Located in Central Asia, hugged by Russia on its northern border and China to the east, Kazakhstan is huge. The ninth-largest country in the world, it has truly diverse landscapes, a gripping history and a culture rich enough to rival any destination worldwide.
Kazakhstan means “land of the wanderers” – and the country’s futuristic cities, dramatic landscapes and friendly locals reward those who choose to explore it. Best of all, Kazakhstan is not (yet) a tourist hub, so if you’re hankering after an offbeat escape, it should be on your list.
The best times to travel are in spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November) when temperatures are moderate. In July and August it’s hot, hot, hot (reaching 40°C), while in winter the temperature hits a serious low: think -43°C at the chilliest.
The local expert we partner with is happy to advise you on your own tailor-made trip to the Stan's in Central Asia.