Tamgaly Tas and City of Nomads: One Day Trip

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Explore the gallery of rock paintings of the Tamgaly gorge. Visit a medieval eastern fortress in the middle of the Kazakh steppe. Enjoy the amazing nature of Ili river site.

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  • Immersion to history of Kazakhstan
  • Exploration of 10th and 17th century rock paintings
  • Enjoy the amazing nature of Ili river site


Explore Tamgaly Tas site where you can visit petroglyph site with Buddhist rock paintings which dated back to the 17th century and 11th century runes. Site is located at the bank of Ili river where you can enjoy history and amazing nature. Just across the river, we will then visit a fake set of a medieval eastern fortress that was built in 2005 where you can immerse yourself in the middle age of Kazakh steppes. Itinerary: 8.00 am Departure from Almaty 2 hours drive to Tamgaly Tas 10.00 am Arrival to Tamgaly Tas 1,5 hours tour at rock painting site and trekking around 11:30 pm Departure to City of Nomads 1,5 hours drive to City of Nomads 1:00 pm Arrival to City of Nomads 1.5 hours of touring around 2:30 pm Departure to Almaty 2 hours drive 4.30 pm Arrival to Almaty


Hotel pickup and drop-off Entry tickets to Tamgaky Tas and City of Nomads Water (1 liter per person) and snack Transportation with English-speaking guide/driver

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