Day trip around Almaty. Charyn Canyon, Big Almaty Lake

Tour program:

Charyn Canyon is a unique natural monument, stretching for 154km along the banks of Charyn river in south from Almaty. It consist out of sedimentary rocks which are about 12 mln years old. The h of canyon walls can be up to 300 meters. The most interesting tourist place is Valley of Castles, curvy 2-km path through the bottom of canyon will lead you  along picturesque mountains, red cliffs and rocks.

Distance – 250 km

Duration – 9 to 11 hours

06-00 departure from Airport  Almaty

08:30 stop at the road market

10-00 arrival to Charyn canyon (barbecue inside the canyon)

13-00 departure from Charyn canyon

16-00 arrival to Almaty

Next we will going :

Big Almaty Lake is a lake in a mountain region of Zailisky Alatau located on the altitude of 2511m, 15 km south from city center of Almaty.

 

Exciting and picturesque trip to Big Almaty lake, normally takes half a day. The 4x4 vehicle  will take you to the view-point (slightly over the lake) from where you can enjoy magnificent view of Big Almaty Lake, you can take a walk there and have some photo-shots. Next you are going to meteorological laboratory located on 3200m altitude, where you can enjoy views of glacier and have a 4-hour hike to Big Almaty Peak 3680 m (available only at appropriate weather conditions). 

Transfer to the airport  

Program can be changed or supplemented according to your desire.

 

Number of days: 1
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: Meal, environmental fees, accommodations
What to bring: Passport
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.