About the park
Charyn State National Park, in accordance with the existing legislation, has the status of a nature protection and scientific institution of republican significance and is under the jurisdiction of the Committee for Forestry and Wildlife of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Charyn State National Natural Park was established by Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated February 23, 2004 No. 213 on an area of 93,150 hectares in order to preserve and restore the unique natural complexes of the Almaty region, which have a special ecological, historical, scientific, aesthetic and recreational value. By Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 121 dated February 6, 2009, the territory of the park was expanded, 32,900 hectares were added from state land reserves and lands for defense needs, the total area of \u200b\u200bthe park is 127,050 hectares. In administrative and economic terms, the existing territory of the park is located in the Uigur, Enbekshikazakh and Kegen districts of the Almaty region, 7 km west of the village. Shonzhy and 200 km east of Almaty. In administrative and economic terms, the existing territory of the park is located in the Uigur, Enbekshikazakh and Kegen districts of the Almaty region, 7 km west of the village. Shonzhy and 200 km east of Almaty.
The area of the park is
Ecological Stabilization Zone
Zone of tourist and recreational activities
Restricted economic activity zone
35 923 га
Protected zone with a total area, established by the decision of the Akim of the region
Frequently asked Questions
Charyn State National Natural Park was established by the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated February 23, 2004 on an area of 127,050 hectares. in order to preserve and restore the unique natural complexes of the Almaty region, which have a special ecological, historical, scientific, aesthetic and recreational value.
In the Charyn State National Natural Park, there are 4 tourist routes approved by the Committee for Forestry and Wildlife. Such as:
1) tourist route No. 1 “Charyn Ash Grove”
2) tourist route No. 2 – “Charyn Canyon”.
3) tourist route No. 3 “Burial grounds and burial mounds”
4) tourist route No. 4 – “Temirlik-Small Canyon”.
In 2019, in order to preserve the landscape and reduce the load on the Charyn Canyon, descent by private vehicles was prohibited in accordance with the order of the chairman of the LKHM Committee dated 03/06/2019 No. 17-1-39 / 1225.
On the tourist route “Charyn Ash Grove” there are guest houses where you can comfortably stay overnight in the village. Chundzha at the administrative building of the park, you can stay at the guest house “Sharyn”
Yes, you can, to pay through the Kaspi.kz application, you must select in the program menu: “Payments” In the search box, enter “Charyn National Park” Then select the type of ticket, indicate the number of people, enter the state number of the vehicle. and the amount for the services that our employees will calculate for you. Or scan the QR code.
Yes, you can, in order to make an online payment in the Home bank application, you need to select “Payments” in the program menu In the search box enter “Charyn National Park” Next, select the type of service, enter data Next “Purpose of payment” “Payment by paid services code 014” and enter the amount for the services that our employees will calculate for you.
The routes are not difficult and are provided for recreation of the elderly and small children.
Tourist routes operate all year round.
The administrative building of the National Park is located in the village of Chundzha, along Kydyrbaev Street No. 4. 346.2 km. route: A353 from Almaty, travel time 2 hours 45 minutes.
Mandatory payment for the use of specially protected natural areas is 0.1 MCI and services for sanitary cleaning and landscaping. That is, 0.1 MCI + 500 tenge. for an adult. When using other services, a fee is charged in accordance with the approved tariff.
Yes, the National Park welcomes visitors on weekends. For all your questions, you can contact these numbers: Nysanbayeva Gulmira Nuralievna +7 (747) 782-18-05 Yunusov Kutlukzhan Pahirdinovich +7(702)455-68-69 Akramov Maxim Bakhtakhunovich +7(775)296-16-36
If you are going to visit the Charyn SNNP, you need to have with you: Headdress; Sunglasses; Sports shoes; Repellents (mosquito and tick repellents); Tents and sleeping bags, lantern; (for overnight stay); First aid kit; Small snack;
To obtain an entrance ticket to the national park, it is enough to have an identity card with you.
Provision of transport services (for the descent of the Charyn Canyon) with the expectation of one seat at one end 500 tenge
It is possible if you are on a tourist route and in specially designated places!