Foreign tourists find four days enough to explore Kazakhstan

Tourists from the U.S., Germany, South Korea and India spend an average of four days or 96 hours in Kazakhstan, according to the country’s Ministry of Culture and Sports. Meanwhile, travelers from Uzbekistan stay in Kazakhstan for up to 10 days. Tourists from Russia tend to stay for up to six days, while visitors from Belarus spend five days, and those arriving from China enjoy a 3.5-day stay. It bears noting that this summer witnessed a threefold increase in the number of foreign tourists arriving in the country compared to the previous year.

“The eQonaq system performs several important functions, including controlling and analyzing the influx of tourists arriving in Kazakhstan, establishing a registry of places of accommodation, and more. The main objective is to improve transparency and the quality of services offered to tourists, while also enhancing control over compliance with Kazakhstan’s immigration legislation. Overall, the system has registered 3,214 business entities offering accommodation services,” said Nurtas Bailarov, spokesperson for the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports.