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Baga Gazriin Chuluu

 
Baga Gazriin Chuluu The Middle Gobi site of Baga Gazaryn Chuluu is an extensive series of granite ridges surrounded by desert-steppe. It has archaeological sites dating from the Paleolithic through the 20th century representing major events of the Mongolia's prehistory....
 

Arkhangai

 
Arkhangai The westernmost of Mongolia's three central aimags, Arkhangai is a region of stunning natural scenery. Sitting on the northern edge of the Khangai Nuruu range, the aimag is hilly and heavily forested, lined with rivers and dotted with pristine meadows. The chief attraction of Arkhangai is Terkhin Tsagaan Nuur, 'The Great White Lake' nestled amongst hills and ancient volcanic terrain in the west of the region. Smaller than the more famous Lake Khovsgol further north, it is also less developed overall, with the tourist industry limited to a few small ger camps. A prime area for hiking and horseback-riding, the lake is also a fine spot for fishing and swimming (although the water is usually cold!). For those looking for ...
 

Khovsgol

 
Khovsgol The Khovsgol region has become one of Mongolia's most popular areas for tourism, thanks largely to the celebrated beauty of its long alpine lake. A sort of kid sibling to Lake Baikal across the border in Russia, Lake Khovsgol is Mongolia's deepest body of water. A small, but growing tourist industry has developed along its shoreline, providing plenty of opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, birdwatching and even swimming in the often chilly waters. Three distinct minority ethnic groups also live in the area, and their shamanist practices show a marked difference to the predominantly Buddhist character of Mongolia. The northern reaches of the region are home to the Durkha people, known for their reindeer-herding....
 

Khoid Tsenkher Cave

 
Khoid Tsenkher Cave Khoid Tsenkher Cave is located in Khovd Aimag/province/and it is rich with historical paintings. Rock paintings of the Khoit Tsenkher cave date back to the upper Paleolithic Period (20.000-15.000 years ago). In one corner of the cave measuring 2.5meters high and 1.5-2.0 meters deep, numerous symbols and animals were painted overlapping each other on the ceiling and on the wall. A quiet standing stag was portrayed clearly among the animals. Also a standing buffalo with horns looking ahead was represented separately. In another corner of the cave, many animals including oxe's, ibexes, elephants and ostriches were pictured overlapping each other. It is interesting that dotted lines were drawn over the ostriches. On...
 

Museum of Geology

 
Museum of Geology The museum was established in 1969.More than 4000 mineral deposits and occurrences comprising different minerals have been discovered all over the country and on display totals 3000 in all. The museum has geological structure of Mongolia and history of Mongolian mean manufacture. The museum implementing joint projects of mineral resources, undertakes educational multifaceted activities including joint workshops training of geology-mineralogy and advertising. Time-table:
10.00am-18.00pm Address:
Ulaanbaatar, Sukhebaatar district, Baga toiruu-42,
Mongolian University of Science and Technology 2nd floor. Source:http://www.mongoliatourism.gov.mn/ ...
 

Lake Khuvsgul

 
Lake Khuvsgul Known as the Dark Blue Pearl, Lake Khuvsgul is Mongolia's largest and deepest lake. In the northernmost aimag, its outlet is the largest tributary to Siberia's Lake Baigali (Baikal). At 1,645m above sea level, it is frozen from January until April or May, after which a ferry runs between Khatgal and Khankh, the northern and southern towns within the boundaries of the National Park. Here, shamanism survives as a religion among the Darkhads, and the Tsaatan rear reindeer. Tourists can trace the lake shores by horse, foot or on ship Sukhbaatar. Fishing is allowed with a $3 licence for the abundant taimen, Siberian whitefish and grayling, lenok, umber, Baigali omul and river perch. Lake Khuvsgul is an importan...
 

GunGaluut Nature Reserve

 
GunGaluut Nature Reserve Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve is truly the marvelous combination of mountains, steppes, pretty lakes, rivers and wetlands with its famous rare wildlife species. It is a home to the world endangered Wild mountain sheep-Argali, White-napped crane, Siberian White Crane, Hooded Crane, Swan Goose, Whooper swan and so on. Over 80 Argali sheep inhabit peacefully now and rare birds coming every summer in Gun-Galuut. Tourists visiting the Nature Reserve have the opportunities to do watching and taking photos of the endangered species, fishing, rafting and kayaking in the lakes and rivers, hiking, trekking and camping in the beautiful and peaceful nature, visiting nomadic family, riding horse, yak and camel and getting introduced t...
 

Amarbayasgalant Monastery

 
Amarbayasgalant Monastery This is 360km north of Ulaanbaatar, and can be reached by jeep or by a local train. Built 1727-1736, it was the second most important monastery after Erdene Zuu. Source:http://www.mongoliatourism.gov.mn/...
 

The National Museum of Mongolian History

 
The National Museum of Mongolian History The museum of Mongolian History is located in the very center of Ulaanbaatar. It was founded in 1924 and contains some of the oldest collections in the country. It houses more than 40,000 archaeological, historical, and ethnographic objects. The ten galleries shows Mongolian history and culture from the dawn of humanity to present day. The rare and esteemed displayed items include the remains from the Hunnu period (the first Mongolia state) of 3RD B.C. to 1ST A.D. There are also intriguing signs of human remnants from the early stone and bronze ages. Taking the tour gives one a clear insight on the developing stages of early Mongolia and well into modern times. Daily in summer time from 10 a. m to 6 p.m. in winter tim...
 

Museum of Natural History

 
Museum of Natural History When the first national museum was established in Mongolia in 1924, the base of natural historical museum was found by consisting the principal sections of the exhibitions with the choicest exhibitions of Mongolian Nature. When the national central museum was located in present location in 1956, it has been enriching its exhibitions and expanded as a big natural department, which has various kinds of geographical, flora, fauna and paleontological exhibits. The government Resolution, which to classify the museums in different fields like as the developed countries, was passed and the national central museum was abolished in 1991. Since 1992, a new museum was established in the place of national central museum with ...
 

 

 

 

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