Amazing Charyn, Kolsai, Kaindy
The Charyn Canyon is a natural monument, built of sedimentary rocks, the age of which is about 12 million years. The height of the sheer mountains of the canyon reaches 150-300 m. The most interesting place for tourists is the Valley of Castles.
Many tourists compare this place with the American Grand Canyon.
A fabulous pond is located in one of the gorges of Kungei Alatau in Almaty region - from the brightly turquoise lake rise Tien Shan firs. This lake was formed as a result of the earthquake in January 1911.
In addition to ordinary tourists who want to enjoy local beauties, divers come to the lake. Underwater excursion in crystal clear water has not left anyone indifferent.
Kolsai lakes are called the pearl of the Northern Tien Shan, they are very deep - the deepest place is 80 meters.
Around - a coniferous forest belt, smoothly passing into high alpine meadows. Here you can easily find a snow leopard, a bear or a lynx. This is a great place for camping, fishing, boating and horse riding.
Programm and itinerary:
8:30 - 9:00 Breakfast in hotel
9:00 - 12:00 Drive to Charyn
12:00 - 13:30 Sightseeing in Charyn Canyon
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch at Eco park Charyn
15:00 - 19:00 Drive to Saty Village & Sightseeing in Black Canyon
19:00 - Dinner & Rest in guest houses at Charyn & Banya(Sauna)
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast
9:00- 10:00 Driving to Kolsai
10:00 - 12:00 Hiking Kolsai Lakes
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Drive to Kaindy
15:00 - 16:00 Hiking in Kaindy Lake
16:00 - 20:00 Drive to Almaty
4x4 comfortable Mitsubishi DELICA and professional experienced driver
English speaking experienced guide
Lunch at Eco-park Charyn
All national park fees
Accommodation at comformable guest houses at Saty Village
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (national cuisine, horse milk, all menu will be approved)
Banya at guest house
Plus as a bonus there will be a dinner in a local restaurant with national cuisine in a company of local people who can tell you a lot about our nature, culture, history & business. If you are interested in discussing certain topics/fields, then we will try to invite relevant people to that dinner.
Also, we will visit Green Bazaar (the most authentic Central Asian traditional market), Ascension Cathedral (second tallest wooden building in the world) and Gorky Park.