Duration - 2 days
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

Personal SUV tour

Altyn-Emel - best places in 2 days

On this tour we will watch and hear the Singing Dune, which is famous for the fact that in dry weather its sands make a sound similar to an airplane engine.

We will find ourselves on another planet with the landscapes of the Aktau mountains. Also, the Aktau Cretaceous Mountains are one of the largest paleontological sites with deposits of the Cenozoic era.

And of course, we will visit the Katutau mountains to see the volcanic rocks formed at the bottom of the prehistoric ocean many millions of years ago.
During this tour you will see:
  • Singing Dune
  • The 700 year-old willow
  • Aktau Mountains
  • Katutau Mountains
  • Tamgaly Tas
  • Oshaktas Stels
Aktau Mountains
Singing Dune

The Altyn-Emel tour includes:

First day
Departure from Almaty - Tamgaly-Tas - Basshi Village (Lunch) - Singing Dune - Basshi Village (dinner, overnight)

- Departure from Almaty (in the morning), to the Tamgaly Tas (120 km, approximately 2 hours)
- Arrival in the Tamgaly Tas, walking part (1 hour)
- Departure to Basshi village (200 km, approximately 2.5 hours), lunch at the hotel
- Visiting the singing dune (50 km, about 1 hour), walking/hiking around (2 hours)
- Departure to Basshi village (hotel) (50 km approximately 1 hour), dinner, overnight stay

Length: 420 km, Total time: 6 hours
Second day
Basshi village (Breakfast) - Aktau Mountains (Trekking) - Katutau - 700 Summer Willow - Departure for Almaty

- Breakfast in the Basshi village (hotel)
- Departure to the Aktau mountains (80 km, approximately 1.5 hours), trekking part (3-8 km, 2-3 hours), lunch time
- Departure to Katutau (30 km, about 30 minutes), upon arrival - walking tour (30-60 minutes)
- Departure to The 700 year old willow (35 km, approximately 40 minutes), walking time (30-60 minutes)
- Departure to Almaty (300 km, approximately 4 hours); the driver will leave you at the appointed address

Length: 445 km, Total time: 7 hours

Season: all year (best time April-October)

The route can be changed or supplemented according to your desire; If you want to see an attraction that is not listed in this program, please contact us - we will definitely try to resolve this and tell you about all the possible options.

Options: On the 1st day, instead of Tamgaly Tas, you can watch the city of nomads or swim in Kapchagay water reservoir. You can change options of the trip and include the Charyn Canyon.

Price for an SUV with a driver (regardless of the number of people, 6 people max)

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

1traveler - 670$ per person
2traveler - 370$ per person
3traveler - 280$ per person
4traveler - 225 $ per person
5traveler - 190$ per person

Price includes:
✅comfortable SUV
✅accommodation at hotel
✅national parks entrance tickets
✅drinking water

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Guides with more than 10 years of experience will handle all the issues of your journey. All of our drivers and guides are certified.

We specialize ONLY on individual and personal tours. All of us have gone through First-Aid Training
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and travel directly with us.
This makes a trip not overpriced.
To book your trip on a specific date we charge a deposit of only 10 percent of the total sum of money
We'll meet you at the airport and transfer you back
afterwards by request.
We care - our priority to do the best we can to choose or recommend the safest places to eat en-route.
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