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10 August
International hotels chain in Almaty city

Dear colleagues, we prepared a special list of international hotels chain in Almaty, Kazakhstan. We hope that this information will be very useful for you in planning of your events and will help you to choose the best accomodation.

5* star hotels

The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty 5*


The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is one of the best-rated locations in Almaty it is located in the business center of the city. The first true luxury hotel in Kazakhstan, The Ritz-Carlton offers unparalleled service in the best location of the city with spacious rooms and suites with a great view and exceptional spa facilities.


The hotel offers 145 roomsof different categories: 100 deluxe rooms, 25 club rooms, 12 executive suite rooms, 7 club lux rooms and 1 lux room The Ritz-Carlton.

*conference facilities

Hotel offers 788 sqm. ballroom, which can be transformed into five separate halls, conference and board rooms, with a spacious pre-function area.  Four meeting rooms ideally equipped to the highest standards to host various type of meetings. There you can find a business center which is fully equipped according to the modern standards. Hotel offers good conference facilities for big events and conferences. There is a spacious room which can be transformed into several small meeting rooms.


The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is a new hotel, was opened in 2013. Hotel located in a business center of the city. And this is very convenient location for business travellers.


Due to a high occupancy level you better reserve a room beforehand because this hotel is very popular and it is one of the best properties in the city. Otherwise you will have to change your plans and stay in another place you don’t like.

Royal tulip 5*


This is a five star hotel located in a southern part of the city in 10 minute drive from the city center and 30 minute drive from the mountain resort Chymbulak. There is a great view of the Tien Shan Mountains from the rooms of the hotel.


Royal tulip offers 165 spacious and very well equipped rooms, 111 standard rooms, 44 lux rooms, 4 deluxe, 5 executive suits and 1 presidential suit room.

*conference facilities

Hotel offers 1 big ballroom with a maximum capacity of 1500 people. Also there are three conference and board rooms for different types of meetings, which are fully equipped with all necessary conference technique.


Royal tulip was opened in 2013 and this is one of the best high class and one of the biggest hotels in Almaty. Hotel offers a great variety of rooms and has good conference facilities. This is one and only hotel with fully equipped ball room for 1500 people in the city.


Hotel located not in the city center, so you will spend more time for transfers to the city center. And for your information there is a very heavy traffic in the city center during the working days.

Rixos 5*


Five star hotel Rixos located in the center of the city Almaty and it is one of the biggest and luxurious hotels of Almaty. It is located nearby the historical sights of the city. And it is easy to get to any part of the city from the hotel.


Hotel offers 262 lux rooms and 2 presidential suits and there is a french balcony in each room. Also hotel offers rooms for people with disabilities.

*conference facilities

This hotel offers a great variety of conference facilities and services for business travellers. There are four ballrooms and conference rooms for different kind of seminars and meetings with maximum capacity up to 500 people.


It is a typical hotel of international hotels chain with a great variety of rooms and services of a high quality.


Rixos hotel is always fully booked so you better make a reservation beforehand to make sure that your staying or meeting is fully planned and there won’t be any surprises. If you need parking place for your event, for example, test drive, please kindly note that parking is chargeable and it is quite expensive.

Intercontinental 5*


Intercontinental hotel located in the city center and there is a great view from the hotels rooms. Hotel situated very close to the Presidential castle, museums and business centers of Almaty. There is beautiful green garden with fountains nearby.


Intercontinental hotel offers luxury accommodations in 277 rooms of different types to their guests. There you can find lux rooms, VIP lux rooms, smoking, non-smoking and also rooms for disabled people.

*conference facilities

There are 4 conference rooms with maximum capacity up to 500 people. And one ball room for 700 people. Also hotel offers several boardrooms for different kind of business meetings.


Hotel located in the city center very close to the Holliday inn hotel. And that will be very comfortable for a big groups so they can stay in two hotels very close to each other and there won’t be any need to spend time for transfers. And also there is a great view from the rooms of this hotel.


Hotel was opened in 2006 and some rooms need to be renovated. And unfortunately the price of these rooms a bit expensive and should to be reconsidered.

Holiday Inn 4*


Holiday Inn hotel located very close to the Central Square of Almaty. The location of this hotel is very comfortable for business tourists and tourists on leisure. The hotel is in 2 minutes way from the business center of the city and it’s the main sights.


Holiday Inn hotel offers very spacious standard rooms and lux rooms with very big windows and with a great view. There are 229 rooms of 5 categories and 157 of them are non-smoking rooms.

*conference facilities

Holiday Inn hotel offers 10 specially equipped conference rooms with maximum capacity up to 410 people. And also there is a modern business center in the hotel.


