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Charyn Canyon Tour

Charyn Canyon Tour

"Two Canyons Tour"

One-day trip to the Charyn Canyon - the most popular tour from Almaty, which takes you to the heart of wildlife. The scale of the canyon and the landscapes surrounding it make the trip to the Charyn Canyon unforgettable.

During the tour We'll visit the "Moon" Canyon and the Bartogai Reservoir. .
1 Day
From: 67$
all year round
Itinerary complexity
  • Go down the Charyn Canyon to " Valley of Castles" as deep as a skyscraper
  • Will try hot bread from Tandoor
  • Enjoy panoramic views of canyons of Temerlik and the Moon from a birds eye view

  • Take a picture of Bartogay Lake
  • Will buy fresh fruits in Baiseit road market
  • We will drive 420 kilometers in a comfortable off-roader
10 Hours
10 Hours
Almaty / Charyn Canyon / Moon Canyon / Bartogai / Almaty
07.30. After becoming acquainted with the guide in your hotel or any convenient place in Almaty, we start our adventure.

08.00. We'll stop on the way to buy and try a hot cake and have some tea.

09.30. Next stop will be in Baiseit village, where We'll buy ripe fruit at the bazaar.

10.30. We'll come to the Charyn National Nature Park. Here the guide will tell you the history of the "Valley of Castle" canyon and show you the most breathtaking views of the canyon.

11.00. We'll descend into the canyon to the Charyn River. It takes about 40 minutes to walk one way.

12.00. We'll stop for rest in "Eco Park" of the Charyn Canyon. There is a café where we can eat. The guide will get you some tea with Kazakh sweets and you'll have an hour of free time for rest.

13.00. We'll go back to our SUV and drive to the "Moon" Canyon.

14.00. We'll get acquainted with a completely different canyon in the Charyn National Park. And we'll go deep into the canyon for a little walk through the mazes.

16.00. We'll go back to Almaty city. There is another stop on the way to the Bartogai Reservoir.

19.00. The guide will take you to any place convenient for you in Almaty city or to the airport.

Program can be changed or supplemented according to your desire.
✓ Rent an all-wheel drive SUV
✓ Fuel
✓ Services of an English-speaking guide / driver
✓ Meals according to the program
✓ Entrance tickets to national parks
✓ Tasting "Kurt" and "Kumys"
✓ 1.5 liters of water per person
✓ International flights
✓ Medical insurance
✓ Personal expenses not indicated in the program
✓ Visa support
✓ Alcoholic drinks
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What to take with?
  • Comfortable waterproof shoes
  • Raincoat
  • Long pants and a long sleeve shirt
  • Cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect spray
  • Medication
  • Passport
Which SUV will take us?
For groups up to 6 people we use Toyota Land Cruiser, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, Toyota Sequoya, Nissan Patrol. For groups more than 6 people, prepared for off-road Hyundai Starex, Mitsubishi Rosa.
Is the internet available while traveling?
Every evening, Internet will be available at the hotel or guest house. Your guide will distribute the Internet during the ride and you can use it wherever possible.
Is vegetarian food possible?
By prior arrangement, it is possible to order vegetarian, vegan, halal and gluten-free foods.
Is this tour suitable for children?
We recommend going on this tour from 5 years old. We had experience organizing this tour for a 7 month old baby.
Can I download this route for this tour?
We will send a program by email after booking.
I travel alone, can I join a group?
We only organize private tours and do not collect groups. In any case, write to us and we will try to help you.
How does payment work?
You can pay the full amount when booking a tour on our website. Or by prior arrangement, you can pay 10% of the cost as a prepayment via PayPal, and pay the balance in cash on the day of the tour.
Can I change the program?
We are pleased to change the program for you to make it even more individual, please contact us by e-mail.
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