tenge (T)

Kazakh, Russian


Travel Agency in Almaty


Expert operation with excellent personal service, and is a specialist in visas for all Central Asia. Also provides air and train tickets, and can book accommodation and tours throughout Central Asia, including...

Booking Service in Almaty

Valentina Guesthouse

Valentina is a guesthouse out in Almaty's southwest suburbs, 14km from the centre, that also functions as a travel agency, providing ticketing, accommodation bookings, inexpensive tours to the likes of Kolsai and...

Visas & Registration in Almaty

Migration Police

This is where you register with the migration police. The entrance is actually between Baytursynuly 61 and 63. Processing is free and normally takes 15 to 30 minutes, but you should arrive close to morning...

Tourist Information in Korgalzhyn

Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve Visitors' Centre

This good visitors centre in Korgalzhyn village, near the reserve, has exhibits on birds, migration and the local area and houses the reserve office where you get a permit to visit the reserve. If you're coming...

Booking Service in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Imperia Turizma

Offers activities in the Ridder area north of Ust, 10-day treks to the foot of Mt Belukha (85,000T per Kazakh, 90,000T per Russian). Specialise in group tours. Office staff speak some English.

Tourist Information in Almaty

Almaty Info Centre

Run by the Kazakhstan Tourism Association, this centre and its website offer masses of information about Almaty and Kazakhstan, some of it useful to expats and businesses as well as tourists.

Medical in Almaty

AMC Assist

This new (as of 2017) American Medical Center branch provides 24/7 on-call emergency services by English-speaking doctors and can arrange emergency evacuation to Europe or the United States.

Pharmacy in Almaty

Apteka No 2

Pharmacies (Kazakh: darikhana; Russian: apteka) all over Almaty sell both Western and medical products. No 2 is the biggest and best stocked.

Bank in Almaty

ATF Bank

This may be the only bank in Almaty that exchanges travellers cheques (US dollar American Express cheques are definitely acceptable; others may be).

Medical in Almaty

International Medical Centre

Centrally located medical clinic with English-speaking staff trained to the Western standard of medicine. Provides non-emergency medical services.

Tourist Information in Almaty

Tourist Information Center

Run by the Almaty City Tourism Department, this centre has a map and a booklet to give out and staff are willing to answer questions.

Travel Agency in Nur-Sultan (Astana)


Arranges stays in sanatoria across the country, including Burabay, as well as excursions to Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve.

Tourist Information in Shymkent


Helpful tourist office with info on the city, maps, and contact information of local tour operators. English spoken.