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Big Almaty Lake + Charyn Canyon + Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes 2-day tour

 

 

 

Category: GROUP PRIVATE
Category: GROUP PRIVATE
700 km from Almaty and back
Route length: 700 km from Almaty and back
Duration: 2 days/1 night
Duration: 2 days/1 night
Season: April - October
Best time to travel: April - October
Days of the week: PRIVATE tours - any day; GROUP tours - according to the relevant schedule
Days of the week: PRIVATE tours - any day; GROUP tours - according to the relevant schedule
Price: Temporarily unavailable
Price: Temporarily unavailable

 

Tour description


 

TOUR SIGHTS

 

This 2-day tour is the best way to visit the most significant natural sites of the Almaty region and for those travelers who don't have much time in Almaty.

The turquoise surface of the Big Almaty Lake shines among the majestic Trans-Ili Alatau mountains at an altitude of 2500 m above sea level. As a result of the earthquake, the mountains formed a gorgeous lake, the beauty of which will forever remain in your heart and which has long been one of the symbols of Almaty. 

An exciting journey awaits you to the most popular destination among all tourists in Kazakhstan - Valley of the Castles of Charyn Canyon, one of the side canyons of Charyn river. This is completed the ensemble of “palaces”, “towers” and ”minarets” formed by Pliocene deposits of red color, due to which this place is also called the Red Canyon. The canyon has a length of about 2.5 kilometers and a depth of 150 meters.

On the second day, you will head to the Lower Kolsai lake - the most easily accessible one. The lake is located at an altitude of 1818 m, has a length of 1450 meters, a width of 400 meters, a depth of 80 m. It was formed as a result of seismic activity. The slopes surrounding the lake create a kind of crown from the Tien Shan relic spruce trees of Shrenka, which grow only in this region of our planet.

The next lake you will visit is Kaindy Lake, in translation from Kazakh means “birch”. The name of the lake comes from the nearby large birch grove located in the gorge below the lake. Kaindy lake was formed as a result of a catastrophic earthquake in 1911. An incredible sight that you see above the water are the trunks of centenary spruce trees. And under the surface of the water, branches and needles of spruce trees were preserved in their original form due to the low temperature of the lake's water. Tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy the amazing beauty of these places.

 

PRECAUTION

• Not recommended for travelers with serious medical conditions, high/low blood pressure;
• Not recommended for pregnant women;
• Not recommended for travelers with a fear of heights and who can not withstand long trips by car/long walks/hikes;
• Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.

 

 

Videos about tour sights


 

 

Tour area on the map


 

 

 

ITINERARY


 

Day 1

 

Day 2

 

 

GROUP TOUR OPTION


 

 

Advantages

✔️ Mini groups of 5-9 tourists

✔️ Perfect for couples and solo travelers

✔️ Travel as much as on private tours and save your budget

✔️ Communicating, sharing fun and making new friends

See how our group tours are usually held

Tour calendar 2019

 

 

 

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REVIEWS OF OUR TOURISTS


 

 

 

 

 

OPTIONS & PRICES


 

INCLUSIONS

Scheduled
MINI-GROUP
tour*
PRIVATE
tour**

Pick-up

Starting point
(see here)
Hotel

Hotel drop-off

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Entrance fees to National Parks

✔️ ✔️

Comfortable & modern 4x4 SUV or minivan/minibus

✔️ ✔️

ENG-speaking guide-driver

✔️ ✔️

Water 1.5L per day

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Breakfast x 1
Lunch x 2
Dinner x 1
✔️ ✔️

Hotel/guesthouse accommodation in a private (double/triple) room with private shower/WC

✔️

Hotel/guesthouse accommodation in a 2/3/4-bed room (can be shared with other travelers if you are solo) with private shower/WC

✔️
Toiletries ✔️ ✔️

PRICE in USD

$165/person

$55/person
$460 for car

Available EXTRAS

Accommodation in a private single room (for solo travelers only)

+$28

Super comfortable & spacious (8-seat) Toyota Sequoia 5.7 SUV equipped with entertainment Audio/Video/Karaoke system

+$100 for car

Trout fishing at Kolsai Lake with provided fishing equipment

+$50 for set

* Group tour has a maximum of 9 travelers
** Example of calculating the full cost of a private tour: if you are two people, then  2 · 55 + 460 = 570 USD

 

 

HOW TO BOOK THE TOUR


 

Just fill out the application below or contact us in any convenient way. Our tour manager will reply to you during business hours and assist with the booking.
After receiving an invoice from us, a prepayment (deposit) of 10% is required as a confirmation of the booking on your part. We accept online payments via PayPal payment system. PayPal is a safe and fast way to pay without fees. Debit/credit cards are accepted. After your prepayment, we reserve the tour and send you a booking confirmation. Full payment (cash or PayPal) is required on the day of the booked tour.

 

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