One Day: Charyn Canyon, Kolsay and Kaindy lakes
14 hours
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

Personal trip to the Kolsay and Kaindy lake, and the Charyn canyon in one day

During this tour you will see:

  • Charyn Canyon
  • Lake Kaindy
  • Lake Kolsai
  • Black Canyon

Trip includes:

Departure from Almaty
Early in the morning at 5 am, the driver will pick you up from the appointed address and bring to Kaindy Lake (300 km, approximately 4.5 hours), on the way you will have one stop near the market in the village of Baiseit, here you can buy snacks and drinks
Arrival to the Lake Kaindy
Upon arrival, the tour will start from the parking lot (1.5 hours), you will have 4 km trekking to the lake, here you can walk along the shore and then go up to the observation spot to watch the lake from a height
Visiting the village of Saty
After sightseeing Lake Kaindy, you will go to the village of Saty (14 km, about 1 hour), here you will have lunch at the guest house
Visiting the Kolsai lake
After lunch you will go to the Kolsai Lake (15 km, about 25 minutes), upon arrival from the parking lot you will go for a walk around the lake (1.5 hours), you can walk along the left or right bank of the lake or ride a boat or a catamaran
Visiting the Charyn Canyon
After lunch, you will go to the Charyn Canyon (100 km, about 1.5 hours), upon arrival, a walking part will begin from the parking lot (about 1.5 hours), it is a trekking (3 km, one way) at the bottom of the canyon; at the end of the valley the Charyn River flows where you can cool off in hot weather, if you don't want to walk back, you can use a local taxi service, it will take you to the parking lot
Return to Almaty
After walking inside of the Charyn Canyon you will go back to the city (220 km, approximately 2.5 hours), upon arrival the driver will leave you at the appointed address

Length: 635 km, approximately 9 hours

Total time: 14 hours

Season: all year (best time April-October)

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

Options: You can stay overnight in the village of Saty, there are comfortable guest houses and the next day you can travel around several canyons of the Charyn River

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

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

1traveler - 410$ per person
2traveler - 230$ per person
3traveler - 170$ per person
4traveler - 140 $ per person
5traveler - 125$ per person

Price includes:
✅comfortable SUV
✅lunch in the Saty village
✅national parks entrance tickets
✅drinking water (2 liters)

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