12 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

12 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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12 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  13 h 15 min
1
Nur-Sultan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Karaganda
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
3
Saty
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Almaty
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Mumbai

2
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 9th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, then take in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazret Sultan Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around City Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Soldiers of World War II, then appreciate the history behind Zhanibek and Kerei Monument, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Cathedral.

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Mumbai, India to Nur-Sultan is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect Nur-Sultan to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Karaganda.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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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.
Karaganda is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Qarqaraly National Park, see the interesting displays at Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bektau-Ata Mountain Area.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Karaganda travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nur-Sultan to Karaganda in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Karaganda, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saty.

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
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Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saty holiday maker site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Karaganda to Saty in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Almaty.

Things to do in Saty

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

5
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, savor the flavors at Zelenyy Bazar, fly down the slopes at Shymbulak Ski Resort, and get in on the family fun at Almaty Central Park.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Almaty online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Saty to Almaty by car takes about 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Almaty are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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