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Kazakhstan is located in the heart of the Eurasian continent. It is ninth largest country in the world with great history. Kazakhstan borders with China, Kyrgystan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Russia. Kazakhstan's territory is significantly rich and has all items of Mendeelev Chemical Elements table.

The program includes home stay with kazakh family, which offers 3 times traditional meal per day.
For the exchange visitor should help family to practice English 15 hours per week.

Owlwin Excnange offers additional tours for American visitors:

  1. Green Bazar. Traditional place to buy fresh vegetables, fruits, berries and meat from local farms.
  2. Charyn Canyon. The Canyon has been described as the Grand Canyon’s little brother. The vista of dramatic erosion made by the river Charyn below and the elements has created a dramatic and impressive landscape. The Canyon itself is approximately 150 km long, and, in places up to 300 meters deep.
  3. Kolsai Lakes. 3 alpine lakes situated at the altitudes of 1700 – 2650m. The 3 lakes are exceptionally clear and lie in an idyllic location, surrounded by massive cliffs and mountains with snowy caps and wooded slopes.
  4. Big Almaty Lake is located 28.5km south of Almaty up a gorge of the Bolshaya Almatinka River, 2,511m above sea level.
  5. Altyn-Emel National Park is a national park in Kazakhstan. It was created in 1996. The park covers about 4600 square kilometers between the Ili River and the Ak-Tau mountain range, near Lake Kapchagai, and consists mostly of desert and rocky terrain
  6. Medeo. The Medeo is an outdoor speed skating and bandy rink. It is located in a mountain valley on the south-eastern outskirts of Almaty. Medeo sits 1,691 meters above sea level, making it the highest skating rink in the world. It has over 10,000 square meters of ice and utilizes a sophisticated freezing and watering system to ensure the quality of the ice.
  7. Kok Tobe. The viewpoint from Kok-tobe is well worth a visit with panoramic views of the city in all directions. A cable car ride is a really good way to the top of Kok-tobe Hill and see the view of surrounding mountains, the start of which is located close to the Hotel Kazakhstan.
  8. The Mausoleum of Khawaja Ahmed Yasawi (South of KZ) is an unfinished mausoleum in the city of Turkestan, in southern Kazakhstan. The structure was commissioned in 1389
  9. Astana city. Modern Astana is a planned city, like Brasília in Brazil, Canberra in Australia, and Washington, D.C. in the United States. After Astana became the capital of Kazakhstan, the city cardinally changed its shape.

Population: 17,984, 000
Capital: Astana
Cultural capital: Almaty
Currency: Kazakhstani tenge (KZT)
Language: Kazakh. Russian is also widely used. English in particular cities.