Altin Emel, Hot Springs and the Charyn Canyon
Duration - 3 days
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

Personal SUV tour - 3 day

A three-day tour to the Altyn-Emel and the Charyn Canyon, during this tour you will see the main attractions of the Altyn-Emel National Park - Aktau Mountains, Katutau, Singing Dune. The Aktau mountains are the place that does not repeat itself and you will not see such a miracle of nature anywhere else, the Singing dune is one of the seven wonders of Kazakhstan, the secrets of the dune have not yet been revealed because this dune can sing and does not crumble, although it is very loose, the Charyn Canyon - the younger brother of the Grand Canyon, also included in one of the seven wonders of Kazakhstan, this place will provide you a lot of cool photos and emotions for a long time.
During this tour you will see:
  • Singing Dune
  • Seven Hundred Years Tree
  • Aktau mountains
  • Katutau Lava
  • Ancient Mosque
  • Tiger Mountains
  • Charyn Canyon
  • Thermal Springs
  • Bartogay Reservoir
This tour includes:
First day
Departure from Almaty - Basshi Village (Lunch) - Aktau Mountains (Trekking) - Katutau - 700 year old willow - Basshi Village (Dinner, Overnight)

- Departure from Almaty (in the morning), to the village of Basshi (290 km, about 3 hours)
- Arrival in Basshi village, lunch at the hotel
- Departure to the Aktau mountains (80 km), trekking/hiking (3-8 km, 2-3 hours)
- Departure to Katutau (30 km), walking time (30-60 minutes)
- Departure to the 700-year-old willow (35 km), walking time (30-60 minutes)
- Departure to the village of Basshi to the Hotel (15 km), dinner, sleeping

Length: 450 km, total time: 6 hours
Second day
Basshi village (Breakfast) - Singing dune - Zharkent (Ancient mosque) - Chundzha village (Lunch) - Hot springs (Dinner, Bathing, Overnight)

- Breakfast at the Hotel
- Departure to the Singing dune (50 km), walking/hiking part (1-2 hours)
- Departure to the mosque Zharkent (160 km), walking time (1 hour)
- Departure to the village of Chundzha (100 km), lunch in a cafe
- Departure to hot springs (60 km), swimming, dinner, sleeping

Length: 370 km, total time: 5 hours
The third day
Hot springs (Bathing, Breakfast) – the Charyn canyon (Trekking, Lunch) - Lake Bartogay - Almaty

- Morning swim, breakfast at the Hot Springs
- Departure to the Charyn Canyon (85 km, approximately 1 hour), trekking part - 6 km (2-3 hours), lunch in the National Park
- Departure to Lake Bartogai (60 km, approximately 1.5 hours), walking time (1 hour)
- Return to Almaty (180 km, approximately 2.5 hours); the driver will leave you at the appointed address in the city

Length: 325 km, total time: 5 hours

Season: all year(best time April-October)

The route can be changed or supplemented according to your desire; If you want to see an attraction that is not listed in this program, please contact us - we will definitely try to resolve this and tell you about all the possible options.

Options: On the 2nd day you can spend the night in the Charyn canyon if you do not want to visit hot springs and on the 3rd day you can watch other canyons Bestamak, Lunny, Temerlik. On the 3rd day instead of lake bartogay you can go to lake Issyk or Waterfall in Turgen visiting the ostrich farm.

Price for an SUV with a driver (regardless of the number of people, 6 people max)

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

1traveler - 1015$ per person
2traveler - 625$ per person
3traveler - 483$ per person
4traveler - 350 $ per person
5traveler - 300$ per person

Price includes:
✅comfortable SUV
✅accommodation (hotel, guest houses)
✅food and drinking water
✅national parks entrance tickets

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