Canyon tour
12 hours
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

Personal trip on an off-road vehicle along the canyons of the Charyn River in 1 day (12 hours)

On this trip you will get acquainted with the wild places of the Charyn Canyon.

This is a SPECIAL tour in which the most beautiful places are collected such as: the Bestamak Gorge, the Moon Canyon, the best viewing spots, the Black Canyon and the most popular part of the canyon, the Valley of Castles.

The outstanding feature of this trip is that you will watch incredibly beautiful, wild places of the canyon, in such places there are no crowds of tourists, it is not uncommon to meet wild animals of mountain goats, gazelles, manuls, jerboas, camels.

Such a trip is perfect for those who want to see more than a standard tour, to visit the wonders of nature without tourists (suitable for lovers of picnics in nature).

Such a canyon will definitely surprise you with its diversity, because all the locations of the Charyn Canyon are not alike!

Tour includes:

Departure from Almaty
In the morning, the driver will pick you up from the address you have assigned, and you will go to the first location of the Charyn Canyon, the Moon Canyon observation spot (220 km, approximately 3 hours).

Enroute, we will stop at the Baiseit village market where you can buy snacks and drinks.
Arrival at the observation spot of the Moon Canyon
On the observation spot, we enjoy the views from a height, take some pictures. Walking time is around 30 minutes.
Arrival at the observation spot Stone Precipice
Another observation spot with a breathtaking view of the Charyn River. Walking time is about 30 minutes.
Arrival at the observation spot of the Heart of the Canyon
Probably the most beautiful place in the Charyn Canyon. This place offers a panoramic view of the central and most popular among tourists part of the canyon - "Valley of Castles". Walking time is about 30 minutes.
Arrival to the Bestamak Gorge
After descending on an off-road vehicle into the Bestamak gorge, it will be possible to walk to the Charyn River and have a picnic. Trekking part is 5km, walking time - 2 hours.
Return to the city
After walking through the Bestamak gorge, we are going back to the city (Travel time: 3 hours, 230 km)
Upon arrival, the driver will drop leave you at the appointed address in the city.

Length: 460 km, approximately 7 hours

Total time: 12 hours

Season: all year (best time April-October)

The route can be changed or supplemented according to your request; If you want to watch 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: some places can be changed and included in the program the "Valley of Castles" or the Bartogay reservoir.
1traveler - 360$ per person
2traveler - 200$ per person
3traveler - 150$ per person
4traveler - 125 $ per person
5traveler - 110$ per person

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV
✅national parks entrance tickets
✅drinking water (2 liters)

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

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

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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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afterwards by request.
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