One day trip to Charyn Canyon

Day Trips & Excursions in Kazakhstan

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Tour description provided by Viator

This tour will give you the opportunity to see the steep dark rocks, peppered with cracks, caves, that remines the protective walls of medieval castles. The length of the Charyn canyon is 154 km. The canyon located in the the territory of the Charyn national park along the Charyn river. This is the greatest monument of nature, composed of sedimentary rocks, whose age is about 12 million years. The height of the steep mountains of the Charyn canyon reaches 150-300 m. It is also has been described as the Grand Canyon’s little brother.  
8 AM. Meeting with driver from your hotel and transfer to Charyn canyon (about 220 km from Almaty, 4 hours). P.S. Snacks and small picnic will be done for your upon arrival to canyon. After arrival to canyon you are able to see panorama of the Canyon from the top, and also go down to admire canyon itself and walk along it. At the end of the canyon there is a river, where you can take a rest and have a small picnic with your guide. Then you can go back to the car, ride back to Almaty within 4 hours.The scheduled time of arrival to Almaty is about 7 PM

What’s included

  • Park fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch