair – underground mosque Beket Ata. Movement to Beket Ata. Lunch at the guesthouse in Beket ata. Departure from Beket Ata. Movement to Bozjira. Panoramas Bozjira - Bokty mountain -– Tuesu sands. Camping. Dinner and overnight in tent in Bozjira. Boszhira tract, it is a mountain ridge on the outskirts of the western escarpment Ustiurt. It is situated at the bottom of the greatest canyon that greatly enhances the impression of her contemplation. Distance from the Boszhira tract to the mountain Bokty is 16 kilometers away. The road leads to monolithic rocks, traversing a small plateau and soon, the road leads to a sharp descent to lands of Tuzbair., among which is a mountain Bokty. Bokty Mountain is at the bottom of the dried lands of Tuzbai., north side, which is confined to the hill Golbanshe through which the road grader at mosque Becket-Ata. Relict chalk mountains have amazing feature from different points of inspection to change its shape beyond recognition.

Day 4. Breakfast.
Then transfer to Aktau city 300 km (4-6 h). City tour in Aktau. Start the city tour in Aktau by the comfortable minibus. General excursion across Aktau city, where you can see the past, modernity and future of the city, observe memorial monuments, architect, and do other sightseeing of Aktau, beautiful and memorable places for tourists to take picture. General excursion program within the city includes a visit of Mangystau Historical Regional Museum, where the best showpieces related to history, nature and culture, archeology, enthography of the region are displayed in the show rooms. Staying one night in SCO.

Day 5. In the morning free time.
Early lunch at local café. Transfer to SCO Airport then take KC858 SCO13:55 – ALA18:05. Transfer to hotel “Rakhat Palace Almaty” 5*. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 6. BF.
Check-out from the hotel. S/S in ALA. «Almaty city tour»/ Duration 3 hours. The tour starts with sightseeing in the central part of Almaty. You will know more about history and development of the southern capital of Kazakhstan and see its major attractions OUTSIDE: Central State Museum, Palace of President, Republic Square and Monument of Independence, Abai Opera and Ballet Theatre, Astana Square, Almaty Railway Station, Central Mosque, Green Bazaar, Panfilov Park, Abai Square and Palace of Republic. After exploration of the sport, cultural and business areas of the city (Sport Palace, Central Stadium, Kazakh Circus, Wedding Palace, Auezov Drama Theatre, Almaty Towers, Nurlytau Business Center, Financial Center, Kok-Tobe Hill - enter) the tour route will take you to the Medeo Gorge, where you will have a brief stop on the huge Medeo dam, which protects the city from destructive mudflows formed on the tops of the western Tien Shan. On the top of the dam, at the altitude of 1733 meters above sea level, you will enjoy an amazing panorama of the largest high mountain skating rink in the world – Medeo, surrounded by wonderful mountains of Trans-Ili Alatau. Lunch. After lunch, transfer to ALA Airport. Back to Japan with EY297 at 17:20

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