10 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

10 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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10 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Almaty
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Karaganda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Nur-Sultan
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Hyderabad

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, walk around First President's Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, and examine the collection at Central State Museum of Kazakhstan.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Almaty tour itinerary planner .

Hyderabad, India to Almaty is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hyderabad in May, expect Almaty to be colder, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake

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.
Karaganda is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Qarqaraly National Park, make a trip to Monument to Kazybek Bi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Eternal Flame.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Karaganda trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Almaty to Karaganda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Almaty in May, things will get slightly colder in Karaganda: highs are around 22°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Karaganda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Qarqaraly National Park
Highlights from your plan
Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

3
nights
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov, then browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, then take in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nur-Astana Mosque. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Monument to Zhayau Muse, pause for some photo ops at Zhanibek and Kerei Monument, don't miss a visit to Monument to The Queen Tomyris, then stroll around City Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Kazakhstan.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Nur-Sultan trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Karaganda to Nur-Sultan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Karaganda in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nur-Sultan, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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