Tour to Charyn canyon and Kolsay and Kaindy lakes
Kolsai kolderi national park KAZAKHSTAN 08:00 early breakfast at the hotel and departure. 11:00 arrival to Saty village, Check-in at the guesthouse (DBL/Standard accommodation). 11:30 transfer to Kolsay lake1. Kolsay Lakes – one of the most beautiful places in Kazakhstan. These lakes are located at heights 2250 and 2700 meters above sea level. They are distinguished by the unique mountain watershed consisting of three natural zones and amazing variety of rare plants and animals. Hiking from Kolsay lake 1 to Kolsy lake 2. 13:00 lunch. Hike back. 18:00. Return to Saty village. 19:00 dinner. Night stay at the guesthouse.
Charyn canyon KAZAKHSTAN Breakfast at the guesthouse. 09:00 Transfer to Kaindy lake (11 km off road). Kayndy lake was formed in 1911 after a huge earthquake that resulted in a big landslide from the eastern slope. The rockslide “place of origin” can still be seen today, because it has not been overgrown yet. The uniqueness of the lake is that after the rise of natural dam that blocked the gorge, water that filled a basin has formed a lake but has not destroyed the spruce that had been growing in this place along the river. Return to Saty. Lunch. Trip to Charyn canyon. The canyon has been described as the Grand canyon’s little brother and is considered to be the floor of the ancient ocean Tethys. The erosion made by the river Charyn below and the elements created a dramatic and impressive landscape. The Charyn canyon itself is approximately 150 km and in some places up to 300 m deep. 17:00 departure to Almaty 21:00 arrival to Almaty and transfer to the hotel
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