From city to mountains to countryside, experience Kazakhstan Travelstan! New and hot experiential travel destination!
a garden city, surrounded by majestic mountains covered with evergreen pine forest, conquers the hearts of tourists from the very first glance. You can tune up to the history, connect with nature, and even go on an intense hike. The nature around the city unveils incredible landscapes, national parks and glacier lakes, as well as endless opportunities for adventure tourism.
The capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, located in the heart of the Eurasian continent, is equally accessible and open from all sides of the world. The city attracts visitors both with its unusual appearance and unique architectural solutions, as well as with cultural and business events of the international level.
Around the capital
During the day around Nur-Sultan you can visit a number of interesting places, for example:
- The Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve is the northernmost nesting point of pink flamingos. You can meet these unique birds from the end of April till October only in 150 km from the capital city.
- The museum and memorial complex “ALZHIR” – a branch of notoriously famous GULAG camps - located just 40 km away from the city, and is one of the most significant historical sites of the soviet history.
- Kobeytuz, better known as the pink lake, is 170 km away from the city. Enjoy the incredible scenery of the lake and do not miss the opportunity of a photoshoot against the backdrop of the pink lake.
The first and foremost authentic experience as a nomad is visiting a yurt, a traditional nomadic dwelling of Central Asia’s tribes. Immersing into the life of nomads and their culture is possible in an improvised “aul” (ethnic village). Cease the opportunity to take a picture with a “real” kazakh khan, a brave “batyr” and try national dishes and drinks. Get acquainted with the original ancient weapons of the nomads while wearing real armors and shooting an arrow with a bow or simply learning a master class by local craftsmen.
Burabay is framed with high rocky mountains and pine forests, that fill the air with aroma of pine needles with honey aftertaste of herbs and flowers. Enjoy nature in the forest and a healthy hike in the mountains. An amazing land with rare beauty and unique landscape makes Burabay a true natural “pearl” of Kazakhstan.
The Great Silk Road and Shymkent
the grand trading route that has become a link between the peoples of the East and the West. The Great Silk Road is the progenitor of many famous ancient cities that have become the main centers of origin of settled civilization in Kazakhstan. Visit the cultural heritage of the Great Steppe - the ancient cities of Turkestan and Taraz, the mausoleums of Arystan-baba and Khoja Ahmed Yassawi, the astounding remnants of the ancient settlements of Sauran and Otrar.
is the ‘Treasure Peninsula’, and a kingdom of snow-white rocks, and a valley of steep gorges, and endless forests with flood meadows. Hundreds of years ago the Great Silk Road went through Mangystau bringing wealth and fame to this land. A trip to the western regions of Kazakhstan is an immersion into its rich past, a touch of the holy and eternal, admiration for stunning nature that is unlike anything else.