Tour to Altyn-Emel Reserve, Charyn Canyon | 3 Days

3 days tour to Kazakhstan will acquaint you with the amazing natural sights of the surroundings of Almaty.

Location of Tour:

National Park Altyn Emel: Singing Dunes, Ak tau montains, Katy Tau mountains Charyn Canyon, Bartogai Lake


You will enjoy beautiful and diverse views of the largest Kazakhstan natural reserve - Altyn-Emel, stroll through the Chalk mountains of Ak Tau and listen to the song Singing Dunes (song) - a unique phenomenon of nature that has many related legends. In these beautiful places, the Great Khan the conqueror, the founder of the Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, stayed with his army. We will go to Charyn-Canyon, a beautiful valley with red "castles", after a walk to the Konyon we will enjoy the coolness of the fast Charyn river.


In this unique tour

- Accommodation in the camp under the open starry sky

- Cooking food at the stake

- Photographing and watching animals

- Hiking tours

- Recognition of national traditions

Positive emotions and exceptional photos in the style of selfie are guaranteed!

Details of the tour:

1 day

Almaty-National Park Altyn Emel

The driver will meet you in the hotel lobby or Hostel early in the morning.

It's better to go to the Altyn-Emel national park earlier!

The program is very rich.

So moving to a jeep from Almaty to Altyn Emel Park, the Bashi village takes 4-4.5 hours. (The distance is 280 km)

Arrival in the Altyn-Emel National Park (Bashshi village) at 11:00 am

In the village of Basshi there is the office of the National Park of Atyn Emel, there it is necessary to take a pass for passage to the territory of the Park.

12:00 we go on an excursion Singing Dunes.

Distance to one side on off-road 50 km on time 1-1,5 hours

Along the way, we will meet various wild animals, such as gazelles, hares, kulans, wild birds of prey.

13:00 arrival at the Singing Dunes there will be a hike to the Dune by the time it will take from 1-3 hours, depending on the physical preparation of the tourist.

15:00 After hiking the excursion we leave for lunch at the spring of "Chokan Valikhanov"

A pleasant place to relax after climbing the sand dune!

16:00 We go to the hotel, and stay for the night.

* There is also an option: the overnight in the camp is discussed individually!

2 day

Altyn-Emel mountains of Ak Tau and Katu Tau.

Early breakfast in the morning

After breakfast departure from the hotel for a Sightseeing Tour to the mountains of Ak Tau is a unique phenomenon of nature.

The road off-road will take 1-1,5 hours in one direction (distance 75 km)

10: 00am Arrival to the place 

Tour of the mountains of Ak Tau will take 1-3 hours depends on the physical preparation of the tourist.

12;30  After a hike, we can rest in the shade of a tent, drink cool water, tea, coffee and go on a jeep further to the mountains "Katu Tau"

Time of the trip on a jeep on off-road 1 hour-distance 35km.

13:30 Arrival to the place at . Excursion from 1 to 2 hours.

15:30 Departure to Charyn Canyon, we will stay for the night in That Canyon.

The journey time is 3.5-4 hours, the distance is 300 km.

18:30 Arrival at Charyn Canyon 

We will a happy hour moment, because it is sunset time! Breathtaking moment in Canyon.And you are will see first 

* campground for overnight or night in the hotel is discussed with the tourist individually!


Canyon Charyn- Almaty

Breakfast and excursion to the Canyon from 1.5 to 4 hours at the request of the tourist.

You can visit many different locations for stunning photos!

12:00 Return to the camp - ** lunch

13:00 Departure to Bartogai Lake

15:00 Arrival  to the Lake 

Have 1 hour free time for relax....

16:30  Departure to Almaty.

The journey time is 4 hours - the distance is 200 km.

* Accommodation in a campground or hotel is discussed with the customer.

** Lunch, snacks are discussed with the customer.

 In winter, the program of the tour varies a little, because in the winter the day is short.And the travel time on the car increases due to poor road conditions.


All the moments must be discussed with the tourist before the trip!

 Included in the price; Jeep + fuel + driver (guide, cook) + equipment for the camp 

 The price does not include: accommodation in hotel and guest house, meals, payment for entrance tickets to Eco Parks.

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Included services:
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Food, accommodation, entrance tickets
What to bring: passport
Transport: Offroad vehicle 4x4