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Enjoy an exciting day-trip to Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, Charyn Canyon!
Visit magnificent three places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning in one day. Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, via Charyn canyon are one of the most beautiful places of Kazakhstan nature. This tour is aimed at people who do not have much time, but there is a great desire to visit the most beautiful places of Almaty region. During the tour you will enjoy the amazing panoramas of the Charyn canyon, Kolsay and Kaindy lakes. Will try traditional Kazakh food. Will shopping at the road market in Baiseit village. Will walk deep into the forest. The tour is only for you and your friends. Your guide will show you the most beautiful places for a great photo and tell about Kazakh history, traditions and culture. Visit all this places with SUVtours. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature, this tour for you.
Visit one of the most spectacular natural spots near Almaty the easy way on this private day tour to the Charyn Canyon. As this is a tour just for you and your party, you can enjoy comfortable transportation and the full attention of your guide. Hike to the bottom of the canyon, see how the locals traditionally lived in yurts, and learn all about the culture and history of Kazakhstan from your local guide.
Visit the most interesting and mystical places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning. Unearthly landscape of Aktau white hills and cliff spaced on area of 80m2 will make you feel on another planet, in the middle of nothing. And Singing dune is a natural wonder of the world, which is charming visitor s with its size and secret. You will experience completely untouched wild nature. It is a great place for a dialog with Nature.Powerful and comfortable SUV will ideal option to travel long off-road inside the Altyn Emel National Park. Visit all this places with SUVtours. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature, this tour for you.
Your trip will begin with a visit to the Charyn canyon, a unique natural complex of Kazakhstan, and will continue at the campsite, where you will ride horses along the Ketmen ridge, see Golden Eagle alive and try national food at a Kazakh family.
Best trip ever!
6 hours of pain staking mountain climbig by horse.
Car ride to the site was about 4 hours in each direction.
Everything was well organize and our 2 guides, one of which was english speaking, where awsome.
I’d really like to thank you for a great day!
Hello! My name is Gaukhar, I am a co-owner and guide of small local company based in Almaty. We as a team do what we really love: meet new people and share with them the best what Kazakhstan has to offer such as astounded nature, finger-licking cuisine and, of course, people - the most valuable part of any trip. During my own travels (mostly US & Europe) I understood that the long-lasting memories are created not by sights you visited, but by personal connections you make. I live and work in Kazakhstan all my life and still get excited by new places, new stories and new routes I can show to travellers! We look forward meeting you here!
- Visiting Valley of Castles at Charyn canyon
- Enjoy a breathtaking scenery and take spectacular photographs while hiking around the lakes
- Visit a sunken forest of Kaindy lake
- Experience Kazakh cuisine and culture in a carefully selected homestay family
- Best option if you have only two days
You already know that Kolsay & Kaindy Lakes and Charyn Canyon are must-see places if you are travelling to Almaty. Among all of the offers we suggest you private and full service but at the same time best price, simple and flexible tour. We will make our best so that you can enjoy our natural and cultural beauty!
A four-day tour of the most beautiful and amazing sights of the Almaty region.
During this tour you will visit many different places: the legendary, historical tract, see and hear the “music of the singing dunes” in the national park, go down into the majestic canyon and climb into the high mountain, crystal clear lakes.
By participating in our tour you will feel the whole diversity of the nature of Kazakhstan, you will get unforgettable emotions and experience, after which you will want to return for a new portion of unforgettable, positive feelings.
This tour gives a unique opportunity to visit the most beautiful places of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for 8 days. You will visit the steppes, semi-deserts, mountains and lakes, petroglyphs and glaciers with the opportunity to see a wild nature, locals and nomads live. Throughout the road you are waiting for unreal beauty landscapes. This tour it is a great place for a dialog with Nature. Powerful and comfortable SUV will ideal option to travel long off-road and 8 days daily roads. This tour is aimed at people who loves hiking in the mountains, be alone with nature, wildlife and an active lifestyle. Visit all this places with SUVtours. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature, this tour for you.
