Charyn Canyon 2-day Trip


Duration: 2 days

There are hundreds dusty roads in boundless Charyn Canyon. Which one to take to see the most stunning stretches of the canyon? Relax and let us guide you to the best places!



  • Go beyond of beaten path: be astonished by 3 hidden canyons that other tourists have never seen!  

  • Camping, bonfire, endless stories, games – time to relax!

  • Hiking around the most beautiful canyons

  • Friendly professional guide

  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 breakfast per person included

What you can expect:

Day 1:

Hotel pick up. Your guide will tell you a lot of interesting stories about Almaty and Kazakhstan and explain in details plan for the two days of your adventure.

11:00 Charyn Canyon, Valley of Castles. The road was long, you saw how landscapes changed from blooming gardens into flat dry steppes without any tree on a horizon. Time to get out from the car and discover one of the most beautiful canyons in Central Asia!

12:00 Lunch at the Valley of Castles. A picnic on the bank of fast mountain river in a shade of turanga tree.

15:00  Moon Valley. See the hidden canyon and enjoy a gorgeous view from the best point!

17:30 Bestamak canyon, camping. We reached our camping point, time to relax!

18:30 Nice dinner at the shade of big poplar trees.

19:30 Free time, walks, games.

Day 2:

07:00 Early breakfast at Bestamak canyon.

09:00 Temirlik Canyon. Time to leave Bestamak canyon and to see last canyon! Our experienced driver will take you through the tangled mess of dusty roads because he knows the one that will lead us to the Temirlik!

13:00 Lunch at Temirlik canyon. We will hike a bit to see the last canyon cause its not a best place for cars (even 4WD) to go.

16:30 Bartogay Lake. Majestic artificial lake is an ambitious Soviet project that still works and helps farmers to get their crops every year.

19:00 City, Hotel drop-off. Time to relax and have a shower!

What is included:

  • Transportation

  • Guide

  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 breakfast

  • Water 1l per person per day

  • Camping equipment

  • All entry fees

What’s not included:

  • Personal expenses

General Terms & Conditions

All prices are in USD

Photography from Stephen Bridger:

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IG: @stephenbridger

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