Western Mongolia

Altai Tavan Bogd

By June 14th, 2020 No Comments

Altai Tavan Bogd

Altai Tavan Bogd is a national park in Bayan-Ölgii Province of Western Mongolia. The meaning of the name is Five Saints of Altai. Those five peaks are Khuiten (4374m), Nairamdal (4082m), Burged (4068m) and Ulgii(4050m). And there are 250 big and small glaciers which cover an area of 514 sq km. Some big rivers of Central Asian Basin such as Khovd River, Tsagan River begin from Altai Tavan Bogd Mountain. Also there are many historical sites, Tsagaan Salaa rock paintings, Khar yamat river man stone, group memorial of Gants mod spring etc. Rock paintings are about 1000 and it’s not only Mongolia’s biggest, but also central Asia’s biggest ancient people’s complex gallery.

And this area’s climate is extremely unpredictable. Thus, you may observe four seasons in one day: The sun will shine, and then it may snow or rain. In 1996, this area officially became a protected National Park. Things to do here include : Climbing; Mountain trekking; Camel and Horse trekking, and Experiencing about the Kazakh culture. Travel Mongolia and Explore Western Mongolia Tours . Weather: The weather in Western Mongolia from September starts to get colder. We highly recommend you to pack some warmer clothes and to be ready for any conditions of the weather.

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