It's no small wonder that when you visit Mongolia for the first time, you will leave a changed person. Mongolia will capture you, inspire you, and motivate you to come back again. Mongolia destinations are becoming increasingly popular with very good reason. The best Mongolia tourist attraction is hard to pin down, as there just so many.
Altai Tavan Bogd Mountains located in Bayan Ulgii Province, it is have become the home of the Tuvan Ethnic group, who spend their summer at the bottom of the peaks. The name of the mountains means Holly Five Peaks, which refers to Mongolia's five highest peaks.
The Mongol Altai Mountains are a beautiful hiking and adventure destination. With views of the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park and Potanine glacier, it has become one of the most sought-after destination in Western Mongolia. If you are searching for a travel destination that is rich in experience, culture, and steeped in history, the Altai Mountains are perfect for you.
Most tourists come to Mongolia by plane or train. All direct flights come from into Mongolia via Beijing, Moscow, Seoul, Tokyo and Berlin, as well from Istanbul-Bishkek-Ulaanbaatar. There is Tans-Mongolian train from Moscow or Beijing. Once you are in Mongolia there are domestic flights and shuttle buses to all provinces.
Khuvsgol Lake is the deepest lake in Central Asia, with a maximum depth of 262 meters. Its water is crystal clear and fresh. The reflections of larch forests and Majestic Mountains in the lake water are amazing. This huge lake is situated on the north edge of Mongolia, and it covers an area of 2,612 square kilometers. It is a large lake, extending 143 kilometers north south and 39 kilometers east west.
Mongolia's history goes back to thousands of years. Recent archeological discoveries have found that Mongolia was inhabited 500,000 years ago. A large number of ethnic groups has been living and ruled by various nomadic empires throughout the history such as Xiongnu, Xianbei state, Routan and Turkic Khaganate and other empires ended with Great Mongol Empire.
Tsambagarav National Park is located in between Khovd and Bayan Ulgii Province in Western Mongolia. The park is named after the Tsambagarav Mountain which is part of Altai Mountains Range. It is one of the highest mountain 4165 meters sea level and considered one of the highest mountain in Mongolia. The scenic park is known for its stunning vistas and diverse wildlife. Many endangered animals live in the park. Snow leopards, snowcocks,Argali sheep, Ibex and many more wild animals inhabit in the...
Dukha or Tsaatans people who domesticate reindeer and are natives of Russian Siberia and Khovsgol the northernmost province of Mongolia. Originally from across the border in what is now Tuva Republic of Russia. The Dukha are one of the last groups of nomadic reindeer herders in the world. They domesticate reindeer, use them as means of transportation, ride them and milk them to make their dairy products. In many ways reindeer considered as member of their family and treated respectfully. They...
Canyon of Yolyn Am is located in Umnugobi Aimag. It is the narrow canyon of a river which flows through Zuun Saikhan Uul (mountain),62 kilometers northwest of Dalanzadgad town. The gorge has sheer rock walls with a height of about 200 meters in the center park. It has been protected since 1965 and has an area of 70 square kilometers. today it is a Strictly Protected Area. The rain which falls at he summit of the mountain flows down into the sheer canyon forming four waterfalls. Several hundred...
Bayan Ulgii province is located in the West of Mongolia. West and North it borders with Russia and on the South with China. It is the highest province in Mongolia and located in Altai Mountains Range. The highest peaks, many over 4000m, are permanently covered with snow and glaciers. The highest peak is Khuiten 4374 meters above sea level.