Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev learned about the work of the Visit Almaty center

During his working visit to Almaty, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited the Visit Almaty tourist hub to learn about the development of the tourist potential of the city. During a visit to the new tourist hub Visit Almaty, which opened in the Palace of Sports named after Baluan Sholak […]

The book of a legendary climber Anatoly Burkeev was presented in Almaty

A presentation of the book Above the Clouds, based on the diaries of the legendary mountaineer Anatoly Bukreev, took place in Almaty. The meeting brought together several generations of climbers, mountain lovers, members of the public. Alpinists Rinat Khaibullin, Vladimir Frolov, as well as a journalist and author of books about Kazakhstani climbers Galina Mulenkova told […]

Parks, squares, walkways that Almaty residents rarely show tourists

You will not find these places on almost any tourist map of the city. Although the indigenous people of Almaty cannot imagine their life without these routes. Pine Park He is also the “Orphanage Park”, which got its name due to the fact that in 1879, by the forces of the military governor of the […]

Unique visa-free regime for 72-hour transit

Since April 2018, citizens of China and India who transit through the international airports of Astana and Almaty have a 72-hour visa-free entry regime. 72-hour visa-free entry regime The unique visa-free regime of 72-hour transit for Chinese citizens traveling through the cities of Astana and Almaty in a pilot regime has shown its effectiveness and safety. […]

Places to run in Almaty

Botanical Garden The BotThe Botanical Garden is open to the public, which means that jogging in the fresh air will become even more accessible. If you want to feel at one with nature while jogging, then this place is perfect. It is worth noting that the territory of the garden is quite large, so it […]

Almaty restaurants with live music

Great music is a guarantee for a good evening There are so many places in Almaty where you can get together with a fun company and listen to live music that making a list of such places is not easy. We believe that the rest should leave a pleasant aftertaste behind, and therefore selected cafes […]

7 Peaks of Almaty: gain the spiritual strength

Almaty is a metropolis in the middle of the mountains. To see all the beauty of the city is possible only from one of the Seven Peaks that protect this place since ancient times. These peaks are the favorite routes of professional and amateur alpinists. There are very easy, and very complex trails. Shymbulachka, Octyabronok, […]


A heritage of millenia To see a thin line of the Ili river, purple Sogety and Boguty mountains, white peaks of Ketmen ridge at a hight of Singing Barkhan, and with a little luck to hear its songs. To encounter a genuine Przewalski’s horse and visit ancient «Besshatyr» necropolis of Sakh tsars – the biggest […]

Popular attractions

At whatever time of the year, you have not come to Almaty, this city will always find something to surprise you and what to show. Here to you, the TOP-10 places created by nature will be interesting. Big Almaty Lake Go on an excursion to the Big Almaty Lake. Height – 2500meters above sea level […]

Rouse the nomad in you

HORSE RIDING A horse is a means of transportation, food, pulling force and a combat vehicle for a nomad. Thereupon, horses are deemed to be sacred animals in the steppes. They are a guaranty of survival. Even though iron horses have replaced true horses, horse riding skills are still distinctive feature of a nomad. Riding […]

Reconstruction of the “Swing” Kim-Asar

The famous winged swing Kim-Asar is a gorge located 4.5 km from the entrance to the Medeo tract. In the middle of the last century, fans of mountain hikes on the way to Furmanov Peak built a swing. Located at an altitude of 2,600 meters above sea level, which have become one of the main […]