Singing dune Altyn Emel

Singing dune Altyn Emel
Duration: 5 days/4 nights
Start point : Almaty
End point: Almaty
Price: from 15 630 ₽/ 213 €/ 245 $
from 10 persons


1 Day
Arrival in Almaty. Transfer from the airport to hotel.
Check in
Sight seeing.

You will get to know the history of the southern capital of Kazakhstan and oversees the main tourist attractions. The Palace of the Republic, the Abay Opera and Ballet House, the Square of Independence, the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan and Kok-Tobe will make your day special.  During your stay in the Park of 28 Panfilovtsev, you will visit the Ascension Cathedral. You will be welcome by the high mountain skating-rink “Medeo” and the mountain ski resort “Chimbulak”, where you can get by the gondola lift. You can rich the Talgar pass 3200 meters high. After it, you will visit the Almaty Montmartre – Kok Tobe Mount, which overlooks the city and provides a beautiful view. Kok-tobe is a mountain, which has a lot of galleries, souvenir shops and attractions. The most popular on the mountain are the observation wheel, the Beatles monument and the TV tower.

Time for leisure

Day 2
Breakfast in hotel
In the morning departure for three- day excursin Singing dune
Breakfast at the hotel
In the morning departure for a three-day excursion
A trip to the Singing Barkhan will let you feel the breath of the desert and hear the mysterious voice of it.
Singing barkhan is one of the most mysterious places in Semirechye. How in the intermountain valley was formed a huge dune 3 kilometers long and 150 meters high? Why does this barkhan periodically buzz like an airplane? You will be able to find your personal answer to this question. You will learn how the warriors of Chingiz Khan prepared food and oversee where the famous traveler Chokan Valikhanov stayed.
Accommodation at the hotel, lunch.
Then visit the Mynbulak, Shygan, Oshaktas,which are the historical monuments located on the open intermontane plain. Three stone blocks about 2 meters in height are installed vertically. According to legend, Chinghiz Khan with his army was rested near these stones in 1219. They installed a giant “kazan” on these huge stones and prepared the dishes during a campaign to conquer Central Asia.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3
Breakfast in hotel
Excursion Aktau – Katytau

Cretaceous mountains of Aktau (White Mountains) are the world-famous paleontological field. In the layers of Paleogene lake have been found the remains of giant-ancient rhinoceroses, crocodiles and turtles. In the mountains of Katytau (Harsh mountains) there are several extinct volcanoes, where the most original forms of volcanic formations have been preserved. There are various outcrops and variegated clays, which give the mountains a unique appearance.

Day 4
Breakfast in hotel
Excursion Charyn Canyon

The Charyn Canyon is called the younger brother of the Grand Canyon. The nature helps tourist to visualize that the rocks have the same form like Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, a giant penguin and the duck in the nest. To see this beauty, it is necessary to drive 200 km by the comfortable minibus and together with the guide descend into the canyon. Comfortable tables are waiting for you on the river bank in the shade of ash-trees.

In the evening  arrival in Almaty.
Time for leisure

Day 5
Breakfast in hotel
Check out
Transfer   from hotel to the airport