15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Borovoe
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Nur-Sultan
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Karaganda
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
4
Almaty
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Stockholm

1
day
Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Borovoe reveals a landscape of rocky hilltops, crystal-clear lakes, forested lakeshores, and rolling steppe.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Rock Zhumbaktas.

Plan trip to Borovoe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Stockholm, Sweden to Borovoe is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Stockholm to Borovoe, you'll lose 5 hours 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 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Borovoe

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Rock Zhumbaktas ©
Rock Zhumbaktas

5
nights
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Step off the beaten path and head to Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve and Quay Astana. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Bayterek Tower, don't miss a visit to Monument Kazakh Eli, stroll around City Park, and pause for some photo ops at Fountain Circus.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nur-Sultan day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Borovoe to Nur-Sultan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Karaganda.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve ©
Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve
Nur-Astana Mosque ©
Nur-Astana 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima and Karaganda Regional Museum. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Independence Stele, examine the collection at KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, don't miss a visit to Monument Mining Glory, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Karaganda trip tool.

You can drive from Nur-Sultan to Karaganda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nur-Sultan in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Karaganda, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Karaganda

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum
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Independence Stele ©
Independence Stele
Regional Central Mosque ©
Regional Central Mosque

5
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tamgaly Tas and The Central Mosque of Almaty. There's much more to do: get great views at Kok-Tobe Hill, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, and walk around Almaty Central Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Almaty tour planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Karaganda to Almaty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Karaganda in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Almaty, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tamgaly Tas, Butakovskiy Waterfall
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Tamgaly Tas ©
Tamgaly Tas
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts ©
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts

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