Astana and Almaty are included in the list of the most popular cities in the CIS for New Year and winter travel tourists. The rating "The Best Tourist Cities and Resorts of the CIS" was made by the analytical agency turstat.com
So, Minsk, Baku and Astana were the best cities to travel in the winter of 2019. Almaty took the fifth line of the list, giving way to Yerevan. Tashkent, Bishkek, Kishinev, Dushanbe and Ashgabat were also in the rating.
In addition, tours to the ski resorts of Belarus Logoisk and Silichi, Shahdag and Tufandag resorts in Azerbaijan and Shymbulak resort in Almaty are most popular with tourists from CIS countries.
The rating of cities of the CIS is presented according to the analysis of the popularity of tourist trips in the winter of 2018-2019. Note that, according to TourStat, tourists come to cities and CIS countries in the winter for 3-7 days. Russian tourists spend on winter tours to cities and resorts of the CIS from 50 to 100 USD a day for room and board.
For inexpensive winter tours in the CIS choose Uzbekistan and Moldova. Weekend tours and shopping in the CIS are chosen in Baku and Astana.
Top 10 cities of the CIS in the winter of 2019:
1. Minsk (Belarus)
2. Baku (Azerbaijan)
3. Astana (Kazakhstan)
4. Yerevan (Armenia)
5. Almaty (Kazakhstan)
6. Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
7. Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
8. Kishinev (Moldova)
9. Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
10. Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)