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Along the Caravan Paths
of the Great Silk Road (May - October)

This intensive tour gives the unique chance to experience several native climatic zones, ranging from the wilderness to high mountains - within one tour. The route is running through the reed jungle in the Ili River delta, along the Balkhash lakeside, across the sand desert of Saryesyk-Atyrau, mystifying Signing Sand Dune, relict Ash-tree Grove, titanic Charyn Canyon, mountain woods, glaciers and summits of Tien Shan. On the way you will come across the antique monuments of the Kazakhstan history: rock carvings dating back to the II Millennium BC, necropolises and burial mounds of the Saaks, erected in IV-V century BC, ancient fortresses, destroyed by Chinghiz-Khan's horde in the 13th century. Typical inhabitants of the Altyn-Yemel National Park are desert animals - jeirans, saigaks, onagers, camels, and jackals. During night fish watching you will see specimen of the underwater kingdom in the clear waters of the Ili River. We provide transfers by buses, motorboats, safari-trucks and camels. You will be given every support by our amicable and tireless staff in the convenient mobile camps, equipped with the spacious living tents with camp-beds, travelling kitchen and mess-room, showers and toilets. Variety of delicious and tasty food will add to your enjoyment.

Day 1 Arrive Almaty. City tour.
Day 2 Tranfer to Taukum Desert. Accommodation in the Fishing Camp in Ili River Delta.
Day 3 Visit to Saryeshik Atyrau Desert.
Day 4 Visit to Karamergen Fortress.
Day 5

Visit to Aktam Fortres.

Day 6 Transfer to Altyn Emel National Park.
Day 7 Visit to Terekter Gorge.
Day 8 Visit to Besshatyr Necropolis and Singing Sand Dune.
Day 9 Camel-riding to Aktau Mountains.
Day 10-11 Visit to Charyn River' Canyon.
Day 12 Drive up to Chymbulak Skiing Resort. Excursion to Bogdanovich Glacier.
Day 13 City tour and Traditional Kazakh Games
Day 14 Excursion to the Museum of Folk Instruments.
Day 15 Fly home.

You can refer to program dossier for more details
Kan Tengri LTD
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050010, Almaty Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 (727) 2910200, 2910880
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