Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Altai Tavan Bogd Mountain is located in Altai range; thus, it is named the Altai Tavan Bogd, was protected site in 1996, which Tavan Bogd translates to five saints. As "Khuiten" (4374m) and “Malchin” (4027m) peaks are regularly climbed. And "Khuiten" is Mongolian highest peak which marks intersection of Russian, Chinese and Mongolian borders. There is the Potanin Glacier which is Mongolia's longest glacier and stretches 25km.
Amarbayasgalant Monastery was built in 16th century by Manchurians dedicated to Zanbazar first Bogd Khaan of Mongolia. The ‘Monastery of Tranquil Felicity’, one of the three largest Buddhist centers in Mongolia. It is one of the very few monasteries to have partly escaped the destruction of 1937.
Achit Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Uvs Aimag (Uvs province), Mongolia, in the west of the country. At an elevation of 1,435 m above sea level it covers an area of 290 km². It is 28 km long, 16 km wide, and 10 m deep. The coast is covered with steppes, mostly hilly but swampy on the northwest and northeast. Several rivers flow into the lake.
Bayan Gobi sand dunes
Bayan Gobi is well known and called Elsen Tasarkhai,”the sand fracture”, and extend on 80 kilometres (49,71 miles) in the South of the Khögnö Khan National Park. The main road separates this sand dune into two parts, Mongol Els on the south and Khugnu Tarnyn Els on the north. There are many tourist camps around the sight. Elsen Tasarkhai is surrounded by Mount Khugnu Khan on the north and Mount Ikh Mongol on the south.
Baga Gazariin Chuluu
Baga Gazariin Chuluu is very popular by the secret caves and granite rock formation which is about 60km in northwest from Mandalgobi town. The rock formation is located in 1,751m above from the sea level.
Bayanzag - Flaming Cliffs
Bayanzag is an important site for both archeological and paleontological findings. Complete dinosaur skeletons and eggs are excavated from red cliffs which look like a fire. The fossil eggs’ width sizes 10-15cm were found in Bayanzag at first time in the world.
Chinggis Khan Statue Complex
The Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue, part of the Chinggis Khan Statue Complex is a 131-foot (40 m) 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 Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar), where according to legend, he found a golden whip. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. It is on top of the Chinggis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor centre, itself 10 metres (33 ft) tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Chinggis to Ligdan Khan.
Chuluut is a river flowing through the valleys of the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia, and a tributary of the Ider River. It is 415 km long, the width at the mouth into the Ider river is 80 m, the maximum depth is 3 m. It is usually frozen from November to April.
Eight Lakes The area of Naiman Nuur (Eight Lakes), which was created by volcanic eruptions centuries ago and 3,163 metres above sea level Khuisiin Naiman Nuur (Navel Eight Lakes) is located on over 2,400 metre above sea level. The lakes are named Shireet, Khaliut, Bugat, Khaya, Khuis, Onon, Doroo and Bayan-Uul.
Built in 1809, the Gandantegchinlin Monastery - also known as the Gandan Monastery - is a Tibetan-style Buddhist monastery located in Ulan Bator. Its name of Tibetan origin can be translated as "Great site full of Joy". Several hundred monks currently reside there.
It contains a statue of Megjid-Janraiseg (Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara - called Chenrezig in Tibetan) by 26.5 meters high.
Khar us Lake
Khar-Us Lake is a lake in western Mongolia in the Great Lakes Depression. It is the upper one in a system of the interconnected lakes: Khar-Us, Khar, Airag and Khyargas.
Its area value (1,852 km²) includes the island Agbasharea (274 km²), so the water surface area is 1,578 km² only.
Khorgo Terkh National Park
Khorgo Terkh National Park was named by Khorgiin Togoo (Shelter pan) which is formed by volcanic eruption. The Shelter`s pan is 200m wide and 100m deep. Its location is on the east
Khuvsgul Lake is dubbed as Mongolia Switzerland and a lake surrounded with green forest mountains. It is the second largest lake, in the Central Asia, which contains 1% of fresh water resource of the world. The length of the lake is 134km and width is 39km, although 46 rivers flow into the lake and Eg river is the only one flowing out it
Kharkhorum was an ancient capital of Mongolian Great Empire in 13th century. There is Buddhist first monastery in the country called Erdenezuu that was built in 1586 and was sacked during the purges in 1937. Only walls and 3 temples remain. Also, there is Boovon had–men’s secret statue which is stone of men’s penis and made by monks of temples in 18 century for reason to shame of young monks who do not follow rules)
Khustai National Park
Khustai National Park is famous by wild horse or known as Przewalski horse (Takhi) and has protected since 1993 to conserve biodiversity and facilitate re-introduction of the Takhi to their homeland after 40 years of extinction number of them have reached over 170. The Takhi is the ancestor parent of the Mongol horse and live in the nature, can survive by themselves, and their behavior are different from regular horse.
