Altyn Emel|Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes|Charyn Canyon| 5 days

Tour 5 days and 4 nights

Tour Locations:

In This Tour you will vizit the most famous Natural Sights such as:

  • Altyn Emel National Park
  • (Singing Dunes, Aktau Mountains and KutuTau Mountains) Tiger Mountains
  • Charyn Canyon 2 more different Canyons
  • ( Canyon Bestomak, Clay Canyon)
  • Lake Kaindy (Sunken forest)
  • Lake Kolsai. 



I recommend this program to you, because it is Special and exciting tour not just excursion become more expedition trip!

In this round you will have the opportunity to spend the night in a tent on the expanses of wild nature in the most beautiful places of Almaty region or in a comfortable Mini hotel. I can recommend and give advice for accommodation conditions for everything during our EXCITING TOUR!


In this fascinating tour, you have got a Horse riding, rent a boat and boting on the Lake, fishing, live in a tent surround wild nature!
All this is possible to discusse individually with the tourist before the tour START!

Tour Programme:

Day 1

7:00 Early in the morning departure from Almaty to Altyn Emel.

The journey time on the Jeep is 4.5 hours (distance 270 km)

11:30 Stop in the village "Basshi", there in the central office of the park we take a permit to travel to the park and pay entrance fees

We stop at the snack and

13:00 We go on excursion Singing dunes.

The off-road distance is 50 km one way, the journey time is 1 hour.

Walking time from 1-4 hours, depending on physical fitness.

If you wait for a little sunset, you can see stunning views, landscapes!

In a dry, hot weather you can hear a strong sound from Dune!

If we are lucky with the weather, we will feel a strong sound!

Further picnic on the spring "Chokan Valikhanov" - this spring was named after the Kazakh historian Chokan Valikhanov who also visited these places.

I suggest to spend the night 2 options

1) Hotel

2) Tent camp in the territory of Altyn Emel National Park, as we can stay in nature and watch different animals - it's very interesting!

You decide!?

Day 2

7:00 Early in the morning Breakfast in the camp or Hotel

After breakfast we gather camp and go on a tour of the mountain "Katu Tau".

Time of the road in a jeep on off-road 2 hours (55 km.)

On the way we can observe hares, gazelles, and various wild birds.

10:00am Arrival to the place 

Hiking in the mountains "Kutu Tau" from 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the physical preparation of my guest

11:00 After lunch and transfer to the mountains "Aktau"

The journey time by jeep off-road 1 hour.

Hiking in the mountains "Aktau" from 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the physical preparation of my guest!

After lunch we will visit the natural spring where we can wash and refresh ourselves from the hot desert.It is located in the National Park

At evening we stay in overnight at mini simple and cozy Hotel

or Camping

Day 3

Breakfast and moving to the Canyons area

Visit "Bestomak" Canyon

On the way there will be a stop and we will see Tiger mountains, Hiking trip for 1 hour, take stunning pictures

Total Distance to Canyon "Bestomak" 280km Travel time 4 hours

On this day we will visit One Canyon.

Bestomak Canyon.

These are very beautiful places and very few people know about them! You will see a piece of wild nature!

Upon arrival at the  Canyon, a small lunch and a walking tour take 1-2 hours.

In the Canyon of Bestomak, I recommend that you stop for a night's lodging!

I have all the equipment for the camp, and there is also a great experience of cooking in nature!

This is a very quiet cozy place, next to the camp there is a river, trees, an open area for watching the starry sky!

Day 4

On this day we will visit another one Canyon!
"Clay" Canyon or how people to say "Moon" Canyon
Breakfast in our camp. Packing our equpment and start to moving to Clay Canyon.
Walking along the canyon and moving to the Clay Canyon.
Visit a few mysterious place, lunch at the bank river
Depature to Kaindy Lake (Sunken forest)
The road will take 3 hours. Very beautiful scenery!
Arrival to Kaindy Lake, a small lunch and a walk around the lake. In this Place better to odder horse riding
In the evening drive to the guest house in the village of Saty.
The distance is 15 km 1 hour.
There's dinner and overnight in Guest House

5 Day

Breakfast at the guest house and transfer to Kolsai Kolsai
Distance 15 km - 40 minutes
Walking around the lake.
Will Explore the Best observe Points
A bit of free time to relax on the shore of the lake in the shadow of a coniferous forest.
Have a Lunch at guest house

Departure to Charyn Canyon.
The road will take 2 hours.
Arrival in Charyn Canyon, walking  2-3 hours
Coffee Break 
Departure to Almaty.

The program can be adapted individually for guests, and we can discuss your offers and Ideas! Do not be Shy, ask me!

Cost of the tour: 890$ usd

The cost of the tour includes: Jeep + fuel + English speaking driver-guide + coffee and tea+ equipment for camping


Accommodation in a guest house in Satty Village, accommodation in a Mini hotel, guest house in Satty-Meals



Number of days: 5
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: Meals, Accommodation in a guest house in Saty Village, accommodation in a Mini hotel, guest house in Saty, Horseback riding, Boat rental, Camping, Mobile Sauna special for hiking.
What to bring: In the winter: Warm things. In summer: Sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable shoes for Hiking, raincoat
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.