8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
+3
Train + Subway + Fly + Bus:  11 h
1
Nur-Sultan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Almaty
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Saty
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Chandigarh

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.
On the 24th (Wed), make a splash at Family Rest Center Ailand, 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 serene contemplation at Nur-Astana Mosque, stroll around City Park, then browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, and finally catch a live event at Sport Complex Kazakhstan.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nur-Sultan day trip planning site .

Chandigarh, India to Nur-Sultan is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Nur-Sultan, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
Hazret Sultan Mosque ©
Hazret Sultan Mosque

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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral, walk around First President's Park, and pick up some local products at Zelenyy Bazar.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Almaty online road trip planner .

You can fly from Nur-Sultan to Almaty in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, Almaty is a bit warmer than Nur-Sultan - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Saty.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

2
nights
Saty

Saty ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kaindy and then explore the activities along Kolsai Lake.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saty travel route website .

Traveling by car from Almaty to Saty takes 4.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Saty

Parks Nature
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Kolsai Lake ©
Kolsai Lake
Lake Kaindy ©
Lake Kaindy

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