Charyn Canyon, Kolsay & Kaindy Lakes - Two Day Trip

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Embark on a captivating two-day tour that covers the most picturesque destinations and must-visit attractions in the Almaty region: Charyn Canyon and Kolsay and Kaindy Lakes.


  • Discover the most beautiful places riding a comfortable 7 seated SUV
  • Explore 'Kazakhstani Switzerland'
  • English-speaking guide


Everyone knows the Great Canyon, which is one of the main attractions of America, Arizona. In Almaty there is a younger brother of this canyon, which is called Charyn. The result of the natural destruction made by the Charyn River creates a very impressive landscape. It is one of the most visited and memorable places in Almaty, which fascinates all residents and tourists of the city.  Once you are in Almaty, you just must visit Kaindy and Kolsai lakes, where you will immerse yourself in the surreal atmosphere of nature. It is believed that natural diamonds of picturesque Kazakhstan are hidden in these lakes.  Itinerary: Day 1 08:00 am Departure from Almaty 11:00 am Arrival to the Canyon. Within 2 hours of trekking, you will have the opportunity to marvel at its astonishing views and traverse the enchanting Castle Valley, crafted by the interplay of rocks and sands. 2:00 pm Arrival to Saty Village. Check in, lunch. 4:00 pm Arrival to Kolsay lake. 2 to 3 hours on the lake with the possibility of hiking, horseback riding, boating (optional), photo shooting. 7:00 pm Arrival to Saty Village. Dinner and free time. Day 2 8:00 am Breakfast 09:30 am Arrival to the Kaindy Lake. 2 hours trekking, photo shooting 12:00 pm Arrival to Black Canyon. Short stop for colorful photos. 2:00 pm Lunch at Baiseit village (upon request) 5:00 pm Arrival to Almaty


Hotel pickup and drop-off. Transportation with driver-English speaking guide Accommodation 1 night in a guest house (lunch, dinner, breakfast) Water (1 liter per person) Entrance tickets to all national parks

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