Kazakhstan is a unique region in the world because of its history, geographical position, and size. Being the world’s 9th largest country and located in the centre of Eurasia, it is also the largest landlocked country in the world. These factors have resulted in the country’s particular climate and nature, which seem to absorb the brightest examples of the landscape of both continents. In addition, the complicated history of the Kazakh people and the constant interaction of nomadic lifestyle with settled people in South Kazakhstani ancient cities have led to Kazakhstan’s unique and authentic culture.
These peculiarities have created an opportunity to develop diverse offers in Kazakhstan’s travel and tourism industry, to include authentic cultural tourism; nature-based activities, including ecotourism and birdwatching in national parks and protected areas; skiing or trekking in the mountains; water sports, sunbathing, and swimming in the many lakes and rivers of Kazakhstan; and many others → 3D map of Kazakhstan..
The climate in Kazakhstan
The climate is strongly continental and dry. Its peculiarity is the great difference between winter and summer temperatures, the dryness of the air, the low amount of precipitation in most of the territory, the long severe winter and short summer in the north, the short winter and hot summer in the south. The average temperature in July is +19°C in the north and +30°C in the south, while January temperatures range from -18°C to -3°C in the north and south respectively.
The best time to visit the country is spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November); it can be too hot in summer.