Discover Kazakhstan with the Intercontinental Almaty

February 16, 2009 By:K. Clare Johnson

Intercontinental AlmatyWant to visit somewhere completely different? How about Kazakhstan? Forget everything you saw in Borat. The post-Soviet country is the 9th largest country in the world, and thanks to its huge gas and oil reserves, is now one of Asia's most important emerging economies. For luxury accommodations in the area, try out the The InterContinental Almaty. The hotel occupies an enviable location opposite the Presidential Palace in Republic Square. It's located near Zenkov Cathedral, the Green Bazaar, and the Koktobe Mountain. For a limited time, the The InterContinental Almaty is offering a Mountainview Picnic package. The hotel will prepare you a sumptuous picnic and guide you to the perfect spot to breathe in the fresh Tien Shan Mountain air. Enjoy your feast while being serenaded by the area's extraordinary birds. Prices vary for this special, so check with your travel agent for details.

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