12 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

12 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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12 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  9 h
1
Nur-Sultan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Karaganda
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  12 h
3
Almaty
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Saty
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Almaty
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Paris

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bayterek Tower, Khan Shatyr and Congress-Centre EXPO. On the 21st (Sun), explore the venue of Congress-Centre EXPO, then pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Cathedral, then browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bayterek Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nur-Sultan online vacation planner .

Paris, France to Nur-Sultan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Nur-Sultan, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Nur-Sultan can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off toKaraganda.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Assumption Cathedral ©
Assumption Cathedral
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima and Holy Cross Church. Get in touch with nature at Saryarka - Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan and Qarqaraly National Park. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Vvedenskiy Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Karaganda route planner .

Getting from Nur-Sultan to Karaganda by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in July, plan for little chillier nights in Karaganda, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Karaganda

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Karagandy
Highlights from your plan

few
hours
Almaty

Almaty
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Almaty online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Karaganda to Almaty takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Almaty is somewhat warmer than Karaganda - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. On the 26th (Fri), you're off toSaty.

Things to do in Almaty

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
Saty

Saty ©
Lake Kaindy has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Charyn Canyon.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saty trip maker site .

You can drive from Almaty to Saty in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Almaty.

Things to do in Saty

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Charyn Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Kolsai Lake ©
Kolsai Lake
Lake Kaindy ©
Lake Kaindy
Charyn Canyon ©
Charyn Canyon

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
You've now added Big Almaty Lake to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Nicholas Cathedral and Turkish Baths. See even more of Almaty: take some stellar pictures from Kok-Tobe Hill and pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Almaty online travel route planner .

You can drive from Saty to Almaty in 4.5 hours. On the 31st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Nature Parks Baths
Highlights from your plan
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

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