Tag: Almaty

Kazakhstan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Kazakhstan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Kazakhstan is the ninth biggest country in the world and it is no surprise that when you are preparing a Kazakhstan itinerary for your upcoming trip there are a lot of options and though choices to be made. While Kazakhstan is most famous for its 

Train travel in Kazakhstan: how to travel by train in Kazakhstan

Train travel in Kazakhstan: how to travel by train in Kazakhstan

This post is a travel guide about how to travel by train in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is the perfect destination to explore by train and in recent years Kazakhstan has invested in its railway system making train travel while backpacking Kazakhstan easier than ever. This post 

Charyn Canyon National Park in Kazakhstan: a travel guide

Charyn Canyon National Park in Kazakhstan: a travel guide

We drive through the endless open steppes with different colours of green. Even as we pay the mandatory entrance fee for the Charyn Canyon National Park there is nothing to suggest the dramatic change of scenery that awaits us. It is my second visit to 

Kolsai Lakes national park in Kazakhstan: a travel guide

Kolsai Lakes national park in Kazakhstan: a travel guide

This post is a travel guide about the Kolsai lakes National Park and lake Kaindy. They are the most beautiful mountain lakes near Almaty in Kazakhstan and relatively easy to visit for the independent budget traveller. In this post I will try to answer all 

Altyn Emel National Park: a travel guide

Altyn Emel National Park: a travel guide

This post is a travel guide to Altyn Emel National Park for independent budget travellers. Altyn Emel National Park is one of the most spectacular and remote parks near Almaty. It’s like a miniature Kazakhstan with incredibly diverse landscapes. There are singing sand dunes, colourful 

30 Things to do in Almaty: a travel guide to the heart of Kazakhstan

30 Things to do in Almaty: a travel guide to the heart of Kazakhstan

This post is a travelguide about the best things to do in Almaty. My favourite city in Kazakhstan. It was my first morning in Almaty when I went to the top floor balcony of my hostel. The sky was clear blue and in front of