Holiday Inn hotel is the first hotel of international hotels chain in Kazakhstan. It is located in the city center. There are a good amount of single rooms and twin rooms and this is very necessary for business travellers.


There could be a lack of service during the reservation of events. And some items in the guest room are missing. For example, bathrobes are available only upon your request.

Ramada Plaza Almaty 4*


Intercontinental hotel located in the city center and there is a great view of the mountains and the city sights from the hotels rooms. There is a botanical garden, opera theater and memorial complex nearby the hotel. And there is an easy access to the central stadium Alma which is in 25 minutes way from the hotel.


There are 164 rooms of different categories, smoking, non-smoking and rooms for disabled people. Hotel offers standard single rooms and executive suit rooms which are fully equipped for a comfortable rest and work.

*conference facilities

Hotel offers several conference rooms and also ball rooms for different kind of events with maximum capacity up to 500 people depending on a sitting plan.


Hotel offers a reasonable price and high level service.


We did not face any negative sides in this hotel yet and we are very happy for that)))


Ak-Sai Travel Company will be more than happy to help you to organize your event.

 Please contact our managers for any further information.


Ak-Sai Travel

720021, Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek

Ibraimov str., 113/2

Telephone: +996 312 909452



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1 August
Hotels of Bishkek city, Kyrgyzstan

Dear colleagues, we prepared a list of the best hotels of Bishkek. We hope that this article will help you to choose the best accommodation and venue for your events.

There are two worlds known 5 star hotels in the city today, which are Hyatt and Golden Tulip. Also you can choose from other local five and four star hotels in the city with a good level of service. In other regions of the country you can find 4* and 3 stars hotels as well and a great variety of guest houses.

5* Hotels

Hyatt Regency Bishkek, 5*


Hyatt Regency Bishkek is a five star international hotel brand in Bishkek, located in the center of the Kyrgyz Republics capital. The Hotel is conveniently located right in the center of the Bishkek’s business and government district and cultural area including the Kyrgyz Republic Opera House and Art Museum.


Hotel offers accommodation in 178 guest rooms and suits.

  • Standard single – 55 rooms
  • Deluxe– 64 rooms
  • Standard twin – 12 rooms
  • Regency club – 28 rooms
  • Suit rooms – 4 rooms
  • Presidential Suit – 1 room

*conference facilities

There are 6 rooms for conferences and banquets with maximum capacity up to 280 people.

  1. Shayr Ballroom – up to 300 pax
  2. Shayr room A/B (1 section) – up 140 pax
  3. Akyn room – up to 50 pax
  4. Kurultai room– up to 100 pax
  5. Kurultai room (1 sections) – up to 30 pax


+ convenient location in a business and cultural center of Bishkek city.  It takes 15-20 minutes’ walk to the main sights of the city.

+ a part of worldwide known hotel chain with a high class service

+ the biggest  accommodation facilities in the city

+ good conference conditions

+ non-smoking rooms available

+ separate floor for smoking guests

+ small shop with hotel grab and go food and drinks and this is very necessary service for business people

+ large parking area


– high cost of the five star hotel

–  hotel accept payment only in local currency

– small room space

Jannat Regency hotel, 5*


Jannat Regency hotel is located in the southern part of the city in fifteen minutes’ drive from the city center with very pleasant views all around.


Hotel offers 96 rooms of eight different categories from standard single rooms to the luxurious presidential suites.

  • Economy class – 4 rooms
  • Standard single room – 24 rooms
  • Standard double room – 44
  • Deluxe – 7
  • Suite room – 7
  • Executive lux – 7
  • Executive Suite – 3
  • Superior lux – 5
  • Presidential suit – 1

*conference facilities

Hotel offers a choice of 7 conference halls with ranging capacity from 20 to 400 seats fully equipped.

  1. Eurasia hall – up to 25 pax
  2. Congress hall– up to 30 pax
  3. Crystal – up to 100 pax
  4. Jannat hall – up to 100 pax
  5. Royal Balroom – up to 300 pax
  6. Triumph hall – up to 300 pax
  7. Grand hall – up to 500 pax


+ takes the second place after Hyatt in quality of rooms

+ a lot of halls and ballrooms  for conferences and grand events of a different level

+ fully equipped kids playground for the smallest guests of the hotel


– hotel located not in the center, you will spend extra time for transfers

– hotel policy allows to accommodate guest with pets. And here you better decide yourself either it is plus for you or not.

 Jannat Resort, 5*


Jannat Resort hotel is a mountain resort, located 24 km. away from Bishkek in Koi Tash village. This place is famous with its mineral sources, fresh mountainous air and picturesque views.


