Tour to Jaksikilish Lake - Korkit Ata memorial, Jaksikilish village, Aralsk city
Zhaksykylysh is a lake at the mouth of the Syrdarya river, in the Aral district of the Kyzylorda region. The lake is located on the northeastern shore of the Aral Sea, between the Aral Karakum and the Zhaksykylysh mountains, at an altitude of 48.1 m above sea level. The area is 74.5 km2. Due to the drying up of the Aral Sea, the area of the lake has sharply decreased, only in spring there is water, and since July the surface is covered with salt and turns into a dry plain.
- Distance of the route:
- Season time:
May - September
- Best time:
July - September
- Group size:
not more 12 persons
- Days & nights:
4 days - 3 nights
Morning transfer: Almaty city airport, Flight to Kyzyl Orda KC 975 at 08.25 – 10.15
Meeting at the airport at 10.15 by guide and driver. Excursion in Kyzyl Orda, visiting Museum of History which was built 1939, Korkit Ata memorial, Korkit Ata was the musicant, thinker, poet which was born in VII-IX in Bayat country in Jankent city, visiting Tagzim Central Square, Gani Muratbaev monument, Aitbai Mosque 1878, Christian Church 1896, Sari Arna monument, river side of Syrdariya river. Lunch in Kazjibek restaurant in Kyzyl Orda city.
Transfer: Kyzyl Orda desert city – Terenozek village – Jagalash village – Josali village – Korki Ata memorial complex – Baikonur space city – Aiteki Bi (Kazalinsk) city village (184 km).
To Terenozek village 66 km, visiting Sirdariya museum, Jalagash village 30 km walking to the city square to see the Bukarbay Batir memorial, and second world war monument, lunch at the local café.
Transfer: Korkit Ata memorial complex 115 km, visiting Korkit Ata mausoleum at Sir Dariya river side, Kazalinsk 156 km, hotel accommodation, dinner at the local café.
Transfer: Kazalinsk city village – Aralsk desert city (130 km).
Excursion: Aiteki Bi (Kazalinsk) village, visiting memorial museum of Gani Muratbaev (XIX) – visiting Karasakal Erembet mausoleum, visiting Ganibai house (XIX), building of city library, Nogai mosque (XIX).
Jankent 22 km, excursion to Jankent hill fort (XV), back to Kazalinsk, lunch at the local café
Transfer to Aralsk 130 km.
Excursion in Aralsk: visiting train station, monument of sailing ship, monument to victims of repression, city museum, museum of fisherman, museum of Aral ships under the sky, etc.
Dinner at the local café Chison
Transfer: Aralsk city – Jalanash village – Jaksikilish village – Jalanash village – Aralsk city (131 km).
Jaksikilish village 22 km , 4x4 jeep transfer to Jaksikilish salt field, excursion to salt f factory.
Jalanash 85 km, for 27 km before Jalanash village you can see Sarishoki tract,of Small Aral,
Arriving in Jalanash village, preparing camels for camel riding, camel riding to Jalanash bay 6 km, (in 1960 – 1970 here was the sea depth of 15-20 meters).
Walking to ship under sky museum with ships in the sand, back to Jalanash, lunch at the local family.
Transfer to Aralsk city (63 km), departure.
Kyzyl Orda city – Terenozek village – 66 km.
Terenzek village – Korkit Ata memorial – 115 km.
Korkit Ata memorial – Aiteki Bi Kazalinska city village – 156 km.
Aiteki Bi city village – Aralsk city – 22 km.
Jaksakilish village – Jaksikilish solt field – 12 km.
Jaksikilish village – Jalansh village- 85 km.
Jalanash village – Aralsk city – 63 km