Our next trip
Travel NOT required, but if you have it should take.
Four-wheel drive Toyota Hiace van.
In the car 8 seats (excluding the driver), backpacks go in the trunk behind the seats.
Description of the trip
Covered East Kazakhstan . then descend to the South to Almaty, hereinafter in Kyrgyzstan . Bishkek, go on a ring around the lake Issyk-Kul. Return through Central Kazakhstan . through lake Balkhash . through Astana.
One of our main objectives: “the Martian landscape” canyons, colorful mountains.
Kazakhstan: The Altyn-Emel, Kiin-Kerish, Shekelmes .
Charyn canyon near the Almaty. Desert, semi-desert, singing sand dunes.
In Kyrgyzstan, the gorge Jety-Oguz .
Route – peer-intelligence .
In practice, this means that calibrated minute-by-minute schedule exists, the schedule and route is composed of approximately dnevok. Facing possible route adjustments depending on the weather, road conditions and other nuances.
Transfer from Barnaul to the border of Russia and Kazakhstan. Moving across the border.
AK-Baur (astronomical unit).
38 kilometres from the city is a unique monument of culture of the primitive age, the tract of AK-Baur, called “Kazakhstan’s Stonehenge”. This tract is preserved ancient Continue reading
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