The capital Nur-Sultan, on the windswept northern steppe, has been transformed into a 21st-century showpiece with a profusion of bold futuristic architecture.
But it’s beyond the cities that you’ll find the greatest travel adventures, whether hiking in the high mountains and green valleys of the Tian Shan, searching for wildlife on the lake-dotted steppe, enjoying homespun hospitality in village guesthouses, or jolting across the western deserts to remote underground mosques.
- Best Time to Visit: May to September
- Languages: Kazakh, Russian, English
- Currency Kazakhstani tenge (KZT), US Dollar (USD)
- Safety: Excellent
- Nightlife: Good
- Local Food: Besbarmak
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Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit Kazakhstan is between July - August, when the weather is perfect throughout the country. This is the peak season, and the best time for hikers to visit. April - June, and September - October are also a decent time to visit Kazakhstan. The steppes are particularly beautiful during this time
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