Kolsay, Kaindy, Charyn 2 Days Combo Tour from Almaty

2 Days SUV Tour to the gems of Trans Ili Alatau mountains - Kolsay 1 Lake, Kaindy Lake and Charyn Canyon. The Tour starts from Almaty and takes you 350 kilometres away from the magapolise, to the South-East part of Northern Tian Shan.

First day is dedicated to the trekking and exploring of the Kolsay 1 Lake (1818 altitude). There the Guide will show you the best locations of the Lower Lake and arrange boat to cruise along the lake or horses to take a ride around. Lunch and accomodation for the night will be organized in the guest-house in the Saty village - homestay with a local Kazakh family, to get introduced with customs, traditions and of course to taste a native full board of meals! The original sauna bath is available in the evening.

Second day starts early directly to the Kaindy Lake - the flooded Tian Shan spruces trees Lake, which was created by the forces of nature more than 100 years ago. There also horses are available for the rides. 

After, Tour continues to the Charyn Canyon - a millions of years nature tribute to erosion and other forces of nature, there the Guide will give you several variants of trekking and a hike. The route goes within the famous Valley of Castles down to the Charyn River. And the unexplored South Side of the Canyon is also available for discovery. The highlight of the day is meeting a breathtaking Sunset in the silence of the centuries in the Canyon.

You need to have Your Passport with you for the military checking control! 

The format of the Tour is SUV Toyota Land Cruiser 200, Certified Guide - Driver. Individual or mobile group (1-5 pax)

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

  • 07 00 - departure from Almaty
  • 12 00 - arrival to Saty guest house, lunch
  • 12 30 - arrival to Kolsay Lake
  • 12 30-18 00 - adventures and trekking at Kolsay Lake
  • 19 00 - dinner
  • 21 00- sauna and overnight

 

Day 2

  • 08 00 - breakfast
  • 10 00 - arrival to Kaindy Lake
  • 10 00-12 00 - exploring Kaindy Lake
  • 13 00 - lunch
  • 15 00 - arrival to Charyn Canyon
  • 15 00-20 00 - hiking in Charyn + Sunset
  • 21 00 - dinner
  • 23 00 - arrival to Almaty

 

*The Itinerary designed for Summer season, Winter Tours will have changes in timing

 

The Price

1 pax = 627 $ USA

2 pax = 352 $ USA per person

3 pax = 261 $ USA per person

4 pax = 215 $ USA per person

5 pax = 187 $ USA per person

*The Price showed is per person for the group of 4 pax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of days: 2
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: Horse rides, boats on the lake
What to bring: Warm clothes, rain coats, proper trekking shoes, Passports, your own prescribed medicine
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.