Charyn Canyon Kolsay Kaindy lakes budget trip
Charyn Canyon (before leaving Almaty, stop by supermarket to have some snacks as in lunch time you will be in Charyn- you will have it here) after 2.5 h trekking through Valley of Castles you will move to Kaindy lake 1.5 h sight , photo shooting and move to Saty village for overnight. You will stop in guest house (kazakh family)
Here you will be having dinner (salad, main course and unlimited tea) Might be other tourists over the world here as well. Overnight
wake up at 6.00 am
morning breakfast 6.30 then moving to Kolsay 1 lake at 7.00 am
After you get Kolsay 1 lake if you wish you will have trekking 8 km up to the mountain to Kolsay 2 lake. Then move back to Saty to have late lunch around 14-00pm and back to Almaty around 20-00 pm.
Trekking depends on your physical condition if no stop and brake 2.5 hour to get to Kolsay 2 lake, go down thesame timing. So total 5 hours+1hour in Kolsay 2 lake. So try to get to Kolsay 1 lake at 14-00 pm where car will be waiting for you and your friend. If you come back late at 16-00 - 17-00 pm its too late (you will get Almaty at midnight)
price 400 usd for 2 ppl
price 450 usd for 3 ppl
price 480 usd for 4 ppl
for two days one night (besides Kolsay you will see Charyn Canyon, black Canyon and Kaindy lake)
Driver Russian speaking
Accommodation + 3 times hot meal (breakfast, lunch, diner)
First day lunch
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.
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.