Tamgaly Petroglyphs Guided Private Tour from Almaty


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Get a glimpse of history at the Tamgaly Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and natural art gallery. Marvel at ancient petroglyphs from the Bronze age, etched onto striking black rock monuments. Travel back in time with an English or Russian-speaking guide and take a peek into the lives of ancient tribes through the Tamgaly Petroglyphs. The gorge has about 4,000 rock carvings that depict images of deities, soldiers, couples and some Buddhist inscriptions. These also illustrate some of the people's daily activities in the distant past, such as hunting and performing rituals. Take in scenic natural landscapes of towering black rocks and some of the world's oldest art forms in a land bearing great cultural and historical significance.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-01-2019   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult/Child (Age 3 & Up) $196


  • Russian-speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Admission
  • Transportation fee
  • Environment protection fee
  • English-speaking guide

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 5 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 09:00


  • 9 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Please be at the lobby of your hotel 15 minutes prior to the start time.


  • Children 4 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Children must be accompanied by at least one adult during the tour.

Additional Notes

  • Vegetarian meal options are available. Please request at the time of booking.
  • Drinks and other personal expenses are not included in the tour price.
  • English and Russian-speaking guides are available for this tour. Please indicate your preferred guide's language upon booking.


Tamgaly Petroglyphs Guided Private Tour from Almaty
08:45:00 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Almaty

Day: Day1
09:00:00 Transfer to Tamgaly
Set out to your destination by car or minivan. See the wonderful landscapes of Almaty and some of its liveliest suburbs. Pass by the vast grassland of Kazakh Steppes where on some days you may see various animals grazing at the fields.
Day: Day1
Tamgaly Petroglyphs
Visit an early version of an art museum at Tamgaly Gorge where you can see over 4,000 petroglyphs embedded on majestic rock monuments. Most of the rock carvings date back to 3,000 BC during the Bronze Age.
Day: Day1

Day: Day1
Tamgaly Gorge
Explore more of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and its fascinating rock formations. Admire natural landscapes that feature a perfect marriage of ancient art forms and geological wonders.
Day: Day1
18:00:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Almaty

Day: Day1

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