14 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

14 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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14 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Almaty
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Rakhat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Saty
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
4
Karaganda
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Nur-Sultan
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h
End: Amritsar

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Almaty is known for parks, historic sites, nature, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Kok-Tobe Hill, enjoy some diversion at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort, explore the activities along Big Almaty Lake, and admire the striking features of Kazakhstan National Science Academy.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Almaty online visit planner .

Amritsar, India to Almaty is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amritsar in July; daily highs in Almaty reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rakhat.

Things to do in Almaty

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

3
nights
Rakhat

Rakhat ©
Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Altyn Emel National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rakhat trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Almaty to Rakhat in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saty.

Things to do in Rakhat

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Almaty Region
Highlights from your plan
Charyn Canyon ©
Charyn Canyon
Charyn National Park ©
Charyn National Park

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saty travel route planner .

You can drive from Rakhat to Saty in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Saty

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kolsai Lake ©
Kolsai Lake
Lake Kaindy ©
Lake Kaindy

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Qarqaraly National Park and then take a peaceful walk through Bektau-Ata Mountain Area. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph's Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Monument Nurken Abdirov, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Abai Kunanbayev, and finally appreciate the history behind Eternal Flame.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Karaganda online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Saty to Karaganda takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Karaganda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Karaganda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Qarqaraly National Park
Highlights from your plan
Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area ©
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

4
nights
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Nur-Sultan is known for shopping, historic sites, nightlife, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazret Sultan Mosque, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and go for a walk through Nurzhol Boulevard.

To find maps and tourist information, read Nur-Sultan trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Karaganda to Nur-Sultan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nur-Sultan when traveling from Karaganda in July, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque

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