PETROGLYPHIC DRAWINGS OF TANBALY
The cost of the tour is for 2 people.
Distance by motor transport: 340 km by asphalt road.
Walking part: 2 km.
Duration: 10-12 hours.
Season for visits: March - November.
Transport: comfortable tour-class vehicles.
Tanbaly is an amazing beauty area in 170 km north-westwards from Almaty in south-eastern part of Chu-Ili mountains, that are extended from South to North from Zailiyskiy Alatau to Balkhash lake and Betpak-Dala desert. This is really an ancient art gallery, which pictures demonstrate separate animals and people alongside scenes from the life of ancient people. One of them contains entire representation: three human beings wearing animal skins, with tambourines in their hands. Amonth the petroglyphs there are views of disks, chariots, tamga, prayer inscriptions. Petroglyph gallery of Tanbaly is a worldwide treasure and is under protection of UNESCO foundation. Nature and history enthusiasts will find many interesting things in the picturesque ravine of Tambaly. Moreover this is one of the most beautiful places around Almaty.
Preliminary Trip Plan
08:30 Meeting and muster of excursionists. Acquaintance with the guide.
09:00 Departure, travel information for tourists during the way.
13:00 Arrival to Tanbaly, walking trip, leisure time.
16:00 Muster at the bus. Departure
19:00 Return to Almaty.