I invite you to my own land. Charyn canyon one of the most picturesque places and best trips in Almaty region.
A lot of visitors of Charyn then sayed that they saw in Kazakhstan small copy of the Grand Canyon. During the tour guests can visit a village of the uighurs with local food. Along the way you can make acquaintance with typical kazakh modern villages and citysetelments.
On the way we can see farm animals horses, sheeps, cows. Wild animals and birds like golden eagles, jerboa, partridge and etc.
It takes near of 2,5 hours to get to the canyon. The half part of the way is Comfortable highway and asphalt road. Then walking through the canyon 2 km in one direction. Possible to organise a picnic near of the river or have a hot lunch in Uighurs cafe on the way to the Almaty.
Usually it takes near of 8 hours for the tour. Better to start the tour at 7-8 am. You should be ready it can be really hot there during the summer days. I suggest to have long sleeve clothes and suncream.
The price 130 $ for 1-2 guests. Included car with driver, fuel, guide.
For a group of 3-6 guests I can offer another car. Price for the tour 150$.
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.