Explore the otherworldly beauty of Mangystau on an adventurous tour. Nestled in the southwestern part of Kazakhstan, this enigmatic desert region is home to a plethora of unique attractions: from peculiar gorges and canyons to subterranean mosques and immense stone spheres, all sculpted by the ancient Tethys Ocean over 60 million years ago.
We offer a selection of the finest group and customized tours in Mangystau. Every journey is conducted in an off-road vehicle, essential for reaching the many spectacular sites scattered beyond the reach of paved roads. Browse through our tour options below and get ready for an extraordinary expedition, akin to landing on the planet of Mangystau!
Experience a comprehensive three-day tour that unveils the vast natural wonders of Mangystau. Journeying by jeep, you'll discover an array of majestic sites: from the mysterious stone balls of Torysh to the imposing Sherkala Mountain, the captivating valley of castles Airakty, and the awe-inspiring Bozzhyra tract with its vertigo-inducing viewing platforms. This tour is an incredible way to explore the diverse and stunning landscapes of the region.
Torysh, Kok-kala, Sherkala, Airakty, Bozzhyra, Kyzylkup
Details3 Days | Spring, summer, autumn US$ 445 per person
Set off on a magnificent jeep tour through the wonders of Mangystau, where the landscapes seem to belong to another planet. Prepare to be amazed by expansive canyons, dramatic cliffs, and uniquely shaped mountains and rocks.
Torysh, Kok-kala, Sherkala, Airakty, Karaman-ata, Ybykty, Tuzbair, Kyzylkup, Beket-ata, Bozzhyra
Details5 Days | Spring, summer, autumn US$ 785 per person
This challenging journey involves a long drive, totaling 9-10 hours on the road, covering 530 km on asphalt and an additional 60 km off-road. However, your efforts will be richly rewarded with the breathtaking views of the Bozzhyra tract. This tour is perfect for those with just one free day in Aktau who are eager to witness something truly incredible!
Details1 Day | All year round from US$ 115 per person
Embark on a brief yet exhilarating journey to the most captivating landmarks located north of Aktau. This tour is packed with visits to the intriguing Torysh valley of stone balls, the majestic Sherkala mountain, the enchanting valley of castles Airakty, the picturesque Ybykty canyon, and other stunning sights of Mangystau. Experience a unique overnight stay in the vibrant ethno-village "Kogen," where you'll get to sleep in an authentic Kazakh yurt!
Torysh, Kok-kala, Sherkala, Airakty, Karaman-ata, Ybykty
Details2 Days | All year round from US$ 195 per person
A pleasant trip from Aktau to two iconic sights of Mangystau: the valley of balls Torysh, where hundreds of 2-meter round stones are scattered, and the underground mosque Shakpak-ata, carved in the picturesque rock hundreds of years ago.
Torysh ball valley, Shakpak-ata underground mosque
Details1 Day | All year round from US$ 95 per person