3 day trip to Kolsay, Kaindy and Charyn from Karkara to ALA

Trasfer from Karakol KG - upon requst

Day 1.

Kolsai kolderi national park KAZAKHSTAN

09:00 Meeting at the border and departure to Saty Kaindy lake.

11:00 arrival to Saty village and lunch (is included).

14:00 Transfer to Kaindy lake. Kaindy lake (11 km off-road). Kayndy lake was formed in 1911 after a huge earthquake that resulted in a big landslide from the eastern slope. The rockslide “place of origin” can still be seen today, because it has not been overgrown yet. The uniqueness of the lake is that after the rise of natural dam that blocked the gorge, water that filled a basin has formed a lake but has not destroyed the spruce that had been growing in this place along the river.

18:00 dinner (is included). Night stay at the guesthouse.

Day 2. 

Kolsay kolderi national park KAZAKHSTAN

Breakfast at the guesthouse (is included).

10:00 transfer to Kolsay lake1. Kolsay Lakes – one of the most beautiful places in Kazakhstan. These lakes are located at hs 2250 and 2700 meters above sea level. They are distinguished by the unique mountain watershed consisting of three natural zones and amazing variety of rare plants and animals.

13:00 lunch (outdoor picnic – is included).Free time (hiking or horse riding to Kolsay lake 2 – not included into the cost, horse riding price around 40 USD per person)

18:00 dinner (is included). Night stay at the guesthouse.

Day 3.

Charyn canyon KAZAKHSTAN

Trip to Charyn canyon (300 km from Almaty)

Breakfast at the guesthouse (is included).

08:00 departure to Charyn canyon.

10:00 arrival to Charyn canyon. The canyon has been described as the Grand canyon’s little brother and is considered to be the floor of the ancient ocean Tethys. The erosion made by the river Charyn below and the elements created a dramatic and impressive landscape. The Charyn canyon itself is approximately 150 km and in some places up to 300 m deep. Free time.

12:00 Lunch (is included)

15:00 departure to Almaty.

18:00 arrival and transfer to the hotel. End of services

Prices:

1 pax - 999 USD per person (for private tour)
2 pax - 549 USD per person (for a group of 2 pax)
3 pax - 385 USD per person (for a group of 3 pax)
4 pax - 315 USD per person (for a group of 4 pax)
5 pax - 280 USD per person (for a group of 5 pax)
6 pax - 249 USD per person (for a group of 6 pax)

Number of days: 3
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
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: • Photo and video charges • Alcohol + Beverages • Portages at airports and hotels • Tips and gratuities • Any personal expenses • Any services not included in the above itinerary
What to bring: Warm clothes - Trekking shoes - Rain coats - Caps on head - Sun glasses - Sun cream
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.