2 days tour to Charyn Canyon
Kolsay and Kaindy lakes

short tour around Almaty area

Tour Details

Almaty area Tour plan

We leave from Almaty in the morning at 9.00 and return back to the city next day at 20.00

We can modify this tour according to your request:
 change the itinerary or accommodation options such as yurt or hotels and etc. 

Total mileage : 690 km 

Tour Details

  • Departure from Almaty
  • Charyn Canyon (196 km, approximately 3.0 hours)
  • Arrival at the Charyn canyon, a walk along with the viewing
    (4 km both ways) adopted to beginners flat area (by option way back can be by taxi – extra money)
    Lunch – lunch box picnic
  • Departure to Saty village (guest house) (100 km, approx. 1.5 hour)
  • Departure to Lake Kaindy (15 km, approximately 40 minutes),
    hiking to the lake 4 km (both ways) Hiking up to the lake one way 3 km – going up there by horses going down by old authentic Russian car UAZ – 3km back
  • Departure to Saty village (15 km, approximately 40 minutes),
  • Dinner, sauna, campfire, free time

    Travel time: 7 hours 

  • Breakfast in Saty (guest house)
  •  Departure to Lake Kolsai (15 km approximately 20 minutes)
  • Arrival at Kolsai lake, walk (Boating, catamaran) or hiking Back to village Lunch
  •  Departure towards the city
  • Departure to the observation deck of the Black Canyon (60 km,
    approximately 50 minutes)
  • Optional dinner at the cafe in Baiseit village.- extra money (here is famous delicious shashlik – duck/chicken file/chicken wings/lamb/vegetable/kebabs) or dinner at the hotel by own
  • Departure to Almaty (130 km, 1.5 hours)

    Travel time: 5 hours 

Kaindy & Charyn Tour Information

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Tour updated 5.11.2022

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