11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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11 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Almaty
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Saty
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
3
Karaganda
— 3 nights
4
Nur-Sultan
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Hong Kong

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, pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral, and make a trip to Kazakhstan National Science Academy.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Almaty travel planner.

Hong Kong, China to Almaty is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Almaty due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Almaty, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Saty.

Things to do in Almaty

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

1
night
Saty

Saty ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kaindy and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolsai Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saty sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Almaty to Saty in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Saty

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

3
nights
Karaganda

Karaganda ©
Lying in the heart of Kazakhstan, Karaganda stands as the capital of its region in a vast landscape of unpopulated steppe.
Karaganda is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Qarqaraly National Park, Head underground at Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, appreciate the history behind Monument to Victims of Political Repression, and make a trip to Statue of Abai Kunanbayev.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Karaganda day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saty to Karaganda in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Karaganda sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Nur-Sultan.

Things to do in Karaganda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Qarqaraly National Park, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum
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Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area ©
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
Eternal Flame ©
Eternal Flame

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Family Rest Center Ailand, 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nur-Astana Mosque, then stroll around City Park, then browse the different shops at Khan Shatyr, and finally enjoy some diversion at Sport Complex Kazakhstan.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nur-Sultan travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Karaganda to Nur-Sultan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nur-Sultan when traveling from Karaganda in July, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

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

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