The best time to board flights to Almaty is during spring season, between the months of May and June, and autumn season, between the months of September and November. During these seasons the temperature is mild, making it a pleasant time for sight-seeing. For cheap flights to Almaty, book couple of months in advance.
The city of Almaty is served by Almaty International Airport. It is the largest international airport in Kazakhstan, located about nine miles northeast of Almaty. Being served by Air Arabia, Air Astana, Lufthansa, British Airways, and more, the airport provide Almaty flights to destinations including Beijing, Dubai, Prague, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Jeddah and more.Places of Interest in Almaty
The one-time capital of Kazakhstan, centre for excellent outdoor activities and host of the Eurasian Film Festival, Almaty is a year round attraction attracting thousands of visitors each year. A walk around the Presidential Palace, exploring the artefacts at the National Museum and visiting the Chocolate Factory would make your visit to Almaty fulfilled.National Museum
Housing an excellent collection of artefacts from prehistoric times to present, the National Museum of Almaty is definitely worth a visit. Dedicate at least an hour to completely explore the entire museum while if you wish to get into deep details, take up a guided tour.Kok Tobe
Offering great views over the city, Kok Tobe is where you can find serenity away from the hustle bustle of the city. At the top of the hill there is a small zoo, several cafes, shops and an amusement park. Grab a pint of beer and enjoy the scenic views of the city.Zenkov Cathedral
Built in 1904, the Zenkov Cathedral is one of the most beautiful structures found in Almaty. Housed in the Panfilov Park, this is the only cathedral made of wood and is the second largest wooden structure in the world. While visiting this beautiful cathedral, don’t forget to carry your camera along.