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Kazakhstan: Itineraries for everyone

"Kazakhstan is a landlocked country, meaning it is almost entirely surrounded by land."gamintraveler.com
"Kazakhstan is one of the few countries in the world that can still be considered as an off-the-beaten-path destination."journalofnomads.com
"Kazakhstan is a fascinating place in a lot of ways."unusualtraveler.com
"Kazakhstan is one of the easiest cities in the world to navigate."wander-lush.org
"Kazakhstan is One of Only Four Countries to Ever Denuclearize."historyfangirl.com
"Kazakhstan is believed to be the country where man first climbed on a horse."mytravelaffairs.com

Kazakhstan location

Central Asia

Located

Land borders

China

Kyrgyzstan

Russia

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

Kazakhstan at a glance

Tenge (KZT)

Currency

Russian

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (72 / 100)

Safety index

Modern (80 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Kazakhstan, Central Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. Many cities are snowy in December. You can pay with Tenge everywhere. During your travel you have to speak
Russian but english should be enough for communication everywhere. These flight connection are taken during this route: Astana (visit Astana itineraries) - Oskemen.
This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Kazakhstan (Central Asia).
it is possible to go to many nature. Many cities are snowy in December. You can pay with Tenge everywhere. During your travel you have to speak
Russia (more about Russia itineraries)n. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
The itinerary brings you at the beginning to Kazakhstan. Kyrgyzstan (plan Kyrgyzstan itineraries) are the next countries.
it is possible to go to many nature. You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at
Almaty (plan Almaty itineraries), Bishkek and Osh. Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Bishkek. Many cities are snowy in December. Not safe countries are chosen... Tenge and Som are necessary to pay. During your travel you have to speak Russian . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. These flight connections are taken during this route: Balkhash - Almaty (plan Almaty itineraries) and Osh - Balkhash.
This itinerary brings you through Kazakhstan in Central Asia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at
Almaty. Many cities are snowy in April. During your travel you have to speak Russian but english should be enough for communication everywhere. These flight connections are taken during this itinerary: Shymkent - Almaty, Almaty (visit Almaty itineraries) - Karaganda and Dolinka - Oskemen. You can pay with Tenge everywhere.

Things to do

Kazakhstan is one of the largest countries in the world. So I was more than happy to travel to Southeast Kazakhstan and Northeast Kyrgyzstan to discover some of the incredible places that these two countries have to offer. Last but not least Kazakhstan is the most developed of the Central Asian countries so it’s a ...

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If you have been travelling for so long and are running out of places to visit, why not consider visiting Kazakhstan? Yes, the one and only Kazakhstan ! Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in the world and the most developed of the -stans countries, and the largest country in Central Asia.

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Visit Landmarks

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When a city has changed its name 6 times throughout a 200-year period, then you gotta know something’s off! According to official records, the President Nursultan Nazarbayev had great plans for the future capital, and since it would be impossible to expand Almaty any further, he went ahead and ..

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Curious about the best places to visit in Kazakhstan? Kazakhstan is a vast country largely located in Central Asia, with parts of it – in Eastern Europe. It is the 9th largest country in the world by area, but it’s very sparsely populated. It’s a mix of the new and the old. Traditional yet cutting-edge.

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7 best places to visit in Kazakhstan

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Eat & drink

The wagon-restaurant serves typical Central Asian food, like plov or lagman, and the quality is according to the region’s standards. ...

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Kazakh food is centered around horse meat and mutton. We admit it doesn’t sound that appealing, but you can’t come to Kazakhstan and not try the national dish besbermak. ...

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The landscape is beautiful from here, there are not yet bare steppe, it’s hilly around the depression, but not a single tree anyway. ...

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While too many bars skimped on wifi, Almaty’s cafe scene made getting work done simple. Or at least I had access to solid wifi when I made myself focus. I worked out of four different coffee shops, each with great wifi, good coffee, and relaxed atmosphere.

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General

The world is a big, sloppy, messy place. It’s so tempting to think that just by being generally familiar with the history and culture of a large region, that you know it. Or that you’ll know what it will be like to see it in person. But that’s not actually the way the world works, is it? When planning my first trip to ...

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Reasons You Should Visit Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan is, by far, one of the strangest countries I have ever been to, along with Azerbaijan On the one hand, it is a surprisingly developed country, home to the most Westernized city in Asia, Almaty, whose inhabitants are very European-minded, as well as some striking mountains.

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There was a time when a vast expanse of land in Kazakhstan was covered with wild apple forests. ...

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Based on the historical facts that say that Kazakhs are a traditionally nomadic society, who descend from the Turks and the Mongols, and then belonged to the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, this book gives you invaluable cultural facts and tips on how to behave when you travel in ...

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Itinerary

Though far from topping the bucket lists of the masses, Kazakhstan is seeing an increase of tourism, especially thanks to its new one-month visa-free Two weeks is hardly enough for such a massive country, but the Almaty region of southern Kazakhstan has more than enough to see to keep you busy for two weeks.

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Two-week itinerary for Kazakhstan

70 thoughts on “Photo itinerary: two weeks in Kazakhstan”

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, for example. This means that, across the whole country, winters will always be very cold and summers very hot. However, as a general rule, north Kazakhstan will always be colder than the south. ...

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Backpacking in Kazakhstan – 4-week itinerary

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This is my own Kazakhstan Travel Itinerary for two weeksthat I recommend- starting from Kostanay, North Kazakhstan since I was coming from Magnitogorsk in Russia (more about Russia) on my past trip. Having a local experience in remote areas where internet is not available was one of the highlights of my trip in Kazakhstan.

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Kazakhstan Travel Itinerary for two weeks

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Costs

Since Kazakhstan is not very touristic, there aren’t thousands of options on where to stay in Kazakhstan. However, there are still many places where you could spend the night. ...

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How Much Budget Do You Need Per Day: Kazakhstan Travel Guide

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Accommodation

There are many lodging options in Almaty (more about Almaty itineraries), varying from expensive hotels to budget hostels. ...

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Where to stay in Aktau:

Where to stay in Shymkent:

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You can opt to either stay in yurts or bring in your own gear and camp around the lakes. If it’s obvious that you are campingyou will be charged an additional fee at the park entrance for camping. ...

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Staying The Night At Lake Kaindy

Staying In Saty Village

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. in the big cities and towns of Kazakhstan. Hostels are the cheapest option, starting from $5 per night for a bed in a dorm. You can also find a nice private room in a guesthouse, starting from $12 per night. ...

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Hotel Kazakhstan is a well-known landmark in Almaty (plan Almaty itineraries). When it was completed in 1977 it surpassed the Zenkov Cathedral to become the tallest structure in the city. You will also recognize the building due to its unique crown resting on its roof. ...

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