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Tourism in Kazakhstan: what you need to know

Find all the information to prepare your trip. We have targeted the best things to do on the spot, found hotels and comfortable accommodations, and collected valuable information on local transport. and for your convenience we’ve illustrated this articles with several maps.

Where to stay in Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan for accommodation there are mostly hotels and we can sum it up by saying that their quality is generally correct. The quality of hotel establishments is not really homogeneous : to make the right choice, look at the listings of the hotels we recommend in this article, and choose based on current promotions, taking care to have eliminated from your comparisons the lowest rated establishments.

The 5-star hotels in Kazakhstan

The 5-star hotels in Kazakhstan are excellent. Your stay should be very ok from that perspective. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

In Kazakhstan and in the immediate surroundings there is an important offer of 5-star hotels. Not always easy to pick the good ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Kazakhstan

The 4-star hotels in Kazakhstan are pretty good. Your stay should not be too bad on the accommodation plan if you do not avoid the hotels below average. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

You make good choice if you book at Uyut Almaty Hotel (one of the best option in Almaty), at Kazakhstan Hotel (a basic but correct establishment ) or at Hotel Duman.

3-star hotels in Kazakhstan

Good options are: Renion Residence Hotel (one of the best choices in Almaty), at Parasat Hotel & Residence (a rather correct establishment) or Dvin Hotel.

Guesthouses in Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan and in the immediate surroundings there is a large offer of guesthouses. Not always easy to choose. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Sarai-Batu Guest House, an very good establishment. Also consider the Guest House on Sadovaya, which is extraordinary...

Hotels with casino in Kazakhstan

At Kapchag there is a hotel with a casino, the Royal Plaza Hotel and Casino Kapchagay. It's a hotel.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Kazakhstan? The best place to stay in Kazakhstan is at Rahat Palace Hotel in Alma.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Kazakhstan? The best 4 stars hotel in Kazakhstan is the Uyut Almaty Hotel in Almaty.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Kazakhstan? The best 3 stars hotel in Kazakhstan is the Renion Residence Hotel in Almaty.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Kazakhstan? The best 2 stars hotel in Kazakhstan is the Turkestan Hotel in Alma.

What is the best hotel with spa in Kazakhstan? The best hotel with spa in Kazakhstan is the Apartment on Spataev in Kamennaya Bal.

What is the best resort hotel in Kazakhstan? The best resort hotel in Kazakhstan is the Lesnaya Skazka Resort Almaty in Besqayn.

What is the best guesthouse in Kazakhstan? The best guesthouse in Kazakhstan is the Sarai-Batu Guest House in Atyrau.

How to get to Kazakhstan

Going to Kazakhstan by plane

Almaty International Airport : the airport has 308 flights per week. It is served by 9 airlines that offer 13 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Moscow : flights operated by Air Astana and Aeroflot
  • Saint Petersburg : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines and Air Astana
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai and Air Astana
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Fiji

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Almaty International Airport :

  • Beijing : flights operated by Air Astana and Hainan Airlines
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Ürümqi : flights operated by Air Astana and China Southern Airlines
  • Seoul : flights operated by Air Astana and Asiana Airlines
  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Hong Kong : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Delhi : flights operated by Air Astana

Low cost airlines to Almaty International Airport :

  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai and Air Astana
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Fiji

Astana International Airport : the airport has 308 flights per week. It is served by 10 airlines that offer 15 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Saint Petersburg : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Moscow : flights operated by Air Astana and Aeroflot
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai and Air Astana
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways
  • London : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Lufthansa and Air Astana
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines and Air Astana
  • Budapest : flights operated by Wizz Air Serbia
  • Paris : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Warsaw : flights operated by

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Astana International Airport :

  • Ürümqi : flights operated by Air Astana and China Southern Airlines
  • Beijing : flights operated by Air Astana and Air China
  • Delhi : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Seoul : flights operated by Air Astana

Low cost airlines to Astana International Airport :

  • Budapest : flights operated by Wizz Air Serbia
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai and Air Astana

Atyrau Airport : the airport has 28 flights per week. It is served by 2 airlines that offer 4 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Air Astana
  • Moscow : flights operated by Aeroflot

What to do in Kazakhstan

Depending on the time you have to visit Kazakhstan, consider the visit of Ak Orda Presidential Palace, Kazakhstan Central Concert Hall, Bayterek, Mangyshlak Peninsula, Kok Tobe, Altyn-Emel National Park and Bayanaul National Park.

Museums in Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan on rainy days, go to the museum. We especially recommend Central State Museum Of Kazakhstan, A. Kasteyev State Museum Of Arts and National Museum Of The Republic Of Kazakhstan.

Those planning to stay in Kazakhstan for a long time will be able to visit other museums such as Karaganda Ecological Museum.

Natural parks in Kazakhstan

During your stay in Kazakhstan, do not forget to visit some natural parks: Hilton Astana, Almaty Tower and Karkaraly National Park.

Ile-Alatau National Park and Sayram-Ugam National Park may also interest you.

Localisation of Kazakhstan on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Regional map of Kazakhstan ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Detailed location map of Kazakhstan ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of Kazakhstan

Discover in Kazakhstan

Not always easy to organize your stay to Almaty, fortunately we have gathered here all the useful information. We have targeted the best things to do on the spot, selected hotels and accommodations of good standing, and gathered valuable information about local transport. and for your convenience we’ve illustrated this articles with several maps.