Tour to UNESCO petroglyphs Tamgaly (Tambaly)

Petroglyphs of Tamgaly (Tanbaly)

Near Almaty, there is a unique historical monument of culture - Petroglyphs of Tamgaly.
This is a huge collection of more than 3,000 rock paintings of people and animals depicting dances, scenes of life, and hunting, dating from the 2nd millennium BC. until the beginning of the twentieth century.

The sharply continental climate of Kazakhstan, coupled with nature and time, destroys the heritage of ancestors, so in 2004 it was included in the list of specially protected places by UNESCO.

The distance from the city of Almaty is about 175 km, the tour of the oasis of history of Tamgaly is about 3 km, so we advise you to choose comfortable shoes.

Tour Details

🍴 Food on-site – Bring a snack (guide can provide lunch box for extra payment).

🕒 Approx. – 8/9 hours. Distance 350 km both ways / 1.5 h walking (level – easy).

🌞 Weather is seasonal, and a temperature range from + 45˚C to – 15 ˚C. We suggest wearing layers.

💲 Tour Price – Standard tour (vehicle 6 seats/guide; fees, water) – 170$

Any tour can be changed according to your wishes

Departure from Almaty
Guide/driver will pick you up from your hotel. On the way, you will know about the city and the country in general. Distance will take 175km on one way.
Arriving in Tanbaly UNESCO
If you like history, ancients this place for you. The hiking trip will take around 3 km. In Tanbaly you can find more than 2000 petroglyphs. On the way back – lunch on the nature.
Return back to Almaty
After lunch, we start to drive back to Almaty. A guide will drive you back to the hotel.
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