1-day Tour to Charyn Canyon

Day Trips & Excursions in Kazakhstan

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Duration: 1 dayThe Charyn Canyon is one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan. The canyon is about 12 million years old and surprises with its vertical cliffs, calling to mind ancient castles created by wind, sun and rain. Travel from Almaty for a full-day tour to see Charyn Canyon, one of Kazakhstan's natural treasures. Upon arrival there will be a lot of opportunities to hike in spectacular “Valley of Castles” – most popular part of Charyn Canyon with an expert guideHighlights: • Informative, friendly and professional guide • See the canyon from different angles • Lunch is included
What you can expect:09:00  After hotel pickup in Almaty, kick off your day of travel via air-conditioned  4WD mini coach with your expert guide to see the spectacular landscapes of Charyn Canyon. Throughout your tour, you’ll learn about Charyn’s history, geology, flora and fauna. Enjoy plenty of rest stops and photo ops along the way.12:00  Charyn Canyon National Park – time to explore this magnificent natural wonder! Marvel at dramatic rock formations shaped by the elements and time, and keep your camera handy for amazing photo ops. There's time for exploring on your own at your own pace. Take a break from touring with a stop for a picnic lunch sourced locally from the Green Market.15:00  Leave for the city18:00  Arrival to the city

What’s included

  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities