7 days «Mountains and Desert»

Mountain biking trough National Parks of Kazakhstan
7 days, September-October


Total biking 7 days, 410 km. incl. 410 km. off road; difficulty part (ascent) – 19 km., downhill – 76 km., medium – 315 km. Highest point – 2650 m.above sea level., Start point- 2650 m.a.s.l. Middle level of travel – 1525 m.a.s.l. Level of biking – “active”.


Day 1. Transfer Almaty – Turgen River. Biking Assy Pass (2650m) – Plateau – willow grove
(2200m). 47km. Camp near river.

Day 2. Biking Assy camp – Ashyk Dala Plateau – Zhenishke River (1600m), 65 km. Camp.

Day 3. Biking Zhenishke River – Algabas – Taldy village (1800m), 60 km. Camp near
Karkara River.

Day 4. Biking Taldy village – Kegen Plateau (2000m), 40km. Transfer 60 km. to
Charyn river Canyon National Park. Biking into Canyon 13km. Yurt camp.

Day 5. Biking 20 km. from Canyon to main road. Transfer 110km, 2 hrs. to Altyn Emel National
Park. Biking to Ak Tau Mountains 18 km. Biking 48 km to “Oasis Kosbastau”.
Camp under the shadow of 700-years willow.

Day 6. Biking to Singing sand Dune, 45 km. After lunch slowly down 22 km.to “Oasis
Kishikalkan”. Camp.

Day 7. Biking 15 km. to burual mounds “Bes Shatyr” – Saaks Kings necropolis.
Biking 38 km. along Ili river to exit point from Altyn Emel National Park. Transfer to
Almaty 135 km.2 hrs. End of tour.

Price: $970

Min. group size 4 persons
Local m. bike with spare parts 7 days hire $140

Price includes:

  • transfers
  • 4WD escort on a road
  • entrance fees of National Parks
  • 2-persons trekking tents with mattresses
  • dining tent with table and folding chairs
  • toilet tent
  • shower tent
  • kitchen accessories
  • accompany crew (biking guide, cook, camp worker)
  • full board on the route (hot breakfast and dinner, lunch-box)
  • 2 liters water a day on a road
  • evacuation if debris from the campsites
  • local staffs’ insurance.

Price does not include: Airport transfers, Hotel and meals in Almaty, Insurance, personal equipment (bike, spare parts, helmet, gloves, sleeping bag, e.t.c.), beverage, tips