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Khustai Nuruu national park

KhusrtaiThe Khustai national park is located 100 km from Ulaanbaatar which provides excellent opportunity to natural tours. Khustai national park was established in 1992 in order to host reintroduction project of Takhi, last wild horse in the earth which as known as Przewalski horse. Now there are around 200 takhs including foals. Beside Takhi you it is able to see Red deer, wolf, fox, marmot, and many other animals.  

Kharkhorum ancient capital city

Kharkhorum Khaadiin khadAncient capital city of Mongolia which was built in 1220 by the decree of Uguudei Khaan who successor of Chinggis Khaan and existed as a capital city of Mongolian Empire for 140 years and destroyed by Chinese solder.  Once, Kharkhorum was the big city connecting east and west through Silk Road. According to the historical documents and archeological foundlings there were Christianities, Muslims, Buddhist etc various religious groups lived, and different cultures were existing together. Currently, Mongolian archeologists are operating on the foundation of the city.

Erdenezuu monastery

ErdenezuuThe first Buddhist monastery, Erdenezuu was built on the ruins of the Kharakhorin in 1586 by the order of the Avtai Sain Khaan, a distant but one of the powerful successors of the Chinggis Khaan. Stone monuments, bricks and many other building materials from the ruins of the Kharakhorin were used in the construction of the monastery. The monastery occupies an area of 1600 sq. meters, which is exactly 10 times smaller than the original city area and is surrounded by a stonewall with 108 stupas and four gates at each side. Historical resources evidence that in 1872, there were 62 temples inside of the Erdenezuu monastery’s wall. This number was continuously increasing still fist half of the 20th century. During the 1930’s political purges, most of the temples were destroyed and many of the lamas were either executed or imprisoned. The temple remained closed until 1965 when it was finally permitted by the Mongolian government to reopen as a museum, not a place to worship.

Orkhon fall

Orkhon FallOrkhon water fall located 20 kilometers away from kharkhorum, locally well known as an Ulaant Tsutgalan. Water falls from 20 meter height and around 10 meters wide. Road to Orkhon fall is not easy, it is covered volcanic basalt and rock. 

Taikhar Rock

Taikhar rockTaikhar Chuluu is a mysterious steep-sided granite cliff, 25m high, rising abruptly from the flat grassland of the gravel spreads of the Tamir River. There are no rocky mountains in the surrounding, so the origin of the rock is an almost uncertain. But   local people worship the rock as a deity and tell many legends about creation of Taikhar rock.

Chuluut river canyon

Chuluut canyon415 km long Chuluut River flows through the wide rocky canyon that is made up of basalt of lava of extinct volcanoes including Horgo. The canyon provides perfect streams for white water rafting and good spots for fly-fishing.

Mt. Khugnu Khaan national park

hugnu khan mountainA rocky mountain 270km away from Ulaanbaatar provides excellent hiking, trekking and horse ridding activates.

Tovkhon Monastery

Tuvkhun MonasteryThe monastery was founded in 1654 by Zanabazar, the first reincarnate lama of Mongolian Buddhism. It was dedicated to religious study and art works. It is located on a rocky mountain surrounded by forests elevated in 2300 meters above sea level in the territory of Bat-Ulziit soum of Uvurkhangai aimag. Zanabazar composed Soyombo alphabet in the small rocky cave near the monastery and completed most of his unique art works.
The monastery is placed in a unique natural rocky landscape where there is a small cave named "Mother's womb". Mongolians believe that if one goes through the "Mother's womb" the one gets free of all the sin like a new born. There are also many historical monuments related to the king such as finger and foot prints, branch for rest, horse tie etc. 

Khorgo, Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

Horgo Terhiin tsagaan lakeKhorgo, Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake is a volcanic region which is located Arkhangai province. The area has designed as a national park since 1995 and consists of Khorgo volcano, and White lake. The lake has fish mainly represented by Pike. Many rare birds are found in the area during migration and summer seasons. Dead volcano Khorgo stands east of the White lake. There are huge volcanic crater with 200 meters diameters and about 100 meter deep. Volcanic lava created many small caves, formations in the park. The park is best place to hike.

Ugii Lake

Ugii lakeUgii Lake is known for its reach bird and fish diversity. The fish population is represented by pike, catfish, barscharten, which are the most common types providing enough fish for industrial fishing. Fifty to eighty tons are caught annually. Among the birds, it is not rare to spot at Swan Goose, White Spoonbill and Dalmatian Pelican.

Tsogtiin Khadnii bichees.

mandaliin sug zurag20km to the south of Delgerkhaan soun of Tuv provice, there are beautiful classical Mongolian inscription of the rock cliff of Khutag Mountain. The inscription by Tsogt Taij, one of the Chinggis Khaan last successors is famous in Mongolia, its history and meaning. According to the historical evidences Guen Baatar, the general of the Tsogt Taij, carved the inscription in 1624. As an abstract of the inscription, it says “in autumn of white rooster year, Tsogt Taij composed this poem when he hunting in the northern Mountains of Khangai Khan and state his aunt living far”. Generally, poem says about love, kindness, and clemency of human life. Local people named this monument as a Black Rock of Duut, means audible and sound; when you hit the rock, it makes audible sound like iron.

Terelj National park

Gorkhi Terelj National Park (Terelj) is one of Mongolia’s most popular destinations. Tucked into the Hentii Mountain Range, the park borders the Khan Hentii Strictly Protected Area. Terelj is famous for its beautiful natural scenery, intriguing rock formations, and some manmade attractions. There are a number of tourist accommodations, some of which stay open year-round, and the area offers excellent hiking, fishing rock climbing, and horseback riding opportunities, as well as a chance to raft the Tuul River towards Ulaanbaatar. Visitors can take leisurely strolls over green meadows carpeted with edelweiss and a dazzling variety of other wildflowers, view boulder mounds against a backdrop of pine-covered slopes, and wander along the wooded banks of mountain streams.

Naiman Nuur national park

naimanMongolian Nomads move 4-5 times a year looking good pasture for their animals. Every nomadic family prefer to live close to water recourse, forest,  mountains and plentiful vegetation which is the best condition for the animal husbandry. Therefore Khuisiin Naiman Nuur Natural Monument is exceptional combination fresh water, lash green forest, picturesque mountains and many natural resources where animals and people leisurely live in summer time.  Also, it is a valuable place for biological  hydrologic study. These lakes with fresh water and interconnected by ground water channels located 5-30km distance from each other such as Shireet, Khaliut, Bugat, Khaya, Khuis, Onon, Doroo, Bayan-Uul, are called Khuisyn Naiman Nuur (Eight Lakes).