Enjoy an exciting 2 days-trip in Charyn Canyon and Hot Springs area!
Visit one of the most beautiful places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning. During the tour you will enjoy the amazing panoramas of the Charyn canyon, Moon Canyon, Charyn River and the Kazakh steppe. Will try traditional Kazakh food. Will shopping at the road market in Baiseit village. Will walk deep into the canyon, depth reach 300 meters, after all these activities, you will relax and enjoy the hot water under the open starry sky in the hot springs. This two-day tour will give you new strength for a long time. The tour is only for you and your friends. Your guide will show you the most beautiful places for a great photo. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature and relax, this tour for you.
Spend two unforgettable days in Altyn Emel National Park, the largest natural reserve of Kazakhstan, and get a chance to reveal the secrets of the charming colors within Aktau white mountains, also known as open-air paleontological museum, and the sand Dune singing its song in accordance to the wind. Wild life of natural reserve and rock paintings with Buddha’s images at the place called Tamgaly-Tas will frame the whole trip.
Kazakhstan is a unique region in the world, because of its history, geographical position and size. Being the world’s 9th largest country and located in the center of Eurasia, it is also the largest landlocked country in the world. During this tour you will visit the main highlights of Kazakhstan and will really enjoy the trip.
During 3 days you will see all the most exciting sights of West Kazakhstan. The Mangyshlak Peninsula is hundreds of kilometers of rocky Caspian coast, countless kilometers of desert and golden sandy beaches. One of these pearls is Blue Bay. Here you will do camping in the fresh invigorating air and swimming in the sea. Not far from this place, we again encounter the remains of the Great Silk Road, we will see the archaeological remains of the Bronze Age found during excavations. You will see ancient mosques dated from the 9th-12th century. Of greatest interest here is a mosque carved into the rock. You will see unparalleled, breathtaking views, feel the spirit of these magnificent places and see the real power of nature.
The lake is located in the mountains of the Ili Alatau at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level and, like the overwhelming majority of the lakes of Tien Shan, appeared because of the earthquakes. In the 60s of the last century, a cascade of hydroelectric power plants was built on the Big Almaty Lake, water intakes were installed, and now the lake supplies Almaty with fresh water. Big Almaty Lake is surrounded by mountain peaks and glaciers from all sides. This is quite a popular place of rest of Almaty residents and foreigners.
Welcome to the Issyk Gorge - one of the most interesting places of Trans-Ili Alatau! During this 7-hour tour you will know about archaeological monuments of the Saka culture and meet the fantastic beauty of the Issyk Lake.
Experience the beauty and grandeur of nature in Kazakhstan on this three-day tour to the Kolsai Lakes. Active travelers will love trekking in the wilderness between these three lakes that are ringed by mountains and forest. You’ll also get to experience rural Kazakh life and see how ordinary people live. As this is a guided trek there’s little danger of getting lost, so you can relax and enjoy the moderate hike amid nature.
Dear tourists welcome to Kazakhstan to Almaty. We have beautiful nature, especially Kolsay and Kaindy lakes. They are pearls of Tien Shan mountains. You have opportuinity to visit these places. We invite you to see these sightseeing nature to spend time near birds, trees, lakes, mountains. The color of Lakes are changing from blue, ultramarine, green, turquoise. It is unique places. You may relax, dream, eat, dance, swim, jump.
Issyk - is a sky blue lake in 1.5 hours drive from Almaty. Surrounded by magnificent mountain landscapes this place is a popular spot among tourists and locals.
The cozy atmosphere here makes you feel that you are a city local spending your nice weekend at this place. Every weekend people come to have fun and relax. You can take a boat ride and enjoy pristine water surface or set up a picnic in one of the bowers
Come and enjoy Turgen mountain waterfalls. The cascade consists of few waterfalls which will amaze you with their pristine beauty.