Kharkhiraa is a mountain of the Altai Mountains and is located in the Uvs Province in Mongolia. It has an elevation of 4,040 metres (13,255 ft).
Khongor Sand Dunes
Khongor Sand Dunes make soft melodic sound, has extraordinary length of 100km, 15-20km wide, and height about 200m. So, it is named the sound of the Singing Dune that is produced by the masses of moving sand and can be heard from afar.
Ongi Temple Ruin
Ongi Temple Ruin was built in 18th century, and it was the main religious center of South Mongolia. The lamas (monks) were practicing Buddhist philosophy, astrology and medicine. However, after people’s revolution in 1921, the temples were destroyed and the lamas were murdered.
It rises in the Khangai Mountains in the Tsenkher sum of Arkhangai aimag at the foot of the Suvraga Khairkhan mountain. From there, it crosses the border into Uvurkhangai aimag and follows the upper Orkhon valley in eastern direction until it reaches Kharkhorin. On this stretch, very close to the Orkhon the Ulaan Tsutgalan river features a waterfall, ten metres (33 ft) wide and twenty metres (66 ft) high. The waterfall is a popular destination for tourists.
Orkhon Waterfall is 24m high in the volcanic landscape. The black volcanic rocks that carpet the landscape exploded 20-30 thousand years ago. It is situated on connection between of Ulaan Tsutgalan which is local name of the waterfall, and the Orkhon River which is the longest river in Mongolia with length of 1120km.
Tsenkher Hot Spring
Tsenkher Hot Spring is sulphur spring that emerges from the ground at 85 Celsius degree. It is located on 1860m above from sea level. It is rich with different stones of Mesozoic in the spring and you can see chalk, white stones, boulder flint and kidney stones. And, many people come to under traditional medical treatment.
Tsagaan Suvarga is name of white limestone rock and its height is about 30m tall and shaped strangely because of wind and water erosion. According to research, in 2000, there was a symbol carved on a rock found which possibly from back 5,000 years of the Bronze Age.
Terelj National Park Y
Terelj National Park has many gigantic granite rock formations where the beautiful nature welcomes everyone to have horse riding and hiking. In addition, there is one of famous formation is named Turtle Rock (Melkhii Khad) which was created only by rain and wind. And, there is Aryapala meditation temple where is located at hill.
Tolbo Lake is a freshwater lake in Mongolia. The lake is located about 50 kilometres (30 mi) south of Ölgii, on the main road between Ölgii and Khovd.
Elevation is at 2080 meters high. The shoreline is treeless with few mosquitoes and a lot of people and families camp here every summer.Most of the people go there in mid-july because the water at that time is the warmest.Tolbo lake is also known as 100 kazan(100 pots). The reason why is the lake has 100 deep places that are just like pots.
Lake Ugii is a fresh water lake located in steppe, it is 25 sq km in area, 7 km long and 5 km wide. At its deepest the lake is 15m. Ice sheets form over Ugii lake between November and May. Researchers have discovered 14 different species of fish, 27 species of floating plants, and 48 species of floating animals.
Uran togoo Volcano
Uran Togoo is one of the oldest volcanoes in Mongolia. The Uran-Togoo and Tulga Uul Natural Monument is a national protected area in the Bulgan Province of Mongolia. This mountain ranks as 4th highest mountain in Bulgan province. It is located about 60 km directly west of Bulgan city around the extinct volcanoes Uran Togoo, Tulga Togoo, and Jalavch Uul. Uran Uul is a pretty good place to break the journey to Khuvsgul
White lake/Terkhiin tsagan nuur/
Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake also known as White Lake is a lake in the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. The Khorgo volcano is located near the eastern end of the lake and the Suman River springs from lake.
Yoliin Am is beautiful narrow canyon of vulture. There are many an exotic view of the desert with boundless view of horizons, rare species of mammals and plants. Also, the Yoliin Am is well known as Eagle valley that located in Three Beauties of Gobi (Gobi Gurvan Saikhan) national park.
Zuun Lake is a beautiful little lake. It is located 2300 meters above sea level. It is very nice place to walk and to explore, also great place for bird watchers. Also near the area, you can visit nomadic families to experience their unique lifestyle.
Sukhbaatar square at heart of downtown is the impressive largest square-shaped central plaza, one of the largest of the kind worldwide. The Government house, the City Administration building, the Central Cultural Palace building and the Stock Exchange surround the main square. Take a peek inside the Government honor and Ceremony Hall room to see the Nine White Banners, the most treasured symbol of the Mongolian state.