The Aktau hills are otherworldly. Bands of white, red and orange run horizontally across the range with striking effect. Known as a unique paleontological deposit, 56 species of Early Miocene flora like pine, spruce, birch, alder, oak, walnut, chestnut, linden, frame, pistachio, ailanthus have been discovered here, as well as remains of ancient animals like crocodiles, turtles and giant rhinos with an estimated age of 25-30 million years.

Singing Dunes is a phenomenon of nature, famous for the fact that when the weather is dry the sand dune emits a sound similar to the tune of organ. Also the dune is known for the beautiful views overlooking the surrounding countryside. Singing Dunes is a popular tourist attraction.

  • 04:00 Meeting at the rendezvous point – Baitursynova 98, subway station “Baikonur”
  • 04:15 Transfer to the National Park “Altyn Emel”
  • 08:30 Excursion to the Singing Dunes
  • 12:30 – 13.30 Lunch-box (optional)
  • 14:00 – 16.00 Excursion to the Aktau mountains
  • 16:30 Transfer to Almaty
  • 20.00 – 21.00 Transfer to the rendezvous point – Baitursynova 98, subway station “Baikonur”

Price for the program for 1 person in a group tour

from $122


Price includes:

  • Group excursions according to the program;
  • Group transportation;
  • English-speaking guide/ Chinese-speaking guide;
  • Water.

Price excludes:

  • Medical insurance;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Additional excursions;
  • Entrance tickets – 4 USD/ 1500 KZT pp;
  • Meals according to the program.