Hotel offers 85 rooms of different categories with a great view from the rooms.

  • Standard single – 30
  • Standard twin – 30
  • Deluxe rooms – 14
  • Family suit – 10
  • Executive Suit Pasha – 10

*conference facilities

Hotel offers 4 conference and ballrooms with maximum capacity up to 200 person.

  1. Board room – up to 18 pax
  2. Small conference room – up to 60 pax
  3. A la carte hall – up to 60 pax
  4. Big conference room – up to 200 pax


+ pride of  Jannat Resort is a medical treatment and wellness complex offering treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal and the cardiovascular system, respiratory diseases, diseases of the nervous system, as well as procedures for rejuvenation and slimming

+ good location in ecologically clean region, nearby the mountains and river

+ a possibility to have a various treatment and spa procedures


– remote location

– extra time and money to spend for transfers



The Orion Hotel Bishkek is located in the business district surrounded by a beautiful park and greenery. 10-15 minute walk from the main city attractions, cultural centers and shopping malls.


The Orion Hotel Bishkek features 84 luxurious rooms & suites.

  • Deluxe room – 57
  • Deluxe twin room – 17
  • Executive suite room – 5
  • Orion suite room – 4
  • Presidential suite – 1

*conference facilities

Hotel offers 3 conference and ball rooms with maximum capacity up to 250 people.

  1. Big hall Karkyra – up to 250 pax
  2. Conference hall Ak – Sai – up to 130 pax
  3. Meeting room Bosogo – up to 20 pax


+ new property. It was officially opened in 2016

+ very convenient location in the city center

+ spacious rooms


– high cost of the five star hotel

4* Hotels

Damas hotel, 4*


Damas Hotel located in a city center, in ten minute walk from the main city attractions.


Damas hotel offers 98 rooms of different categories.

  • Standard single – 25
  • Superior single – 19
  • Standard Double (Twin Bed) – 16
  • Standard Double Panoramic (Twin Bed) – 14
  • Standard Double Panoramic (French Bed) – 7
  • Triple Room (3 Single Beds) – 4
  • Deluxe Family Room (French Bed + Single) – 6
  • Suite Room – 7
  • Presidential Apartments – 1

*conference facilities

Hotel features 4 rooms for conferences and events.

  1. Board room Diplomat – up to 10 pax
  2. Board room VIP Room – up to 10 pax
  3. Crystal Hall – up to 50 pax
  4. Progress Hall – up to 100 pax
  5. Diamond Hall 1 – up to 250 pax
  6. Diamond Hall 2 – up to 450 pax


+ convenient location

+ new hotel

+ spacious rooms

+ non – smoking rooms available

+ good conference conditions for different kinds of events.


– very few sockets in rooms

– slow internet connection

 Golden Tulip Bishkek, 4*


Golden Tulip Bishkek Hotel is located in the city center of Bishkek city. It is in close proximity to all Government ministries and agencies, International organizations, shopping malls, museums, theaters, entertainment and business centers, restaurants and Main Square.


Golden Tulip Bishkek Hotel offers 64 rooms:

  • Standard rooms – 16
  • Deluxe room – 16
  • Superior room – 24
  • Executive suite room – 8

 *conference facilities

Hotel can offer 2 venues with maximum capacity up to 160 people.

  1. Sapphire Hall – up to 100 pax
  2. Sultan Hall – up to 70 pax


+ convenient location close to the city center.

+ Golden Tulip Bishkek Hotel is the First International 4 star hotel in Kyrgyzstan.

+ new property which was built in 2014


– small hotel

– small rooms

– no non-smoking rooms



Park hotel is situated in a business and cultural center of Bishkek. In five minute walk from the main square of the city Ala – Too.


Hotel offers 34 rooms of different categories:

  • Standard single – 16
  • Standard twin – 10
  • Deluxe – 4
  • Suite room – 4

*conference facilities

Hotel features 4 conference rooms with maximum capacity up to 200 people.

  1. Ballroom – up to 200 pax
  2. Diplomat – up to 60 pax
  3. Signature – up to 60 pax
  4. Meeting Room – up to 30 pax


+ convenient location close to the city center.


– small hotel

– limited conference facilities

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15 June
One day excursions in Almaty

Ak Sai Travel Company is glad to offer you one day excursions in Almaty city. You will have a chance to see the most interesting and unique sights of the city and to feel the real city life. Our team will create a special program according to your requests. For more detailed information please contact our managers. We will help you with pleasure.

