5 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

5 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Erbil
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Almaty
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Nur-Sultan
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Erbil

2
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Big Almaty Lake, get great views at Kok-Tobe Hill, and then walk around First President's Park. On your second day here, have fun at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort, pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, then walk around Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Almaty travel itinerary planner.

Erbil, Iraq to Almaty is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Erbil to Almaty, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Erbil in July, you will find days in Almaty are colder (36°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

2
nights
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, take in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Kazakhstan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hazret Sultan Mosque.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nur-Sultan trip planner.

Getting from Almaty to Nur-Sultan by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Almaty in July, things will get a bit cooler in Nur-Sultan: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque

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