Charyn Canyon

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This place has always been out of competition among fans of unexplored spaces. For years, Charyn Canyon, located in two hundred kilometers from the capital of Kazakhstan, is constantly compared with the famous Grand Canyon, located in the State of Colorado. The maximum height of the steep slope of the canyon is nearly three hundred meters.


The forces of nature have made sure that these slopes have turned into a real fairy tale, fascinating minds. For example, here there are really unique forms of erosion of mountain terrain, formed by a plurality of thematic parts:

  • “Castle Valley”;
  • “Witches Gorge” and so on.


The total length of the canyon more than one hundred and fifty meters along the river Charyn River. Numerous tourists, taken a liking to this place, will not lie, that the flow of the river is ideal for those who are fond of rafting. It is worth to come back here and admirer of rare flora. Only in this canyon you have a chance to admire the Sogdian ash. Rumor has it that he was able to survive the global icing.