Kazakhstan is the place where the Western World is organically woven into the traditional culture of the Eastern World, and the antiquity is surprisingly interwoven with modernity. Here you can enjoy a variety of different options of recreation: cultural tours around the country, eco-tourism and ethnic tours, as well as the amazing natural beauty of this country - it is rafting, trekking, mountain climbing and much more. Kazakhstan is the country with rich natural resources that follow the path of rapid development. You will notice it easily by visiting the modern capital city of Astana. At the same time in the remote corners of the country, you will be able to plunge into the contemplation of pure and pristine nature - steppes, deserts, mountains and picturesque landscapes.
The Republic of Kazakhstan is located in the heart of Eurasia. The state is bordered by Russia to the north and west, China to the east and to the south by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. It has access to the land-locked seas - the Caspian and the Aral, however, has no access to the great oceans. The area of the country is 2,724,902 km2. The population of Kazakhstan according to the latest estimates is 17,498,145 people. The national currency is tenge. The state language is Kazakh and the official language is Russian. The capital city is Astana. The largest cities are Almaty, Shymkent, Karaganda.
Citizens of the CIS, Mongolia and Turkey enjoy a visa-free regime to enter and to stay in Kazakhstan. All other foreign nationals are required to have business or tourist visas to enter Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan has acutely continental climate, with a large temperature difference between summer and winter. In summer, it could be very hot there, and in winter - very cold. So if you have decided to visit Kazakhstan, the best time for it is spring or fall. That's the time when you can fully enjoy the country.
Attractions of Kazakhstan:
If you are interested in extreme tourism, Kazakhstan can offer you favorable conditions for trekking at various levels of difficulty. Mountains, glaciers, mountain rivers and valleys are available here. Some of the trails lead right up to Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan. The large quantity of mountain rivers creates auspicious conditions for rafting. In recent years, rafting in Kazakhstan is very popular among tourists from all over the world. Skiers and climbers can also find something interesting for them: mountain resorts Chimbulak and Medeo will delight you with a combination of mild climate, modern sports facilities and beautiful mountains. Ice skating rink Medeo is one of the most popular attractions of Almaty. It is located in the gorge at an altitude of 1961 meters above sea level. We offer you a wide choice of Almaty tours and if you want to travel independently, book your perfect car with our service of car rental Almaty Kazakhstan and realize your trip!
The government of Kazakhstan aims to preserve the beauty of wildlife and provide the people with free access to it, whereupon there were created many national parks and nature reserves in the country. For example, Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve has been designated by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. The famous and amazingly beautiful pink flamingos inhabit this reserve. Travelling Kazakhstan, you will also find another unique natural formation – the Lake Balkhash with a large area, but relatively shallow. The water in its eastern part is salty, and in the western part it is fresh and even the fishes that dwell in different parts are different. Eco tours, tours of ancient cities and though the countries of the Great Silk Road, and even just sightseeing tours - Kazakhstan has something special for everyone!