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  • Aktau (SCO)


    Country: Kazakhstan

    CLIMATE

    The climate varies greatly: very hot in summer (35-40 °C) and cold in winter (-25-30 °C). The relative humidity in summer is not more than 37% but in winter is 80-84%. Aktau is known for its strong winds and dust storms.

    AIRPORT

    Aktau Airport is located 30 km from the city centre.
    Airport Tax: KZT 1241 for First class, Business class and Economy class (approximate).

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    Foreign citizens require a passport with a valid visa.  Visa requirements for Kazakhstan are described in the Essential Information/Visa  and Passport Information  section of this website. Another useful section is Diplomatic Missions. For more detailed information about visa requirements, please refer directly to the local immigration authorities or your travel agent.

    CURRENCY

    Kazakhstan Tenge (KZT)
    Notes: 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000
    Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100

    BUSINESS HOURS

    Government: 0900 to 1800 Monday to Friday
    Banks: 0900 to 1600 Monday to Friday
    Shops: 0900 to 20:00 Daily
    Shops 10.00 to 1900 Sunday

    LANGUAGE

    Kazakh, Russian

    UTILITIES

    220V, 50Hz

    TRANSPORTATION

    International car rental companies, taxis and public buses are available. The centre of the city is reached easily by taxi from Akatu airport.

    POINTS OF INTEREST

    Aktau is a young, developing city close to the Caspian Sea in western Kazakhstan. It is rich in oil and gas. There are many places of interest, which attract thousands of foreign visitors every year, including parks, aqua parks and shopping and trading areas.

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International: 2 to 11 yrs. Domestic: 2 to 14 yrs.
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