Kazakhstan nowadays attracts hundreds of foreign visitors to its cities with its gorgeous mosques and their golden domes, endless steppes, large crystal clear lakes and absolutely modern buildings of the capital of the country, the city of Astana.
The country combines the ancient traditions of the past with modernity, Eastern customs and European development. Nowadays Kazakhstan offers its guest few different ways of exploring the country at the same time historical and educational tours and excursions around the country and its main cities, ethnic, eco and agro tourism, fishing, hunting, alpinism or even staying at its numerous resorts.
Besides that, Kazakhstan is considered the ninth biggest country in the whole world which is very rich with various natural resources. Even though the country is not as popular as its European neighbors, it represents a highly developed modern country, which may be proved only by visiting its capital.
Medeu and Shymbulak are considered the main local resort zones, famous for their pleasant climate, instantly nice weather and stunning nature with its high mountain chains, thick green forests, noises of the wild nature, perfectly combines with modern constructions. The alpine skating rink is situated in Medeu and attracts lots of foreigners to its unique location since 1972.
Balkhash Lake is another popular sightseeing of the country, situated in the Eastern part of Kazakhstan, which represents an absolutely unique natural formation. Even though the lake has a very large area, it is very shallow and its brightly turquoise color make the surrounding landscapes look especially charming and beautiful. The place is very popular among the eco tourism lovers, fans of hikind and photographers from all over the world.