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Tamgaly Petroglyphs Tour

Country: Kazakhstan
City: Almaty
Duration: 9 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

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Schedule:

Tamgaly Petroglyphs Tour available daily from January to December. Tour departs at 09:00. Tour duration - 8-9 hours.

Tour Description:

Tour route provides you a great opportunity not only to enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes of Almaty region, but also see the one of the unique monuments of the past – Tamgaly petroglyphs - one of the oldest and most striking monuments of rock art of Zhetisu, which is protected by UNESCO since 2004.

Tamgaly Gorge located 170 km north-west of Almaty city. This is virtually an ancient art gallery, where are depicted individual animals and people as well as the whole scenes from the life of ancient people. The total number of drawings in the main gorge - about 2,000. There are images of solar deities, clowns, soldiers, married couples, pregnant women, multi-figure compositions, scenes of hunting and sacrifice. Most of the petroglyphs date back to the Bronze Age and are made in "animal" style of Sakas.

For centuries the rocks of this canyon and narrow valley of Tamgaly retained value of the sanctuary - the place where ritual ceremonies were hold, magic rituals were performed, worship of the gods and the spirits of ancestors took place.

Private Tour Rates:

247 USD for one person
270 USD for group of 2 persons traveling together
378 USD for group of 3 persons traveling together

* Tour rates include 1,5L bottled water per person, picnic at nature, all admission fees, hotel pickup/drop-off

Total tour price should be paid no later than 24 hours before the tour

Accepted methods of payment: cash, wire transfer, bank card

50% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 24 hours before the tour

100% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 12 hours before the tour or in case of tourists are fail to appear at the appointed time.

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