31 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

31 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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31 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Almaty
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  8 h 30 min
2
Baikonur
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Turkestan
— 1 day
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  8 h 30 min
4
Karaganda
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Borovoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Nur-Sultan
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Oskemen
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
Rakhat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Saty
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Esik
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Dhaka City

6
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Altyn-Emel and Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa. Get outdoors at Photography Tours and Lake Alakol. Change things up with these side-trips from Almaty: Kapchagay (Nomad Fortress & Tamgaly Tas). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind The Beatles Monument, see the interesting displays at Military-Historical Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at DOSTYK PLAZA.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Almaty online road trip planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Almaty is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In July in Almaty, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Baikonur.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kapchagay, Lake Alakol
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Almatinskiy Terrenkur ©
Almatinskiy Terrenkur
Photography Tours
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts ©
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts

1
day
Baikonur

Baikonur ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Baikonur online sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Almaty to Baikonur in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turkestan.

Things to do in Baikonur

Museums
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Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History ©

1
day
Turkestan

Turkestan ©
A small and historic city, Turkistan has become a major place of pilgrimage, with thousands of Muslims arriving each year to visit its main religious monument.
On the 9th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Historical Culture Ethnographic Center and then admire the striking features of The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turkestan attractions planning app .

You can drive from Baikonur to Turkestan in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Turkestan

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historical Culture Ethnographic Center ©
The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima and Regional Central Mosque. Karaganda Regional Museum and Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Karaganda: City Park of Culture and Leisure (in Temirtau) and Temple of the Icon of Our Lady Skoroposlushnitsa (in Shakhtinsk). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement, make a trip to Monument to Victims of Political Repression, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Abai Kunanbayev, and contemplate the long history of Eternal Flame.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Karaganda attractions planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Turkestan to Karaganda in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Borovoe.

Things to do in Karaganda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Temirtau, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Temple of the Icon of Our Lady Skoroposlushnitsa

1
night
Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Borovoe reveals a landscape of rocky hilltops, crystal-clear lakes, forested lakeshores, and rolling steppe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Museum of Nature, head off the coast to Rock Zhumbaktas, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kenesary Cave.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Borovoe attractions planning app .

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. When traveling from Karaganda in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Borovoe: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Borovoe

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
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 Nur-Astana Mosque and Assumption Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alzhir, Memorial Museum of Victims of Political Repressions and Totalitarianism and President`s Center of Culture & Museum. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve, get to know the resident critters at Duman Entertainment Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Nurzhol Boulevard, and contemplate the long history of Atameken Ethno-Memorial Complex.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nur-Sultan travel route planner.

You can drive from Borovoe to Nur-Sultan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Nur-Sultan are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oskemen.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alzhir, Memorial Museum of Victims of Political Repressions and Totalitarianism
Highlights from your plan
Nur-Astana Mosque ©
Nur-Astana Mosque
Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve ©
Korgalzhyn State Nature Reserve
Assumption Cathedral ©
Assumption Cathedral

5
nights
Oskemen

Oskemen ©
A trip to Oskemen provides you with plenty of sightseeing opportunities, particularly with regard to religious buildings.
Step out of the city life by going to Slavskogo Embankment and Ski Complex Izumrudny. Step off the beaten path and head to Eastern-Kazakhstan Regional Architecture and Ethnographic Museum Reserve and Ridder Museum of History and Local Lore. Take a break from Oskemen with a short trip to St. Nicholas Church in Ridder, about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Zhastar Park, see the interesting displays at Regional Local Lore and History Museum, don't miss a visit to Memorial to Soldiers-Internationalists, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oskemen online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Nur-Sultan to Oskemen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rakhat.

Things to do in Oskemen

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Ridder
Highlights from your plan
Zhastar Park ©
Zhastar Park
Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque ©
Ust-Kamenogorsk City Mosque
Memorial to Soldiers-Internationalists ©

2
nights
Rakhat

Rakhat ©
Take a break from the city and head to Altyn Emel National Park and Charyn Canyon. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Charyn National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rakhat tour builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oskemen to Rakhat. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Saty.

Things to do in Rakhat

Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake and then explore the activities along Lake Kaindy.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saty trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Rakhat to Saty in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Esik.

Things to do in Saty

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

2
nights
Esik

Esik ©
Esik is a town in Almaty Region of Kazakhstan, the administrative center of Enbekshikazakh District. On the 30th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Turgen Waterfalls and then explore the activities along Lake Issyk.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Esik holiday planner.

You can drive from Saty to Esik in 3.5 hours. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Esik

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Turgen Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Lake Issyk ©
Lake Issyk
Turgen Waterfalls ©
Turgen Waterfalls

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