Here are all our posts with all the information you need to know about Traveling in Kazakhstan independently:

from how to prepare yourself to the best places to visit, top things to do, travel itineraries and plenty of more practical travel info!

 

Scroll down to find all our posts about Kazakhstan or just keep reading for a handy overview. 

 

 

Kazakhstan is a republic in Central Asia. It's the 9th biggest country and is the largest landlocked country in the world.  It's a multinational state, which is inhabited by 17.8 million people, belonging to more than 120 nationalities!

 

Kazakhstan is known as the land of steppes but has in reality a quite diverse nature: from deserts and flat steppes in the West, Center, and South of the country to mountains and lush landscapes in the Southeast and North!
 
It's a country of surprises which any adventurous backpacker will appreciate.

 

 

General Info about Kazakhstan

  • Capital: Nur Sultan (previously known as Astana)
  • International airports: Almaty Airport (ALA), Nur Sultan Airport (TSE) and Shymkent Airport (CIT).
  • Currency: Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT)
  • Official languages: Kazakh and Russian
  • Main religion: Islam (70%)

 

Everything you need to know before you travel to Kazakhstan

 

We have some very handy and comprehensive posts that you should check out if you want to prepare yourself well for your trip to Kazakhstan.

 

For information about the visa, how to get to Kazakhstan, the best time to visit, how to get around the country by public transportation, where to stay,... read:

 

We also recommend you read a bit more about our safety tips for Kazakhstan

 

Are you planning to travel overland between the Central Asian countries? Then these following guides will come in handy:

 

 

Plan your Trip - Where to go in Kazakhstan

 

Here's an overview of our guides and posts that will help you plan your trip to Kyrgyzstan.

 

Where to go in Kazakhstan:

 

 

Plan your Trip - Top Things to do in Kazakhstan

 

Kazakhstan is a country that has so much to offer when it comes to nature and adventure!

 

Hiking & Trekking in Kazakhstan:

 

Skiing in Kazakhstan:

 

 

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Kazakhstan Railway – How to travel by train in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Railway – How to travel by train in Kazakhstan

How to get from Almaty to Tashkent: crossing the Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan border

How to get from Almaty to Tashkent: crossing the Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan border

Is it safe to travel to Kazakhstan in 2020?

Is it safe to travel to Kazakhstan in 2020?

Blown away by the beauty of Charyn Canyon – The Complete Travel Guide

Blown away by the beauty of Charyn Canyon – The Complete Travel Guide

The 26 most beautiful places to visit in Kazakhstan

The 26 most beautiful places to visit in Kazakhstan

Hiking in Almaty, Kazakhstan – The 5 best and most beautiful hikes in the Almaty mountains

Hiking in Almaty, Kazakhstan – The 5 best and most beautiful hikes in the Almaty mountains

A Beginner’s Guide to Skiing in Shymbulak Ski Resort in Almaty (Kazakhstan)

A Beginner’s Guide to Skiing in Shymbulak Ski Resort in Almaty (Kazakhstan)

The Ultimate Guide to Trekking in the North Tian Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan

The Ultimate Guide to Trekking in the North Tian Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Backpacking in Kazakhstan

Traveling from Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan across the Caspian Sea by cargo ship

Traveling from Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan across the Caspian Sea by cargo ship

How to get from Almaty to Bishkek – Crossing the Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan border

How to get from Almaty to Bishkek – Crossing the Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan border

How to get from Bishkek to Almaty : crossing the Kyrgyzstan – Kazakhstan border.

How to get from Bishkek to Almaty : crossing the Kyrgyzstan – Kazakhstan border.

The most beautiful lakes of Kazakhstan: Kolsai Lakes and Lake Kaindy. A complete travel guide

The most beautiful lakes of Kazakhstan: Kolsai Lakes and Lake Kaindy. A complete travel guide

Discovering Turkestan, the spiritual and historical center of Kazakhstan

Discovering Turkestan, the spiritual and historical center of Kazakhstan

Visiting the ship graveyard of Aral, the lost sea of Central Asia.

Visiting the ship graveyard of Aral, the lost sea of Central Asia.