ALTAI MOUNTAINS IN MONGOLIA
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is located on the Western most point of Mongolia in Bayan-Ulgii Province. This vast mountainous park borders China and Russia with views of Kazakhstan from the highest peak in Mongolia. The snow-capped Kuiten Uul mountain,4374 m (14,201 ft), is the highest of the five peaks of Tavan Bogd Mountains (literally ‘5 Saints’) that gives the park its name. It covers an area of 630,000 hectarce and is home to three large freshwater lakes and 34 glaciers, plus several waterfalls. The largest, Potanin Glacier, covers 23 sq km. Tavan Bogd Mountains are considered sacred to local Kazakhs, Tuvans, and Mongolians. The park stretches from Russia along the Chinese border, following the Altai Mountain Range that divides China, Russia, Mongolia.
What activities to do in Altai Tavan Bogd?
Altai Tavan Bogd national park is a one of the most beautiful place in Mongolia where you can do horse riding, trekking tours. There are also many nomads that live in the national park along the fresh water rivers that you can visit them and meet their lifestyle. There are Mongolian highest peaks and some of them very easy to get on top.
ALTAI TAVAN BOGD NATIONAL PARK
This is one of the recommended part of Mongolia where you can do activities such as horse riding, trekking or hiking. Here you can also find another ethnic groups of Mongolia that preserving the ancient traditions.