Bayanaul is located some 190 miles (306 kilometers) from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
Why not spend some time exploring Bayanaul? Start with a visit to the the Bayanual National Park.
If you feel the need to broaden your horizons beyond Bayanaul, you'll quickly discover that the surrounding area has a number of cities, attractions and landscapes just waiting to be experienced.
You'll find a few moments of serenity in Kazakhstan's mosques.
One of the nicest ways to experience the wild open spaces in the area around Bayanaul is to sign up for a hiking or horse riding tour.
Try out typical Kazakhstan meals and discover the local culture. Ingredients commonly found in many Kazakhstan dishes are sour milk and rice. Why not try pelmani (meat dumplings) or basturma (mutton)? Both meals are popular in this region. Kazakhstan is also renowned for its excellent шек-шек (fried unleavened dough balls). And, no matter what time it is, Kazakhstan is a great spot to have shubat (camel milk).
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time return home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Pavlodar, 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the northeast.