Tamgaly Gorge, Almaty Province

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  • World cultural heritage "in the archaeological landscape of tamgaly rock paintings of" visited on a tour. From Almaty in the bus three hours, pretty far. Gattagata had no problems in the first hour the main highway is paved once after 2 hours is what the road, swinging terrible speed curses, was tough. To rock up and down, to go after the arrived arrived at the site from the midst of the plain, rock paintings of the walk 15 minutes or more, when you get tired walking home and also honest. Thought rock painting itself is reasonably good, but spent much of the time and effort to go so far, that is the impression. Instead, along the way have a toilet, such as location, select where the trees and nearby bushes by the roadside (of course also women) that was the situation.
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  • Long heard about this wonderful place, and that's the route we worked in advance from early morning rushed in the Tamgaly, a look at the famous petroglyphs outdoor Soviet scientists as far back as 1957, in 2004 г. archaeological complex Tamgaly became UNESCO World Heritage site, this composition is unique, and it has no analogues in the world! We went their own way, great, and can be reached by normal passenger cars, there will be no problem. Tract Tamgaly is located at 170 km North-West from Almaty to Bishkek road, just need to roll for Targapom towards Cops. If you are not able to travel independently, then you can Google score day tours in Alma-Ata, and pops up the mass of proposals for organizing the trip. The tour involves a decent machine with hot meals or dry rations. When we arrived the Japanese family with a driver and a guide, speaking in English. So it would be a desire to come is not difficult. It is very important that when you podedite to the set, you'll see the House-Office labeled Tamgaly, which closed long ago, do not worry and go ahead in a straight line for about 4 km until you see the fenced parking for cars.
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  • 1. landscapes around are really nice; 2. there is very few people, "billions miles" from crowd, so it's peaceful and relaxing; 3. petroglyphs are interesting, especially sunheaded gods; 4. road from A...  more »

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The city of Almaty provides the primary place to look for accommodations in Almaty Province. Largely located in the east of the city, the places to stay here tend to be on the pricier side of things. The main museums and city parks lie in the east of the city, making pitching up in this district sensible for those planning on staying for a while to explore the urban area. Side-street hostels can be found, providing dormitory-style lodgings.
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