Almaty: Kolsai Lake and Charyn Canyon Day Trip

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Discover the unique landscapes of Charyn Canyon and Kolsay Lake on a day trip from Almaty. Admire the natural beauty of the Black and Moon Canyons and Kolsay Lake, and take a walk around the lake.

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  • Discover the unique landscapes of Charyn Canyon and Kolsai Lake
  • Admire the natural beauty of the Black Canyon and Moon Canyon
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Charyn Canyon and the Valley of Castles
  • Take an optional boat or catamaran ride on the Kolsai Lake
  • Benefit from round-trip transportation from Almaty for your tour


Discover the natural beauty of Kazakhstan on a day trip from Almaty. Visit the Charyn Canyon, Black Canyon, Moon Canyon, and Kolsay Lake. Enjoy a guided tour and round-trip transportation from Almaty. Start your day at our meeting point, which is located in the center of Almaty, near to the state Circus. Meet your guide and hop into your vehicle. Drive to the Charyn Canyon, also known as the Valley of Castles. Admire the unique rock formations and take in the views of the canyon. Head to the Moon Canyon and the Black Canyon. Take in the panoramic views of the Black Canyon. Afterward, drive to Kolsay Lake. Take a walk around the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Finish your time at the lake and begin the drive back to Almaty.


Round trip transportation Guide Entry ticket to Kolsai Lakes National Park Entry ticket to Charyn Canyon National Park Bottle of water

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