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The canyon is located 195 km. east of Alma-Ata. The Charyn Canyon is part of the territory of the Charyn National Park. The Charyn Canyon is a natural monument made up of sedimentary rocks, whose age is about 12 million years.
Kaindy - a lake in the Almaty region of Kazakhstan, a popular tourist destination in one of the Kungei Alatau gorges. Despite the low water temperature, Lake Kaindy is popular with diving enthusiasts. The main attraction of the lake is the fir trees rising straight from the water.
Kolsai lakes are located at a distance of 300 kilometers from Almaty. These three unique lakes, located in the mountains of the Northern Tien Shan, are their pearl. The first lake Kolsai is located at the level of 1700 meters, the second - 2250 meters, the third - 2650 meters above sea level.
City of Nomads
The city of nomads or the Nomad fortress on the Ili River in the city of Kapchagay near Almaty is a unique structure built specifically in 2004 for the filming of the cult feature film Nomad. In the process of filming the film, it was decided to build fake scenery for a medieval eastern fortress. So, in the middle of the Kazakh steppe, a real medieval city appeared.
On June 29, 2023, a new visitor center was opened in the Altyn-Emel National Park on the southwestern side of the park, where you can get through the village of Shengeldy behind Kapchagay, in the center you will be met by guides Adil and Saken.
Saka mounds Besshatyr (translated from the Kazakh language - "Five tents") is a complex of royal tombs dating back to the 1st millennium BC, one of the most remarkable objects of the historical and cultural heritage of the Altyn-Emel National Park and the entire region Semirechye as a whole.
Altyn Emel (Tambaly Tas) "Tanbalytas" petroglyphs are located at the mouth of the Terekty gorge in the western part of the SNNP. Several hundred petroglyphs consist of nomadic drawings from different periods, but older images dating back to the 2nd millennium BC have also been found. (Bronze Age).