Hike across the natural gems of Kazakhstan. Start at the Charyn Canyon, moving on to the Kolsay Lakes. Here, marvel at the underwater forest of Kaindy lake and indulge in various activities like horse riding, photography and long treks.
Trek to Lake Kaindy to see a unique underwater forest
Arrive at Almaty and meet with your local tour guide.
Drive to Charyn Canyon, a natural gorge measuring up to 200 meters in depth located within Kazakhstan's Charyn National Park.
Start the hike in the Charyn Canyon. One of the most striking parts of the Charyn Canyon is known as the "Valley of Castles", for its unusual rock formations created by wind, sun, and water and vertical cliffs reminding one of ancient castles
Day 2: Kolsay lake & Kaindy lake expand_more
After breakfast, start your second-day hike around Kolsay lake, a place with clear, shimmering blue waters surrounded by peaceful conifer forests.
Have lunch near the Kolsay lake and then try horse riding.
After that, begin your trek around Kaindy lake. The unique sunken forest of Lake Kaindy is an incredible sight like nowhere else, created by an earthquake in the Tian Shan mountains that submerged the forest underwater.
Day 3: Return to Almaty expand_more
Depart from the Charyn Canyon. Halt for lunch at a cafe on the way.