Across Khangai Mt.Range To Khuvsgul Lake Jeep Tour
Date: June to September
Most people imagine Mongolia as a land of wide open steppes swaying with lush grass. It is true to some extent for the country has a much wider a variety of landscapes to explore. This is a must journey for those visiting Mongolia. Travel through steppes of central Mongolia and you will cross the Khangai mountain range to the Khuvsgul lake. En route visit the site of the capital of the Great Mongolian Empire created by legendary Genghis Khan in 13th century.
There now is the largest Buddhist monastery of Mongolia built in 16th century. It has partially survived Communist anti-religion destructions. Khangai mountain range has always given shelter and water to nomads and their animals. Enjoying an abundance of rainfall the area is rich in forest and vegetation. Wildlife here is diverse including: deer, bear, boar and marten.
The lake Khuvsgul is surrounded by 3000m peaks it holds 2 percent of worlds’ fresh water reserves. Reaching 267m in depth it is locally known as “The Mother Sea” or “The Blue Pearl” for its crystal clear waters. There live the fascinating Tsaatan whose lives revolve around the domesticated reindeer. This easy trip offers plenty of pleasure hikes and interesting cultural encounters.