2 Grand Canyon? No! Charyn Canyon in Kazakstan [30 photos]

Grand Canyon? No! Charyn Canyon in Kazakstan [30 photos]

Posted on January 13, 2019 by tim


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Yes this place in Kazakstan is looking very similar to American Grand Canyon. They even call it “Kazakstan Grand Canyon” and here are some photos from this place.

 

They made a national park from it since 2004. It is located close to the Kazakh-Chinese border.

This is a route to place from Kazakhstan capital Alma-Aty.

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Thousands of tourists arrive here each year probably because it’s looking so much like Grand Canyon but on a budget for European tourist.

This is a road leading to the place

The surroundings are wild

Close to the canyon tourists have to pay 600 tenge local currency which is just $2.

And then you see the canyon:

The river Charyn is floating here for 400 km .

The canyon parts have different names: “Valley of the Castles”, “Dragon Creek”, and a “Witch Creek”.

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2 Responses to “Grand Canyon? No! Charyn Canyon in Kazakstan [30 photos]”

  1. Benjamin Morgentau says:

    …does it have to look like some US natural wonder? It has it’s own very unique look…

  2. Konkord says:

    Fantastic place to travel. thanks.

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