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Tour to mosque Sultan epe.

Tours to Mangyshalk from Uzbekistan.

“If you follow the ancient maps written on the stars, no person will ever understand you. So if you could read these maps, would you follow them? And forever be misunderstood? Or would you close your eyes tightly and pretend to be like everyone else?” 

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The short description of route of pilgrim trip to mosque Sultan epe:

Aktau - settlement Akshukur - necropolis Kashkar ata - settlement Karamandy - Esmambet ata necropolis (XVIII - XIX c.c.) - settlement Tauchik - necropolis Kenty baba (X – XV c.c.) - underground mosque the Sultan epe (IX - XII c.c.).

Distance of route: 153 km
Season: from April 1, 30st till September.
 The best time for travel:
April, June, September.
Duration of tour: 1 day.

The detailed program of pilgrim trip from Aktau to mosque Sultan-Epe:

Tours and excursions across Mangyshalk.

Aktau - settlement Akshukur - necropolis Kashkar ata - Esmambet ata necropolis (XVIII - XIX c.c.) - necropolis Kenty baba (X – XV c.c.) - underground mosque Sultan epe (IX - XII c.c.). (153 km).
We leave city in direction on the airport, we pass village Akshukur, villages opposite on the right there is necropolis Kashkar-ata, interested persons can visit necropolis Kashkar-Ata. Further we pass settlement Karamandy and behind settlement it is turned to necropolis Esmambet ata (XVIII - XIX c.c.) (32 km). Prayful ritual at mazar Esmabet ata, alms, walk in vicinities. After visiting necropolis Esmabet ata to the left of road Caspian sea is visible.
On road fork it is turned to the right in direction on settlement Tauchik, stop for photographing at cretaceous farewell rock, short walk in vicinities (46 km).
Transfer: cretaceous farewell rock - settlement Tauchik – necropolis the Kenty baba (151 km),
visiting of necropolis the Kenty-baba, prayful ritual, alms, walk in vicinities of necropolis. Transfer: necropolis the Kenty-baba - underground mosque the Sultan epe (2 km), visiting of underground mosque the Sultan epe prayful ritual, alms, walk in vicinities of necropolis, photographing of a canyon the Sultan epe.
Transfer: underground mosque the Sultan epe - settlement Tauchik - settlement Karamandy - Aktau (153 km).

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

Alexander Petrov
photos.