Tag: Shymkent

How to travel by train 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 

Kazakhstan itinerary: 2 weeks in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan itinerary: 2 weeks in Kazakhstan

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 

Turkestan Kazakhstan: the Kazakh silk road

Turkestan Kazakhstan: the Kazakh silk road

This post is a travel guide about the best things to do in Turkestan in Kazakhstan. Turkestan is one of the most important historic cities in Kazakhstan. Even though there are a lot of archeological remains throughout the country, none are so well preserved as 

Aksu Zhabagly National Park: a travel guide

Aksu Zhabagly National Park: a travel guide

This post is a travel guide to Aksu Zhabagly National Park for independent budget travellers. Most people head to Shymkent to see the mausoleum in Turkestan, but the south is not all about history. There is also some incredible nature with the best national parks 

11 Things to do in Shymkent Kazakhstan

11 Things to do in Shymkent Kazakhstan

This post is a travelguide about the best things to do in Shymkent. A city in the south of Kazakhstan that was once part of Kazakhstan’s silk road. There is actually not one silk road. The famous trading route from China to Europe, that Marco