Priviate car tour to Charyn Canyon and Kolsay lake

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Discover the allure of Charyn Canyon's majestic red cliffs, then venture to the pristine beauty of Kolsay Lake. Hike ancient trails, savor stunning vistas, and immerse in nature's wonders.

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  • Dive into nature's artistry, explore crimson cliffs, and unearth ancient stories
  • Serenity reigns in the heart of the Tien Shan Mountains, a peaceful alpine haven
  • Discover Kazakh national cuisine and hospitality
  • Explore lake and the nature scenery on foot or optionally by horseback


Our accredited guide will meet you at your choosen point and your journey will begin with the landscape evolves from the bustling cityscape of Almaty into the serene Kazakh countryside, preparing you for the natural wonder that lies ahead. On the way our guide will meet you with the Kazakhstan culture, history and life aspects. The road to Charyn Canyon takes about 3 hours, even though we want you to enjoy the beauty of the Kazakhstan's nature we also don't want to disconect you from your sochial life therefore we have WiFi on board during all journey. Upon arrival, you will walk with our gide down to the Charyn river (about 1 Km/40 minutes smooth walking), Your odyssey begins at the awe-inspiring Charyn Canyon, a geological masterpiece crafted over millions of years. As you descend into its depths, you'll find yourself amidst a surreal landscape of towering red cliffs and winding gorges, each formation whispering ancient stories. Imagine walking amidst the 'Valley of Castles', a maze of sandstone spires that evoke the atmosphere of a mythical kingdom. This is not just a canyon; it's a living testament to the Earth's artistic prowess, a canvas painted in hues of red and gold that will ignite your sense of wonder. From the dramatic canyons, you'll journey to the serene Kolsay Lake, cradled amidst the emerald embrace of the Tien Shan Mountains. The stillness of the lake mirrors the surrounding peaks, creating a scene straight out of a fairy tale. Picture yourself on a leisurely boat ride, the water beneath you so clear that you can see the very soul of the lake. On its shores, pristine forests teem with life – a paradise for nature lovers and a sanctuary for those seeking tranquility. This is not just a lake; it's a haven, inviting you to bask in its peaceful aura. Book Your Seat to the Extraordinary! Dear traveler, if you seek a journey that ignites your senses, a fusion of adrenaline and tranquility, then our Charyn Canyon and Kolsay Lake tour is your ticket to an unforgettable experience. Each step you take is a step into a world where nature reigns supreme, and every moment promises a new discovery.


Transportation by car Tour guide Botteled water Hotel or any preffered location picup and drop-off. Entry tickets to all areas WiFi on board

Important Information

  • The tour takes place in the border area. Border guards can fine you and not let you go to the lakes if you are without a passport

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