How to get to Ulytau

Ulytau is a historically important place, a political and cultural centre of Kazakh Khanate, a land of 'Great Mountains'. The following options can be chosen to travel to Ulytau:

From Astana
The closest city to Ulytau is Zhezkazgan, so it is better to get from Astana to Zhezkazgan first by train or bus. Also flights from Astana to Zhezkazgan are offered by Air Astana airline company three times per week.
Next, a bus or a car can be used to get from Zhezkazgan to Ulytau village (3 hours).

From Almaty
In order to get to Ulytau, one should travel from Almaty to Zhezkazgan first (by plane, by train or bus), then a bus can be taken to get from Zhezkazgan to Ulytau (150 km).

By train
The nearest railway station to Ulytau is in Zhezkazgan. A regular bus can be taken to get to Ulytau from Zhezkazgan, as described above.
Train tickets are available from www.pcentre.kz website.

By bus
There are regular buses from other cities to Zhezkazgan, and from Zhezkazgan to Ulytau. Bus schedules can be checked in bus stations of each city.

By car
If you decided to travel to Ulytau by car, you might need a map of automobile roads of Karaganda region.

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