Top 3 Yurts In Kazakhstan - Updated 2024

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Kazakhstan is a beautiful country in Asia that’s often unfairly overlooked by tourists. One of the things Kazakhstan is famous for is its attractions, such as First President’s Park, which is an urban park situated in Almaty where Al-Farabi Avenue and Navoi Street meet, named so to honor the first President of Kazakhstan: Nursultan Nazarbayev. Many Kazakh and Western pieces are performed in Abay Opera House, including classical music performances and operas. Another attraction is Kaindy Lake, a body of water formed following the 1911 earthquake. You can also savor the traditional foods that will surely tantalize your taste buds.

You can also have fun and be amazed by opting for a unique stay expeirience in Kazakhstan. The yurt is a humble residence used by nomadic peoples. Assembled in a brief period of time and easily deconstructed, it has a wooden circular built interwoven with ropes and usually covered with felt. More than a dwelling, the yurt is an emblem of life without restrictions, a life without corners, and a life in sync with nature. In order to experience this way of life, read about the top yurts in Kazakhstan.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 12, 2024.

1. Charming Kharkiv yurt, Turgen (from USD 144)

This charming Kharkiv yurt is nestled in the foothills of the Zailiysky Alatau mountain range, offering an authentic and unforgettable camping experience. Portable fans are available to ensure a comfortable stay during the warmer months, keeping you cool even on the hottest days.

Step outside onto the expansive property and explore the outdoor dining area and grill, ideal for preparing delectable barbecue meals amidst the scenic environment. In addition, the addition of a fire pit provides a perfect setting for relaxation during evenings spent stargazing.

This yurt offers a convenient luggage storage service that allows guests to securely store their belongings before and after the designated check-in time. The availability of free parking on the premises offers a convenient and secure option for individuals to park their vehicles without any added cost or worry.

Stayed at this property?
Turgen, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan
49.47 km (30.8 mi) from Green Bazaar
17 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 6 Guests

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the host is the best by far
wonderful people and very kind
very helpful and accommodating
perfect place to relax
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2. Yurt with modern comforts, Almaty (from USD 40)

If you want a stay in a yurt in Kazakhstan, this accommodation situated in Almaty is one among a group of modern yurts in line with the aesthetics of the nomadic era. However, modern amenities, such as heating, air conditioning, a toilet, television, and a shower cabin, are provided on the property. Aside from breakfast, visitors can indulge in Kazakh cuisine.

Activities such as archery, horseback riding, and a walking tour of a gorge, are offered here. You may also request a presentation of cultural rituals and traditions for an additional charge.

Stayed at this property?
Talgar, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan
24.12 km (15.0 mi) from Green Bazaar
2 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

3. Beautiful yurt for seven guests, Almaty

Want to escape the urban life and indulge in the quiet nomadic lifestyle? Stay in this yurt situated among picturesque mountains. The Kazakh family who owns this yurt has maintained the nomadic culture lived by their predecessors. Disconnect from the modern world with no access to air conditioning, hot water, heater, or internet.

This traditional yurt features a large room adorned with colorful woolen carpets on the floor and walls. It can house seven individuals. On the floor, visitors can sleep on handcrafted wool madrases. There are traditional objects, including Kazakh musical instruments and clothes for an authentic feel of the nomadic lifestyle.

Stayed at this property?
Almaty, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan
9.37 km (5.9 mi) from Green Bazaar
24 reviews  
Yurt 1 Bed 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
it was clean and comfortable
kind hosts and a small but delicious restaurant on site
ulpan and her family were outstanding hosts
everybody there was incredibly helpful and friendly and i can’t recommend them highly enough
ulpan was very helpful and so was zganara
the energy is incredible and the site is very familiar friendly and joyful a big yes
beautifully decorated large comfortable year very close to almaty
a beautiful place to experiment a little of nomadic tradition
great place to relax on a farm
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Traditional yurt and modern yurt experience

Which do you choose? A traditional yurt to experience the nomadic culture and climate of Kazakhstan and disconnect from the city’s bustling pace, or the modern yurt experience equipped with high-end amenities? Regardless of your choice, you can take a break from the fast life in any of these yurts.

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