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Mongolia Popular Places to Visit

Xilamuren Grassland

Also known as Zhaohe Grassland because there is a Puhui Temple. Puhui Temple is a lamasery built in the 34th year of the Qianlong Emperor reign (1769 in the Qing Dynasty), which served as the temporary abode where the Six Living Buddhas at Xilituozhao Palace would spend their summers in meditation. The distance is about 90 kilometers from Xilamuren Grassland to the


Hohhot is located in the central part of Inner Mongolia. The name of the city in Mongolian means Blue City, although it is also wrongly referred to as the Green City. The color blue in Mongol culture is associated with the sky, eternity and purity. Hohhot is a popular destination for tourists during the summer months because of the nearby Zhaohe

Manjusri Monastery

Former Buddhist Monastery built in 1733, and destroyed in 1937. It once consisted of 20 buildings housing 300 monks, many of whom were executed in late 1930s. After 1990, the main temple was rebuilt and turned into a museum. the ruins of 17 other buildings remain visible. There is a tourist ger camp on the site. The monastery site is


In contrast to the big city on the other side of the mountain, Zuunmod is a peanut-sized place, even smaller than most Mongolian provincial capitals. There is little reason to linger in the capital of Töv, but you’ll probably pass through on the way to Mandshir Khiid in the Bogdkhan Uul Strictly Protected Area. The monastery is a pleasant 6km

Uvur Hoshoot

Also known as the Uushignii Deer Stones Deer Stones and one of the key features of our journey Archaeological Treasures of Mongolia, this is an entire complex of 14 stones dating back to the Bronze and Iron ages on the way from Lake Hovsgol (Huvsgul) to Murun, Huvsgul Province’s capital. These megaliths are carved with ancient symbols and animals, mainly

Gun-galuut Nature Reserve

The Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve is a smaller area of 200 square meters located approximately 80 miles southeast of the capital. Situated in the Tuv province, this landscape is full of rivers, lakes, mountains and wetlands. Because the area is made up of such diverse landscapes, it is also home to some incredible wildlife, much of which is endangered; therefore, the

Dornod Mongolia Steppe

Located in eastern Mongolia, the Dornod Mongolia Steppe is a large, protected grassland ecosystem; one of the largest on earth. The vast landscape is impressive enough, but it also sees about 40,000 Mongolian white-tailed gazelles migrate through the area each year, making it a wildlife photographer’s dream. The landscape is characterized by gently rolling hills with scattered mountains and sand dunes

Gorkhi-terelj National Park

Located northeast of Ulaanbaatar, Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is a natural treasure and outdoor adventurers’ paradise. Its stark, sweeping landscape and numerous natural attractions draw tourists from all over the world who want to explore the unspoiled land, often on horseback or camels.  

Tsagaan Suvarga

The words mean White Stupa and the towering structure revealing limestone bedrock dating back to the ancient times makes for a truly awe inspiring sight here. Don’t miss the splendid views of the desert floor down below which transforms from white to yellow to pink before turning red.

Gobi Desert

One of the most unusual desert landscapes in the world, the Gobi Desert has the spectacular singing dunes- Khongoryn Els. Gravel plains and rocky outcrops cover much of this area, which is the home of the last two-humped camels in the world and Gobi bears, the only bears you can find in a desert landscape. Visit the Eagle Valley, a