JEEP TOUR IN THE PENINSULA MANGYSHLAK (WEST KAZAKHSTAN)
Cost: 800 $ Duration: 7 days Departure: May 1, 2019 (the ticket is not included in the tour price)
May 1 / 2019
Meeting at Aktau airport, Kapamsay Gorge Shakpak-Ata is an underground mosque, more than 1000 years old, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Zhigalgan - (a place where we can see petrified traces of animals that lived 10-14 million years ago: hipparions (fossil three-toed horses), smilodon (saber-toothed tigers) and other. Go down to the Caspian Sea. Walk, swim and overnight stay.
Valley of Balls - photo, fossil search (ammonites, gastropods) Scaly, colored clay - photo, fossil search (prints of fossil flora) Sherkala - photo, fossils search (ammonites) Ayrakty - photo of the valley at sunset, the search for fossils (ammonites) Overnight stay
Leaving Airakty for Tuzbair, upper plateau - photo, fossil search (shark teeth) Going down to the salt lake Tuzbair - a photo of a salt lake at sunset, search for fossils (sea urchins) Overnight stay
Leaving Tuzbair Ball concretions- photo Bozzhira, upper plateau - panoramic photos of the valley view. Going down to the valley of Bozzhira Overnight stay
From the camp on the average plateau of the Bozzhira we begin the ascent to the observation deck. Observation deck - panoramic photos, on the way back search for fossils (sea urchins) camping in the gorge, searching for fossils (ammonites) Overnight stay
Departure from the Ustyurt plateau-photo Zhana-Uzen - photo The deepest hollow in Kazakhstan Karagie hollow - photo, collection of fossils (shark teeth, whale bones) Return to Aktau airport.
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Video presentation of the tour
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During the tour, we will drive more than 1000 km along the roads of Mangistau (Kazakhstan), of which the off road will be 600 km of our way. A tour of the steppes of the Mangyshlak Peninsula is conducted on jeeps. We also provide meal, tents, all necessary equipment for tourists.
01 CITY AKTAU
02 BALL VALLEY
08 CAVES UTEBAI AND BOLAYUK
11 KARAGIE HOLLOW
Do not miss the unique tour. We guarantee a lot of positive EMOTIONS, great photos and unique souvenirs over 100 million years old!
We have been organizing unforgettable tours around West Kazakhstan for many years.
Founder and leader of the off-road driving club Aktau Off Road Club. Local historian, an expert on the history of his native land and just the soul of the company. He is also a professional photographer, and you can be sure that after the trip you will have photos with the most interesting and lively moments of the tour.
Since early childhood, interested in paleontology, winner of contests and competitions. Organizer of paleontological expeditions, collector, fossil collector, expert in the field of paleontology.
The terms of participation
Pay attention to this information if you are going to participate. We care about your health and safety.
You must be at least 10 years old if you want to take part in the expedition.
There are no special health requirements for participants, but, you should take into account that the main route runs hundreds of kilometers from the nearest accommodation.
During the tour, it is forbidden to throw garbage, damage and destroy monuments of nature and culture.
During the tour, please maintain good relations with all participants.
Arrival in Aktau
Ticket price is not included in the tour price.
Payment for the tour is made after the meeting at the airport in Aktau before the tour starts.
Frequently asked Questions
If you have any questions, contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I need to buy my own equipment?
No, you do not need to buy equipment. We provided tents, sleeping bags, geological hammers and 3 times meal.
Where can I go if I cannot register?
You can call our support number +7 925 198-89-59, or write to us on the official Facebook page.
Is it dangerous in Kazakhstan?
No, Kazakhstan has a calm and friendly population. The main routes will pass through sparsely populated places. There are no predators and poisonous animals dangerous to humans.
Request for a tour to Kazakhstan
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