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Steep climb with loose rocks but interesting

We got there earlier than other groups and had the mountain all to ourselves for about an hour. The... read more

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Mika L
Bacolod, Philippines
A steep climb but well worth it.

From the parking lot, it was a steep climb up to the petroglyphs, but it was well worth it. Amazing... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Danville, CA
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, Mongolia
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Reviewed today

We got there earlier than other groups and had the mountain all to ourselves for about an hour. The climb up is slightly steep and there are loose sharp rocks on the way up. The climb itself is pretty short but you can get out...More

Thank Mika L
Reviewed August 13, 2018

From the parking lot, it was a steep climb up to the petroglyphs, but it was well worth it. Amazing petroglyphs. If this was any place else, they would be cordoned off where visitors would be kept away from the artifacts. Well worth any sidetrack...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

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.

Thank JoanruthB
Reviewed July 7, 2018

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 February 10, 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 October 6, 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 July 23, 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 July 23, 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 June 11, 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 August 27, 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
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