About Kazakhtsan

Kazakhstan is one of the largest and Modern countries in central Asia that extends from west of Caspian Sea to the Altai mountain in the East of the country. In the past Kazakhstan was a former of soviet republic. It’s one of the few countries in the world that can still be considered an off-the-beaten-path destination.

As Kazakhstan owns a huge land on the heart of central Asia it has a lot to offer you. Kazakhstan is the 9th largest country in the world by its land. This country is neighboring with China, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and all Caspian ports from the city Aktau on western Kazakhstan.

From arid plains, endless steppes, and dusty desert villages where you’ll see more camels than people; to lush valleys, snow-capped mountains, and modern cities, travel in Kazakhstan will surprise you every step of the way.

When is the best time to visit Kazakhstan?

Depending on your interested activity you can visit Kazakhstan anytime as this country can offer you absolutely any adventure in summer as well as in winter. Kazakhstan has a continental climate with cold winters and hot summers and the temperature will vary depending on the region of the country. The best period starts from May and whole summer until October. During the summer time all outdoor destination of Kazakhstan are open for camping, hiking and horse riding activities.

Spring and Autumn in Kazakhstan

Spring and Autumn of Kazakhstan are also the ideal time for short activities like Hiking, sightseeing. Each of the lasts for two months and warn enough to admire Kazakhstan. 20’C is the average temperature.
Kazakhstan in the winter

Winter in Kazakhstan

Winter in Kazakhstan is freezing cold especially Capital city Astana areas. Having a snow storm at least once in the month is normal. For the people who loves Siberian weather it is recommended to visit Astana region in the winter. Astana, in the North of the country, is the second coldest capital city in the world. The temperature there in winter can drop down as low as -50 С° (-58 f°)! If you are extreme sport lover than you should definitely go to Shymbulak (near Almaty), one of the most popular ski resorts in Central Asia.

How to get to Kazakhstan?

You can fly to Kazakhstan, enter by road via a border crossing, or by taking a cargo ship across the Caspian Sea.
There are many daily international flights to Kazakhstan.

  • There are the 3 main international airports in Kazakhstan: Almaty International Airport (ALA), Astana International Airport (TSE) and Shymkent International Airport (CIT).
  • Kazakhstan shares borders with Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. You can do border crossing through those countries.
  • You can also enter Kazakhstan by taking a cargo ship from Baku (Azerbaijan) to Aktau (port in West Kazakhstan) across the Caspian Sea.

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