Category Archives: Kazakhstan

Visiting the Singing Dunes at Altyn Emel National Park in Kazakhstan

Singing Dunes Altyn Emel National Park Kazakhstan ripples in sand

I recently had a chance to visit the Singing Dunes at Altyn Emel National Park in Kazakhstan.  The experience of getting there was less than desirable but the Dunes were out of this world.  This post will detail how my day went, talk a bit about the Singing Dunes, and give you information about how […]

Burabay National Park: How to Travel to Borovoe in Kazakhstan

The nature of northern Kazakhstan is not as talked about as the nature in the south. Burabay National Park is situated a bit north of Astana and is often referred to as the ‘Switzerland of Kazakhstan’. This is a travel guide to Borovoe, Shchuchie, and Chebache lakes in Burabay National Park, discussing how to visit […]

The Ultimate One Day in Almaty Itinerary for First-Timers (Layover Guide)

Ascension Cathedral (Zenkov) during winter: Almaty Kazakhstan - One day in Almaty itinerary (layover guide)-11

In recent years, Almaty has become a hub between Europe and Asia and is often the starting point for one’s Central Asia trip. This is an Almaty itinerary specifically targeted at first-time visitors and ideally for those who are looking to plan activities and sightseeing for their one day in Almaty. One Day in Almaty […]

Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan: A Travel Guide to the Famous Sunken Forest

Lake Kaindy and Kolsai Lakes in Kazakhstan Sunken forest blue lake

Kazakhstan is easily one of the most beautiful countries on the planet and the country constantly flies under the travel radar when it shouldn’t. Especially when places like Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan’s famous sunken forest, exist. This is a travel guide to Lake Kaindy, part of the Kolsai Lakes in southeastern Kazakhstan, discussing how to visit […]