Top Attractions in Mongolia


Ulaanbaatar city Terelj N/Park Kharkhorin South Gobi Desert
Khuvsgul N/Park Burd Sand Undurdov step Undurshireet step
Khentii Province East Gobi Desert Khustai N/Park Duganakhad
13th Century park Tsenkher Hot springs Bayanulgii Kazakh Bayamkhongor Province
Ar burd Sand Arkhangai Province Central Mongolia Uvurkhangai Province

Ulaanbaatar City

Ulaanbaatar City is a good starting point for almost every tourist. The city is growing outwards towards west and east. Also becoming a quite crowded in downtown area. Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of Mongolia. A city located in the central part of the country at an altitude of about 1,300 m along the Tuul River coast.The population is 1,500,000, which is an extremely concentrated area where nearly half of the country's population is concentrated.

Khuvsgul Lake

Foreign tourists refer to Khuvsgul aimag as "Mongolian Switzerland".There are many rivers flowing through the province such as Ider, Tes, Delger, Selenge. Khuvsgul lake is one of the deepest in Asia. Other lakes include Erkhel, Achmag, Tsengel, Sangiin dalai. 

This is the northernmost and absolutely one of the most scenic aimags in the country. It is a land of crystal clear lakes, icy streams and tall green taiga forests. As the crown jewel it is dominated by the magnificent Khovsgol Nuur - one of the most scenic spots in Mongolia. There are also mountains with peaks near 3000m. Here also lives the Tsaatan reindeer people.

Terelj National Park
Terelj National Park is One of the most picturesque places in Mongolia. The Terelj National Park is located about two hours East of the capital. It is the third largest protected area (2,864 square kilometers) in Mongolia and home to many. The countryside is covered by undulating hill and rock formations. Nestled in the valleys you can find several small temples, the aptly-named turtle rock and even some dinosaurs. There are over 250 species of bird and numerous species of mammals. The national park is also home to many ger camps and nomadic families.

South Gobi
Unlike most people’s common imagination about desert, Mongolian Gobi desert is mostly vegetated, vast steppe and a home to a big number of camel herders. Due to its size and sparse inhabitation, it instantly brings tranquillity and evokes mysteries to its visitors. During this trip, we will reveal you the most highlighting components of this legendary desert – Vulture gorge (Eagle Valley), Khongor sand dunes and Bayanzag, once really was dinosaurs’ home.

Kharkhorum, Erdenezuu Temple
Kharkhorin is located at the lower end of the upper valley of the Orkhon river which is included within UNESCO’s World Heritages Site Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape. The location marks the easternmost foothills of the Khangai Mountains, where they meet the rolling steppe of central Mongolia. Nearby are the ruins of the ancient town of Karakorum (also known as Kharkhorum or Qara Qorum) which, for a short time, served as the capital of the Mongol Empire under Ugudei Khan (Chinggis Khan’s son) . Another Kharkhorin landmark is Erdenezuu Monastery and its famous phallic rock.

Khentii Province, Dadal

The Khentii province is named after the Khentii Mountain Range, which stretches from Central Mongolia all the way to the corner of the province. The mountains are a part of 1.2 million acres called the Khan Khentii Protected Area. Dadal is located in the Khentii province in northeastern Mongolia. It is well-known for being the birthplace of the mighty Chinggis Khan. This great ruler grew up and began his conquests from Khentii. It's also rumored that this great Khan was secretly buried in this area.

SainShand, Zamiin Uud

Zamiin Uud is a soum (district) and town of Dornogovi Province in southeastern Mongolia.   4.5 km from the Mongolian border. The Zamyn-Uud station, located in the soum, is the sole railway connecting Mongolia and China and is connected to the Erlian city of the People's Republic of China.Sainshand is the capital city of Dornogovi Province in Mongolia. It is located in the eastern Gobi desert steppe, on the Trans-Mongolian Railway.  The population is 21,200. It is 463 km from Ulaanbaatar. 234.6 hectares of land.

Khustai National Park
The Khustai National Park is world-famous for its successful reintroduction of Przewalski's Horse, Equus Przewalski, the only remaining wild horse, since 1992. Khustai National Park proudly presents the Przewalski’s horse, also known as Takhi, the only living wild horse and other wildlife. This unique horse was extinct in the wild around the late 1960s.

