Dazzling Charyn Canyon

Dazzling Charyn Canyon

Dazzling Charyn Canyon, Kazakhstan tours.

Name of tour: Dazzling Charyn Canyon 

Length: 6 days 

Places of interest: Almaty, Issyk , Saty, Kaindy, Kolsai, Charyn Canyon 

Day 1: Almaty
We are glad to welcome you in Almaty, Kazakhstan. We will have today the city tour that will take about 6 hours. There are located the fascinating and important sites that can open us the ancient history of Kazakh land.  The first landmark of the day will be the Green Bazaar, where you can see the colorful souvenirs, buy fruits or vegetables and have a chance to bargain to make the prices lower. After we will be offered to visit the important sites such as Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral, Kok-Tobe. In Kok-Tobe park we will have a chance to observe the breathtaking panoramic views if the city and take photos. There is will be the opportunity to buy the souvenirs. The tour will be finished with transferring by the cableway. In the end of the tour the group will drive to the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty – Issyk – Almaty
After having breakfast our guests have a wonderful trip at 11:00 a.m. to dazzling Issyk Lake. Along the way the visitors can explore the interesting information and explore the interesting details about the lake. The route will take about 7 hours. We will have a chance to observe the vivid gorge Issyk right on the Kuldja tract. Every guest can visit this wonderful place. This place is also popular due to the ancient caravans that passed this road. During the tour the travelers can explore the monument "Golden Man", one of the main symbols of the country. There are also excursion in the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK”. After we will get to the picturesque lake at the height of 1756 m. and observe the fabulous views. The lake was created about 10000 years ago. In 1963 there was the huge disaster. The tour finishes with driving to the hotel. 

Day 3: Almaty – Saty – Kaindy
We will start the day at 7:00 and then transfer the Kolsai Lakes. We will arrive there about 12:00 and have a lunch. Today we will explore the breathtaking lake called Kaindy and translates as Birch Lake. There was a huge landslide that blocked the gorge and a natural dam appeared. The lake was formed about 100 years ago and is famous for its fir trees under the water resembling ships. The lake itself is shrouded in secrets and legends and boasts enchanting views. The lake is located at an altitude of 2000 meters. Because of the cold water temperature, the needles of fir trees under water still remain unchanged. After the tour will continue with transferring to the Saty settlement, the boarding house.

Day 4: Saty – Kolsai 2
This day we will start at 7:00, after breakfast we will the tour to Kolsai-1 to the lake Kolsai-2 lakes. They are called the "blue necklace of the Northern Tien Shan" and seeing them at least once is impossible to forget this splendor. The largest lake is accessible for the tourist. It riches with the picturesque landscapes. Also it is possible to pick the mushrooms here. The group can order the horse-riding. Kolsai lakes are very deep; in some places the depth reaches 80 meters. In summer, the water temperature is +10 degrees. The lake is surrounded by the magnificent trees and mountains. There are will be a great opportunity to pick berries, mushrooms and go fishing. Water is crystal and clear. The flora and fauna of the lake is rich and we will have a chance to see Marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears. After we will drive to the boarding house. 

Day 5: Saty – Charyn – Almaty
Our team is happy to organize you the tour to legendary famous Charyn Canyon. We will start the tour with transferring at 09:00 a.m. We will have a great chance to observe one of the main attractions of the country.  The Canyon looks like the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. And can boast with the magnificent views. We sure that the visitors will impressed under the landscapes of the canyon. The guest can walk along the popular maze that has the height of the hills of 300m along "Valley of Castles". The valley is about 2 km long and 80 m wide. It was formed many millions years ago due to the wind, sun and rain. We will have today fascinating photos and have vivid memories. We will end the tour at 19:00 p.m. and transfer to Almaty.

Day 6: Flight
Today the group has breakfast in the hotel, than goes check-out procedure before 12:00 and then goes a way to the airport.


Price per person:
02 pax – 1 045 $
04 pax – 680 $
06 pax – 520 $
08 pax – 435 $
10 pax – 385 $
Single – 120 $

Early check-in – 30 $
Single early check-in – 45 $  

Half board – 80 $
Full board – 130 $ 

English speaking guide – 570 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Almaty – “Kazakhstan” Hotel 3*
      Saty – Homestay
- Mineral water supply
- 2 dinners and 2 lunches
- Admission tickets to all museums
- English speaking escort (takes care of organizational questions)           

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support

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