8 days in Kazakhstan & County Kerry Itinerary

8 days in Kazakhstan & County Kerry Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 2 nights
Fly to Cork Airport, Drive to Killarney
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Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Almaty, Kazakhstan — 2 nights

Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
On the 11th (Fri), hit the slopes at Shymbulak Mountain Resort and then hike along Left Talgar Gorge. On the next day, stroll around First President's Park, walk around Kok-Tobe Hill, and then explore the activities along Big Almaty Lake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Almaty travel route site.

Dublin, Ireland to Almaty is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dublin to Almaty due to the time zone difference. In March in Almaty, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Killarney.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:

Killarney, Ireland — 2 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Killarney Falconry.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Killarney trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Almaty to Killarney. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Almaty to Killarney. Traveling from Almaty in March, Killarney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Dingle.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:

Dingle, Ireland — 2 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then make a trip to Eask Tower, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Dingle Peninsula and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dingle planner.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Dingle sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Kazakhstan travel guide

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Mountains · Parks · Observation Decks
The world's biggest landlocked country, Kazakhstan boasts a thriving economy resting almost entirely on huge reserves of natural gas and oil. While some travelers find its seemingly endless and largely featureless steppe unappealing, others take a trip to Kazakhstan precisely because of these unspoiled stretches. If you wanted, you could certainly spend your entire vacation in Kazakhstan completely alone, exploring the sprawling, empty horizons. If you want a little company, mingle with the highly urbanized locals in Almaty or Astana, two big cities featuring broad tree-lined avenues, hip cafes, giant malls, and many innovative buildings that seem plucked right out of a science fiction novel.

County Kerry travel guide

4.6
National Parks · Gardens · Nightlife
The Kingdom
Forming Ireland's southwestern corner, County Kerry encompasses world-renowned landmarks like the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula and features the major city of Killarney at its heart. As a peripheral part of the country, County Kerry supports a thriving traditional Irish culture, including the Irish language, music, and dance. Nearly 5,000 native Irish speakers reside in the area, concentrated in two large Gaeltachts known as Corca Dhuibhne and Uibh Rathach. Many visitors come to enjoy the rugged beauty of Kerry's coastline, lakes, and mountains. Several picturesque walking routes wind their way through the landscape, giving tourists the chance to engage deeply with its untamed nature.