7 Best Places to Visit in Kazakhstan Before You Die

The great splendor of this nation is what inspired this compilation of the best places to visit in Kazakhstan before you die. Ranked as one of the world’s biggest landlocked nation, Kazakhstan stretches out from Siberia up to the deserts in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and from the Caspian Sea to China.  The country is also interestingly covered by 5 climatic zones and 2 time zones.

Kazakhstan offers everything you could hope for in a great travel destination, which includes mountain tops, glaciers, coniferous woods, large rocky canyons, pristine mountain lakes and amazing rivers among many others. In this country, tourists can get recreation opportunities throughout the year. To make your vacation more active, consider taking eco-tourism and also checking out some of the surreal places in China to see before you die.

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With so many pleasant surprises, going for a Kazakhstan trip will likely be very memorable. The destination is very safe and travelers can relax and have a great time. The country also has various internationally celebrated resorts that offer spas and other relaxing opportunities.

If you are an enthusiast of water sports, you will also treasure your time in Kazakhstan. The many regional centers across the country have been fitted with modern sport complexes, training halls and swimming pools. Canoeing and rafting can also be arranged easily through the local agents. A great place for engaging in watersports is the popular Ili River that is located between Lake Balkhash and Lake Qapshaghay.

Besides water sports, Kazakhstan also has the natural facilities that allow great winter sporting fun. There are several ice skating rinks that you can check out or you can head outdoors to the Zaili Alatau Mountains. Winter is also a great time to watch skiing competitions and hockey games.

Here are the best places to visit in Kazakhstan before you die: