The official name of Kazakhstan is the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is an amazing country that combines incongruous, so charming for guests from other countries.
And will you believe if we state that Kazakhstan is one of the largest CIS countries located simultaneously on two continents: Asia and Europe? The territory of Kazakhstan is so large, stretching from Russia to China, that this country can boast of the amazing fact that there are 3 time zones and makes it possible to offer tourists a variety of tours from classic sightseeing to active and entertaining. Located in the heart of the Eurasian continent, Kazakhstan can rightfully be considered a country with a distinctive culture, oriental traditions, at the same time keeping pace with the times, demonstrating its achievements in technology in industry, architecture, education and other areas of life. The main attraction of this unique country is the Great Steppe, a kind of “visit card”, so mysterious and peaceful, in the vastness of which the greatest historical events of a thousand years ago took place. Lake Balkhash existing in Kazakhstan has an amazing natural phenomenon, which scientists still cannot explain: half of the water in the lake is salty and the other half fresh. Kol Sai Lake is another amazing pearl of Kazakhstan, walking tours to the mountain lakes will leave tourists with positive emotions and energy of mountain trails. Tours with visits to mountain villages, acquaintance with the life of nomadic peoples are all on the list of tours from Sanat Travel Experts.
Here is the world’s first and largest space shuttle launcher “Baikonur”, from which the astronaut’s first space flight was made and the world’s first artificial satellites of the Sun, Earth and Moon were launched. Tour operator Sanat Travel Expert will help you visit space shuttle launches, and for those who are interested in the military history of the Soviet era, we can offer you to tour to largest military training grounds in the region – the Semipalatinsk training ground, which was inherited by the Republic of Kazakhstan after the collapse of the USSR. To visit this place, you will need special permission, which we, of course, will take care of so that your adventure goes smoothly and leaves behind an exciting and unforgettable experience.
The land of nomads, swift horses and endless expanses of amazing nature. The name “Kazakh” comes from the ancient Turkic word “kaz”, which means “wandering”. The name itself reflects the essence of the nomadic people. You can feel like a real nomad, spending the night in a Kazakh yurt (teepee), spending the evening by the fire to the songs of the local akyn (poet). You will feel the living space, sitting in a yurt away from the hustle of the world, drinking savoury tea with milk and watching the stars playfully winking from an endless horizon.
We would like to tell you about another natural attraction – the Charyn Canyon. The picturesque gorge, stretching for more than 150 km, is considered the “younger brother” of one of the largest gorges of the planet – the Grand Canyon. The sight of the Charyn Canyon, whose cliffs resemble tall towers of a reddish color, will take your breath away.
Did you know that Kazakhstan celebrates new year 2 times: January 1 according to European tradition and March 21-23, after the spring equinox (Nauryz). This holiday is widely celebrated in Kazakhstan, when people pay tribute to nature and its gifts, and spend these days in the colorful atmosphere of the holiday and love. This is an ideal time for tours and trips to Kazakhstan, because it will plunge you into the atmosphere of the traditions of this country.
Kazakhs are a very hospitable people. From ancient times, guests were greeted with warm embrace and treated with the most delicious dishes. Kazakh cuisine will fascinate you. The main ingredients are meat and dairy products. One of the most famous dishes is Besh Barmak, which means five fingers. This dish is made of horse meat and dough, which is traditionally eaten with hands. You will feel like true gourmets, having tasted abovementioned and many other delicious dishes of Kazakh cuisine.
Arriving in Kazakhstan, you will be amazed by the color of traditions in combination with modern technologies, majestic constructions of the present and ancient buildings. It is enough to want to visit this country beckoning with its contrasts. Tour operator Sanat Travel Experts will select for you an interesting tour program and offer flight options to Kazakhstan!