Tov Province, Undurshireet Steppe

The campsite is set up on the banks of the Tuul River, which runs through the vast grasslands surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, about 220 km southwest of Ulaanbaatar and about 4 hours by car from Karakorum. Please use it as a relay point to Karakorum. (Approximately 4 hours by car)

Tov Province, Dugana Khad Rock
Dugana Khad is located at the right side of a unique formation of the Nature-temple shaped huge rock called Dugana, in the picturesque meadow valley of Erdene forest mountain, which is the end of Khentii mountains in the territory of Bornuur village, Tuv province and elevated 1200 m above sea level.

Chinggis Khaan State Complex, 13th Century Complex

The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, part of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex is a 40-metre (130 ft) tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog (54 km (33.55 mi) east of the Ulaanbaatar), where according to legend, he found a golden whip. The complex is established to showing the environment of 13th century lifestyles and cultural impacts of the Mongolian great empire. It creates great opportunity  for tourists to relive in that period of time.

Tsenkher Hot Springs

Tsenkher is a natural hot spring that flows from the ground, through the seasons, at a temperature of 85 Celsius. The spring is located in central Mongolia in a mountainous region, at 1,860 meters above the sea level. The spring is beneficial for health and there is a natural spa on-site which is ideal for the travel-tired. There are also plenty of walking opportunities in the surrounding forest.

  Baga Gazriin Chuluu
Baga Gazriin Chuluu is a picturesque mountain in the middle of the Gobi desert elevating up to 1,751 metres. The area is studded with rounded rock formations, perched beside dramatic granite gorges and small valleys. The ruins of an old temple and rock drawings can be found in the mountains. This is also an area popular with wildlife enthusiasts as it is home to vultures, hawks and eagles.
  Ikh Gazriin Chuluu
One of the Gobi desert’s mysterious place with granite rock ranges. In the steppe desert suddenly endless rocky-mountains, valleys appear. This place is a rock-strewn range full of canyons and massive caves. The difference from Baga Gazriin Chuluu, this place has bigger stones and scale is bigger. The argali – wild sheep and ibex, hedgehog, snakes are the main animals here. The Ikh Gazriin Chuluu is about 30 km long, extending about 15 km wide, and stretches about 600 square km.
  Tsagaan Suvarga (White Stupa)
Tsagan Suvarga is the name given by local people to an impressively eroded cliff. Over millions of years various changes in the environment have produced its famous coloured layers. The formation is over 50 meters at its highest point and it is a sheer slope, which from a distance seems to be the ruins of an ancient city.
Ongi Monastery
Located on Ongi river, Ongiin Khiid used to be one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. It was founded in 1660 and consisted of two temple complexes on the North and South of the river. The monastery was completely destroyed in 1939 and nowadays only the ruins remain as a place of exploration, the temple though, is being restored.
Ugii Lake
Lake Ugii is a freshwater lake in eastern Arkhangai, in central Mongolia known for its fish and birdlife. This is the nearest lake to the capital and it forms an excellent tranquil base for relaxation, taking in the views and watching the abundant birdlife.Taimen,Lenok, Arctic grayling, Northern pike, Common roach, Ide, Siberian dace, Prussian carp, Amur catfish, European perch, Burbot, Lake minnow, Siberian spiny loach, Siberian stone loach, Asian common carp were found in the lake.

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Altai Tavan Bogd is a national park in Bayan-Ölgii Province of Western Mongolia. The meaning of the name is Five Saints of Altai.The Tavan Bogd is a mountain massif in Mongolia, near the triple border with China and Russia. Its highest peak, the Khüiten Peak, is the highest point of Mongolia at 4374 meters above sea level.

  Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
The Khorgo – Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur (Terkh White Lake) National Park is amazingly beautiful scenery of mountains, cliffs, rapid rivers, lakes, extinct volcanoes and fantastic caves green forests and pastures, where the long haired yaks and horse thrive.  The Khorgo Mountain is extinct volcano which lies east of the Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur beautiful lake with crystal clear fresh water.

Bayankhongor Steppe and Gobi
Bayankhongor province shares a 130 km boarder with the People’s Republic of China. The distance from Ulaanbaatar is around 630 km.
This province has a very diverse nature - high mountains (Ikh Bogd Uul / Ikh Bogd Mountain 3957 m), low valleys (Zeeren’s steppe, Nomgon valley and Tsenkher valleys located to the south of the Gobi-Altai m ountain series are located at the altitude of 552 - 600 m), steppe and the end of the Great lakes depression in the middle of the province and gobi desert in the south of the province.