6 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

6 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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6 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Laredo
Fly:  28 h
1
Nur-Sultan
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  8 h
2
Baikonur
— 1 day
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  8 h 30 min
3
Almaty
— 1 night
Fly:  30 h
End: Laredo

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Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): browse the different shops at MEGA Silk Way, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque, then look for gifts at Astana Allee, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nur-Sultan journey planner .

Laredo, USA to Nur-Sultan is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Laredo to Nur-Sultan is 12 hours. Traveling from Laredo in July, things will get much colder in Nur-Sultan: highs are around 78°F and lows about 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Baikonur.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping Historic Sites
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Nur-Astana Mosque ©
Nur-Astana Mosque
Assumption Cathedral ©
Assumption Cathedral
Astana Allee ©
Astana Allee

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Baikonur

Baikonur ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Baikonur road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Nur-Sultan to Baikonur takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Baikonur

Museums
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Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History ©

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Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Issyk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral, then buy something for everyone on your list at DOSTYK PLAZA, and finally explore the world behind art at A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Almaty trip maker .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Baikonur to Almaty takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Almaty are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

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Side Trip

Lake Issyk
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Lake Issyk ©
Lake Issyk
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts ©
A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts
St. Nicholas Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas Cathedral

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