THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE

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The Ultimate Golf Experience in Kazakhstan

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Indulge yourself with a luxurious golf trip to Kazakhstan, the country that boasts beautiful golf courses with the backdrop that looks like a painting. Golfers flock from around the world to experience the game, breathing in fresh air and taking in the majestic sight of the mountains in front of them.

As one of our most prominent experiences, our all-inclusive golf trips are carefully designed for golf enthusiasts allowing you to focus on your game. Let Aveneer DMC take care of the rest.

The ultimate golf pacakge includes meals in high-end restaurants with an exquisite dining experience, accommodation in a luxury hotel, comfortable daily transfers to designated golf courses, and at least four 18-hole games during your trip. We also included a few sightseeing tours to some popular tourist destinations in Kazakhstan, and a relaxing spa treatment to let your body rest before the next game.

The city of Almaty has a total of 3 golf courses, whose varied character and difficulty gives a diversity that is perfect for amateur and professional golfers visiting Kazakhstan. You are pampered by the magnificent backdrop of the mountains as you play. The fresh air from the mountains and sense of serenity golfing in such a location makes Almaty an excellent option for a golf holiday. 

The recently built Burabay Golf Resort is a must visit place in Kazakhstan if you want to enjoy a good round on a world-champtionship level course with a great veiw of a lake and the mountians. Located near the capital city Astana, Borovoe resort is a beautiul tourist destination that is considered a "pearl of Kazakhstan".

On the day of your arrival, you will be met at the airport of Almaty - biggest city of Kazakhstan. Later comfortable car will be taking you in the direction of Almaty on the new highway that runs through the foothills of Trans-Ili Alatau. At that moment you'll get to see magnificent mountains the city is surrounded with. We know you've had a long flight, so the first destination of your trip is restaurant Alasha where you will try Kazakh national cuisine. Then you will be accommodated in a luxury hotel where you can relax after a flight.       

After having breakfast in hotel you'll be transfered to Zhailjau. The total area of eighteen fields of the golf resort of "Zhailjau" is 82 hectares. The 18-hole golf field is recognized as one of the best in the territory of CIS, except that, the golf resort is listed in the catalogue of the best in the world, as its fields completely corresponding to standards of champion fields, was projected, developed and realized by the company «Palmer Course Design Co», - the golf resort of "Zhailyau" is proud that bears on itself handwriting of the legend of world golf Arnold Palmer. After lunch you will depart to Kok Tobe hill, the highest land point in Almaty. The viewpoint from Kok-Tobe is well worth a visit with panoramic views of the city in all directions. An added attraction to the area around the mast is a recreation and amusement park, with restaurants and cafes.  It is a good place for a family day out or walk with a view. 

Day 3 continues with Zhailjau Golf resort, where you'll enjoy golf for a half a day. After lunch you will be visiting the Big Almaty Lake - one of the most picturesque places located 2511 meters above the sea level in the charming Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. If you like mountains, you will surely like this gorgeous place as we drive up and make a stop at the viewpoint for some great photos. You can hike up the mountain, go down to the lake or simply enjoy the scenery and a beautiful sunset. The day will end with dinner in traditional Kazakh barbeque restaurant. Traditional Kazakh barbeque is called Shashlik, which is a common dish in Central Asia. It consists of meat cubes skewered with some vegetables cooked over an open fire or a bed of coals. 

Today you will visit Medeo which is the highest skating rink in the world built half a century ago. Lying in the gorge, it is surrounded by Trans Ile Alatau mountains and long has been one of Almaty's visit cards. The ice surface occupies 10.5 thousand sq meters, which allows conducting contests in skating sport, hockey and figure skating. Then cable car ride awaits you, where you'll able to see all the beauty of the region with your own eyes. Cable car will stop in Shymbulak - Almaty's most prominent ski resort. After  Shymbulak you will be escorted back to the city where you will have a chance to indulge yourself in warm and relaxing atmosphere. Arasan Wellness & SPA offers exclusive spa treatments in Russian & Finnish saunas, Turkish hamam and the Moroccan spa ceremony to give your body and mind a good rest.

 

Your golf adventures continue on day, when you'll visit Almaty's second most prominent golf resort Nurtau. It is the first 18-hole golf course built in Almaty and the first to host the European Challenge Tour in 2005 for the Kazakhstan Open, which is the only event at that level in Eurasia. Then You'll have a walk in First President's Park, huge and beautiful park lying in the borderline between mountains and the city. Second destination of the day is park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen located in the central part of Almaty where you will learn about Kazakhstan, and its vital role during the Soviet Union era. The park surrounds the Zenkov Cathedral, a unique catherdral built out of wood in 1907 using special techniques. Taking a stroll around the park we will see the Monument of Glory followed by the Ethernal Fire located not far from the cathedral. The large Monument depicts Panfilov soldiers standing up staunchly to guard the wall of Kremlin from German Nazis during the Second World War. Grand Soviet architecture of the Officers House and the museum of musical instruments are also very popular among visitors of the park. 

As usual after having breakfast in hotel you'll go to play golf in Nurtau until lunch. After having lunch you will visit Tau Spa - a unique place for a relaxation, where you can indulge yourself with Spa treatment, stroll around the park, admire the views of the mountains and just enjoy the frosty mountain air. There are also indoor pools with warm waters of the Dead and Mediterranean seas.

