"I could never resist the call of the trail" - Buffalo Bill

CENTRAL REGION

The Central Region includes the following provinces: Sukhbaatar, Tuv, Middle Gobi, South Gobi and East Gobi. These are the most visited areas in countryside. Landscapes are broken by the forested hillsides of the Khan-Hentii range and meandering rivers such as the Tuul. The people are, mostly of the khalkh majority. In this region such as the Great Gobi is a strictly protected area, easily accesable are Hangai mountain range, Horgo-White Lake of Terkh, Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, Noyonkhangai mountain Natural Reserve and Batkhaan mountain Natural Reserve.

In addition, this region has many historical sights, natural wonders in Mongolia's heartland, particularly in the Orkhon River Valley, which contains archaeological remains dating back several centuries. Few traces remain of Karakorum, the 13th-century capital of the Mongol Empire, but the nearby temple of Erdene Zuu was reputedly built from its ruins. The wall surrounding this vast monastery complex, which houses spectacular Buddhist art and architecture, is made up of over a hundred white stupas. Har Balgas, another vanished capital dating from the 9th century, shares the steppe with "deer stones" and ruined temples, all reminders of Mongolia's rich and fascinating history.

Furthermore if you visit this region, you can see Orkhon /Ulaantsutgalan/'s waterfall, Terkh white lake - rich with species of waterfoul, Ugii lake - rich with fish, Khorgiin togoo - extinct volcano, Taikhar stone - over 10m high with ancient scripts, Chuluut river - flows 100m long between canyon walls 70m high.