Kazakhstan lake resort is encouraging health tourism

According to The Astana Times, Kazakhstan’s Kamystybas Lake area is emerging as an eco and health tourism destination.

The lake, in western Kazakhstan, apparently attracts visitors from Turkey, Russia and Belarus. The article says that the Western Europe – Western China highway is passing next to the lake and helps bring international tourists.

The Kyzylorda authorities are planning to make Kamystybas Lake an ecotourism centre. The article says medical [health] tourism is also developing in the region. The Zhanakorgan health resort is located at the foot of the Karatau Mountain near the Syr Darya River’s flow and is open all year.