Excursion # 1

Sightseeing tour

We start our excursion from Panfilov’s Park. Here you can see Ascension Cathedral, War Memorial complex, Eternal flame and National Instruments museum. Then transfer to Green Bazaar to feel the true colors of the east.




There you will see a lot of fruits, different spices, nuts and rows of national bread lepeshka. We will also visit the famous chocolate factory “Rahat” and Central Mosque of the city.

Availability: all year round

Group size: from 10 – 300 people





Excursion # 2

Trip to Ghunny ethnovillage and Lake Issyk

“Ghunny” ethnovillage is located 50 km away from Talgar city. Upon arrival to the complex, two warriors on the horses will meet you at the entrance. Also ladies in national costumes will greet you and treat you with sweats, this is national tradition called “Shashuu” and after you will have a chance to try popular national drink kymys. Then we will see horse games show called djigitovka.



Djigitovka – this is a process when rider is performing different acrobatic stunts during the horse riding. During this tour we will have a master class on felt making and we will prepare national bread – boorsok. Then we go for lunch to a restaurant in a yurt form. After lunch we will go to Issyk lake which is located in Issyk gorge in 70 km. from Almaty.

Availability: May – September

Group size: from 10 – 100 people



Excursion # 3

Helicopter flight to Medeo, Chym Bulak and “Sunkar” falconry (140 km).

During this tour you will see a huge dam protecting the city from floods and mudflows descending from the tops of the mountains of the western Tien – Shan. From the top of the dam, at an altitude of 1,733 meters above sea level, a beautiful view opens up to Medeo, the largest ice rink in the world, surrounded by the amazing mountains of the Trans-Ili Alatau. Today we will fly over the Zailiysky Alatau, admire the landscapes of the Tien Shan Mountains (1 hour). We will land on the dam and continue our tour. During the tour – a trip on the cable car to the ski resort of Chimbulak.


Lunch at a cafe in Chim Bulak. Descent on the cable car to Medeo and return to the bus. The next part of our excursion is devoted to the program is an excursion to hunting birds and hunting dogs “Sunkar”. There live falcons, vultures, golden eagles, listed in the Red Book. Nearby there is a stable, cages with wolves and dogs, which participate in falconry. There will be an exciting show – hunting with a falcon. Return to Almaty.

Availability: all year round. Recommended season is May – September.

Group size: from 1 – 20 people


Excursion # 4

Rafting on the Turgen River, Bear Waterfall (150 km)

This excursion will be devoted to water activities. On the way you will pass the ancient burial place of Saks (burial grounds-burial mounds). In one of them  the “Golden Man” – (a very rich finding of Kazakhstani archaeologists) was found . The bus will deliver you to the place of rafting along the Turgen river.



Upon arrival you will get instructions from the trainers of the Kazakhstan Federation of Rafting, wear all necessary rescue equipment and start your adventure along the Turgen river.

One float lasts about thirty minutes, you will pass 3.5 km. The difficulty category of the alloy is low – 2-3 category but you will still be thrown into the “barrels”, on small rapids the water will fill the raft and cover you with your head. After rafting, you will go for an excursion to the “Bear”waterfall . Waterfall “Bear”. The height of the water fall is 40 m. This is one of the most easily accessible waterfalls and there are a lot of tourists.





Excursion #5

Medeo, Chym Bulak, Shunkar

Early in the morning we drive to Medeo. We will have a small excursion then take a cable car. We will climb up the funicular to Chim Bulak and further to the Talgar Pass. There we will have some time to make memorable photos of the picturesque view. Further we descend on a funicular to Medeo for lunch.



Transfer to the Alma Arasan gorge after lunch. After arrival we will go for hiking to a waterfall or walk to the mountains. Then we go to the falconry nursery, visit the Sunkar cattery. There we will be able to walk around the nursery and enjoy the falconry show. Dinner time.

Availability: all year round.

Group size: from 1 – 100 people




Excursion# 6

“Bear” waterfall and big Almaty Lake

Early in the morning we drive to Almaarasan and from there we will start our excursion. After excursion we will go the big Almaty Lake (if the road condition allows). Also we can visit observatory. There we will walk a little bit along the territory and have some time for memorable photos. Then we go for lunch to a rest complex TAU Dastorhan. After lunch an impressive falcon show will be awaiting for us at Sunkar falconry.


Availability: all year round. Recommended season is from May to September

Group size: from 1 – 100 people


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7 June
Hotels of the northern shore of Issyk – Kul lake

Dear colleagues, vacation season is coming and it is the best time to spend these days on the shore of Issyk Kul Lake, the incredible place not only for rest but also for a business occasions. You can spend a stunning vacation here and also hold an event or a business meeting of any level.

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