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Excursion to Kapamsai Canyon and Sarytash Bay

Journey to Kapamsai Canyon

Sarytash Bay Tour

Route according to the program: Aktau city – Akshukyr village – Kashkar-Ata necropolis – Kasym necropolis – Kapamsai Canyon - Shakpak-Ata necropolis and underground mosque – Sarytash Bay – Aktau city

Kapamsai Canyon, a chalk canyon, a landmark of Silicon Valley, belongs to the Tyupkaragan Plateau and the Mangyshlak Peninsula. To get to Kapamsai Canyon, you will have to travel 135 kilometers from Aktau city, it is best to use the services of a guide who knows the area well. It is also best to travel to Kapamsai Canyon by 4x4 car, since the roads here are country roads, there is no asphalt on the roads. On the way to Kapamsai Canyon, we will also visit the Shakpak-Ata mosque and the Torysh tract, where there are round stone balls of unknown origin. GPS coordinates of Kapamsai Canyon: N44°24'30.37 E51°04'34.21

Sarytash Bay is part of the Caspian Sea, the bay is a landmark of the Mangyshlak Peninsula, people often drive here through Kapamsai Canyon and the Shakpak-Ata Mosque. The length of the Sarytash Bay is 23 kilometers, here, if desired, you can swim and spend time during the tour. In the 30s, there was a Sarytash pier on the gulf coast, from this pier coal was sent to the city of Astrakhan from underground mines that were located in the village of Taushyk. There is another bay nearby, which is called Koshak Bay. PS coordinates of Saratysh Bay: 44°30'54N 51°8'37E

  • Distance of the route: 275 km
  • Season time: all season
  • Best time: spring summer autumn
  • Group size: 1-10
  • Days & nights: 1 day

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