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2-Day private Trip to Altyn Emel National Park with Lunch and Dinner

Aktau (means "white mountains") is the chalk mountains of different colors, mostly white.

The mountains have picturesque, Martian landscapes.

The age of mountains is 60 - 70 million years. The mountains are composed of a lifeless bright-colored stones which are very mysterious creation of nature.

These blue, red, white, pink, green slopes cut by erosion, so unusual that it is impossible to overlook them.

So-called Singing Dune is a popular attraction in Altyn-Emel. The size of the Dune is enormous: its length is about two-three kilometers, with the height of about 120 meters. What is unique about the Dune is that in dry weather it produces melody-like sounds, which is the very reason for calling it Singing Dune. The ‘song’ of the Dune can be heard even several kilometers away from its location.

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Singing Barkhan
    • Entry/Admission - Altyn-Emel
    • Entry/Admission - Aktau Mountains
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Almaty - Altyn Emel Park - Singing Dune

      Stop At: Singing Barkhan, National Park Altyn Emel Kazakhstan
      You will visit one of the most magnificent places of Kazakhstan - The Singing Dune in Altyn-Emel National Park. In dry weather, you can hear the melodious sounds from the sand dunes that resemble organ playing. Over the time, this huge dune has grown: up to 3 kilometers long and 150 meters high.
      Duration: 5 hours

      Stop At: Altyn-Emel, Almaty Kazakhstan
      if you like beautiful desolation and unusual natural and archaeological attractions. It's famous for the Singing Dune, which hums like an aircraft engine when the weather is suitably windy and dry, but archaeology fans will be absorbed by the Terekty petroglyphs and the 31 besshatyr burial mounds, which are one of the biggest groups of Scythian tombs known anywhere.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight in Bashy village at the comfortable guest house

      Day 2: Altyn Emel Park - Aktau mountains - Almaty

      Stop At: Aktau Mountains, State National Park Altyn-Emel Kazakhstan
      Aktau Mountains could surprise you by its red, green, pink or even pale blue colored stony slopes. The mountains are likely to be risen from the place where there used to be sea, which left its traces on the surface of the mountains. Archaeologists have discovered dinosaur bones in the mountains of Aktau, and remains of other species are being found even today.

      The main feature of this array is the complete absence of vegetation, so the landscape resembles fantastic lunar landscapes. The mountains are characterized by nakedness and steepness of the slopes.
      Duration: 5 hours

      Stop At: Aktau Mountains, State National Park Altyn-Emel Kazakhstan
      Aktau is a small mountain massif located in the Eastern part of Altyn Emel National Park. Its origin is connected with the rising of land area that is a long time ago-back in the Cretaceous period was the bottom of the ancient Tethys Ocean. Before lifting and draining of land, sea currents, connecting and intertwining with each other, lowered portable terrestrial rocks of different composition and density to the bottom. Over millions of years after the retreat of the ocean, the water and wind have washed and weathered weak rock, erecting of the remaining species whimsical shapes and compositions. The whole landscape of Aktau mountains is so unusual and fantastic, that it feels like another planet. It is impossible to descried the beauty: it is definitely should be visited!
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch: Packed lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Pick-up from any hotel, please inform us about your hotel address after you book the tripAirports
      • Almaty Airport, Almaty Kazakhstan
      Departure Time :
      2/14/2021 - 11/30/2021
      Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by SKYWAY

    Activity ID: V-104455P11

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