Duration - 4 days
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

THE Altyn-Emel National Park, Hot springs, The Charyn Canyon, The Kolsai Lake, The Kaindy Lake

Four-day Tour

This four-day tour will show you the best places in Kazakhstan and introduce you to the diversity of the beauty of our nature, you will get acquainted with the harsh Kazakh steppes, the mysterious deserts with an inexplicable history, mountains of incredible colors, a walk through the places that nature has created for many millions of years, the contrast of icy and hot water, you will learn how Kazakh families live far from civilization, this tour will give you the opportunity to visit the amazing places of the Almaty region.
During this tour you will see:
  • Singing Dune
  • Seven Hundred Years Tree
  • Aktau mountains
  • Katutau Lava
  • Ancient Mosque
  • Tiger Mountains
  • Charyn Canyon
  • Thermal Springs
  • Kaindy Lake
  • Kolsai 1 and 2 lake
The tour includes:
First day
Departure from Almaty - Basshi Village (Lunch) - Aktau Mountains (trekking) - Katutau – the 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 the Basshi village, lunch at the hotel
- Departure to the Aktau mountains (80 km), trekking part (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, sleep

Length: 450 km, total time: 6 hours
Second day
The 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 time (1-2 hours)
- Departure to the mosque of the city of 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) – the Lake Kaindy (trekking) - Saty village (dinner, overnight)

- 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 Kaindy (110 km, approximately 2.5 hours), trekking time 3 km (2 hours)
- Departure to the village of Saty (guest house) (15 km, about 1 hour), dinner, sleep

Length: 210 km, total time: 5 hours
Fourth day
The Saty settlement (Breakfast) – The Kolsai lakes 1 and 2 (Trekking, Lunch) - Return to Almaty

- Breakfast in Saty (guest house)
- Departure to Lake Kolsai-1 (15 km, approximately 30 minutes), hiking to the Lake Kolsai-2 (16 km, 6-7 hours *), lunch
- Return to Almaty (300 km, approximately 5 hours); the driver will leave at the appointed address in the city

Length: 315 km, total time: 7 hours

* for people with good physical condition; option - horse riding

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 day two, you can spend the night in the Charyn Canyon if you do not want to visit the hot springs. On the 3rd and 4th day, at your request, you can spend the night in a yurt. On day 4, you can go to the second Kolsai lake riding a horse or stay on the first lake to catch some trout.

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

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

1traveler - 1250$ per person
2traveler - 710$ per person
3traveler - 523$ per person
4traveler - 420 $ per person
5traveler - 380$ per person

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

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    Guides with more than 10 years of experience will handle all the issues of your journey. All of our drivers and guides are certified.
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  • Low prices

    No brokers, no agents, no
    hidden fees - you work
    and travel directly with us.
    This makes a trip not overpriced.
    To book your trip on a specific date we charge a deposit of only 10 percent of the total sum of money
    We'll meet you at the airport and transfer you back
    afterwards by request.
    We care - our priority to do the best we can to choose or recommend the safest places to eat en-route.
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