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Private Day Trip to Fantastic Charyn Canyon

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What to Expect
7:30 Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel.

8:00 Departure from the city.

9:30 Stop at 108km from the city.

11:00 Stop at the cafe on the Kokpek pass.

12:00 Reaching Charyn Canyon, The Valley of castles.

The most popular place in the canyon is the Valley of Castles. There are gigantic pillars and stone sculptures, hewn by a wind, 150 - 300 meters high. The outlines of the canyon in this valley resemble medieval castles.

12:10 Walk through the Canyon to the Charyn River.

13:20 Leisure time at the Charyn River.

15:00 Departure to Bartogay reservoir.

16:00 Reaching reservoir. Leisure time.

17:00 Departure to the city.

18:00 Stop at the cafe on the Kokpek pass.

19:30 Stop at 108km from the city.

21:00 Reaching Almaty, transfer to the hotel.

The Charyn canyon is one of the most fantastic places in Kazakhstan, which can be visited in one day and remain the impression for a long time.

Vehicle type - Toyota Hiace 2012
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your Hotel
Duration
10h
Return Details
Your Hotel
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour. Very informative guide on the way there and kept an eye out for any people who needed help when walking the canyon. He suggested various photo opportunaties.A very good lunch was provided.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hensman1
SkywayLTD, Manager at SKYWAY, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Day ! we are so glad that you have enjoyed your trip in Charyn Canyon ! also expect your amazing photo in Charyn Canyon !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing Charyn Canyon was definitely a highlight of the trip that no traveller to Almaty should miss - the landscape is breathtaking! When we arrived we were given the option of walking or riding a vehicle through the canyon, both are a great way to...More

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SkywayLTD, Manager at SKYWAY, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

we looking forward to your next trip with us! wish we can show you more than Almaty! and had amazing memorable time with you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really impressed by the whole Skyway team which made my 5 days in Kazahstan really enjoyable. The were opened to change our itinerary as per our wishes day prior the departure, they were always in a good mood, they even took as dancing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MLebar
SkywayLTD, Manager at SKYWAY, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hope to see you soon! Always welcome to Kazakhstan! Wish we can take you to experience Kazakhstan,not just Almaty! Cheers !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just spent six days visiting Almaty and surroundings on a trip organised by Skyway and I couldn't be happier about the experience. They are really good professionals that provided the best local guide, top transportation, excellent food and hotel accommodation.... They really go the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gosmans
SkywayLTD, Manager at SKYWAY, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you ! we also had amazing experience with you. and i can't wait to see you again soon! Almaty always welcomes you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the highlights of my trip to Almaty was Charyn canyon organized by Skyway. Professional guide, comfortable vehicle, good lunch. I simply loved the walk in the canyon admiring the rock formation. The river is refreshing at the end.

Date of experience: August 2019
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SkywayLTD, Manager at SKYWAY, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Appreciate your kind words for our work !

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Good day! There are both driver and a guide.
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  • Duration: 10h
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