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Kazakhs in Mongolia: Hunting with eagle
Khurgan and Khoton Lakes
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Hyargas Lake
Turgenii Mountain and Kharkhiraa Valley
Shuden: Rock salt mountain
Uvs Lake

Western Mongolia

Kazakhs in Mongolia: Hunting with eagle

Kazakhs in Mongolia: Hunting with eagle

Bayan-Olgii province is home of the Kazakh ethnic group. The Kazakhs are the second largest ethnic group in Mongolia after the Khalkhs, with 101,000 people comprising 5% of the population. Kazakhs have their own language and customs, and almost the entire population are Muslims. Kazakhs are famous by their embroideries. You can see their unique... View Article

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Khurgan and Khoton Lakes

Khurgan and Khoton Lakes

Another popular region of the park is the lakes region, which is famous by its natural beauty. It lies around 180 km southwest from Olgii city. You can fully enjoy the unique surrounding landscapes, such as fresh water lakes and snow capped mointains, waterfall and its alpine plants. Near the lakes, you can discover the... View Article

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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Altai Tavan Bogd (Five Sacred Mountains) National Park is largest National Park in Mongolia, it occupies 636.161 hectares of territory. It contains the five highest snow capped mountain peaks of the Altai Range, such as  Khuiten peak (4374 meters), Nairamdal peak (4192 meters), Burged peak (4068 meters), Malchin peak (4051 meters), Olgii peak (4050 meters)... View Article

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Hyargas Lake

Hyargas Lake

Khyargas lake located 220 km from Ulaangom city. Lying at in altitude of 1028 meters above sea level, it is a salt lake, which is 75 km in length and 31 km in width. The one of the deepest lake in the Great Lakes Basin, the maximum depth is 80 meters. The way to the... View Article

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Turgenii Mountain and Kharkhiraa Valley

Turgenii Mountain and Kharkhiraa Valley

Uvs province’s one of the most attractive place is Turgenii Mountain Natural Reserve. The highest peak Kharkhiraa reaches 4037 meters, and Deglii Tsagaan mountain’s peak is 3978 meters. The main attractions of this area are snow capped mountains, alpine tundra, taiga forest, mountain grasslands and glaciers and their waterfalls, and it provides a habitat to... View Article

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Shuden: Rock salt mountain

Shuden: Rock salt mountain

Uvs province has a rich salt deposit. This Shuden rock mountain is the largest rock salt deposit, which has 73.2 million tons of salt and salt thickness is 5-90 meters. It is considered that millions of years ago has grown at the bottom of the sea, and when the sea water has evaporated, the rock... View Article

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Uvs Lake

Uvs Lake

Uvs lake is the largest lake in Mongolia, which is 84 km in length and 78 km in width. The lake water is five times saltier than the ocean’s water and contains no fish, but it provides a habitat to over 200 species of birds. The lake is fed by Tes river and has no... View Article

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