6 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

6 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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6 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Almaty
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Nur-Sultan
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Jeddah

2
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Almaty is known for parks, historic sites, nature, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kok-Tobe Hill, make a trip to Kazakhstan National Science Academy, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Zhambyl Zhabayev, and fly down the slopes at Shymbulak Ski Resort.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Almaty day trip site .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Almaty is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Alma-Ata Time (ALMT) is 3 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in August, you will find days in Almaty are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are colder (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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 14th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bayterek Tower, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers of World War II and then find something for the whole family at Family Rest Center Ailand.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nur-Sultan road trip planning tool .

Fly from Almaty to Nur-Sultan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, Nur-Sultan is slightly colder than Almaty - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for 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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