Big Apple Almaty

May 24, 2015

Set at the foot of the picturesque Tien Shan mountains, it forms a beautiful backdrop for Almaty city, also known as the apple. It is the city of fragrant apples, and of kind and hospitable people.  It used to be the former capital of Kazakhstan until the capital was shifted to Astana in 1997. Kazakhstan …
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How to cross the China-Kazakhstan border at Khorgos

May 21, 2015

The process of getting from Urumqi, China to Almaty, Kazakhstan is simple because there is a direct bus. The Northern Long-Distance Bus Station is at Heilongjiang Road. Almaty, Kazakhstan (via Korgas) – takes about 24 hours and ¥440, tickets can be bought at the international bus station at Nianzigou (碾子沟国际客运站 +86-0991-587-8637, mandarin speaking). The international …
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How to apply for Kazakhstan visa in Singapore

April 13, 2015

Kazakhstan Embassy Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade #09-04/05 Great World City, East Office Tower Singapore 237994 Tel: 6536 6100 Email: embassy@kazakhstan.org.sg Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan is accredited to Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, with its office at Great World City. Since one of the stops along …
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