Charyn Canyon


Duration: 1 day


Charyn Canyon is one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan. The canyon is about 12 million years old. It amazes with its vertical cliffs, calling to mind ancient castles created by wind, sun and rain. Travel from Almaty for a full-day tour to see Charyn Canyon, one of Kazakhstan's natural treasures. Upon arrival hike in spectacular “Valley of Castles” – most popular part of Charyn Canyon.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

  • See the canyon from different angles

  • Lunch is included

What you can expect:

After hotel pickup in Almaty, kick off your day of travel via air-conditioned  4WD mini coach with your expert guide to see the spectacular landscapes of Charyn Canyon. Throughout your tour, you’ll learn about Charyn’s history, geology, flora and fauna. Enjoy plenty of rest stops and photo ops along the way. Driving from the city to the canyon will take around 2.5 hours.

Charyn Canyon National Park – time to explore this magnificent natural wonder! Marvel at dramatic rock formations shaped by the elements and time, and keep your camera handy for amazing photo ops. There's time for exploring on your own at your own pace. Take a break from touring with a stop for a picnic lunch sourced locally from the Green Market. We will spend around 3 hours at the canyon. In the end of the tour we will drop you off at your hotel.

What is included:

  • Transportation

  • Food - picnic

  • Water

  • Tour-guide

  • All fees & tickets

What to take:

  • Hiking shoes

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen

General Terms & Conditions

All prices are in USD

Photography from Stephen Bridger:

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