ROUTE No. 04-15
  • 3 days / 2 nights

    The duration of the tour.
  • 850 km.

    The total length of the tour
  • From April to November

  • Chinki of the Ustyurt Plateau

    The special feature of the tour
  • SUV

    Type of transport
  • services of a professional guide (Russian, Kazakh or English)

    Excursion service:
  • 2 nights in tents.

    Type of placement
  • catering or packed meal in field conditions

    Type of food
Day 1
Aktau city - Karagie depression - Colored canyons of the Karatau mountains (Karadiirmen - Sarydiirmen) - Western Chink of Ustyurt - Tuzbair sor, overnight in tents.
In the morning, departure from Aktau to the Karagie depression, which occupies the 3rd place in the world in terms of depth (the bottom of the dry salt lake Batyr). It is part of the Karagie-Karakolsky reserve. Inspection of the Karagie depression at around 116 m below the world ocean level, stop at the observation deck.Further transfer to the region of the Karatau ridges (black mountains). Arrival at the canyons of multi-colored clays, in which you will have a walk along the colored canyon, where at every turn new types of colored rocks with incredible shapes and colors open up. The contrast to the colored canyon is a canyon formed by a fantastic heap of black rocks. Walk through the picturesque canyons.
Then transfer to the Tuzbair sor. Sor Tuzbair - the Western chink of Ustyurt - these are boiling-white steep cliffs and cascades of clay-limestone deposits at the foot of which lies an endless saline wasteland, dazzlingly shining in the sun. From the height of the plateau, tourists can see a panorama of the remnant mountains, ridges and cliffs with deep steep lagoons.
Overnight in tents in Tuzbair.

Day 2
Sor Tuzbair - underground mosque Beket ata (Oglandy) - Steep slopes of the Ustyurt Plateau - Bozzhyra valley, overnight in tents.
In the morning familiarization with the area. Walking tour of the Tuzbair litter and time for photography.
Further transfer to the underground mosque. The Becket-Ata underground mosque occupies a special position in the Muslim world. This is a holy place, which in importance is on a par with the burial places of Mohammed and Kozhakhmet. Becket ata is known in the Muslim world as a soothsayer and prophet to whom the book of life is open. Descent along a long winding staircase to the underground mosque of the Saint, where pilgrims can read prayers to receive the blessing of the saint, and also visit the sacred spring, where water, according to legend, has holy power.Acquaintance with rituals in a holy place.
Toward evening transfer to the Bozzhyra valley. Overnight in tents.
Day 3
The Bozzhyra tract - the lost mountain Bokty - the bright colors of the Kyzylkup valley - the city of Aktau.
Upper and lower platforms of the Bozzhyra valley. Bozzhyra is a valley surrounded by picturesque steep sides of the Ustyurt Plateau formed by Cretaceous deposits. Bozzhyra - dazzling white rocky outcrops among which the most famous one resembles the shape of two huge fangs. Here you can fully experience the greatness of nature. An exciting walk, sightseeing and time for photography awaits you.
- bright colors of the Kyzylkup valley - a panorama of the amazing horizons of chalk with red layers. It is here that you can see an unusual image of the Mangistau "Sphinx".