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Tour from Astrakhan to Nukus.

Tours on off-road 4 x 4 from Astrakhan in Atyrau through Beineu to Nukus.

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving” 

Lao Tzu.

The general distance from border crossing checkpoint «Kurmangazy\Kotyaevka» Russian-Kazakhstan check post between Astrakhan (Russia) and Atyrau (Kazakhstan) and border crossing checkpoint «Tazhen\Karakalpakiya» (Uzbekh-Kazakh check post between settlement Beyneu (Kazakhstan) and settlement Karakalpакiay (Uzbekistan)) - 816 km, (This distance is specified only on territory of Kazakhstan).

                          The short description of the tour route from Russia to Turkmenistan:

Astrakhan - border crossing checkpoint «Kurmangazy» (Kazakh-Russian border crossing checkpoint) - settlement Ganyshkino - settlement Ak-Kystau - town Atyrau - settlement Dossor - settlement Kulsary - settlement Beineu - settlement Akzhigit - border crossing checkpoint «Tazhen» (Kazakh-Uzbek border crossing checkpoint) - Nukus.

Distance of route: 816 km.
Season: year round
Best time for travel: April - September.
Duration tour: 4 days, 3 nights.

Detailed the program day by day from Astrakhan to Atyrau:

Travel from Russia to Kazakhstan.

1 Day. Astrakhan - settlement Ganjushkino - settlement Ak-Kystau - Атырау (280 km).
 Arrival from Astrakhan. Passage of formalities of the Russian and Kazakhstan customs and boundary service. Meeting on border crossing checkpoint «Kurmangazy». Registration of insurance policies on vehicles. Transfer: border crossing checkpoint «Kurmangazy» - settlement Ganyshkino - settlement Ak-Kystau - town Atyrau (280 km), on this sharee of way in settlements Ganyshkino and Ak-Kystau is gasoline stations. Arrival in Atyrau, transfer to hotel, accommodation in hotel, overnight.
2 Day. Atyrau
Breakfast in hotel. Excursion on Atyrau. Visiting of town study of local lore museum, visiting of regional museum of arts and crafts, visiting of town mosque Imangali, visiting of cathedral Uspeniya Holy of Mother, walk on the Foot bridge through the river Ural, walk on the town area at mayor’s office, walk on quay of the river of Ural from hotel "Shagala". Sightseeing tour on town "Bridges Atyrau" from the Europe to Asia. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.
3 Day. Atyrau - settlement Dossor - settlement Kulsary - settlement Beineu (452 km). 
Breakfast. Transfer: town Atyrau - settlement Dossor - settlement Kulsary - settlement Beineu (452 km). On this share there are gasoline stations in settlements Dossor and Kulsary. Arrival in settlement Beineu, transfer to hotel, overnight.
4 Day. Settlement Beineu - settlement Akzhigit - border crossing checkpoint «Tazhen» (84 km). 
Breakfast. Transfer: settlement Beineu - settlement Akzhigit - border crossing checkpoint “Tazhen» Kazakh-Uzbek border (84 km). Road - grader. Appearance of formalities of Kazakhstan and Uzbek customs and boundary service. Transfer to Nukus.

The additional information for "Tour from Astrakhan to Nukus":

That is necessary for transit travel (short-term import) foreign car on territory of Republic Kazakhstan?
Special permissions of motor vehicles in Republic Kazakhstan are not present. All necessary documents for entrance to Republic Kazakhstan are form out on customs item of border.
The driver at entrance to Republic Kazakhstan is obliged to have at itself - driver's license, vehicle registration certificate, power of attorney on driving of vehicle.

On border crossing checkpoint it is necessary for driver:

1. Customs declaration. In the customs declaration, on 2-nd page, in the bottom part, there is column, there it is necessary to enter data of the car (category of vehicle, state number, number of the engine, number of carosserie, number car frame) (the customs declaration give out free of charge).
2. Returned obligation on vehicle. The returned obligation is document in which you give obligation to customs bodies of Republic Kazakhstan, that guarantee export of motor vehicle from Kazakhstan in the specified term, without the right of sale and donation to territories of Republic of Kazakhstan. The returned obligation is filled in duplicate, one remains at customs service, another remains to you. At departure Republic Kazakhstan, you should leave the returned obligation on customs item of departure (the returnable obligation give out free of charge and any duties on temporary import of the car on territory of Republic Kazakhstan does not undertake). 
3. Migration card (give out free of charge).

Insurance of vehicle:

In Republic Kazakhstan according to the law on insurance obligatory insurance of vehicle is necessary. After passing of customs and boundary procedures on border at entrance to Republic Kazakhstan it is necessary to issue obligatory insurance of vehicle in item of insurance. Cost of insurance vehicle means depends on year of release, market cost, category of vehicle. Provisional cost of insurance of the vehicle from $25 up to $50

Attention!
More detailed information on rules of import and export of motor vehicles on our site www.silkadv.com in section "Helpful information".

Note:
Author program is Alexander Petrov. Copying and introduction -  from the sanction of the author  petrovsra@mail.ru

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