Attractions in Mongolia

Discover the best attractions in Mongolia.  Experience the wilderness and the serenity! Also, enjoy the nomadic life style staying with nomadic families.  It will give you a touch of simple living and the a real peaceful feeling. No one trip to Mongolia won’t be completed without staying with nomadic families.  For more tour options please click here

You will see there an eternally clear sky, blue mirages, golden sands and boundlessly expansive steppe lands, wild asses, ibex, camels, mountain sheep and gazelles flourish here, as do different types of flora. That’s the Gobi Desert of Mongolia! And we’re the best travel agent to provide tours to the Gobi Desert. 


Lake Khovsgol is in the North of Mongolia in Khovsgol province.  Lake Khovsgol is a beautiful unique environment and a very special travel experience. Because of its unique flora and fauna and fascinating nomadic way of living, it is well worth the journey.  You can go trekking or horse riding in the mountains and by the shore of the lake. 


Khorgo is a dead volcano, which lies on the edge of the lake of Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur in Arkhangai province.  The mountain Khorgo is covered with basalts.  The National park covers 28 square kilometers including Togoo Uul 2.240 meters above sea level and the Hill of the lake Terkhiin Tsagaan.  It has been protected since 1965.  


Orkhon valley is one of the top destinations for both tourists and locals in Mongolia.  The main attractions in Orkhon valley are Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall, Tovkhon temple and Kharkhorin, ancient capital of Mongolia.  The waterfall was formed by a unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes about 20000 years ago.  


There’s a semi Gobi between UB and Kharkhorin.  It’s about 285kms to drive.  If you don’t have enough time to visit the Gobi Desert in Mongolia then this place will be perfect to experience the Gobi and ride camels.  And there is a mountain on your right called Khogno Khan.  It’s a great place to go hiking. 


Khan Khentii mountains

Khan Khentii mountains

It’s called “Khar Zurkhnii Khukh Lake” which is Blue lake of black heart” in English.  I’m not sure if it makes sense to you.  But it’s an important place because  Temujin was crowned Chinggis Khaan in 1206.  It’s wonderful for people who love hiking. 

Reindeer Tribe

Reindeer tribe in Mongolia

Visiting Reindeer will be difficult and exhausting but you’ll have a unique experience in your lifetime.  The scenery is absolutely spectacular.   You’ll see a really simple lifestyle seems primitive. But on the other hand, you’ll see them using modern technology such as watching all recent news or youtube channels on their cell phones and watching Hollywood movies  on their satellite TV. 

Altai Tavan Bogd

Altai Tavan Bogd Mountain

Altai Tavan Bogd is a snow capped mountain  and has the most spectacular scenery.  And it’s the highest mountain of Mongolia.  There are several peaks and each one has its own name.  The highest peak is called Khuiten.  Malchin is the easiest peak which is at the elevation of 4,050 m and immature mountain climbers could try to climb it.  But driving to the National park  is a bit exhausting due to poor conditions of road. 

Darkhad depression

Darkhad depression is about 50kms west of lake Khovsgol. The depression is about 150 km long and 40 km wide, and is surrounded by high mountains. The depression receives water from many montane rivers, such as the Bagtakh, Khug, Ar Khoridol, Arsai, Sharga, Tengis and Shishkhed Rivers, and is thus rich in wetlands and lakes. These are surrounded by diverse habitats, including dry steppe, boreal forest (taiga) and alpine vegetation. 

Erdenezuu temple museum
Erdenezuu monastery

Erdenezuu monastery is in an ancient capital Kharkhorin, Ovorkhangai province.  It’s the most touristic destination and getting there is easy.  There are minibuses and buses several times a day and it takes about 7 hours.  It’s 365 kms from UB. 


Khustai National Park
Khustai National Park Mongolia

Khustain nuruu National park is located in Tuv province and it’s just 105kms from UB.   Khustain Nuruu National park is one of the best-managed parks in Mongolia.  You’ll be able to see takhi horses and other wild animals.  There’s an information center and they have guides to help you find wild animals specially, takhi. 

Terelj National Park
Short tour | Terelj National Park

Terelj National park is one of the most visited parks for both locals and tourists in Mongolia.  It’s just about 70kms from UB and easy to get there by car.  A lot of people visit Chinggis Khaan statue on the way to get the park or on the way back from the park. 

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