 

Today is the big day as for today you will fly to Astana city - dazzling capital of Kazakhstan. Upon coming, you will have lunch in Astana's finest restaurants and hit the road in direction of Borovoe, picturesque place in 2.5 hour drive from Astana. You will check into hotel, have dinner and relax after the flight and road drive.  

Day 8 is golf day as well. You will get a chance to play in Burabay Golf Resort - an all-new facility built at the beautiful coast of Schuchye Lake attracts golf enthusiasts from all over Kazakhstan. The Resort is managed by the Troon, the leader in upscale golf courses around the world to ensure you have the best golf experience here at Burabay Golf Resort. After lunch you will have spend time exploring Borovoe vicinities. You can take hiking, walking in pine woods or climbing in nearest Okzhetpes mountain. 

Day 9 you continue playing golf here at Burabay Golf Resort. Unfortunately, this is your last golf day, so make sure you enjoy as much as you can. Have Good round on one of the several championship-class golf fields along the lakeshore with stunning views of the mountains in the backdrop. After lunch time is devoted to beautiful Borovoe Lake. You can go swimming, or tan in the beach. Or you can take boat trip to the center of the lake where there is a rock island. Or you can try your luck in Borovoe's casinos. 

On your last tour day you will have breakfast in the hotel and then depart back to Astana. In Astana you'll be taken to airport to fly back to Almaty, where we will have farewell dinner and you will fly back to your home country. 

BEFOREYOUGO

Getting in

The most convenient way to get to Kazakhstan is to take a flight to one of the two largest cities, Almaty or Astana.  Kazakhstan's national airline "AirAstana" offers direct flights from the follwoing cities: Urumqi, Beijing, Seoul, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Delhi, Dubai, Tehran, Baku, Tbilisi, Antalya, Istambul, Kiev and Moscow.

For guests traveling form South East Asia we suggest the quickest route via Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur. 

Please contact us and one of our travel consultants will be glad to assist you with planning your journey.

Visa to Kazakhstan

Citizens of 45 countries may travel visa-free for 30 days.

Passport holders of the EU states, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Liechtenstein, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Singapore, Switzerland, South Korea, Turkey, the UAE and the United States of America can visit Kazakhstan without a visa for up to 30 days. Likewise, no visa is needed for visits up to 14 days for Hong Kong citizens and 90 days for CIS or Georgian citizens.

If your country was not listed above, please do contact us for visa support and assistance with your visa application.

Currency and Credit Cards

The local currency is the Kazakhstan Tenge (KZT). Currency exchange in Kazakhstan is very well developed - it is easy to exchange most popular currencies like USD, EUR, GBP in bank branches, airports and exchange points as the latter is opened 7 days a week.

VISA and MasterCard are widely accepted throughout the country in most shopping malls and restaurants. For withdrawing cash, one can turn to nearest ATMs located all around the city.

Weather

Climate in Kazakhstan is continental. You will experience a vast difference in temperatures and climate while traveling through the country.

Summers in Kazakhstan are warm with average temperature at around 30 *C (86 *F). During winters the average temperature drops down to -20 *C (-4.0 *F).

The best time to travel is from April to October when temperatures are moderately warm, as well as the period from December to March for winter enthusiasts.

Kazakhstan is a sunny country, some regions enjoy the sun up to 330 days a year.

Local Cuisine

Kazakh traditional cuisine is based on a few main ingredients such as meat, bread/dough and some dairy products.  Due to the challenging weather conditions and nomadic lifestyle food had to be easy to prepare, very nutritious and contain a lot of fat to provide energy.

Kazakhstan boasts its organic fruits and vegetables that are grown locally, delicious natural honey with numerous health benefits, finest caviar as well as the signature chocolate products. 

The tea culture is very prominent, Kazakhstan is believed to be among the top countries in the world for tea consumption; almost every meal is followed by tea in Kazakh families.

Apart from a regional cuisine a wide range of restaurants is also available for tourists with cosmopolitan appetite for Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Italian, French, Korean, South East Asian and Indian cuisine with some vegeterian options.

 

Language

The national language is Kazakh as well as Russian language as both of them have the same status. More than 70% of Kazakh citizens speak Russian fluently thanks to the Soviet Union times. 

Kazakh language however is very different from Russian in its nature, and is not as widely practiced by the city dwellers as comparet to the rural and country dwellers. Although the Russian language is more common, local people will react extremely well if you speak even a little Kazakh.

Religion in Kazakhstan

The Republic of Kazakhstan is often called the crossroads of civilizations. Since ancient times various religions were formed and developed on the territory of modern Kazakhstean. Archeologists have found here traces of Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Nestorianism and Tengrism. 

Today, Kazakhstan is a modern, secular state promoting ethnica and religious diversity and tolerance. A multinational country with a long history of ethnic groups living together, Kazakhstan is peaceful country where Kazakhstani citizens of different religious backgrounds live in harmony.

The majority of population in Kazakhstan practices Islam. Muslim population is largely made up of the ethnic Kazakhs, Uzbeks and Tatars. The second most practiced religion is Russian Orthodox Christianity, with the majority of adherents being ethnic Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians.

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