Kaiyndy Lake Tours – Charyn Canyon – Kolsai Lake

Kolsay is located on the north slope of the Tian Shan Mountains, southeast Kazakhstan. The park boundary is 120 kilometressoutheast of Almaty. If you love pure nature you should probably visit this wonderful place. It is a quite popular destination among the nature lovers and tourists. All high mountain lakes are surrounded by coniferous forest. The view is amazing. The lower lake is about 1 km long, 400 meters wide, and 80 meters in depth. The middle lake is the largest of the three, and reaches a depth of 50 meters. The upper lake is surrounded by spruce trees and alpine meadows. It is 6 km from the Sara-Buluk pass and Kyrgyzstan.If you would like further details on any of our group tours, private tailor-made travel options, or the destinations we cover, please contact us:

3 Day


Jan- Dec


From 370$

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Places You'll Visit

Charyn Canyon

Kolsai Lake


Day1: Almty > Charyn canyon > Kolsay lake

Pick up from your hotel in Almaty and start tour to Charyn canyon driving 2:30 hours, which is like a small Grand Canyon in Central Asia. Walking around 1 hour. And continue our way to Kolsay lake which is one of the most visited places. And have very nice views on the background there is Tien-Shan Mountain range. Arrival staying in Kolsay nomad hotel.

Kaiyndy lake

Day 2: Kolsay lake > Kaiyndy lake > Saty village

After breakfast driving to Kaiyndy lake 1 hour. Kaindy lake has a very specific view coz of a sunk forest. Here is possible horse riding to the lake 3km.
Afternoon driving back to Saty village. Staying in a guesthouse.

Kolsay lake

Day 3: Saty village > Charyn canyon > Almaty

After breakfast you will leave a hospitable family and depart to Charyn Canyon at 9:30 It will take about 1:30 hours to reach the canyon. Upon arrival, you will admire the grand panorama and go down to the bottom of the canyon to walk around 2 km through the maze of the Castles Valley. The bottom of the Canyon has slight descend to the end of the walk, where you will get to the fresh oasis on the bank of icy cold Charyn River, where also located eco-park with several yurts (traditional dwellings) and a small open-air café, working in the summer time. After some rest, you will walk back the same path to the stairs and drive to one of the observation points for another breathtaking panoramic view. After 1-2 hours spent in the canyon you will depart to Almaty. Arrival drop to your hotel

Charyn canyon



  • All transportation, fuel, petrol
  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation 2 night
  • Half board meals: Breakfast, Dinner, Picnic
  • Entrance tickets
  • Mineral water
  • Travel insurance
  • Air tickets
  • Lunch
  • Alcohol
  • Tax of bank
  • 2 People = $490 per person
  • 3 People = $450 per person
  • 4 People = $400 per person
  • 5-6-7 People = $380 per person
  • 8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15 people = $370 per person

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