Day trip to Ili River and carved rocks of Tamgaly Tass

Highlights: views of Kapchagay Lake, hiking along Ili River, nomad city built for the “Nomad” movie, old stone carvings of Tamgaly Tass, picnic near the River

Season: April — November

Duration: 10 hours

One world describing the day along the third biggest river in Kazakhstan, beautiful views of the steppe and canyons must be «amazing»! You will be watching breathtaking views on the banks. The steppe has lots of pretty things to see. Starting from nice Kapchagay Lake, fantastic rocks and nomad castles to stone Buddhism carvings made 900 years ago. We’ll follow the river for three hours and at the end of our trip we will have a break at its banks. Tamgaly Tass is a perfect place for walking and even climbing. And of course of having fun near fresh river. It has a special meaning if the day is hot. Genghis Khan’s army was passing exactly here on its way to the South from Mongolia. So the place is full of different memories. Let’s add your memories to its history!

 

Departure: 9 a. m.

We will arrive to Kapchagay Lake at 10.30 a. m. Here you will start hiking adventure to Ili River.

Till 2 p. m. we will sail down till Tamgaly Tass passing by beautiful rocks and canyons.

At Tamgaly Tass we will have a picnic and time for walking, swimming and watching Buddhism carvings of the 12th century.

We will be back to city at around 7 p. m.        

  

What’s included: pick up from your hotel, transfers, driver, guide, coffee and snacks.

 

 

Tours / Price in $ per # of person 1 2 3 4 5 6

 

 

Tamgaly tas & Ili river, Kapchagay lake, Nomad Fortress 1 day 260$ 130$ 100$ 90$ 80$ 70$
Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: food in the canteens (you pay what you eat), personal stuff.
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
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March
April
May
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July
August
September
October
November
December
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Languages:
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German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
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Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.