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Khavtsgait Petroglyphs Gobi Mongolia

One of many great attractions in the Gurvan Saikhan area of the Gobi desert in Mongolia. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erik V
Petroglyphs

There are number of rock paintings are being illustrated on the rock that dates back to Bronze Age... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Tosonkhuu S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a surprise to find glyphs of elephants, camel, horses and more on rocks in the Gobi Desert. They are a short hike up from the Three Camel Lodge.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of many great attractions in the Gurvan Saikhan area of the Gobi desert in Mongolia. You probably need driver guidance to find the location, and you definitely need a solid four wheel drive. Don't take risks with directions and safety in the Gobi desert....More

Thank Erik V
Reviewed 11 February 2018

There are number of rock paintings are being illustrated on the rock that dates back to Bronze Age. Not many travelers do not know it so ask locals. Great view on the top.

Thank Tosonkhuu S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We got to drive out and go in this hike to see the petroglyphs. It was a beautiful view from the top and not a very hard hike at all.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly hard to find without a guide - we were self driving. But worth it. Very understated and what stands out is the naturalness. No signs, ropes, officials. They are just a they were when originally found. Remote, untouched, and accessible Certainly worth the effort

Thank carringtonhouse
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The petroglyphs are on top of a hill. The hike up is steep on a gravely path which is slippery coming down. In our party of 11 only 3 made it. But it was worthwhile. The petroglyphs are clearly visable and are well preserved.

Thank smokeylinks
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was a great plac to visit in the Gobi desert. Lots of great walking and beautiful sights all around.

1  Thank postrawb
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Although the hike up to see these petroglyphs is a tough one, it is well worth the time and energy spent. Make certain you travel to the very top...even if you think you have seen all the petroglyphs there on the way up....and discover the...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

In the middle of nowhere- a rock face filled with petroglyphs- unbelievable- shame on those who gave grafittid it! A really special look at what life was like 6-7000 years ago- different animals, hunters w bows and arrows....

Thank BostonBostonGirl
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was not on our itinerary but, the drivers of the van knew of this place. Since there were no signs pointing the way, it was exhilarating for us to go in different directions and find the petroglyphs (it is a well known place but,...More

Thank Kimi D
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