Nomad Outfitters Company is pleased to offer a one-day tour with the elements of trekking to hand-made rock Tamgaly-Tas and the city of nomads.


Tamgaly Tas rock paintings are located in the picturesque valley of the Ili River, which is to the north-west off Kapchagay, Almaty region.

In spring (late April-early May) the steppe acquires a bright red colour due to the unique steppe plants - poppies.

In close proximity to the rock paintings there is a rocky land that belongs to the Republican Ministry of Emergency Situations, where rescuers and mountaineers practice their climbing skills. The second time the only Central Asian ultra trail marathon Tengri Ultra Trail was held in spring of 2016 near the monument.

On the other side of The Ili River, a few kilometers away, there is a city of nomads, built as the scenery for the film "Nomads". Later it was used by director Timur Bekmambetov for the filming of "Night Watch".

To complete the route study Nomad Outfitters team recommends to spend most of the time at Tamgaly Tas monument, then visit the City of Nomads on the opposite bank of the Ili River.

Route Difficulty: minimum, suitable for people of any age.

Precautions: drinking water, hat, sunglasses, bug repellents.

Average travel time: 4 hours by car both ways.

Break time and photo session: 2-3 hours. Moving to the opposite bank of the river to visit the city of nomads.

The total length of the route: 6-7 hours or 200 km.

Cost: a trip on the comfortable minibuses (Mercedes Sprinter) - 9 000 KZT (30 USD).

Jeep tour is 9 000 KZT (30 USD) per person if a group of tourists consists of 3 persons.

Note: The trip by jeep is shorter in terms of travel time.

The price includes transport, services of Russian-speaking / Kazakh-speaking guide, eco-fee.

Options: English speaking guide - 15 000 KZT (50 USD). The company can also provide lunch box at extra cost of 3 000 KZT (10 USD) per person.

We provide the option of driving the car during the trip. The terms are discussed upon request (we look at the appropriate skills and a driver's license).

Order tour by clicking "Book A Tour", by calling Nomad Outfitters company's telephone numbers: +7 727 222 39 22, +7 777 206 28 28, +7 701 559 4534 or by email:

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Tour Cost 9 000 KZT (30 USD)
Route Length 1 Day

14 February 2017       857 views


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