11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Almaty
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Saty
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Oskemen
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Nur-Sultan
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Bucharest

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Change things up with a short trip to Lake Issyk in Esik (about 1h 40 min away). There's much more to do: stroll through Kok-Tobe Hill, meet the residents at Almaty Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Baiken Mosque, and make a trip to Big Almaty Lake.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Almaty day trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Almaty is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bucharest to Almaty. In June, daily temperatures in Almaty can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saty.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Issyk
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saty trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Almaty to Saty in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Oskemen.

Things to do in Saty

Parks Nature
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Kolsai Lake ©
Kolsai Lake
Lake Kaindy ©
Lake Kaindy

2
nights
Oskemen

Oskemen ©
A trip to Oskemen provides you with plenty of sightseeing opportunities, particularly with regard to religious buildings.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Kiin Kirish Canyon, don't miss a visit to Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque, and then get outside with Slavskogo Embankment. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Sauletai Recreation Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Soviet Union, then examine the collection at Regional Local Lore and History Museum, then make a trip to Muhamadi City Mosque, and finally walk around Zhambyl Zhabayev Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oskemen online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Saty to Oskemen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Oskemen can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Oskemen

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque ©
Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bayterek Tower, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Sport Complex Kazakhstan, then stroll around City Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque, and finally cool off at Family Rest Center Ailand.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nur-Sultan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Oskemen to Nur-Sultan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Nur-Sultan sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
National Museum of Kazakhstan ©
National Museum of Kazakhstan
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr

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