8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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8 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Almaty
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h 30​min
2
Zhabagly
— 1 day
+4
train + taxi + Fly + bus + train:  12​h 45​min
3
Borovoe
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Nur-Sultan
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Head to Zelyony Bazaar and Arvest Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Kok-Tobe Hill and Shymbulak Ski Resort. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, explore the world behind art at A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts, and don't miss a visit to Kazakhstan National Science Academy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Almaty trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Almaty is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Almaty at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Zhabagly.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Shymbulak Ski Resort ©
Shymbulak Ski Resort
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake

1
day
Zhabagly

Zhabagly ©
On the 25th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zhabagly day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Almaty to Zhabagly in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Almaty in June: highs in Zhabagly hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Borovoe.

Things to do in Zhabagly

Wildlife Parks
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Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve ©
Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve

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Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): Head underground at Kenesary Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Museum of Nature, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Rock Zhumbaktas.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Borovoe trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Zhabagly to Borovoe takes 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Zhabagly in June, expect nights in Borovoe to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Astana.

Things to do in Borovoe

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rock Zhumbaktas ©
Rock Zhumbaktas

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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 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, take in the exciting artwork at Kulanshi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Kazakhstan, and finally make a trip to The Baiterek Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nur-Astana Mosque, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of St. Seraphim of Sarov.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Astana holiday planner .

You can drive from Borovoe to Astana in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Khan Shatyr ©
Khan Shatyr
National Museum of Kazakhstan ©
National Museum of Kazakhstan

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