The Kazakhstan Nomads

Motorcycle Tour of the Mangystau Peninsula

About the route

We invite you on an exciting journey through the peninsula of a thousand wonders - Mangistau. This wonderful place is located in Kazakhstan on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The peninsula is famous for its colorful mountains, amazing underground mosques, huge dunes, thermal springs and, of course, the sea.

01.04 - 10.04.2021
15.04 - 24.04.2021
23.09 - 02.10.2021
9 days vacation
7 riding days
Total 1450 km
Daily 150-200 km
4-10 participants
3 guides
Itinerary day by day

1 day
Arrival, night in hotel

Meeting at the airport. Exploring seaside city of Aktau, discovering history and nature of Mangistau - the main goals of the trip. Having a rest at the hotel after the eventful day.

2 day
Aktau - Snake cape 200 км

The first day at the seashore. Firstly, we will look at the Nuclear Power station that provides the city with the most valuable resources there - electricity and fresh water. Walking along the seashore, we will reach thermal springs and take a bracing dip in them. If desired, it is possible to hone the motorbike driving skills on the sandy headland, where barkhanes go right into the sea. From the seashore by motorbikes we will go down by 132m below the sea level right into the one of the largest dry trenches in Asia. We will break encampment along the seaside which consists of big natural stone plates.

3 day
Snake cape - Kinderley Bay 150 км

This day will be taking place along the sea edge near picturesque headlands and bays. The culmination of a path will be the sandbar, which, according to legend, was created along the steps of the Saint who walked on the sea. We will spend the night at the hotel near the warmest bay at the peninsula, where it is possible to swim even in Spring.

4 day
Kinderley Bay - Boszhiraа 250 км

This day root will lead is to the the most grandiose sandbox of Mangistau, where large clean dunes are placed. Here you will be able to try your skills and conquer those dunes. For the culmination of the day we will be looking at the stunning cliffs of Ustyurt's rags. The most impressive views are achivable only at the time of a sunset, so at night we will stay in a camp at the visiting card of the peninsula - Boszhira tract

5 day
Boszhiraа - Tuzbair 250 км

Our path today will be going along side the stunning edge of the Ustyurt plateau, in the thickness of which the most famous mosque of the peninsula has been cut down. And we will definitely visit it! We will admire the sunset over the beautiful mirrored salt marsh Tuzbair. Mysterious stone sculptures are lurking here - the sphinx, mushrooms, etc.

6 day
Tuzbair - Field of globular nodules Totmysh 200 км

This Day we will be going up the mathein and also highest picks of Mangistau,which is considered to be a sacral shrine of Kazakh nation. From this point the ancient tops of the castle are visible all over the plain.
Of course, we will not limit ourselves only with admiring those beauties from afar but also will personally vithesit most impressive slopes. We will spend the night in a mystical valley of balls.

7 day
Totmysh - fort Shevchenko 200 км

Imagine how nice it will be after beautiful, but deserted expanses to end up on the fresh sea coast! There will be canyons along the bottom of which we will pass, and underground mosques. Which we will also visit. For the culmination of the day will be visiting huge canyon called Fallen Earth. For the evening we will be staying in the hotel of the furthermost city of the peninsula - Fort Shevchenko.

8 day
fort Shevchenko - Aktau 200 км

The final day we will be certainly spending on the coast of the most blue sea with picturesque bays and gorges. Return to Aktau.
Tour guides
Alexander Zuev
Owner, guide, navigator in the head
Alexander is ride on motorcycles since childhood. Recently organizes trips on enduro bikes in different parts of Russia. Alex has experience of riding a motorcycle in many countries, but most of all he likes to discover new interesting places in Russia. He likes bikes with a sidecar. Because it's better in snow Russian winter. Can make and change the route depending on the skills of the participants of the adventure. Speaks English and Russian.

Alexander Pazuha
Motorcycle adventurer, guide
Riding experience: more than 15 years. Candidate master of sports in sport tourism by means of transport (motorcycle). Alexander made moto-trips to the Pamirs and Tian-Shan, on the plateau Manpupuner, Altai, the mountains of the Caucasus. Of course, he knows the Urals very well, as it is the "home" region of Alexander. Alexander writes very interesting articles about his travels for popular motorcycle magazines and moto sites. Speaks Russian.
Egor Belov
Mechanic, guide
Egor spent all his childhood in the garage with his father's Urals bike with side car, laid a reliable base of knowledge and skills in the repair and maintenance of the bikes. Having extensive practical experience, Egor, without even having any instructions or manuals, is able to commission and repair any motorcycle unit. Well, he is also easily eliminates common in any route adventure problem, such as flat tire, with his eyes closed. Speaks Russian.
Our motorcycles
We use light Honda XR 250 Enduro motorcycles. To say that The Honda XR250R is a popular Enduro motorcycle. The XR250R is great for beginning riders who wish to try out off-road motorcycles as well as experienced Enduro fans who appreciate the bike for its phenomenal reliability and excellent balance of all its characteristics. The main advantage of this bike is its air-cooled engine. This means that a broken radiator cannot stop you in the forest. The motorcycles can ride on both asphalt and off-road. These bikes are forgiving which makes them perfect for beginning riders.

9 days Kazakhstan Nomads
Motorcycle Adventure Tour
€ 1.950,-
Price includes a motorcycle Honda XR 250 rental

What's included
  • invitation for visa application
  • airport transfers
  • all overnights (comfortable middle-class hotels, 2 beds in a room) during entire tour
  • breakfast every day
  • 1 picnic
  • drinking water
  • motorcycle rental
  • third party liability insurance for motorcycles
  • technical support
  • support van for luggage transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • tour information package in English and map
  • Russia Adventures gift
  • guided excursions and museums fees as described in the itinerary
What's Not included
  • visa counsel fee
  • international flights to Aktau and from Aktau
  • lunches and dinners
  • alcoholic and other beverages
  • health insurance
  • benzine
  • ll services not mentioned as included
  • pocket money € 300,-
  • single room € 290,-


Motorcycle Adventure Tour
Kazakhstan Nomads

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