2 days Tour Kolsai Lakes+Kaindy Lake+Charyn Canyon

Language English, Russian
Price 560 USD for tour
Capacity Group of up to 5 people
Duration 2 days

Season: Whole year


This is an unforgettable Two-Days adventure accompanied by a Professional Guide, who of course will provide you with Breathtaking Exclusive Locations throughout the tour.

You will get a truly Individual exciting trip, without any stress or strain.

Kolsai Lakes National Park is one of the most beautiful places in Kazakhstan and a ‘must see’ destination. Kolsai Lakes are the chain of 3 alpine mountain lakes that are considered to be a pearl of Northern Tien-Shan. The lakes are located between altitudes of 1700-2650 meters above the sea level.

The Charyn Canyon is one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan. The Canyon is about 12 million years old and surprises with its vertical cliffs, calling to mind ancient castles created by wind, sun and rain.

​Our goal on this tour is to acquaint the Guest with the surroundings our region and dive into the atmosphere of the Wildlife, show off as many breathtaking landscapes as possible, This is much more than a sightseeing tour.

​Tour Locations:

*Charyn Canyon (Valley of Castles)

*Black Canyon

*Satty Village

*Lake Kolsai

*Lake Kaindy

Total Mileage all the tour on the car:



This tour can be done all year round!

And turn every season beautifully in its own way!

Enjoy a 2-day trip - you will have a fascinating, memorable tour to the largest National Nature Park Kolsai Lakes, in the company of an English-speaking professional and experienced Guide.

Take a look at the mysterious Kaindy Lake.

Submerged forest under water

On this amazing trip you will have the opportunity to ride horses, go camping, go boating, live in a tent, spend the night in the original Yurt, which was used by Nomads many hundreds of years ago!

Cooking on a campfire, singing your favorite guitar songs by the fire!

Winter is a special, fabulous and best time to enjoy a beautiful view of nature!

Program tour:

Day 1

Recommended tour start time


In the morning, the Guide will pick you up from the Hotel / Hostel / Apartment.

Go visit Charyn Canyon.

The first half of the way will be a Highway 130km long, then change direction. Road Quality - Normal asphalt.

Total mileage to the canyon 200km or 3.5 hours.

On your way there will be stunning landscapes with their immensity and beauty!

The road will be interesting. You will make a short stop at the local bazaar, village "Baiseit" to buy fresh vegetables and fruits from farmers.

Of course, it will be possible to make a short stop for 30 minutes for Coffee Break,

with a beautiful view of the rocky mountains of the pass "Kokpek"

11:00 Arrival at Charyn Canyon

First of all you explore the Canyon from the Top

Our guide will provide you with the most breathtaking spots from the top of the Canyon.

A walk along the Canyon will take 1-1.5 hours depending on the client's request.

Going down to the Canyon, walking along the bottom of the Canyon is just as exciting!

Distance 3.5 km or 1 hour

Lunch on the bank of the Charyn River. Time for lunch 1 hour.


Return to the car and go to the village of Satty

The road takes 2-2.5 hours (distance 120 km).

Change of climatic zone, leave the steppe, semi-desert and drive to a mountainous area with an altitude of 1500-1800m

Of course, there will be beautiful landscapes on your way!

You will want to stop every 100 meters, because all 360 ​​is incredibly beautiful nature around!

17:30, 18:00

Arrival in the Village of Satty

Stop at a guest house with a local family.

(Here you can fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of local Village life.)

See Lifestyle of a local Kazakh family. Get to know the traditions and try the traditional, national food! It is very interesting! Believe me!)

Dinner in a guest house in a local Kazakh family and overnight.

Day 2

Breakfast at 7:00 in the Guest house

Transfer to the Lake Kolsay, the distance is 15 km

time in 40 minutes

Walking tour around Kolsai Lakes.

Lake length 1 km, width 200 m

You will see the most beautiful landscapes, the game of colors and contrasts.

Enjoy the murmur of a mountain river.

The guide will provide the most exclusive viewpoint on the Lake.

And of course make you hot coffee / Tea / chocolate

You'll really enjoy the views of wildlife.

General Time to visit the Lake will take 1-2 depending on the wishes of the customer.

Moving to Kaindy Lake.

The road will be less comfortable, in the bumps ... In any case, it does not hurt to admire the beauty of the mountains.

The mileage to Kaindy Lake is 15 km.

11:30 Arrival at Kaindy Lake.

Leave the Jeep in the Parking

Hiking around the Lake.

The guide will provide the most incredibly beautiful spots for a photo.

You will visit Kaindy Lake.

Transfer to the guest house in Satty Village.


Moving to Almaty City

The road will take 4.5 hours - the distance to Almaty is 330 km.

Arrival in Almaty 20:00

The time range of the tour program may very strongly depend on different conditions (weather, season)


Wrong email
Wrong password
I’m a tourist
I’m a guide
Choose who are you!
Incorrect First name!
Incorrect Last name!
Incorrect email
Incorrect password!
You must accept the terms of use!
I’m a tourist
I’m a guide
Choose who are you!
Incorrect email
You must accept the terms of use!
Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive a link to create a new password.
Error message here!
Invalid captcha!