Tour to Altyn-Emel, Singing Dune, Charyn Canyon | 3 Day

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 mountains (White mountains)
  • Katy Tau mountains
  • Charyn Canyon + 
  • Bartogai Lake


You will enjoy beautiful and diverse views of the largest Kazakhstan natural reserve - Altyn-Emel Park, 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 Canyon we will enjoy the coolness of the fast Charyn river.


In this unique tour

- Accommodation in the camp under the open starry sky

- Cooking delicious food at the stake

- Photographing and watching animals

- Hike

- Recognition of national traditions

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


Details of the tour:


Almaty-National Park Altyn Emel

A Guide 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!

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.

13:00 Departure to the mountains Ak-Tau and Katu-Tau (White mountains translated from the Kazakh language) These are the most ancient chalk mountains of more than 12 million years. The bottom of the ancient sea. You will see Mars landscapes.

14:30 Arrival in the mountains of Aktau (White Mountains in Kazakh language)

Excursion to the mountains of Aktau.

Hike 6-10 km..

* Will depend on the weather and physical. team training! I will show breathtaking Views.

Walk around Panaram.

Departure to the mountain Katu Tau - This is the lava mountains.

The journey time is 40 minutes. The road is gravel.

Arrival, walk, take exciting pictures at sunset.

    Stay overnight in a Tent (All equipment included)
    Go to Local Hotel (Shower, Euro Standard)
  • Guest House



Departure 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 and horses 

9:30 Arrival at the Singing Dunes there will be a hike to the Dune by the time it will take from 1-2 hours, depending on the physical preparation of the tourist.

12:00 After hiking the excursion we leave for lunch at the spring of "Chokan Valikhanov"

13:00 Departure to the Charyn National Park. This Natural Park has a huge territory and several different Canyons are located. This is the valley of the Canyons. The most popular is the famous Charyn Canyon.

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

On the way, we will visit the Breathtaking "Tiger" Mountains.
I'll show you Totally  3 Wild Canyons


  • Overnight can stay
    It can be "Bestomak" Canyon, Temirlik Canyon.
    Stay overnight in a Tent (All equipment included) 
  • Charyn Canyon 
    Accommodation in Charyn Canyon:
    Yurt in the National Style
    Mini Hotel

We will have 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 1-4 hours at the request of the tourist.

You can visit many different locations for stunning photos!

Visit the Moon Canyon

15:00 Departure to Bartogai Lake

16:00 Arrival  to the Lake 

Have 1 hour free time for relax....

17:30  Departure to Almaty.

The journey time is 3 hours - the distance is 200 km.

 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.

 Tour Price 680$ USD

Included in the price; SUV + fuel + English Speaking Guide + All  equipment for the camp 

Exclude: accommodation in hotel and guest house, meals, payment for entrance tickets to Eco Parks.


Please contact me before BOOKING

Before the trip I will give a recommendation about accommodation and meals!

With me you are in GOOD HANDS!


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: SUV 4x4
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.