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Akterek petroglyphs in Akterek mountain gorge, Almaty region.

Rock paintings in Almaty and Zhambyl regions.

Photo tour and jeep tour to Akterek rock carvings and mountain gorge.

Petroglyphs of Akterek were discovered in 2007; rock carvings were studied by researcher A.E. Rogozhinsky, as well as studies in the mountain valley, which is also called Akterek, were carried out in the 1980s under the USSR. In addition to petroglyphs, ancient human settlements and ancient burial mounds were discovered here. Petroglyphs of Akterek have over 1000 images made on stones and stone walls.

Akterek petroglyphs - how to get there.

Petroglyphs Akterek are located in the most beautiful mountain valley Akterek in Almaty region, Zhambyl district. The distance from the city of Almaty to Akterek petroglyphs is 100 kilometers. The main landmark here is the village of Akterek, the distance from the village to the petroglyphs is 4 kilometers.

Akterek rock carvings - information for tourists.

Petrolifs Akterek is an open-air museum. A trip to the Akterek Valley to visit Akterek petroglyphs is best done by 4x4 car. The Aktorek Valley is best visited in late spring and early summer, when it is especially beautiful here. A river flows through the Akterek valley, which is also called Akterek. Akterek petroglyphs and ancient human settlements date back to the 19th-20th centuries. Also in the Aktorek valley there are several ancient burial mounds circled, these circles are visible only from a height and they can be seen if you shoot the area from a drone.

Akterek petroglyphs, rock carvings, burial mounds and ancient settlements.


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