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Charyn Canyon, Almaty Region

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. Before you visit Rakhat, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • I visited Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) From Almaty is to Issyk Kul lake on the way Charyn canyon its very beautiful like USA Grand Canyon, We booked tour with Pegas Adventure...  more »
  • If you are visiting Almaty, take a day to visit the spectacular Charyn Gorge. About a two hour drive East of Almaty towards China to the Charyn national park,the area is surrounded by fantastic...  more »
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