Charyn (Sharyn) Canyon

Tour Number

Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (fluent), Kazakh (fluent), English (fluent)

Here you will be definetely inspired by the magnificent view of Charyn Canyon, aged about 30 mln years. Water, wind, temperature and time have created this great landscape about 4 hour drive from Almaty. As soon as we reach the canyon, we will be able to walk on the botton part of it 2 km one way, enjoying the view of sedimentary rocks of various shapes. The depth of the canyon is 300 m max. Many times called as a small bro of Colorado canyon


Drive through the villages of Almaty region, with beautiful Zailiskyi Alatau mountain view along the way

Tour Outline: 7AM - Hotel pick up

11 AM - Charyn Canyon

4PM - Leave the Canyon

8PM - return to your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Any place convenient to you

End location: Any place convenient to you

Duration: 11 hours


I work with transortation company with experienced drivers

What’s Included

Transportation, Professional Guide Service, Water, Entrance fee to the park area

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 tenge - Depending on your choice, we might stop by a local village market to try some shashlyk, local fruites, etc. A cafe is also located at the endpoint of the canyon, where you can have a lunch for 5-7 USD.

What’s Extra


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