15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Borovoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Nur-Sultan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Karaganda
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
4
Almaty
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Stockholm

1
night
Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Borovoe reveals a landscape of rocky hilltops, crystal-clear lakes, forested lakeshores, and rolling steppe.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Rock Zhumbaktas. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kenesary Cave and then try to win big at CashVille.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Borovoe online trip planner.

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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Borovoe at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Borovoe

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
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CashVille ©
CashVille
Rock Zhumbaktas ©
Rock Zhumbaktas

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nur-Astana Mosque and Alzhir, Memorial Museum of Victims of Political Repressions and Totalitarianism. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Assumption Cathedral and Kulanshi. There's much more to do: stop by Astana Allee, ponder the design of Fountain Circus, examine the collection at Saken Seifullin Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nur-Sultan online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Borovoe to Nur-Sultan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Nur-Sultan sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Karaganda.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alzhir, Memorial Museum of Victims of Political Repressions and Totalitarianism
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Nur-Astana Mosque ©
Nur-Astana Mosque
Assumption Cathedral ©
Assumption Cathedral
Astana Allee ©
Astana Allee

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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima and Archangel Michael Cathedral are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement and Karaganda Regional Museum. Go for a jaunt from Karaganda to Shakhtinsk to see Temple of the Icon of Our Lady Skoroposlushnitsa about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Qarqaraly National Park, pause for some photo ops at A.S. Pushkin Monument, and don't miss a visit to Independence Stele.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Karaganda route builder website.

Traveling by car from Nur-Sultan to Karaganda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Karaganda when traveling from Nur-Sultan in June, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Karaganda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Qarqaraly National Park, Temple of the Icon of Our Lady Skoroposlushnitsa
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5
nights
Almaty

Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Head to DOSTYK PLAZA and Shopping Center Passazhfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as St. Nicholas Cathedral and Ascension Cathedral are in your itinerary. Spend the 15th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Archeology Museum, and take a stroll through Yesentai Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Almaty online tour planner.

Getting from Karaganda to Almaty by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Karaganda in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Almaty. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Food Tours
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts ©
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral

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