14 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

14 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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14 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Zhabagly
— 1 day
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Almaty
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Karagandy
— 2 nights
4
Nur-Sultan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Borovoe
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Prague

1
day
Zhabagly

Zhabagly ©
On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Zhabagly trip planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Zhabagly is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Prague to Zhabagly. Traveling from Prague in September, expect nights in Zhabagly to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Almaty.

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Wildlife Parks
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Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve ©
Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve

3
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Escape the urban bustle at Kok-Tobe Hill and Shymbulak Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Big Almaty Lake, admire the striking features of Kazakhstan National Science Academy, tour the pleasant surroundings at First President's Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ascension Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Almaty attractions planning website .

Getting from Zhabagly to Almaty by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. September in Almaty sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Karagandy.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kolsai Lake
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
Shymbulak Ski Resort ©
Shymbulak Ski Resort
Kolsai Lake ©
Kolsai Lake

2
nights
Karagandy

Karagandy ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Qarqaraly National Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Monument Nurken Abdirov, then admire the landmark architecture of Eternal Flame, then Head underground at Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, and finally identify plant and animal life at Saryarka - Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Karagandy online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Almaty to Karagandy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Almaty in September, things will get little chillier in Karagandy: highs are around 22°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Astana.

Things to do in Karagandy

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Karaganda, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area
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Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area ©
Bektau-Ata Mountain Area

4
nights
Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan ©
First Akmola, then Tselinograd, and now Astana: the city's latest name means "capital," something Astana became in 1998.
Visiting Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Park and Arai will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Baiterek Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nur-Astana Mosque, stroll through City Park, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Soldiers of World War II.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Astana trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Karagandy to Astana by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Karagandy in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Astana, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Borovoe.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Parks Nature Shopping
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Bayterek Tower ©
Bayterek Tower
Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Park ©
Bauyrzhan Momyshuly Park
Arai ©
Arai

1
night
Borovoe

Borovoe ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): Head underground at Kenesary Cave, then stroll through Museum of Nature, and then head off the coast to Rock Zhumbaktas.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Borovoe online attractions planner .

Drive from Astana to Borovoe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Borovoe are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Borovoe

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rock Zhumbaktas ©
Rock Zhumbaktas

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