Goodbye asphalt! Hi, offroad! steppes, sand dunes and mountains!
Nomad Enduro Tour – a unique motorcycle tour for fans of off-road and Free-riding. Why is unique?
Because during 7 days you will riding on the enduro motorbike and feeling the unique landscape: Kazakh steppe endless flat , the sands of Tau-Kum desert, hills, rocky ridges and green alpine meadows Zaili Alatau. And all these are on ancient trails of nomads. Wildlife, a national food, overnight in the yurts (nomad’s home) and enduro motorbike – all in the Nomad Enduro Motorcycle Tour in Kazakhstan!
Almaty, Capital of Kazakhstan – Aral Tube settlement – Kapchagai lake – Altyn
Emel National Park – Charyn Canyon – Kulsai Lake – Asy Plateau – Alamty city
We are starting on:
☛ Start Dates: 1.6.2017 / 1.8.2017 / 1.9.2017
☛ Duration: 9 days, 7 riding days
☛ Country: Kazakhstan
☛ Start/Finish: Almaty – Kazakhstan
☛ Price – INR 1,77.250/- inclusive of taxes
☛ Motorcycle – Suzuki DRZ400S
☛ Booking Confirmation Deposit (non-refundable) INR 17,725 only
☛ There is available space for 2 passengers in our support car
☛ Price – INR 1,34,650/- inclusive of taxes
☛ Booking Deposit (non-refundable) INR 13,465 only
☛ Number of participants in motorcycle group: min 4, max 10
☛Total distance of route: 1500 km
☛ Rent motorcycle , including fuel
☛ 4WD car support
☛ The tour leader on the bike
☛ Airport transfer
☛ All stays and all meals
☛ Evening beer (1L per person)
☛ Water and soft drinks
☛ All entry fees
☛ Welcome and farewell dinners
☛ Silk Off Road souvenirs
Not included in the tour price:
☛ Damage of motorcycle/car
☛ Single room
☛ Visas and visa support and Insurance
☛Terms & Condition
☛Mnimum Booking Amount : 17,725
Almaty – Capital of Kazakhstan
☛We shall receive you at the airport in Almaty and transfer you to the hotel. After you refresh yourself we shall go for a city tour of Almaty the capital city of Kazakhstan. We shall visit 28 Panfilov park, and the Medeo skating rink. The lunch shall be Kazakh traditional cuisine.
☛You can relax for the rest of the day or walk around and visit nearby places on your own. After dinner we shall have a meeting and discuss the tour details. Then you can check and get familiar with the motorcycle allotted to you.
Almaty – Aral Tube settlement
☛The day starts with a bang with lots of excitement and within a short time we shall be in the wild Kazakh steppe – Karaoy plateau. This is a plain, with endless steppe! Enjoy the freedom ride on enduro motorbike! From here onwards the only border is between you, the sky and the earth, and of course between the speedometer pointer and your courage.
☛. After a light lunch the main obstacle begins – the Taukum desert of 100 km of hot sand dunes! This is a true desert oasis. For a nomad is a trifle, especially when a cold beer is waiting for you in the evening. In the evening we stay shall in comfortable homes located in the tourist base. There is a sauna (if you’re still cold)), pool, swimming in river, music, beer and tasty food…… cool rest!!
Aral – Tube settlement – Kapchagai Lake
☛In the morning we will continue our enduro motorbike tour. Today we will drive on our motorbikes along the Ili River – the largest river in the region and one of the largest rivers in Kazakhstan. Its one of the main river routes of the Silk Road.
☛. Be prepared for this day will be hot and long. Todays route shall offer a variety of roads – sand, salt marsh, gravel, etc. but come evening we will enjoy in a nice resort on Kapchagai lake.
Kapcagai lake – Altyn Emel National Park
☛We continue our motorcycle adventure. Today we shall evade the civilization. From this place you will meet only nomads on horses, living in their traditional tents called, Yurts like hundreds of years ago. We shall ride through the Kokhan plateau. It is a hilling steppe along the range Kaprek.
☛Tget to the Altyn-Emel pass and when we reach there have a dinner which shall be a delicious mutton “shashlik” – it will be cooked specially for us by local family near the road. Till the evening we stay at the night in the guest house at the territory of the Altyn-Emel.
☛You shall be far away from civilization, in a cosy house of the Kazakh family where you can have a rest and settle down with a cold beer.
Altyn Emel National Park – Charyn Canyon
☛We start our ride into a strictly protected territory the Altyn-Emel Reserves. Its only with us that you can visit this territory and see the mysterious and unique place. The sound of the Singing Dunes are mind boggling. From here we move towards the Aktau mountains which is a piece of Mars landscape on earth. It’s just fantastic.
☛By evening we shall ride and get to the Charyn Canyon looking majestic all red and yellow in its tungsten light of the setting sun which is the most famous place in Kazakhstan. This night shall not be any ordinary night in your life. The coolness of the river canyon and your stay in a traditional Yurt will be a great night. Here you shall experience and feel strong and healthy after a sound nights’ sleep.
Charyn Canyon – Kulsai Lake
☛We continue our motorcycle adventure and leaving the landscapes of plain steppes and red mountains behind, we arrive at the cool kingdom of green fur-trees and high mountains of the Ili Alatau. Our climbing begins from the pass named “Wolf’s Gates” through the Toraigyr mountains. In some places there are no roads, there are only the direction with sharp stones.
☛Here you should hold the wheel firmly and not reduce speed if you do not want to get in the bushes. Cold beer and the fattest bit of meat will be waiting for the one who can hold at the bike and can ride it well by the jeep.
☛We hope for it. This day is especially full of off-roads many part of this route is included in competitive section of the international trophy raid «Tyan-Shyan trophy ». We go through a lot of passes and force the bikes through mountainous rivers. In the evening we get to the Kulsai lake where we shall spend this night in the warm guesthouse which are surrounded with the Tyan-Shyan.
Kulsai Lake – Asy Plateau
☛After breakfast we continue our enduro motorbike tour. Today we shall ride through 3 mountain passes: Alabital, Bakaly,Asy and Sarytau about at 2500 m range and force our bikes through the Asy river. Abrupt winding roads will lift us on Asy plateau which is the paradise of riding on the Earth. The Asy plateau is the largest high- mountain summer pasture in the country.
☛There is a blue sky and green meadows. This is a superb setting to relax. You can lie on the grass, breathe with mountainous air, drink kumys (horse’s milk) and enjoy the moment until we will the ride towards the stuffy city jungles, because our tour comes to the end.
☛This night we stay in yurts of hospitable shepherd Kajrat under the bright starry sky of the Kazakh earth. You shall go back with photos that shall be sweet memories of a life time ride.
Asy Plateau – Almaty city
☛After breakfast we are on our enduro motorcycle again and go through the Turgen gorge where the civilization’s signs can be seen. We have a dinner at one fish restaurant where we taste mountain trout. In the evening we meet all together at the restaurant to celebrate the end of our tour, exchange with photos and we give you the presents and the souvenirs.
Almaty – Depature
☛Every participant shall depart as per their schedule and we wish you good luck and see you for the other tours we offer. Au Revour.
☛So, these are only the main features of our tour. You must have in mind that all these places are united with the unique route including asphalt, sand, gravel, clay, grass, bushes, stony cliffs, mountainous serpentines, rivers and forests, which cannot be described in the tour programs.
☛It is also impossible to describe the drive and all those pleasant feelings which you feel yourself during the trip. To feel it, you must arrive in Almaty and come to us. Trust us. Nobody except us can escort you among the secret paths of the great nomads.