Gurvan Saikhan National Park means Three Beauties spectacular mountain ranges in the Gobi. The eastern part of the mountain is common stops for tourist call Ice Gorge Valley steep, beautiful rocky hillsides. Ice-filled at the bottom of the gorge right up until end of June and pleasant 2.5km walk to the gorge. Keep a look out for Argali sheep up on the steep rocky walls.

The Gobi Sand Dunes are a must-see. Asia's largest desert and one of the biggest sand dunes in the Gobi desert. Over 300m grown up high, 12-15km wide and about 180km long. The Singing sand dunes means from the sound they make when sand is moved by the wind or collapses in small avalanches is the tallest and most-climbed busiest part of the dunes. Viewing from the top has to be one of the most stunning scenery in Gobi. Most people imagine the Gobi desert as a sandy wasteland, whereas sand covers less than 5% of the desert.

The Flaming Red Cliffs, were named by Roy Chapman Andrews. The expedition made world first fossil eggs found here. All travellers are a common stop on tours; amateur paleontologists story can hear and wonder.


Khovsgol lake, Mongolia's scenic alpine lake, which is stretches towards the Russian border.It is 1,645 m above sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia, and holds almost 70% of Mongolia's fresh water and 0.4% of all the fresh water in the world. Surrounding mountains are perfect for hikers and horse treks. Longer trips go to the Western mountains, which it calls TsagaanNuur you can meet up with Reindeer Nomads.

Reindeer Nomads, On the shores in the mountainous taiga and forest steppe regions to the north and west of the lake live the Tsaatan Reindeer Nomads, a branch of the Turkic-speaking Tuva or Dukha ethnic group. This small group of whom only 30-40 families remain, possess a social and material culture, which has remained unchanged since the Ice Age. Shamanistic or totemic rituals and symbolism are central to the social organization of the Tsaatan. Shamanism also determines the way in which the Tsaatan respond to the landscape of Khovsgol Lake as well as to the plant and animal species, which are endemic to the area. Shamanistic rituals of healing rely on the rare medicinal plants and animals may of which are unique to this landscape.
The Lake itself as well as landscape features around the Lake are animated with shamanistic symbolism. The geomantic potency of the landscape is captured, directed, enhanced or delflected, according to need, by landscape engineering and architectural and artifactual additions to the landscape.

Amarbayasgalant Monastery, one of the most well-known and largest monasteries of Mongolia, is located in the beautiful Iven Gol River valley on the foot of Burenkhan mountain in Baruunburen village of Selenge province. Visitors especially enjoy the magnificent art and architectural construction. The beauty, decorations and construction of the monastery have made it one of the most magnificent architectural monuments not only in Mongolia. The monastery was established by order of Manju emperor Enkh- Amgalan Khan, to cherish and give respect to the Undur Gegeen Zanabazar, his skills, wisdom, intellect and accomplishments. After searching for a suitable place, the construction works of the monastery called “Amarbayasgalant”, a palace for God’s meditation, began in the year of red horse 1726, and was completed in the year of red dragon, 1736. In 1937-38 a fearsome repression covered Amarbayasgalant Monastery and all the highly trained knowledgeable monks were executed. Also huge numbers of rare religious relics, books, sutras, thangkas and Buddhas, which had been collected for 200 years, were destroyed completely. This is how the holy temple of Amarbayasgalant became mere ruins and it was abandoned for 50 shady years.


Khustai National Park is a good stop-off on the road. It is the only place in the world where the magnificent Takhi wild horses still existing in Mongolia.   

Karakorum, The ancient capital of the great Mongol Empire 13 century. For a short period, Karakorum was the center of the world's greatest empire, falling under the reign of Genghis Khan's son Ogodei, and grandson Monkh. Once Genghis' other grandson Kubilai became Khan, he decided to move the Mongol capital to Beijing and Karakorum entered a period of long decline.  Very little of the ancient capital remains today, but many of its stones were used to build the Buddhist monastery of Erdene Zuu. 

