The Aktau Mountains are one of the most popular attractions of Altyn Emel National Park.  Although these mountains are named for their primarily whitish coloring, in certain parts they reveal a wide range of shades and colors.  At around 400 million years old, they are a unique geological formation explored by only a small circle of paleontologists from around the world.

Among the chalky hills of the Aktau mountains today you can find ancient fossils of plants and animals, showing the richness of the history of our planet.  It is believed that the Aktau mountains formed from currents shifting layers on top of each other under the Tethys Sea during the Mesozoic era. These ancient mountains are interesting not only to scientists and researchers, but also to tourists—their beautiful colors can range from burgundy to green or bright red to whitish blue.  It is impossible to leave here without spectacular photographs.

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Altyn Emel / all year around

    Altyn Emel / all year around

    2 days

    The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Trip to the region of unique natural phenomena at the foot of the legendary Dzungarian Alatau, national park Altyn…

    Big Almaty ring / June - August

      Big Almaty ring / June — August

      10 days

      The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Splendid beauty of the mountains, country of ancient nomads, unique natural landscapes and full reset in one trip

      Almaty ring  / April-October

        Almaty ring / April-October

        5 day

        The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Splendid beauty of the mountains, country of ancient nomads, unique natural landscapes and full reset in one trip

        Altyn Emel - Charyn canyon / all year around

          Altyn Emel — Charyn canyon / all year around

          3 day

          The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Journey to the ancient mystical places