Mongolia is one of the countries located in the East Asia region with the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia is not as popular as other countries in East Asia such as Japan, China or Indonesia.
But in terms of tourist diversity, Mongolia has tourist attractions that are not inferior to Japan or China. Mongolia is one country that has a very beautiful natural beauty, a preserved culture and so on.
Here is a list of 10 interesting locations that must be visited while on vacation in the country of Mongolia
At school we often hear about the Gobi desert, this desert is the fifth largest desert in the world. The Gobi Desert in Mongolia is a natural reserve that is different from other natural landscapes in Mongolia.
The Gobi Desert spread in China and southern Mongolia.
Visiting Mongolia is incomplete if you don’t explore the capital city of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. Ulaanbaatar offers shopping tourist destinations, culinary, art, modern buildings and also interesting historical buildings.
Ulaanbaatar is inhabited by 1.3 million residents, the city is unique because it combines modern and traditional buildings.
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve is a nature reserve that provides natural scenery such as rivers, lakes, mountains, wetlands and wildlife that inhabit this reserve area. Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve is located southeast of the capital city of Mongolia, precisely in the province of Töv.
Orkhon Valley is one of the world heritage established by UNESCO. Orkhon Valley has beautiful views of the valley, historical sites such as 6th century heritage houses and historical relics 13 and 14 that can be found here.
Lake Khovsgol is nicknamed The Dark Blue Pearl, the lake water here is fresh water. This lake offers the beauty of nature where the lake water froze for almost half a year, you can imagine the cold temperature when visiting this place. In addition Lake Khovsgol juha is surrounded by pine trees, green pastures and wild animals such as deer inhabiting the area around Lake Khovsgol.
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery is a monastery founded in 1586 by Altai Khaan, in its heyday Erdene Zuu Monastery has 60 to 100 temples. Erdene Zuu Monastery is located more than a mile from Kharkhorin. This place is now open to the public so that visitors can see the beauty of the temple built in the 16th century.
Visiting Erdene Zuu Monastery is not only treated to beautiful natural scenery but also can open knowledge about history in the past.
This area located in the Ivon Gol river valley has 28 temples and extraordinary natural scenery. Ambarbayasgalant Monastery is in a lush green area and there are many beautiful sculptures that complement the natural landscape of the region.
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is the national park area of Mongolia which is located on the border between Russia and southern China.
The interesting thing about Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is this national park has 5 of the highest mountain peaks in the country of Mongolia, waterfalls that are 10 meters high, glaciers that flow into the lake to archaeological sites that are one of the world heritage by UNESCO.
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
For nature lovers this place should not be missed to visit while in Mongolia. Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is a national park that presents natural beauty that is charming and refreshes the eyes.
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is located northeast of Ulaanbaatar, while visiting this place you can enjoy the sensation of adventure by riding horses and camels.
Dornod Mongolia Steppe
Dornod Mongolia Steppe is a paradise for wildlife photographer lovers, this place presents a vast landscape of grassland ecosystems and is a big one on earth. If lucky, visitors can see a group of more than 40,000 white-tailed deer migrating through this area.