15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  13 h 45 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:  5 h
4
Karaganda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Nur-Sultan
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Barcelona

3
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 in the awesome beauty at Kok-Tobe Hill, stroll around First President's Park, fly down the slopes at Shymbulak Ski Resort, and explore the striking landscape at Kok-Zhailyau.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Almaty online journey builder.

Barcelona, Spain to Almaty is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Almaty is 5 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in abril, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Almaty, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saty.

Things to do in Almaty

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

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

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Traveling by car from Almaty to Saty takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oskemen.

Things to do in Saty

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get outside with Slavskogo Embankment, then stroll around Zhambyl Zhabayev Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque, and finally don't miss a visit to Muhamadi City Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: walk 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, and finally walk around Zhastar Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oskemen holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Saty to Oskemen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. abril in Oskemen sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Oskemen

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zhastar Park ©
Zhastar Park
Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque ©
Ust-Kamenogorsk City 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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Victims of Political Repression, Head underground at Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, and see the interesting displays at Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Karaganda holiday planner.

Fly from Oskemen to Karaganda in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. abril in Karaganda sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Karaganda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
Highlights from your plan
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Eternal Flame ©
Eternal Flame

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Kazakhstan.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nur-Sultan holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Karaganda to Nur-Sultan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. abril in Nur-Sultan sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque

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