ALTYN EMEL NATIONAL PARK
A vast territory on the southeast of Kazakhstan with
unspoiled nature, abundance of wildlife and vegetation, known for its Singing
Sands and Beshatyr Saka burial mounds.
Singing Sands-two mysterious 100 metres high dunes,
that under influence of west wind produces an astonishing sound reminding an
Burial mounds of Beshatyr Saka - is a unique historical
site and the only place in world there such burial mounds can be met.
These are the huge artificial hills, 17 metres high
and 100 metres across dated to the Iron Age and served as a graves for members
of Saka royal families. From the top of the hill, the one can get a fascinating
view on Ili river. Red and white rocks of Altyn Emel turn the valley into very
One day excursion to Altyn Emel
Aliases: Altin-Emel, Altyn-Emel, Barkhan.
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