10 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

10 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nur-Sultan
— 1 night
2
Karaganda
— 3 nights
3
Saty
— 1 night
4
Almaty
— 3 nights

1
night
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll around City Park, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, thentake in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Kazakhstan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque, go for a walk through Nurzhol Boulevard, don't miss a visit to Zashhitnikov Otechestva Square, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers of World War II, and finally pause for some photo ops at Zhanibek and Kerei Monument.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nur-Sultan trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Nur-Sultan. March in Nur-Sultan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Karaganda.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque

3
nights
Karaganda

Karaganda ©
Lying in the heart of Kazakhstan, Karaganda stands as the capital of its region in a vast landscape of unpopulated steppe.
Take a break from Karaganda with a short trip to Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum in Temirtau, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, make a trip to Statue of Abai Kunanbayev, admire the landmark architecture of Eternal Flame, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Kazybek Bi.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Karaganda day trip planning app.

Drive from Nur-Sultan to Karaganda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Saty.

Things to do in Karaganda

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area ©
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saty online road trip planner.

You can fly from Karaganda to Saty in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. You will leave for Almaty on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Saty

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kolsai Lake ©
Kolsai Lake
Lake Kaindy ©
Lake Kaindy

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Almaty is known for parks, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Kok-Tobe Hill, fly down the slopes at Shymbulak Ski Resort, find something for the whole family at Almaty Central Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Baiken Mosque.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Almaty visit planner.

Drive from Saty to Almaty in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Almaty are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Shymbulak Ski Resort ©
Shymbulak Ski Resort
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake

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