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 the era of glaciation.