The official name is the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is a state located in the middle of Eurasia, mostly in Asia. The square is more than 2, 700 000 square kilometers making it the 9th largest country of the world. The population is more than 18 million people. Kazakhstan is officially a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic with a diverse cultural heritage. The terrain of Kazakhstan includes plains, steppes, taiga, rocky canyons, hills, deltas, snow-capped mountains and deserts. The economy is dominated by the hydrocarbon industry, and the employment of the population is highest in the service sector. It is located between the Caspian Sea, the Lower Volga region, the Urals, Siberia, China and Central Asia. It borders in the north and west with Russia, in the east - with China, in the south - with Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Kazakhstan has a strong potential of developing tourism sector due to the abundance of national parks, historical monuments and infrastructure. The southern part of Kazakhstan attracts the most part of travelers who enjoy tours along the ancient Silk Road towns as Shymkent, Turkestan, Otrar, Almaty and others. Among the places which should not be missed during the tour are the Kolsai, Kaindy lakes, Charyn canyons, Altyn Emel dunes, and many others. Almaty city, one of the most important commercial and cultural centers, has to offer lots of interesting places and surrounding highlights which you must visit during your tour. For example, Medeu gorge, Shymbulak ski resort, Big Almaty lake and Issyk lake and many others. We welcome you in Kyrgyzstan and wish you to have an unforgettable and brightest tour ever!