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Visit to Necropolis Sisem ata.

Visit on Mangyshlak.

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien.

The short description of route of an excursion trip to necrololis Sisem ata:

Aktau – Zhanaozen – necropolis Esen ata – necropolis Sisem ata (ХI – XII c.c.)

Distance of the route: 724 km.
Season: from April 1, 30st till September.
 The best time for excursion: April, May, June, September.
The Advanced order: for 48 hours.
Duration of the tour: 1 day.

The detailed program of an excursion trip from Aktau to necropolis Sisem ata:

Tours in Mangyshlak and Uzbekistan.

Aktau – necropolis Esen ata – necropolis Sisem ata (ХI – XII c.c.) (362 km).
Transfer: Актау - depression Karagie - settlement Kyzylsai - mausoleum Kuy-Tam (146 km). Departure at 8.00 from Актау. Our way lays on southeast through the deepest depression of Kazakhstan - Karagie, which on 132 meters below a sea level.
We pass settlement Munaishi it is turned on the left, on the north and it is passed through settlement Zhetybai To the right of road behind settlement are stone career where it is extracted Mangyshlak shell rock which is applied at construction of buildings.
On way ancient necropolis Esen ata is visited. After settlement Shetpe on way leaves on the east, we move on huge depression, we pass small settlements Ausar and Zharmysh and gradually we come nearer to pass Manata.
From here the road rises on plateau Ustyurt. Before pass stop at mazar Manata, visiting of ancient (248 km). The further transfer to settlement Saiutes and and further transfer to necropolis Sisem ata (114 km).
Arrival on necropolis Sisem ata. Visiting of ancient necropolis Sisem ata. Lunch in the house shirakshi at necropolis. Returning in Актау (362 km).

Necropolis Sisem-ata. Photo Almas Ordabaev.Necropolis Sisem-ata. Photo Almas Ordabaev.Necropolis Sisem-ata.

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

Almas Ordabaev and  Alexander Petrov.