Almaty, which literally translates into the Garden of Eden, is the most vibrant city of Kazakhstan. Once located on the Silk Route, one the present day, it is the commercial hub of the country. Settled amidst the snow capped peaks of Trans Altau mountain range, and surrounded by spectacular turquoise water lakes, the city amazes you with its beauty. And while Kazakhstan is slowly emerging as an alternate tourism destination in Asia, not much is known about the nightlife here.
We bring to you the amazing nightlife that Almaty offers to tourists:
If you are a party lover, there is no dearth of options to enjoy your time in Almaty. You can party at night clubs or have late night fun in bars and strip clubs. There are Irish pubs here and many places to hang out till late with your friends watching soccer matches. If you are with your partner, you can enjoy a romantic dinner with a Belgian beer. There are many ways of spending a great night in Almaty:
1. Hit a bar that reflects your personality
The variety of bars in Almaty ranges from casual hang-out spaces to business class clusters, and from closed chic spaces to the most vibrant clubbing spots with electrifying DJs. Some of the popular clubs in Almaty are Picnic, Hard Rock Cafe, L'Opera, Dope Lounge & Bar.
2. Party on a bus
This bus can host about 50 guests, and has a dance floor and dancing pole in a mobile disco. It has a VIP area too, and is equipped with plasma panels and a toilet.
3. Make that limousine dream come true
Why toil hard when you can have it all in the luxury of a chauffeur driven limousine. All you need to do is ask for whatever you wish and it will be presented to you.
4. Plan your bachelor party at a strip club
If you wish to get naughty, Almaty is the right place make some of your fantasies come true. There are many strip clubs here based on different themes such as 50 Shades of Grey, The Office, Casanova Club, Private Rooms among others.
5. Dance the night away
Club hopping in Almaty is an amazing experience with a number of clubs that play different music. Some of the clubs are open until the last customer leaves. Some of the popular clubs are Tot Samyi, Esperanza, Sova, Barkhiva, Bar Code and China Gold.
6. Sing your heart out
If you love to hum along the beats, the Kazakh Karaoke culture is something you should not miss out on. The most popular karaoke bar, Isteria, is the right place to sing your heart out.
7. Try your luck
There are some fabulous casinos in Almaty where you can try your luck, namely, Royal Plaza, Bombay Casino, Tornado Casino, Altyn Alma City and Bellagio Las Vegas Casino.
We bet that you didn't know that Central Asia was so happening. And if this makes you feel like going to Almaty, this is how you can do it.
Just take a direct flight from Delhi to Almaty. This 3-hour-flight costs much lesser than many International flights. The e-Visa requirements are minimal, with just a week's processing time.
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