Info Shymkent - Upper course of Sharyn River, Kazakhstan

Charyn Canyon – Blue ribbon through brown steppe

The tree-lined Charyn River, with its cold fresh water, meanders as a blue ribbon with green edges through the sun-scorched brown steppe.

The Charyn River, originating from the Tian Shan Mountains, meanders through the picturesque landscapes of Kazakhstan’s southeastern region. Stretching over 400 kilometers, this enchanting river has carved a breathtaking gorge over millions of years, leaving behind a testament to the power of natural forces.

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