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It‘s worth it to drive to the singing dune.
You don‘t need a guide !!!! or 4WD to get there- a normal car is ok. It‘s a bumpy dirt road but you can make it.
Entrance ticket can be bought at N.P. Office in Bsharri....More
It's a long bumpy drive but I would recommend you go to this area if you can. We had a couple of days there and visited the singing dune (that did sing briefly!) and Aktau mountains. Very impressive scenery and some nice walking along the...More
4-5 hours car drive from Almaty to reach there. We went Singing Dunes, stayed at the guest house for one night, then hiked the Aktau Mountain next day. The 'singing' of the singing duneswas not that obvious until we slided down the sand hill from...More
These are remote places that are really difficult to get to. I wouldn't drive here by myself not even in my dreams. But it's well worth all the hassle and bumpy roads. Singing dune was not singing when we were there but it was most...More
Viisited Altyn-Emel National Park about a week ago on our way north from Almaty at the start of our drive around Kazakhstan. The singing dunes were incredible to hear, at first you think it’s a trick, someone playing a whistle in the distance or speakers...More
Altyn Emel is a must see if you're in southern Kazakhstan. The landscapes are unlike any I've seen before - grasslands, a small desert in the middle of nowhere, and the most beautiful hills I've ever seen.
Unless you're willing to rent a 4x4 and...More
Local attractions include the singing sand, a large dune which is famous for the noises it produces (1.5 km length and 150m height), Aktau canyon and Katutau volcanic mountains. So called Singing Dune or Signing Sands is a popular attraction in Altyn-Emel. The size of...More
heard a lot about the place, but never been there. dune is great but the last 40 km to the dune is awful, so its better to use reliable car. singing dune is really singing and vibrating, it is very strange but amazing!