15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

15 days in Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Nur-Sultan
— 4 nights
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Baikonur
— 1 day
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Turkestan
— 1 night
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Karaganda
— 1 night
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Oskemen
— 1 night
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Almaty
— 5 nights

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Alzhir, Memorial Museum of Victims of Political Repressions and Totalitarianism and Assumption Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Duman Entertainment Centre and Nur-Astana Mosque. There's much more to do: get great views at Quay Astana, see the interesting displays at President`s Center of Culture & Museum, stop by Astana Allee, and take in the pleasant sights at Nurzhol Boulevard.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nur-Sultan road trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Nur-Sultan is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Nur-Sultan is 0.5 hours. In September, Nur-Sultan is much colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Baikonur.

Things to do in Nur-Sultan

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Astana Allee
4.4

1
day
Baikonur

Baikonur ©
On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Baikonur day trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and train from Nur-Sultan to Baikonur in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turkestan.

Things to do in Baikonur

Museums
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night
Turkestan

Turkestan ©
A small and historic city, Turkistan has become a major place of pilgrimage, with thousands of Muslims arriving each year to visit its main religious monument.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the ancient world of The Intimate Ruins of Sauran, get engrossed in the history at Historical Culture Ethnographic Center, and then admire the striking features of The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Turkestan trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Baikonur to Turkestan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Turkestan

Museums · Historic Sites
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night
Karaganda

Karaganda ©
Lying in the heart of Kazakhstan, Karaganda stands as the capital of its region in a vast landscape of unpopulated steppe.
On the 8th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Karaganda Regional Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Expression Gde-Gde? V Karagande!, and finally examine the collection at KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Bala Kazhi Mosque # 2, make a trip to Nativity Convent, then make a trip to Regional Central Mosque, then pause for some photo ops at Monument Mining Glory, and finally pause for some photo ops at Independence Stele.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Karaganda online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Turkestan to Karaganda takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oskemen.

Things to do in Karaganda

Museums · Historic Sites
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Oskemen

Oskemen ©
A trip to Oskemen provides you with plenty of sightseeing opportunities, particularly with regard to religious buildings.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Regional Local Lore and History Museum, see the interesting displays at Eastern-Kazakhstan Regional Architecture and Ethnographic Museum Reserve, then walk around Zhastar Park, and finally stroll around Metallurgist Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Oskemen trip planning tool.

You can fly from Karaganda to Oskemen in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Oskemen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Oskemen

Parks · Museums
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5
nights
Almaty

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Discover out-of-the-way places like A. Kasteyev Museum of Fine Arts and St. Nicholas Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archeology Museum and Baiken Mosque. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Issyk (in Esik) and Tamgaly Tas (in Kapchagay). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Altyn-Emel, don't miss a visit to The Central Mosque of Almaty, pause for some photo ops at Glory Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Alakol.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Almaty route planner.

Fly from Oskemen to Almaty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Almaty is somewhat warmer than Oskemen - with highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Lake Issyk
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Specialty Museum
Archeology Museum
4.3

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