Travelers from all over the world come to admire the turquoise waters of the Issyk Lake and the grandeur of Issyk Gorge. On the coast, you can have a picnic or go hiking to the sheer cliffs of the “Kremlin Wall” that surrounds the lake.
Right here, as a result of archaeological excavations on the banks of the Issyk River, the Saki warrior was found wearing an armor and golden clothes - the “Golden Man”.
Following the historical part of the excursion, we invite you to look at the ostrich farm, located near the Issyk Lake. Surrounded by exotic birds, you can take beautiful pictures and try dishes made from ostrich eggs.
• Enjoy a 2-days trip to the biggest natural park of Kazakhstan called Altyn Emel
• Open the mystery of Singing Dunes
• Hike the fantastic “lunar” Aktau mountains – 70 millions year ago it was a bottom of an ancient Tethys Ocean
• Take a rest under 700-year willow – the same as Genghis khan’s soldiers did
What you can expect:
Get picked up from your hotel by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle with an experienced driver and meet your guide. Along the scenic drive you will pass the little villages and farmers’ markets, artificial lake and Kapchagai town – one of two places in Kazakhstan where gambling is officially allowed.
It usually takes 3-4 hours to reach a hotel at Altyn Emel National Park, here we stop for a lunch and rest break.
Its time to see first miracle of our trip – Singing Dunes, rising about 150 meters and stretching for a distance of approximately 2-3 km. Learn how is it possible that sand dunes are appeared in steppe vast area and, with luck, listen to the organ-like song of Singing Dunes. Never have climbed a dune before? Here we will have a lot of time for hiking, taking magnificent photos and enjoy amazing panoramic view!
Coming back to the hotel, dinner, night at the hotel.
Early morning breakfast at hotel’s café
Departure to Aktau mountains - a museum of the earth's distant past. Fantastically-shaped natural sculptures rise from the bottom of an ancient sea in all the colors of the rainbow, from the pale blue "Lunar landscape" to the "red mountains". These mountains are 30 km long, 1.5-2 km deep - and 400 million years old. Road from the hotel to the mountains will take around 1.5 hour.
After arriving to the place it’s time to unpack a delicious picnic lunch and enjoy it by the side of Aktau mountains!
Next place we visit is incredible Katutau mountains formed by lava and some associated volcanic rocks. Time, water and the sun have created intricate rock rarities here. Snap photos as your guide explains the origin of such a fanciful landscape, and then continue the trip to see 700-year-old willow!
Take a rest under 700-year old willow – possibly the same as warriors of great Genghis khan did?
Time to go back to bustling city and to share your impressions and stunning photos with friends!
2-day hiking in Talgar Gorge, very popular for its picturesque landscapes, an abundance of blooming fields and dense coniferous forest. Walking part will start from Medeu high-mountain skating rink and will end at the highest point of Shymbulak ski resort with altitude 3163 meters above sea level.
Experience the extraordinary mountain scenery in the close proximity to the city! You will see amazing places in surrounding mountains of Trans-Ili Alatau and reach an altitude of 2260 meters above sea level. Perfect tour if you are time limited, have already explored the city and would love to see splendid outdoor sceneries.
Enjoy an exciting 2 days-trip to Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, Charyn Canyon!
Visit magnificent three places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning. Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, via Charyn canyon are one of the most beautiful places of Kazakhstan nature. This tour is aimed at people who loves hiking in the mountains, be alone with nature, wildlife and an active lifestyle. During the tour you will enjoy the amazing panoramas of the Charyn canyon, Kolsay and Kaindy lakes. Will try traditional Kazakh food. Will shopping at the road market in Baiseit village. Will walk deep into the forest. The tour is only for you and your friends. Your guide will show you the most beautiful places for a great photo and tell about Kazakh history, traditions and culture. Visit all this places with Relax tour. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature, this tour for you.