2-Day Winter Tour to Charyn Canyon

Charyn Canyon

Duration: 2 days

Wondering about a fun winter activity in Almaty? How about light hiking & relaxation in a hot pool?   

See more of Charyn Canyon and combine it with hot spring bathing in Chundja, a village located in 4-5 hours drive from Almaty.


  • Discover winter Charyn Canyon in two completely different parts: Valley of Castles & Moon Valley

  • Our friendly English-speaking guide will introduce you to the local traditions, nature, and food

  • Enjoy bathing in the soothing hot mineral water of Chundja – it contains the noble gas radon that has been used successfully as a natural therapy in many different places all over the world. 

  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner, and 1 breakfast per person included

What you can expect:

Day 1:

Get picked up from your hotel and meet your experienced guide. It is a long and exciting day in front of us! After 2.5 hours of driving, we arrive at Charyn Canyon. Hike 2,5km to have a picnic at Charyn river bank. After spending around 3 hours in the canyon we will leave it and drive to Chundja village, where the warm room is ready for your arrival, you’ll have some time to relax after the long way and then we’ll enjoy dinner at a cafe not far from your room. Spend the rest of the evening relaxing and soaking in hot thermal water outside or inside swimming pools.  

Day 2:

Breakfast, some more bathing if you wish and by noon we are leaving hot tube paradise in Chundja to go back to Almaty. On the way back we will stop at another part of boundless Charyn Canyon – Moon Canyon, where it is so easy to imagine that you transferred millions of years into the past of the Earth. Lunch at Baiseit village. To get back to Almaty it will take us around 2 hours on Khorgos highway – a modern autobahn, so sit back and enjoy the ride. We will drop you off at your hotel.  

What is included:

  • Transportation

  • Guide

  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner, and 1 breakfast per person

  • Accommodation (simple hotel in Chundja)

  • Water 1l per person per day

  • All entry fees

What’s not included:

  • Personal expenses

General Terms & Conditions

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Your trip on a map

Map of Zhetisu region