During this excursion you will get acquainted with the history of the emergence and development of the city of Aktau, as well as visit its main attractions.
The city is not big and cozy; walks are provided on the most interesting objects of the excursion.
A stunning walk along the embankment and a 1.5 km long rocky path awaits you. The Rocky Path has become one of the largest tourist sites in Aktau and is a unique structure that has no analogues in the CIS.
Along the entire length of the trail, there are observation platforms, piers, caves, from where you can enjoy the beautiful Caspian Sea, and while walking along the Alley of Myths you will get acquainted with the sculptures of mythological characters.
Incredible photos during the golden sunset are guaranteed for you.
2 dayAktau city - the upper observation deck of the Karagiye depression - underground mosque Beket-ata - upper panorama Bozzhira valley - Aktau city
Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Aktau to start the excursion.
50 km from Aktau in the eastern part of the Mangyshlak plateau, there is one of the deepest depressions in the world - the Karagiye depression. It is located 132 m below sea level. It is believed that the Karagiye depression is the bottom of the ancient salt lake Batyr, we will admire the upper panorama of the depression, after which we will go to the Beket-Ata Underground Mosque (18th century), which is a spiritual, historical and architectural monument.
The mosque stands on top of a cliff and throughout the year pilgrims around the world visit the mosque named after the holy Sufi - Beket Ata.
The final part of the excursion will be the Boszhira Valley. In the Boszhira valley, we will go to the first panoramic platform and see a beautiful sunset descending throughout the valley. The Boszhira valley is one of the localities of the Ustyurt plateau.
What is included
Nature has generously rewarded Kazakhstan with stunning landscapes. But many of the those the most majestic and picturesque ones are located far in the west of our country and are hidden well.
Like the Kazakhstan Valley of Monuments, well-known Boszhira tract, which is located on the Ustyurt plateau in the Magistau region, 300 km from Aktau. However, the city of Aktau itself also has something to surprise you.
Let us present you a tour - The Diamonds of the Mangistau Peninsula, where you can enjoy the unearthly landscapes of the Bozzhira tract, as well as visit the sacred mosques of Mangistau, and refresh yourself with the pleasant sea breeze of the Caspian Sea.