May – October / 3 days / $439 per person
Route: Almaty – Charyn Canyon – AE NP Basshi – Ak Tau mnts – Singing Dune – Almaty. Total biking 170 km.
Transfer 180 km to Sogety Valley. Cycle for 15 km, 1-2 hours by the dirt road to the Valley of Castles in the Canyon of Charyn River. Picnic lunch. Cycle for 20 km. 1 hour by the dirt road to the highway that leads to Chundzha town. Transfer 190 km transfer to Basshi village- entrance to Altyn Emel National Park. Dinner.
Riding distance about 40 km
Overnight hotel **
Cycle 68km, by dirt road to “Shalash” place at the bottom of multicolored (from white to bright red) Ak Tau Mountains. Transfer to Basshi village.
Ride: 68 km.
Cycle 45km, by dirt road to the Singing Sand Dune. Lunch. Descent 12km. to “Oazis Mynbulak”.
Transfer to Almaty, 280km, 4 hours. End of trip.
Ride: 60 km.
Total biking 170 km.
Min. group size 4 persons
Local m. bike with spare parts 3 days hire $60
transfers *4WD escort on a road *entrance fees of National Parks *biking guide * full board on the route (hot breakfast and dinner, lunch-box) *2 liters water a day on a road *local staffs’ insurance
**Hotel 2 nights
Price does not include: airport transfers *Hotel and meals in Almaty *Insurance *personal equipment (bike, spare parts, helmet, gloves e.t.c.) *beverage *tips