The average temperature is 30 °C from June
to September and
from November to March. Aktobe is wettest from October to November and winds
are common all year.
Aktobe airport is located 10km from the city
Airport Tax: 763 KZT for First class, Business
Class and Economy.
Transport charges to the city: taxi KZT 1000-1200 (approximate); bus KZT
citizens require a passport with a valid visa.
Visa requirements for Kazakhstan
are described in the Essential Information/Visa
Information section of this website. Another useful section is Diplomatic Missions.
For more detailed information about visa requirements, please
refer directly to the local immigration authorities or your travel
Notes: 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000
Coins: 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100
Government: 0900 to 1800 Monday to Friday
Bank: 0900 to 1800 Monday to Friday
Shops: 1000 to 1900 all week
Kazakh and Russian
Public buses and taxis.
Aktobe has two orthodox churches and several mosques.
Popular attractions are the Aktobe museum, the Museum of Aliya Moldagulova
and the Aktobe theatre. There are two reservoirs: Aktobe reservoir and Kargaly
reservoir, which have beaches and small cafes. Evening entertainment includes
cinemas, bowling alleys, night-clubs, restaurants, cafes and billiard clubs. The
biggest fitness club is Koktas Fitness.