Known as the Blue Pearl of the Mongolia, Khuvsgul Lake is an extraordinary lake that stretches 136km deep into the Siberian taiga in the northwestern part of Mongolia, is one of the 17 ancient lakes in the world, formed more than 2 million years ago. The Khoridol Saridag and the Bayan Mountain Ranges are located […]
Khuvsgul province, the northernmost part of Mongolia, is centered its most distinguishing feature, the pristine Lake Khuvsgul, worthy of many words of its own. The province was established in 1931. The province borders with Bulgan, Arkangai and Zavkhan provinces. To the north, it borders with Tuva and Buryat Republics of Russian Federation.
Khorgo – Terkhin Tsagaan Nuur National Park was created to emphasize the spectacular landscapes of the region and to protect endangered flora and fauna species. Formerly, an immense mass of lava had blocked the river Terkh and it is its waters which formed the Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan.
Arkhangai province has astounding scenery: wide rivers full of fish, several volcanoes and volcanic lakes, extensive forests, and pastures where yak thrive. It also boasts the stunning lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur, the ruins of several ancient kingdoms and probably the nicest province capital in the country. The ethnic groups are the Khalkh and the Uuld.
The Orkhon valley was the center of Xiongnu (Khunnu), Turkic and Uighur empires. To the Turkic, the nearby Khangai Mountains had been the location of the Ötüken, and the Uighur capital Kharbalgas was located close to where later Kharkhorin was located. This area is probably one of the oldest farming areas in Mongolia.
Amarbayasgalant Monastery or the “Monastery of Tranquil Felicity”, is one of the three largest Buddhist monastic centers in Mongolia. The monastery complex is located in the Iven Valley near the Selenge River, at the foot of Mount Buren-Khan in Baruunburen soum of Selenge Province in northern Mongolia. The nearest town is Erdenet which is about […]