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Charming Charyn, Alluring Charyn, Sharyn: tour from Almaty

Charming Charyn, Alluring Charyn, Sharyn: tour from Almaty

"In the everlasting affair between  the soft and the hard, the rigid and the flexible, water and rock, it is always the soft, the flexible, WATER that has the upper hand"

In case of water and rock, such a relationship can create stunning vistas like the CHARYN CANYON.

Located in Kazakhstan's Seven Rivers region about 200 km to the east of Almaty, the Charyn Canyon is one of the great tourist attractions in Central Asia. The waters of Charyn River have sculpted the shapeless rock and stone over millions of years into one of the world's most beautiful gorges - the Charyn Canyon. 

The Charyn Canyon (Charyn or Sharyn) stretches for almost 150 km and attains a depth of over 300 meters (for perspective: the Eiffel Tower in Paris is 300 meters tall).

Tour details: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Baiseit - Almaty. Route length total: 450 km. 

 

Charming Charyn, Alluring Charyn, Sharyn: tour from Almaty

Itinerary snapshot (hours adjustable):

AM

7:15 - pickup in Almaty, start ride to Charyn Canyon

10:30 - arrival at Charyn Canyon

AM - PM

10:30 - 14:30 - the climax of the tour: hiking along the bottom of the Charyn Canyon, gazing, breathing, taking photos (Canon DSLR at your service), emotional exchanges, snacks and refreshments

14:30 - 16:30 - drive to one of nearby villages for lunch, local life experiences, exploring

17:30 - drive back to Almaty

20:30 - dropoff at hotel

 

Inclusions

Light lunch with two sandwiches per guest: white and whole grain bread, cheese, vegetables, chicken, beef or lamb fillings, fruit salad, water or tea for up to two guests. For every additional guest + $10.

All eco and entrance fees on the tour for up to two guests. For every additional guest + $3.

 

Charming Charyn, Alluring Charyn, Sharyn: tour from Almaty

 

Alternative tours that include Charyn Canyons:

SEVEN RIVERS ICONIC TOUR: Charyn + Kolsay + Kaindy + Altyn Emel + BAL + Almaty|5 days

Charyn + Kolsay + Kaindy| Food, Fun, Fantastic Tour, 3 days

Charyn & Kolsay Lakes & Kaindy Lake, 3 days tour

Rocks on!

Charming Charyn, Alluring Charyn, Sharyn: tour from Almaty

 

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: Accommodation, breakfast, dinner, any extra expenses
What to bring: Passport, eco and entrance fees, snacks, trecking attire, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen
Transport: SUV 4x4
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