Buiratau national park located on the east from the capital of Kazakhstan on the territory of Akmola and Karaganda regions. Here, spacious steppes shifts with small mountainous areas, the most famous of which are the Falcon Mountains and the surroundings of mountain Akdym. It is not difficult to see argali, moose, roe deer or deer in Buiratau. In the area of cordon “Belodymovskaya dacha” there is even a unique maral’s nursery. Slopes of mountain Akdym and the slopes north-east of the village of Algabas are famous for being favored by argali.

Fans of history and archeology will be interested in visiting the Kumai archaeological complex, where you can see burials dating from the Bronze Age to the Middle Age, while the main objects of the complex are rightly considered Turkic stone sculptures — warriors facing the east with daggers in scabbards and ritual vessels. In Buiratau you can stay in the guest houses of locals from Algabas village, which is surrounded by hills, small springs and birch pegs.

Tour to Buiratau can be released in two options – from Nur-Sultan (Astana) or from Karaganda.

Option 1: from Nur-Sultan (Astana):

Day 1
Meeting with a guide and driver. Way to archeological complex Kumai (130 km, 2 hours). Mixed car and walking excursion around most interesting objects: Karagayly-8, Karagayly-3, Karagayly-1 and Kosbatyr (14 km, 1 hour). Way to the foot of Zhaushoky mountain (12 km, 20 min.). Walking to the top of the mountain, taking photos at “Falcon beak” (2 km, 1 hour). Way to Karagayly village (19 km, 30 min.), lunch in a guest house. Way to Algabas village through Ereymentau town (79 km, 2 hours). Accommodation in a guest house, tea time. Mixed car and walking excursion to Auliyebulak spring and to the slopes of the mountain range, lying north-east of Algabas, where we will have an opportunity (especially in the evening) to see various wild animals, including argali (30 km, 2-3 hours). Return to Algabas, dinner.

Day 2
Breakfast. Way to the foot of Akdym mountain at the cordon “Belodymovskaya dacha” (30 km, 1 hour). Climbing to Akdym mountain (5 km there and back, climb — about 170 meters, around 2 hours). On the slopes of the mountain there are also good chances to see argali. After the descent — visit to the observation point («yurt») and the maral’s nursery of the national park (8 km, 1 hour). Way to Algabas village (24 km, 40 min.). Lunch in a guest house. Way back to Nur-Sultan (200 km, 3,5 hours). End of trip.

Option 2: from Karaganda

Day 1
Meeting with a guide and driver. Way to the foot of Akdym mountain at the cordon “Belodymovskaya dacha” (210 km, 3,5 hours). Climbing to Akdym mountain (5 km there and back, climb — about 170 meters, around 2 hours). On the slopes of the mountain there are also good chances to see argali. After the descent — visit to the observation point («yurt») and the maral’s nursery of the national park (8 km, 1 hour). Way to Algabas village (24 km, 40 min.). Accommodation in a guest house, lunch. Mixed car and walking excursion to Auliyebulak spring and to the slopes of the mountain range, lying north-east of Algabas, where we will have an opportunity (especially in the evening) to see various wild animals, including argali (30 km, 2-3 hours). Return to Algabas, dinner.

Day 2
Breakfast. Way to the foot of Zhaushoky mountain through Ereymentau town and Balykty village(93 km, 2,5 hours) with visiting on the way archaeological site of the Turkic period Kosbatyr . Walking to the top of the mountain, taking photos at “Falcon beak” (2 km, 1 hour). Way to Karagayly village (19 km, 30 min.), lunch in a guest house. Way to archeological complex Kumai (2 km, 5 min.). Mixed car and walking excursion around most interesting objects: Karagayly-8, Karagayly-3 and Karagayly-1 (11 km, 1 hour). Way to Karaganda (335 km, 4 hours), End of trip.

Cost per person

In a group of

1

2

3

4

5

Price, KZT

177022

94046

66388

52559

44261

The above mentioned prices include: all the journeys by minibus according to the program of the tour, services of a driver and an English-speaking guide-interpreter, accommodation in guesthouses, three meals a day (in a guesthouses or in the field), entrance to the area of national park.

The above mentioned prices do not include: visa expenses and consular fees, insurance, the price of getting to the starting point of the route (Nur-Sultan or Karganda city) and back.

If required the tour can be adapted according to the schedule of arrival and departure flights of the participants. In this case the cost of the tour may slightly change.