9 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

9 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Almaty
— 3 nights
2
Karaganda
— 2 nights
3
Nur-Sultan
— 3 nights

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Almaty is known for parks, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Big Almaty Lake, walk around Park Named After Panfilov’s 28 Guardsmen, see the interesting displays at Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Almaty Zoo.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Almaty day trip app.

Tallinn, Estonia to Almaty is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to East Kazakhstan Time (ALMT) is 4 hours. In July, Almaty is a bit warmer than Tallinn - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

2
nights
Karaganda

Karaganda ©
Lying in the heart of Kazakhstan, Karaganda stands as the capital of its region in a vast landscape of unpopulated steppe.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Statue of Abai Kunanbayev, appreciate the history behind Bust Gogol, appreciate the history behind Monument Nurken Abdirov, thentake in the awesome beauty at Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, thenappreciate the history behind A.S. Pushkin Monument, and finally make a trip to Monument to Kazybek Bi. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Cat, steep yourself in history at Eternal Flame, admire the landmark architecture of Building of Karaganda Regional Executive Committee, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, and finally see the interesting displays at Karaganda Regional Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Karaganda online trip maker.

Fly from Almaty to Karaganda in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Almaty in July: high temperatures in Karaganda hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Karaganda

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
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Bektau-Ata Mountain Area ©
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
Statue of Abai Kunanbayev ©
Statue of Abai Kunanbayev

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Monument of Friendship of Peoples, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Khan Shatyr, thentake in panoramic vistas at Bayterek Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazret Sultan Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers of World War II, appreciate the history behind Zhanibek and Kerei Monument, walk around City Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Nur-Astana Mosque, and finally explore the world behind art at National Museum of Kazakhstan.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nur-Sultan online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Karaganda to Nur-Sultan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Karaganda in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Nur-Sultan. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

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

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