Car rental in Kazakhstan
Tips for driving your rental car in Kazakhstan
If you're travelling to Kazakhstan, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Kazakhstan is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Astana counts 835153 inhabitants. In Astana hosts 4.7% of the entire country's population, which counts over 17740000 inhabitants. In Kazakhstan the language spoken most widespread is Kazakh but people also speak Russian. The time zone in Kazakhstan is GMT+05:00 to +06:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Kazakhstan is C / F and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Kazakhstan is +7, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Kazakhstan
With a fuel cost in Kazakhstan averaging at 1.01 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Kazakhstan shares its land borders with China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 97418, 217 of which motorways, which ranks Kazakhstan as the 49th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Kazakhstan there is a Right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Kazakhstani tenge (KZT). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Kazakhstan, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan boasts five UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan (natural) and Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (natural).