11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Borovoe reveals a landscape of rocky hilltops, crystal-clear lakes, forested lakeshores, and rolling steppe.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Polyana Abylai Khana and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rock Zhumbaktas. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Kenesary Cave and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Burabay.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Borovoe trip site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Borovoe is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Stockholm to Borovoe due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Borovoe reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Borovoe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Burabay
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Rock Zhumbaktas ©
Rock Zhumbaktas
National Park Burabay ©
National Park Burabay

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like City Park and Quay Astana. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Nur-Astana Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque, don't miss a visit to River Ishim Embankment, and admire the local landmark of Fountain Circus.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nur-Sultan trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Borovoe to Nur-Sultan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Nur-Sultan are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Karaganda.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
City Park ©
City Park
Nur-Astana Mosque ©
Nur-Astana Mosque

2
nights
Karaganda

Karaganda ©
Lying in the heart of Kazakhstan, Karaganda stands as the capital of its region in a vast landscape of unpopulated steppe.
On the 2nd (Thu), appreciate the history behind Bust Gogol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, thencontemplate the long history of Eternal Flame, thenexamine the collection at KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument Nurken Abdirov. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Regional Central Mosque, appreciate the history behind Monument Mining Glory, thenappreciate the history behind Independence Stele, thensee the interesting displays at Karaganda Regional Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Building of Karaganda Regional Executive Committee.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Karaganda online holiday planner.

Drive from Nur-Sultan to Karaganda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Karaganda, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Karaganda

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Glory Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Kok-Tobe Hill, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Chokan Valikhanov, pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, and make a trip to The Central Mosque of Almaty.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Almaty trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Karaganda to Almaty takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Karaganda in July, things will get a bit warmer in Almaty: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Food Tours
The Central Mosque of Almaty ©
The Central Mosque of Almaty

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