Charyn Canyon and Hot Springs via Moon Canyon
Enjoy an exciting 2 days-trip in Charyn Canyon and Hot Springs area!
Visit one of the most beautiful places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning. During the tour you will enjoy the amazing panoramas of the Charyn canyon, Moon Canyon, Charyn River and the Kazakh steppe. Will try traditional Kazakh food. Will shopping at the road market in Baiseit village. Will walk deep into the canyon, depth reach 300 meters, after all these activities, you will relax and enjoy the hot water under the open starry sky in the hot springs. This two-day tour will give you new strength for a long time. The tour is only for you and your friends. Your guide will show you the most beautiful places for a great photo. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature and relax, this tour for you.
Season: all year round (September-May the best season)
Highlights of the tour: Barbecue in open air, relaxation after off-road near Charyn river, Eco Park visiting, walk inside the Charyn canyon, hiking in Charyn canyon, visit a road market in Baiseit village, relax in Hot Springs open area swimming pools, walking inside Moon Canyon.
Day 1 : Almaty-Baiseit village-Charyn Canyon-Hot Springs
Your adventure will start in Almaty in your hotel. After meeting with your guide you will go to the Charyn canyon, road will take approximately 3 hours. On the way, you will stop at the road market in the Baiseit village and see locals live in the roadside villages. You can also walk through the market and taste fruits and bread. Throughout the road you will see picturesque landscapes.
In the Canyon, your guide will show you the best view points and take you deep into the Charyn Canyon. After 3 km walk you can relax near the Charyn River and have lunch.
Returning back to parking you will go to the Hot Springs.
In the second part of adventure you visit the Hot Springs in Chundja region, a great place to relax and pleasures. There you will stay overnight in a hotel with open area swimming pools.
Road length: 336 km
08-00 departure from your hotel in Almaty
09-30 stop at the road market in Baiseit village
11-30 arrival to Charyn canyon (hiking and barbecue inside canyon)
15-00 departure from Charyn canyon
16-00 arrival to Hot Springs (check in to hotel, lunch)
16-30 Swimming and free time
Day 2 : Hot Springs-Moon Canyon-Almaty
This is really a mini oasis in the middle of the steppe!
It's nice to sit in a warm outdoor jacuzzi in the open air after a hike in the Charyn Canyon! This area you will spend a rest of your time. You will have a dinner, breakfast and lunch there. After lunch you will visit the Moon Canyon and start your come back road to Almaty (approximate 4 hours)
Road length: 316 km
10-00 Swimming and free time
14-00 Departure from Hot Springs
16-00 arrivel to the Moon Canyon (wallking)
17-00 departure from Moon Canyon
21-00 arrival to Almaty
Program can be changed or supplemented according to your desire.
Price per car (max. 6 travelers): 380 USD
Including: car, fuel, driver
Including: SUV, fuel, English speaking guide, accommodations, meals, tickets to the National Parks, 1.5L of bottled water per person per day
1 Traveler - 535 USD
2 Travelers - 285 USD
3 Travelers - 209 USD
4 Travelers - 167 USD
5 Travelers - 149 USD