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2 Day Charyn, Kolsai & Kaindy Hiking Tour
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Photography, Eco Tourism

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Russian


Get ready for a 2-day hiking tour to various Almaty highlights, such as Charyn canyon with its red rocks varying in shapes and sizes. Go to lower Kolsai lake, a natural mountain reservoir surrounded by mountains. Visit Kaindy lake, known for its mirror-smooth reflection and dead spruce trunks rising from the water. 

  • Hike on the side of the beautiful Charyn Canyon
  • Visit the splendid Kolsai lake 
  • Marvel at the awe-striking Kaindy lake 
  • Day 1 - Charyn Canyon Hiking expand_more
    • 08:00- Meet your tour guide and depart from Almaty.

    • 11:00- Arrive in Charyn.

    • 11:00-13:00- Proceed for hiking on the side of the Charyn Canyon, which is famous for its red sandstone.

    • 13:00-14:00- Enjoy a little picnic near the beautiful river.

    • 14:00- Depart for the splendid Kolsai lake.

    • 16:00- Arrive at the lake.

    • 16:00- 18:00 Go hiking near the lake and marvel at the stands of dead spruce trunks rising from the water.

    • 18:00- Depart for the guest house.

    • 19:00- Arrive at the guest house, followed by having a warm dinner and resting later.

  • Day 2 - Kayindy lake expand_more
    • 08:00- Enjoy a warm and hearty breakfast.

    • 09:00- Depart from the village.

    • 09:40-  Arrive at the astounding Kaindy lake.

    • 10:00-13:00- Go hiking near Kaindy lake and marvel at the clear turquoise water, which makes it an incredibly scenic site. 

    • 13:00 Depart to the village.

    • 13:40-14:40 - Head for a scrumptious and hearty lunch.

    • 15:00 -Depart for Almaty and arrive by 18:00 hours.

What's Included
  • Vehicle

  • Home-stay accommodation

  • Meals

  • Bottled water

  • Entrance tickets

  • Russian/English-speaking tour guide

What's Excluded
  • Horse Riding

  • Boat renting

  • Other services not mentioned above

Know before you go

Services of the tour guide will cost 100$ per day

Meeting Point

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 1 USD 380 Per Person

This is a private tour

Starting From


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USD 380 / person