Familiarity with the unique creations of nomadic masters of stone-cutting art awaits you during this tour. Underground mosques are very rare phenomenon in the Asian history of Sufism. Underground mosques, carved into the rocks of the natural landscape, are considered as a very respected and holy places. And the walls are not just the stones here, but they witnessed many great acts. Mystical tour to the Holy places of Mangystau is full of history, legends and, of course, miracles…
The total length of the route is 369 km. Route will be held on an asphalt road of 229 km, 55 km of grader road, 85 km of the country road.
Seasonality - All year round.
Day 1. On the morning of the first day departure from Aktau. Arrival to the underground mosque of Sultan Epe. Acquaintance with underground mosques begins with a visit to the mosque and Tomb of Saint Sultan Epe, possessing special positive energy, on the territory of which there is a well with fresh water, and according to the legends this well has some healing feature.
Transfer from Sultan Epe to Shakpak Ata. Temple of the Sun in ancient times and now one of the most beautiful mosques of MangystauShakpak Ata is a monument of history and culture of the 10th century. Murky, squeezed by thick walls, covered with pictures and signs, the sanctuary ishided from the expanse of sky and earth, from human voices. Feel spiritual pacification, visit underground Shakpak Ata.
Day 2. After breakfast on the second day of the trip leaving to the mosque and the holy necropolis Karaman Ata, this visit will be interesting for both adult and younger people, as Karaman Ata is considered as the patron of young. A special healing power of this place attracts people here for many years who go for the blessing of the Holy elder Karaman Ata.
During the tour you will visit the full of rich history and modern cemeteries, among them the necropolis of Yessen Baba and Beki Baba.
On the evening of the second day returning to the city of Aktau.
Food along the route:
1-Day. Lunchand Dinner will be held either in guest house on the traditions of pilgrims or tourists, prepared independently by tourists or prepared by a professional chef of the “Tourist” LLP.
2- Day. Breakfast and Lunch will be held either in guest house on the traditions of pilgrims or tourists, prepared independently by tourists or prepared by a professional chef of the “Tourist” LLP.
Overnight in tents near a mosque Shakpak Ata.