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First of all, do not get sidetracked by the photos posted, many of them are not from the Tamgaly open air museum of petrogliphs. That said, the place is worthy the daily trip, if you love the idea of being "in connection" with Scithian and...More
I travelled there with 2 friends of mine. I drove in my car. It took us around 2 hrs to get there. As you drive there you will enjoy the endless steppe.
The entrance fee is 200 KZT/person.
Most of all I enjoyed walking along...More
Loved the whole experience - big parking lot, cool yurts, not crowded if you go early. The walk through the canyon was pleasant, the petroglyphs were amazing, great access. There are several different sites that you walk to, the last part is uphill and has...More
1. accessible with normal car
2. last 10 km is unpaved, maze of 2, 3 different paths - look at locals if you don't see which one to go;
3. a lot of locals on the banks of river is camping;
4. apply insect repellent...More
You kan touch and discover lots of these præhistorical signs from former times in the area. Maybe it should not be that easy to get to.
Parking ground nearby and a authentic souvenirseller in a tent close to the entrace, which nærly is for fri.
My partner and I hired a driver to drive us there from the city of Almaty last summer. It took us a couple hours to be there. The whole journey to there was amazing with wonderful view. But once we arrived there, the road was...More
If you want to see petroglyfs, be very careful where you go. Tamgaly Tas is NOT the same as Tamgaly! In Tamgaly Tas there are only a few petroglyfs and they are quite new. The UNESCO-site is Tamgaly and is in a different direction.
We did the Tamgaly Tas Petroglyphs tour last week while in Almaty before our drive around Kazakhstan. It was another beautiful area of the country, the guide was great and had lots of information to share about everything. Thousands of rock drawings of all types...More
At Tamgaly Tas we were camping by the river under lovely petroglyphs. The dirt road leading from the main road to the river Illy is ok, viable by non 4x4 vehicles as well.
Pay attention to snakes, we have seen one. Also, there are small...More