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The best time to visit Kazakhstan

The best time to visit Kazakhstan is from April to May. Swinging from extremes in temperature outside of these months, the weather settles at this time and makes the dramatic landscape even more alluring for inquisitive travellers.

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Visiting Kazakhstan in January

November to March is low season, during which the entire country is buried under snow for over 100 days. If you are wanting to travel at this time you need to be prepared for sub-zero temperatures, although there are good opportunities for skiing.

Visiting Kazakhstan in February

November to March is low season, during which the entire country is buried under snow for over 100 days. If you are wanting to travel at this time you need to be prepared for sub-zero temperatures, although there are good opportunities for skiing.

Visiting Kazakhstan in March

November to March is low season, during which the entire country is buried under snow for over 100 days. If you are wanting to travel at this time you need to be prepared for sub-zero temperatures, although there are good opportunities for skiing.

Visiting Kazakhstan in April

April to June is a great time to visit as the country warms up, and is generally mild with lower visitor numbers. There is more rainfall at this time, but the benefit is that the landscape is lush and green.

Visiting Kazakhstan in May

April to June is a great time to visit as the country warms up, and is generally mild with lower visitor numbers. There is more rainfall at this time, but the benefit is that the landscape is lush and green.

Visiting Kazakhstan in June

April to June is a great time to visit as the country warms up, and is generally mild with lower visitor numbers. There is more rainfall at this time, but the benefit is that the landscape is lush and green.

Visiting Kazakhstan in July

July and August is the peak of summer in Kazakhstan, making it the ideal time to escape to the mountains and trek through spectacular pristine landscapes. This is the busiest time of year so expect to book well in advance to secure the best accommodation.

Visiting Kazakhstan in August

July and August is the peak of summer in Kazakhstan, making it the ideal time to escape to the mountains and trek through spectacular pristine landscapes. This is the busiest time of year so expect to book well in advance to secure the best accommodation.

Visiting Kazakhstan in September

September and October is a great time to explore the country, as the searing summer heat dissipates and visitor numbers drop. Glacial melt is high, making it a popular time to enjoy kayaking or rafting.

Visiting Kazakhstan in October

September and October is a great time to explore the country, as the searing summer heat dissipates and visitor numbers drop. Glacial melt is high, making it a popular time to enjoy kayaking or rafting.

Visiting Kazakhstan in November

November to March is low season, during which the entire country is buried under snow for over 100 days. If you are wanting to travel at this time you need to be prepared for sub-zero temperatures, although there are good opportunities for skiing.

Visiting Kazakhstan in December

November to March is low season, during which the entire country is buried under snow for over 100 days. If you are wanting to travel at this time you need to be prepared for sub-zero temperatures, although there are good opportunities for skiing.

Kazakhstan climate guide

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