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Urantogoo Uul

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Urantogoo Uul

Urantogoo Uul is an extinct volcano in the western side of Uran Togoo Natural Monument in Bulgan province. And it is 80 km west of Bulgan town. Uran Togoo Tulga Uul Natural Monument is one of the outstanding landmarks. And where the rolling grasslands meet the foothills of the Khangai Mountains. Also its soil is very fertile and plants of steppe or forest-steppe grow here. Larch dotted forest, asp, aspen and birch trees grow in the shadow side of the mountains.

Also, Urantogoo Uul’s highest point provides unobstructed, panoramic views of the volcanic field, distant blue mountains and valleys filled by sheep herds like thrown pearls on green carpet. Trails to the top of the volcano lead up from the west side. Also which has some nice camping areas. Uran Togoo also offers visitors excellent opportunities for observing and understanding volcanic formation. And it can be climbed in a day from the shadow side. Also the climb is steep, but walk-able. A paved road spirals around the volcano and visitors can drive up to a parking lot at the rim.

Uran Togoo Uul is a pretty good place to break the journey to Khuvsgul Lake.  We can find exceptional and plenteous fauna and flora. In effect, the lava that flowed there many thousands of years ago gave way to a very fertile environment. The Volcano has breeding populations of various birds: Grouse; Sparrow; Owl; Falcon; Cuckoo and Hoopoe.  Also deer, argali sheep, wild boar, wild goat, marmot, gopher, steppe rabbit lives here. Travel Mongolia and Explore Northern Mongolia Tours

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