Charyn State National Natural Park is created for the purpose of preservation natural landscapes, which have special ecological, historical and aesthetic value. Owing to favorable combination of territories, included as parts of the National Park, which are different on their functional purpose, they can be used in the scientific, educational, cultural and recreational purposes. The park territory includes a Sharyn River valley.
Each country has its own natural wonders. And we have a lot of them in Kazakhstan. One of the most famous and beautiful natural attractions is the Charyn Canyon.
Charyn Canyon - is one of the most unique natural objects, where the influence of the millennial processes of weathering of sedimentary rocks, the original form of relief took the outlines of isolated rocks, columns and towers
The Charyn Canyon is a natural monument built from sedimentary rocks, which age is about 12 million years, and stretches for 154 kilometers along the valley of Charyn river. The Charyn Canyon is situated on the Tian Shan’s spurs near the border with China.
If you have only one day for exploring Almaty outskirts and desire to see the one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan – the day trip to Charyn Canyon is for you. Driving through the rural area and visiting the local market will give a complete immersion in the culture of the Kazakh nation.