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Trip to mosque Sultan epe.

Way Walking Tours on Mangyshlak.

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving” 

Terry Pratchett. “A Hat Full of Sky”.

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 excursion: April, May, September.
Duration of the tour: 1 day.

The detailed program of pilgrim trip underground mosque the Sultan epe:

10 great walking holidays in Mangyshlak.

Aktau - underground mosque and necropol 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).
Walking at tomb of the saint Esmabet ata and 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 Kenty baba (151 km). Visiting of necropolis the Kenty baba, walk in vicinities of necropolis.
Transfer: necropolis Kenty baba - underground mosque the Sultan- epe (2 km). Visiting of underground mosque the Sultan-Epe, 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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The author is Alexander Petrov program. Copying and introduction - only from the sanction of the author - <mailto: petrovsra@mail.ru>

Alexander Petrov