Charyn Canyon is one of the most popular places
in Kazakhstan, which tourist should visit!
The Valley of Castles is the main attraction of Almaty. The canyon is located near the North-Eastern side of the Toraigyr ridge. The length of the canyon is 3 km. It is interesting for the forms of erosion of Pliocene deposits of yellow and orange hues. You can walk along the gorge 3 km long along the Charyn (Sharyn) river. Relic trees grow along the floodplain of the river - Sogdian ash.
The canyon is named after the Charyn River, which flows along its bottom. This attraction bears the proud title of "The Little Brother of the American Grand Canyon." Charyn Canyon is located 200 kilometers from the large city of Almaty.