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2-Day Kolsai Lake & Charyn Canyon Tour From Almaty
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Trekking, Wildlife

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Drive from Almaty to the Charyn National Park to spot the variety of animals, stroll through the Charyn Canyon and visit the Valley of Castles before going to Kolsai Lake. The next day, go to Kaindy Lake, take multiple pictures, and then head for an excursion at the Black Canyon and the Moon Valley.

  • Revel in nature at the Charyn National Park
  • Explore the Charyn Canyon and Black Canyon
  • Admire the beauty of Kolsai Lake 

  • Day 1: Almaty - Charyn - Kolsay expand_more
    • 8:00: Get picked up from homestay in Almaty, move to Charyn National Park and enjoy wild nature. Also, visit the Valley of castles.

    • 11:00: Walk inside the Charyn canyon and do sightseeing. Eat lunch inside the canyon

    • 16:00: Drive to Kolsai lake and enjoy sightseeing.

    • 19:00: Head to Saty settlement.

    Dinner and overnight at the local guesthouse (B, L, D)

  • Day 2: Saty - Kaindy - Almaty expand_more
    • 8:00: Eat breakfast in the Saty village.

    • 10:00: Drive to Kaindy Lake (off-road). Take photos and go for a short hike around the lake.

    • 13:00: Head to Saty settlement and have lunch.

    • 14:30: Drive to Black canyon and moon valley.

    • 16:00: Savour walking and sightseeing the Moon valley

    • 19:00: Return to Almaty (B, L, D).

What's Included
  • Professional guide service in Central Asia with all-inclusive service (transport, guide, accommodation and local cuisine)

What to bring
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear (preferably hiking/mountain boots)

  • Any medicine you might need (personal needs)

  • Sunglass

  • Sunscreen

  • Headdress

  • Passports

  • Great mood

Know before you go
  • Scenic view tour to Kolsay lake and Charyn canyon: Kolsai Lakes - "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan" - represent a cascade of three lakes. The largest lake is accessible to all visitors. It is the most beautiful lake, having a lack of civilization and an abundance of mushrooms. Horse lovers can order a horseback tour to this place. The highest lake is small. It is located on the border of firwood and the alpine meadows and is amazed by its harsh alpine beauty, as well as the rich flora and fauna.

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 1 USD 500 Per Person
2 To 2 USD 270 Per Person
3 To 3 USD 200 Per Person
4 To 4 USD 160 Per Person
5 To 5 USD 135 Per Person
6 To 6 USD 120 Per Person

This is a group tour

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USD 500 / person