Charyn Canyon, Kolsai/Kaindy lakes|2-day|FULL BOARD


Charyn Canyon (or Sharyn) - a unique natural monument, is composed of sedimentary rocks, whose age is more than 12 million years!

Kolsai Lakes - a group of high-mountain lakes which are located in the northern Tien Shan. Lakes are located near the Kyrgyz border and 330 kilometers from Almaty. If you love the original nature, then you should definitely book a tour on Kolsay!

Kaindy - a mountain lake, located near Kolsai lakes. If you want to look for something new and different, then you should definitely choose a tour to Kaindy. This lake was formed as a result of the earthquake which occurred as a result, the water formed a lake. Visiting Kaindy You can see tall trees sticking out of the water, due to the cold temperatures, the trees were naturally frozen and well preserved in the water.

A feature of this Avtotour can highlight that in a short time, changing climatic conditions with dry, sultry semi-desert to the fresh, cool, mountain. Also impressive change of terrain, which at first was a low hills, hills and plains, and after a few hours of the mountains with snowy peaks, pine forests, crystal clear lakes and springs. This trip will allow to plunge into the culture and life of Kazakhs, after spending a long time in the Kazakh family p.Saty. Where as you can enjoy homemade dishes prepared from natural products.


In this unique tour, you are offered several conditions for the tour:

1) Camping in a tent with a beautiful view of the lake under the open starry sky and you do not have to worry about anything, since the tour program includes Full Board+(Cooking food at the stake) + equipment for the camp.

2)On this tour, you will visit the local simple village of Satti. This village is located 320 km from Almaty in the mountains.Stay in a cozy guest house with a local family Here you can completely immerse yourself in the atmosphere of local village life. Will Try  national food and you will know about the traditions of the Kazakh people.

- Photographing and watching animals

- Stroll by horseback ride


- Recognition of national traditions

Tour Locations:

Charyn Canyon (Valley of Casels)

Black Canyon

Kolsai Lake

Kaindy Lake (Sunken Forest)

Saty Village.

Special tour program:

Day 1

In the morning I will meet you at the hotel and we will go to the Charyn Canyon.

The road will be interesting we will drive through many local villages you can see what kind of lifestyle local people lead.

By the time the road takes 3-3.5 hours (200km distance) speed mode 60-80-100km / hour

11:00am Arrival to Charyn Canyon

Walking along the Canyon will take 1-2 hours depending on the customer's request.

Lunch on the bank of the Charyn river.

Lunch included (sandwich with bacon, tomato, cucumber, cheese, apples, bananas, hot fruit tea, water.

Time for lunch 1 hour.

3:00 pm-3: 30 pm

Return to the car and departure to the Village of Satty

The road takes 2-2.5 hours (distance 120km)

5:30 pm arrival in the village of Satty in local guest house with a local family.

(Here you can completely immerse yourself in the atmosphere of local village life).

See the way of life of the local Kazakh family. To get acquainted with the traditions! It's very interesting! 

7:30 pm Dinner at a guest house at a local Kazakh family and overnight.


Breakfast at 7:00 am in the guest house

Moving to Lake Kolsai, the distance is 15 km by the time of 40 minutes.

10:00 am Arrival to Lake Kolsai

Walking tour around Lake

The time will take 1-2 depending on the wishes of the customer.

13:00  Lunch at the guest house

Further transfer to the lake Kaindy.

The road will take 1.5 hours, the distance is 25 km off-road.

15:30  Arrival to Lake Kaindy

Excursion 1-2 hours

Lunch on the shore of the lake and departure to the city of Almaty.

Lunch included (sandwich with bacon, tomato, cucumber, cheese, apples, bananas, hot fruit tea, water.

The road will take 4.5 hours - distance to Almaty 330 km.

21:00  Arrival to Almaty

The time range of the tour program may very depending on the conditions of the tourist.


The cost of tour All inclusive:

Tour price - all group/2 people- 560 usd

Tour price - all group/3 people- 620 usd

Tour price - all group/4 people- 680 usd

Tour price - all group/5 people- 750 usd

Tour price - all group/6 people- 820 usd


The price includes: SUV + fuel + Experienced English speaking Guide + all entrance fees to Eco Parks + Lunches + meals Full Board+ Accommodation in the cozy guest house.

Additional service:

Rent of horses

Boting (Rental)

A cafe


The cost of the tour does not include

Visit to the restaurant, cafe, alcoholic drinks, extra payment.

The price does not include:  Visit to the restaurant, cafe, alcoholic drinks, extra payment.

The program of the tour can be adapted individually for the customer, discussed before the trip.

 With me you are in GOOD HANDS!

Number of days: 2
Covered regions:
East Kazakhstan
North Kazakhstan
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
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: riding horses, cafes, restaurants, driving a boat.
What to bring: In the winter: Warm clothes, shoes, and an individual first-aid kit. In summer: Sunscreen, sunglasses, cap, shirt. first aid kit
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
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.