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Charyn Canyon, Almaty Province

Categories: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Take a trek along Charyn Canyon, a vast river gorge known for its interesting rock formations. More than 80 km (50 mi ) in length and reaching depths of 150 m (490 ft), the canyon features hiking trails through its impressive scenery. Although the drive from Almaty is long and bumpy, you'll be rewarded with panoramic views and picturesque riverside spots, great for camping or a picnic. Bring plenty of supplies, as the area lacks facilities. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Charyn Canyon by using our Almaty Province tourist route planner.
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  • Canyon is impressive. I don't know, it looks like the Grand Canyon, but this place is magical, mesmerizing. It seems these creations there are quite specific author, artist (I do not underestimate the ability of nature to create masterpieces, but any conscious creativity)
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  • We booked this 1 day trip with a travel agent in Almaty using 'Blast Tours' for the trip itself. The transport was an old German Kassbohrer Setra Tour Bus that is fitted with a toilet as the trip to g...  read more »
  • Beautifully! mandatory section tours. Amazing views and do mega. in the Valley of the castles you can stay overnight-are Yurty-is also a tent. It looks beautiful in the evening when the sun illuminates the rocks. Very hot day, but definitely worth it!
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