8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Almaty
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Nur-Sultan
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Seattle

3
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: take some stellar pictures from Kok-Tobe Hill, walk around First President's Park, stroll through Shymbulak Ski Resort, and enjoy some diversion at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Almaty trip site .

Seattle, USA to Almaty is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Alma-Ata Time (ALMT), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

3
nights
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
On the 28th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, enjoy breathtaking views from Bayterek Tower, then learn about all things military at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Sport Complex Kazakhstan, then walk around City Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque, and finally get in on the family fun at Family Rest Center Ailand.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Nur-Sultan trip planner .

You can 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 79°F and lows of 56°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

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

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