15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  8 h
1
Almaty
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Saty
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
3
Karaganda
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Borovoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Nur-Sultan
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h
End: Dubai

4
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Family-friendly places like Almaty Central Park and Aqua Park will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kok-Tobe Hill, fly down the slopes at Shymbulak Ski Resort, admire the striking features of Kazakhstan National Science Academy, and have fun at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Almaty route app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Almaty is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Almaty is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Almaty reach 34°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Saty.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Theme Parks Winter Sports
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Almaty Central Park ©
Almaty Central Park
Almaty Zoo ©
Almaty Zoo
Aqua Park ©
Aqua Park

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Saty online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Almaty to Saty takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Saty

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

4
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: delve into the lush surroundings at Qarqaraly National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, contemplate the long history of Eternal Flame, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Victims of Political Repression.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Karaganda online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saty to Karaganda in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. August in Karaganda sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Borovoe.

Things to do in Karaganda

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Qarqaraly National Park, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum ©
Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park
Monument to Victims of Political Repression ©
Monument to Victims of Political Repression

1
night
Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Borovoe reveals a landscape of rocky hilltops, crystal-clear lakes, forested lakeshores, and rolling steppe.
On the 28th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Rock Zhumbaktas, then meet the residents at Museum of Nature, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kenesary Cave.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Borovoe travel route planner.

Getting from Karaganda to Borovoe by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Karaganda in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Borovoe, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Borovoe

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Family Rest Center Ailand and Duman Entertainment Centre. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Bayterek Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov, learn about all things military at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nur-Sultan visit planner.

You can drive from Borovoe to Nur-Sultan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

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

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