Duration - 3 days
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

Trip to Altyn-Emel National Park, Charyn Canyon,
Kolsai Lake and Kaindy in 3 days

Three-day tour to Altyn-Emel, the Charyn Canyon, the Kolsai Lake and Kaindy; during this tour you will see the main attractions of the Altyn-Emel National Park, these are the Aktau Mountains, the Katutau and the Singing Dune; the Charyn Canyon "Valley of Castles", the Kolsai and Kaindy Lake; this tour gives unique opportunity to see the best places in the Almaty region over a period of just three days
During this tour you will see:
  • Singing Dune
  • Seven Hundred Years Tree
  • Aktau Mountains
  • Katutau Mountains
  • Tiger Mountain
  • Charyn Canyon
  • Kaindy Lake
  • Kolsay Lake
This tour includes:
First day
Departure from Almaty - Basshi Village (Lunch) - Aktau Mountains (Trekking) - Katutau - 700 year old Iva - 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 - Chundzha village (lunch) - Charyn Canyon - Saty village (Dinner, Overnight)

- Breakfast at the Hotel
- Departure to the singing dune (50 km), walking tour (1-2 hours)
- Departure to the village of Chundzha (260 km), lunch in a cafe
- Departure to the Charyn canyon (85 km, about 1 hour), excursion-trekking 6 km (2-3 hours)
- Departure to the village of Saty (guest house) (100 km, approximately 1.5 hours), dinner, sleep

Length: 495 km, Total time: 5 hours
Third day
Saty settlement (Breakfast) - Lake Kaindy (trekking 3 km) - Lake Kolsai - Saty (lunch) - Departure to Almaty

- Breakfast in Saty (guest house)
- Departure to Kaindy Lake (15 km, about 1 hour), trekking part (3 km, 2 hours)
- Departure to Kolsai Lake (30 km, approximately 1.5 hours), trekking (2 km, 1-1.5 hours), lunch
- Return to Almaty (300 km, approximately 4 hours); the driver will leave you at the appointed address

Length: 345 km, total time: 6 hours

Season: all year (best time April-October)

The route can be changed or supplemented according to your request; 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 instead of the village of Saty, on the 3rd day instead of Lake Kaindy you can go to the second Kolsai lake

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

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

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

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

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