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Charynsk canyon, that is compared with its beauty to Grand Canyon in Colorado state, is located 200 km to the east of Almaty. Unique forms of erosion and weathering of the relief will take you to the fabulous, unreal world of fancy sandstone sculptures: “Valley of Castles”, “Witches Gorge” and others. The height of steep slopes, columns and arches reaches 150-300 meters. The canyon stretches for 154 km from the northeast to the southwest, along the Charyn River, which is perfect for rafting. The rarest representative of the world's vegetation is preserved here - Sogdian ash, which survived ..
Almaty city is situated on the south-east of Kazakhstan, at the foot of Zayliyskiy Alatau. The city’s population numbers nearly 1,5 million people. Almaty was founded in 1854 as a Russian frontline fort in the district settled by nomads and was the capital of Kazakhstan till 1997. At present the city remains financial, economic and cultural center of Kazakhstan. Almaty is a clean and tidy city with long straight avenues and beautiful parks. The mountains of the Zailiy Alatau rise as a wall along the south border of the city and make a beautiful background. Almaty has always considered a gar..
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