It’s not completely surprising that Kazakhstan has changed its visa policy in 2021, a few times. The reason of course is the pandemic, which for now refuses to disappear. The country has introduced a temporary visa obligation for citizins of many countries, and in September announced to abolish it. However, as the pandemic flares up […]
In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in the country, Kazakhstan has decided to reintroduce the visa for entering the country. Visitors will have to show a medical certificate, not older than two days, proving they don’t have the virus. More information on this temporarily change of policy can be found here.
One of the most beautiful parts of Kazakhstan is undoubtedly the Altai Mountains in the far away northeast of the country. In addition to high mountains, alpine landscapes, mountain lakes and wild rivers, even spectacular steppe and desert landscapes can be found in this area. However, not many travelers make it to the Kazakh Altai […]
It was a “shock” on November 28, 2019. Kazakhstan’s national football champion, FC Astana, beats the great Manchester United in a home game for the Europa League. How is that possible? Honesty requires to say that the English, already placed for the next round, travelled to Kazakhstan with their B-team, consisting of young promises. But […]
It’s not Kazakhstan but as a result of our experiences in organizing the Baikanur Tours (in Kazakhstan) we gladly take up this challenge as well. The 9-day tour from May 17-25, 2020, will be led by the great specialist of Russian Space history and story-teller Mr. Jakob Terweij. In addition, we already organized this tour […]
A day after President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his immediate resignation on March 19, 2019, after nearly 30 years of rule, the Kazakh Parliament elected to change the name of the capital Astana to Nursultan. Immediately! On this website you will find the name Astana for the capital of the country instead of Nursultan. It takes […]
Because we have been offering space tours to Baikanur for many years, the trip is not illogical; we know the interested people, our tour leader and specialist Jakob Terweij likes to do it and the city and surroundings have so much to offer about the history and contemporary Russian Space Travel. In other words, we […]
Yes, this is well possible as many airliners crews will confirm – they have been enjoying for many years the one hour drive from Almaty center to skiing resort Chymbulaq for some downhill skiing. Of course, we offer more in our wintersports program. You will discover Almaty, have a chance to skate on legendary ice-skating […]