Luxury Travel Secrets in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Compared to its neighboring former Soviet Union countries, Kazakhstan stands out not just because it’s the ninth-biggest country in the world. It’s also the most economically advanced guaranteeing better standards of accommodation, restaurants, and transportation. It’s the Dubai of Central Asia!

A traveler can easily spend five days in Almaty, the biggest city, and if you can allocate more traveling days, you can extend in Nur Sultan, Turkistan, Shymkent, and Altyn-Emel National Park (to name a few).

History, wildlife and luxury? Kazakhstan got it all!

A Luxury Home

Let’s start with Ritz Carlton, in the business and cultural center, Almaty. Starting from the 30th-floor lobby, the hotel effortlessly combines the enduring culture of an ancient Silk Road city.

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The lobby giving a glimpse of the grandeur
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I stayed in the Corner Room category, at 45 sqm
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It’s the little touches like this that matter
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If you’re a meat lover, don’t miss the Turkish feast once a week
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Ritz Carlton serves the finest wine in the region
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Ritz Carlton makes sure it delights all the senses!

Kazakhstan in Full Color

If you only have an hour and would like to learn as much things as possible about Kazakhstan, visit the Almaty Art Center, a contemporary building that showcases the country’s art, culture and history. You can also fully immerse yourself by joining one of their art workshops.

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Now, let’s go beyond the city and be blown away by the Charyn Canyon!

If you’re in for an adventure, the Charyn Canyon, which stretches to 154 km along the Charyn River (one of the deepest rivers of the Northern Tien Shan mountains), is a must-go.

A couple of hours drive from Almaty, a hike along the canyon with its marvelous views, makes the perfect excursion. Just remember to bring your water and a hat, and wear a pair of sturdy shoes.

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Our team can’t get enough of Central Asia. The good news is, Kazakhstan has opened up its borders to some countries including Hong Kong.

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