Orkhon Waterfall, In the central part of Mongolia there is a beautiful waterfall named by river of Orkhon. The waterfall 20m high, 6m wide as you can hear sound of the fall about a block away.

Eight Lakes which was created by volcanic eruptions centuries ago and 3,163m above sea level and it covers 11,500 hectares around the lake located in Ovorkhangai province to the southwest of the Khangai Mountain Range and its surrounding area. Eight lakes with its exceptional configuration is surrounded by the beautiful nature of the middle part of the Khangai Mountain Range. Also, it is a valuable monument for geological and water studies. These lakes with fresh water and interconnected by ground water channels such as Shireet, Khaliut, Bugat, Khaya, Khuis, Onon, Doroo, Bayan-Uul are called Khuisyn Naiman Nuur. It was placed under state protection in 1992. Lakes are perfect for week long horse treks.

Tsenkher Hot Spring, In Mongolia, there are not many hot springs. Hot springs are very useful to support local ecosystems during summer and many animal species over winter time. Some springs are used for resort purposes and treatment of many diseases. Every year many people come to the spring and undergo traditional medical treatment. Tsenkher Hot Spring’s origin is now well protected.

The White Lake is one of the prettiest fresh water lakes in Mongolia and surrounding by extinct volcanoes and with 16 km length, 10 km width, 20 m deep is teeming with 9 species of fish such as Mongolian taimens, lenoks and graylings. There is a small beautiful island in the middle of the lake, where aromatic smelling plants grow on. Indigenous people use it to make their lives more long. The lake is home to many birds and in nice and easy trekking while observing singing birds.


Terelj National Park, and one of the areas near UlaanBaatar
Gorkhi Terelj National Park is close to Ulaanbaatar It's a beautiful alpine scenery park and an ideal destination people who are only a short time in Mongolia.

The Man of the Millennium, Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex is a historical place where the Chinggis Khaan found the golden whip. In today, for memory of a man of the millennium, a 40 meters high stainless steel statue of Chinggis Khaan on the horseback is the largest of it’s kind in the world.


Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, or “Five Saints”, is so named for the five large peaks which lie right on the Western Mongolian border. The tallest of these, Khuiten Mountain, is the highest mountain in Mongolia, at 4,369m. It forms the Altai Mountains tri-border between Russia, China and Mongolia. From between these permanently snow-covered peaks tumble two spectacular glaciers. The valleys heading up toward the peaks are completely empty of people and absolutely stunning. You will find visiting these peaks to be a highlight of Western Mongolia.

Tsambagarav Mountain, The permanently snow-capped Tsambagarav mountain straddles the border between Khovd and Bayan-Ölgii provinces and is accessible from either side. Despite its altitude of 4208m, the summit is relatively accessible and easy to climb compared with Altai Tavan Bogd, but you’ll need crampons and ropes. A neighboring peak, Tsast Mountain, is slightly shorter at 4193m.

Eagle Hunting (falconry) is an iconic sport of Central Asia and West Mongolia. Find out all about how the locals catch, keep, and hunt with their birds, and how you can witness it yourself. Also be sure not to miss the truth about the Eagle Festival.

Khoton Lake, and Khurgan Lake are two further highlights of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park and are some of the more popular tourist attractions in Western Mongolia.

Otgon Tenger Mountain beautiful snow-capped mountains Otgon Tenger 4,021m, which lies to the east of Uliastai capital of Zavkhan province, is one of the most popular and holy mountain in Mongolia and It is part of the Tarvagatayn Nuruu (mountain range) least populated part of central Mongolia's Khangai Mountain range. There are a number of 3,000m+peaks here in this area, plenty of rivers and lakes, and the landscape ranges from rolling grassy hills to rocky peaks, semi desert and larch forests. All in all, an excellent place for more adventurous horse riding or hiking in Mongolia!


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