Group tour through the dried Tethys Ocean - in 5 days

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Embark on a 5-day journey through Mangystau, Kazakhstan, exploring its stunning canyons and remnants of the ancient Tethys Ocean for an unparalleled adventure.


  • Tuzbair salt flat & Ybyk porous gorge
  • Valley of balls & castles
  • Jurassic clays & Sherkala mount
  • Tiramisu canyon & bokty mount
  • Bozjyra fangs, crest & mars views


DAY 1: Explore Mangystau's Natural Wonders: Bozzhyra Fangs: Visit the stunning Bozzhyra Fangs Formation for breathtaking views. Drive to Bokty Mount: Enjoy a 2-hour drive to see the mountain resembling an overturned ship. Tiramisu Canyon Kyzylkup: Explore the unique striped canyon resembling layers of Tiramisu cake. Return to Aktau: Depart for Aktau, a 4-5 hour drive. Lunch in Zhanaozen: Late lunch in Zhanaozen city during the journey back. Continuation to Aktau: Resume driving for approximately 2 more hours to Aktau city. Arrival: Expect to reach Aktau by 6 PM. DAY 2: Discover Kazakhstan's Hidden Gems: Morning Hike to Castles: Adventurous climb for stunning castle views. Visit Karaman Ata Mosque: Drive to the mosque for lunch, steeped in historical significance. Exploration of Underground Mosque: Unique experience in Mangystau's largest underground mosque. Drive to Porous Gorge Ybyk: Discover the natural wonder akin to iconic canyons. Arrival at Yurt Village: Overnight cultural immersion in a yurt. Dinner at Yurt Village: Enjoy delicious local cuisine prepared by Alfiya. Accommodation: Share a yurt (5 beds) or opt for single supplement for more privacy. Day 3: Unveiling Mangystau's Natural Wonders: Morning Departure: Drive to Salt Flat Tuzbair after breakfast. Lunch by Salt Flat: Quick lunch by snow-white salt field. Visit White Big Arch: Explore large bone-like arch. Stop at White Limestone Canyons: Visit fascinating natural wonder. Drive to Tiramisu Canyon Kyzylkup: Long drive to remote location. Evening Arrival in Kyzylkup: Dinner and overnight stay. Day 4: Explore Mangystau's Wonders: Early Morning Sunrise: Witness sunrise independently. Exploration of Tiramisu Canyon: Walk through unique striped canyon. Visit to Beket Ata Mausoleum: Option to visit underground mosque. National Park Bozjyra: Drive to park with stunning formations. Lunch with Local Cuisine: Quick lunch featuring Horse sausage. Bozjyra Mars Panorama: Explore landscape resembling another planet. Bozjyra Dragon Crest Top View: Visit distinctive geological formation. Camping: Head to Bozzhyra campsite for mesmerizing views. DAY 5: Return to Aktau City: Bozzhyra Fangs Formation: Visit the breathtaking Bozzhyra Fangs Formation. Return to Aktau: Approximately 4-5 hours drive. Lunch in Zhanaozen: Late lunch in Zhanaozen city. Continuation to Aktau: Approximately 2 more hours of driving. Arrival in Aktau: Expect to reach Aktau by 6 PM. With fond farewells, your memorable tour comes to an end, leaving you with incredible memories of the diverse landscapes and experiences in Mangystau.


English-speaking local guide Three meals per day (local food cooking) Three nights of tent camping (all tools included) One night's accommodation in a Yurt Meeting and departure services Accident insurance coverage All entrance fees included Complimentary camel milk products 220V generator Bio shower and toilet Satellite phone

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