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Before Coming to Kazakhstan

Overseas missions

Afghanistan (embassy) Kabul, Wazir Akbar Khan Street 13, House 436 Telephone: (+9320) +93230-05-52; +93787555011, 702-842-96, 705-015-05 Fax: (+9320) 230-600-09 E-mail: kabul@mfa.kz Armenia (embassy) 0019, Erevan, Armenakyana st.153 Telephone: (+374-10) 65-20-01 Fax: (+374-10) 65-03-40, E-mail: erevan@mfa.kz Website: http://www.kazembassy.am Austria (embassy) Wipplingerstrasse 35, Floor 3 1010 Wien Telephone: +43 1 890 8008 10 Fax: +43 1 890 […]

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Languages

The official language of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the Kazakh language, that is a part of the Kipchak group of the Turkic languages (kindred languages are, for instance, Tatar, Bashkir and Karakalpak languages; there are some parallels with the Turkish language). Russian language is widely spread almost in all regions along with the Kazakh, […]

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Power supply

The supply pressure in Kazakhstan is 220 volts with the frequency of 50 Hz. Two-pin plugs (and respective sockets) of 2 types are in use: two round pins of light section (4,7 mm.) without ground connection (Soviet standard); two round pins of greater section (5 mm.) with ground connection or without it (European standard), which […]

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Customs regulations

The import of national and foreign currencies in cash into Kazakhstan is unrestricted for all people irrespective of the nationality. The import and/or export of foreign and/or national currency in cash into/from the territory of the RK in the equivalent exceeding 3000 US dollars are liable to the customs declaration with the indication of the […]

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Be sure to take with you

In winter, you will undoubtedly need warm clothes, meant for the temperature of around 30 degrees Celsius below zero. In summer, we recommend you to have the head-dress, that will protect you against the Sun, as well as a sunblock. The repellents against mosquitos and midges will be of use, too (it is especially true […]

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Travel responsibly

Dear clients of Nomadic Travel Kazakhstan! As a tourist company committed to responsible travel and promoting sustainable ecological tourism we would like to share with you our views on climate change and carbon footprint of tourism in Kazakhstan. We all know that CO2 emissions from most of the transport means and particularly from flying have […]

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Habitation in rural areas

For accommodation of our clients we try to use the opportunities of local communities to the maximum. One of the most widely spread ways of accommodation is the country guest-houses, where tourists live together with the locals. The Kazakh house in rural area is usually a one storey building, made of stone or brick, quite […]

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Vaccination and medical care

Kazakhstan is a country with a rather favorable epidemiological situation. Those who are planning to travel in Kazakhstan do not have to undergo compulsory vaccination. However, those who wish may get inoculated against hepatitis A and B, hydrophobia and tick-borne encephalitis (the latter may be useful during visiting the mountainous regions of South-eastern and Eastern […]

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Regulations for stay in Kazakhstan

If a foreign national hasn’t got a registration mark in the migration card, which had been given to him upon arrival in the Republic of Kazakhstan (migration cards of the foreign nationals are usually marked upon their arrival through the international airports, as well as some railway and car check-points), he has to get registered […]

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Regulations for entry to Kazakhstan

Foreign nationals enter the territory of Kazakhstan and depart from it through the border checkpoints open for international and passenger traffic on the basis of the passports or other documents, substituting them, with the visas of the RK stamped in them with the exception of the nationals of the countries, that have a visa-free regime with […]

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Visa processing procedure

Kazakhstan has a visa-free regime with the following countries: Azerbaijan, Georgia (for a maximum stay of up to 90 days), Kyrgyzstan, Thailand (tourist visa is issued at the airport for the period of 15 days), Mongolia (for a maximum stay of up to 90 days), Armenia (for a maximum stay of up to 90 days), Belarus, […]

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Food, drinking water

In Kazakhstan, meat food mostly prevails. Vegetarian’s meals are not common in the Kazakh traditions. However, such dishes may be included in the menu upon the tourists’ request. As for meat, beef, mutton, pork, horse-flesh and chicken are widely spread. Among vegetables, potatoes, cabbage, carrot, cucumbers and tomatoes are common. Such groats, as rice, millet […]

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Public holidays and days off

The official public holidays of Kazakhstan are: New Years Day – January 1-2 International Women’s day – March 8 Nauryz Meyramy – March 21-23 Kazakhstan People’s Unity Day  – May 1 Victory Day – May 9 Capital City Day – July 6 Constitution Day – August 30 First President’s Day — December 1 Independence Day […]

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Money and tipping

Kazakhstani tenge was introduced as the currency in 1993. Robles, US Dollars, and Euro can be exchanged at any bank or exchange office.  The currencies of other countries will be more difficult to change. Most places are reluctant to accept coins. The rates are often better in exchange offices and all-day exchanges also offer a «night rate». […]

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Time

The territory of Kazakhstan is divided into 2 time zones: UTC +5 (Western Kazakhstan) and UTC +6 (the rest of the territory). Switch to the daylight saving time is not practiced.

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