Kazakhstan is a country in Central Asia. Kazakhstan is the world’s ninth biggest country by size, Kazakhstan is the richest country in Central Asia, due to its large oil and natural gas reserves. The country is also the largest landlocked country. It has borders with Russia, China, and the Central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.Native Kazakhs, a mix of Turkic and Mongol nomadic tribes who migrated into the region in the 13th century, were united as a single nation in the middle of 15th century. The area was conquered by Russia in the second half of 19th century, and Kazakhstan became the Soviet Republic in 1936.Map of Kazakhstan shown below.
The biggest city is Almaty, It is almost reminiscent of Europe with its leafy avenues, chic cafes, glossy shopping centres and hedonistic nightlife. The capital Astana, on the windswept northern steppe, has been transformed into a 21st-century showpiece with a profusion of bold futuristic architecture. But it’s beyond you’ll find the greatest travel adventures, whether hiking in the high mountains and green valleys of the Tian Shan, searching for wildlife on the lake-dotted steppe, enjoying home-spun hospitality in village guesthouses, or jolting across the western deserts to remote underground mosques.
The country offers everything on a great scale like mountain tops, the sparkling shine of glaciers, soft willing of coniferous woods, huge rocky canyons with coloured rainbows, emerald mountain lakes, noisy rivers, the poetry of sunrises, a uniqueness of flora and fauna etc. In Kazakhstan, tourists can find recreation opportunities all round the year. Eco-tours are very famous that make your vacations active. With a large number of pleasant surprises, a trip to Kazakhstan will remain an unforgettable trip for the rest of your life.
- KOLSAI LAKES
- TURGEN VALLEY
- SHARYN CANYON
- KARKARALY NTL PARK
- KYZLARAI WILDLIFE RESERVE
- ALTAI MOUNTAINS
Kazakhstan official language is Kazakh. Russian is the second official language but both are recognised for commercial purposes.
The other languages that are also spoken in the country include German, Uyghur, Ukrainian, Tatar, Korean, Polish, Greek, and Romanian and English.Travellers are advised to have some Russian and Kazakh language knowledge and skills to be able to get around the country well.
- Watch world largest and unique speed skating rinks in the world in Medea.
- Mountain climbing and hiking which offers some breathtaking views of Alpine routes.
- Visit Duman the first and only aquarium located around 3000km away from the ocean.
- Visit Baikonur Cosmodrome centre of space exploration in Kazakhstan.
- Explore Aksu-Zhabagly state natural reserve is situated 1000 to 4000m (3280 to 3120ft) above sea level.
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