Day 1. Charyn canyon and Kolsai kolderi national park. Trip to Charyn canyon (300 km from Almaty).
08:00 early breakfast at the hotel and departure.
09:00 arrival to Charyn canyon. The canyon has been described as the Grand canyon’s little brother and is considered to be the floor of the ancient ocean Tethys. The erosion made by the river Charyn below and the elements created a dramatic and impressive landscape. The Charyn canyon itself is approximately 150 km and in some places up to 300 m deep.
15:00 Transfer to Kaindy lake (11 km off road). Kayndy lake was formed in 1911 after a huge earthquake that resulted in a big landslide from the eastern slope. The rockslide “place of origin” can still be seen today, because it has not been overgrown yet. The uniqueness of the lake is that after the rise of natural dam that blocked the gorge, water that filled a basin has formed a lake but has not destroyed the spruce that had been growing in this place along the river.
18:00 dinner. Night stay at the guesthouse.
Lunch and dinner are included.
Day 2. Kolsay kolderi national park.
Breakfast at the guesthouse.
10:00 transfer to Kolsay lake. Kolsay Lakes – one of the most beautiful places in Kazakhstan. These lakes are located at heights 2250 and 2700 meters above sea level. They are distinguished by the unique mountain watershed consisting of three natural zones and amazing variety of rare plants and animals.
13:00 lunch (outdoor picnic).
14:00 departure to Almaty.
18:00 arrival to Almaty and transfer to the hotel.
Breakfast and lunch are included.
Highlights: Charyn canyon, Kolsai colder national park, Kaindy lake, picturesque views from the mountains.
Duration: 2 days and 1 night. Departure: daily. Includes: accommodation in guesthouse on TWIN / DBL sharing basis, meals according to the program, tour guide, transport, driver, water, pick-up and drop-off from your place in Almaty, entrance fees. Price is indicated per a group of 1-6 people.
Please note: total price depends on the number of people in the group.
Payment policy: 100% advance payment is required.
Cancellation policy: A 90 % refund for cancellations made at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience. A 60% refund for cancellations made later than at least 15 days in advance of the start date of experience. Cancellations made within 48 hours of the start date of the experience will receive no refund. In case of no-show the customer will receive no refund.
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.