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Tamgaly Petroglyphs Tour, Kazakhstan

offered by supplier M21011 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 3 - 100 people
Destination(s): Kazakhstan  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History  
Season: March - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 53 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 125 US Dollar (USD)

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.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Indicated price is for the group tour, and is not guaranteed in case the available group is less than 3 persons.

Price for private tour is available on request.

Price Includes:
- hotel pick-up/drop-off
- lunch
- all admission fees

About This Supplier
Location: Kazakhstan
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2011

We are the licensed Kazakhstan tour-operator company, providing group and private tours in Almaty and Astana, as well as tours across the country. Our experienced staff can help to plan your adventure or experiential vacation in Kazakhstan, supply with ready-made program or create your own itinerary that best meets...

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