All-incl: Kolsay, Kaindy lakes, Charyn Canyon, Black Canyon

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  • Immerse in tranquil beauty, turquoise waters, surrounded by lush forests.
  • Discover a hidden gem with a surreal underwater forest.
  • Trek majestic landscapes, panoramic views at unforgettable Hiking Trails.
  • Encounter diverse flora, fauna, rare species, wildflowers, birds.
  • Enjoy warm hospitality, traditional meals, folklore, music.


Experience the breathtaking beauty of Kazakhstan's natural wonders with our exclusive two-day tour of Charyn Canyon, Kolsay Lake, and Kaindy Lake: 1. Spectacular Charyn Canyon: Explore the 'Grand Canyon of Central Asia' and be captivated by its awe-inspiring landscapes. The canyon stretches for over 90 kilometers and offers a stunning array of towering cliffs, unique rock formations, and vibrant colors, creating a paradise for photographers and nature lovers alike. 2. Kolsay Lake: Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Kolsay Lake, a series of three pristine alpine lakes nestled in the Tien Shan Mountains. Surrounded by lush green forests and snow-capped peaks, the turquoise waters of Kolsay Lake reflect the stunning natural surroundings, providing a picture-perfect setting for relaxation and reflection. 3. Enchanting Kaindy Lake: Discover the hidden gem of Kaindy Lake, known for its surreal underwater forest. This magical lake was formed after an earthquake, resulting in a submerged forest of towering spruce trees that still stand upright beneath the crystal-clear waters. 4. Unforgettable Hiking Trails: Embark on exhilarating hiking trails through the majestic landscapes of Charyn Canyon, Kolsay Lake, and Kaindy Lake. Trek along the canyon's rim, take in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, explore the shores of the lakes, and breathe in the fresh mountain air while immersing yourself in the unspoiled natural beauty. 5. Rich Biodiversity and Wildlife: Encounter a diverse array of flora and fauna as you journey through these natural wonders. Charyn Canyon, Kolsay Lake, and Kaindy Lake are home to a variety of plant and animal species, including rare and endemic ones. Keep an eye out for wildflowers, birds, and possibly even ibex and snow leopards, which inhabit these pristine environments. 6. Authentic Cultural Experiences: Experience the warm hospitality of the local Kazakh people and gain insights into their traditional way of life. Enjoy traditional Kazakh meals and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region, including folklore, music. 7. Escape from Urban Life: Leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and embark on a journey of serenity and tranquility. The Charyn Canyon, Kolsay Lake, and Kaindy Lake two-day tour offers an escape to pristine natural landscapes, providing a much-needed respite from the stresses of daily life. 8. Professional Guides and Comfortable Accommodation: Our expert guides will accompany you throughout the tour, providing in-depth knowledge of the region's history, geology, and ecology. You can relax and enjoy the journey, knowing that your accommodation and transportation will be comfortable and well taken care of. Immerse in stunning landscapes, witness unique formations, and create unforgettable memories in Kazakhstan's breathtaking nature.


1. Hotel pick up and drop-off (Vehicle 4WD with A/C) 2. Entry tickets to the lakes: Kolsay, Kaindy, Charyn Canyon 3. Meals: Day 1: lunch, dinner Day 2: breakfast Unlimited water supply 4. Overnight at guesthouse/yurt/camping 5. Driver 6. English-speaking guide

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  • Schedule: Day 1 - Departure from Almaty at 6.30 AM Kolsai, Kaindy lakes Day 2 - Black canyon, Charyn canyon Arrival to Almaty at 6 PM

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