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Welcome to Kazakhstan!

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General Information

The official language of Kazakhstan is Kazakh (official state language)Russian (co-official).

The national currency of Kazakhstan is Tenge (₸) (KZT).

1 KZT equals  .
equals  KZT.

Location

Kazakhstan

The distance from to Kazakhstan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Kazakhstan. Exercise normal precautions in Kazakhstan. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Your travel destination belongs to the 20 countries with the highest criminality. Always remember to be careful.

The criminality index of Kazakhstan is 64. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Kazakhstan.

LGBT

Kazakhstan has a score of -1 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Kazakhstan ranks #83 worldwide.

There are no specific legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) events in Kazakhstan. Negative social attitudes towards LGBTI persons are widespread, and local LGBTI persons are sometimes subject to physical and verbal abuse, as well as unwanted attention from police.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Kazakhstan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Kazakhstan:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Kazakhstan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Kazakhstan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Kazakhstan, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Kazakhstan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sun March 22 28–51°F  /  -2–10°C 62% 6%
Mon March 23 29–51°F  /  -2–11°C 53% 0%
Tue March 24 30–48°F  /  -1–9°C 51% 2%
Wed March 25 24–48°F  /  -4–9°C 38% 2%
Thu March 26 26–54°F  /  -3–12°C 42% 1%
Fri March 27 26–58°F  /  -3–14°C 50% 2%
Sat March 28 33–61°F  /  0–16°C 55% 1%
Sun March 29 37–61°F  /  3–16°C 44% 2%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:39 am and sets at 07:56 pm. This equates to 12.3 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Kazakhstan, it is in . When the sun sets in Kazakhstan, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Kazakhstan is 475.00 KZT. Every kilometer costs an additional 100.00 KZT. Every hour of waiting time costs 1.00 KZT.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Kazakhstan.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 165.00 KZT in Kazakhstan.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 1.00 KZT.

The legal drinking age in Kazakhstan is 21. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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