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Khovd-Ölgii road

 

High mountain dirt track in Mongolia, linking the cities of Khovd and Ölgii, with a length of 212 km. The track starts in Khovd (or Hovd), the capital of the Khovd Province, at an elevation of  of 1,395 m (4,577 ft) above the sea level, and situated at the foot of the Mongol Altay Mountains, on the Buyant River.

Khovd River bridge

 

Located in the Bayan-Ölgii Province in western Mongolia, the Khovd River bridge is a wooden bridge over the Khovd River. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world

Khurgan - Khoton Lakes

 

Located in the northern part of the Altai mountain range, near the Chinese border, in Bayan-Ölgii, the westernmost of the provinces of Mongolia, Khurgan and Khoton are 2 lakes situated at an elevation of more than 2.000m.

Khurgan and Khoton Lakes Bridge

 

Located in the northern part of the Altai mountain range, near the Chinese border, in Bayan-Ölgii, the westernmost of the provinces of Mongolia, the bridge over the Khurgan and Khoton Lakes is a short wooden bridge. Impassable for 2 cars at the same time, this 100m bridge tests the skill, and courage, of any driver. It's one of the scariest bridges in the world.

Hashaatin Davaa

 

Hashaatin Davaa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.545m (8,349 ft) above the sea level located in western Mongolia.

Tolbo Lake

 

Tolbo Lake is a high mountain freshwater lake at an elevation of 2.080m above the sea level, located in western Mongolia.

Sagsai Road

 

Sagsai Road is a short mountain road with a length of 38km located in the extreme west of Mongolia.

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

 

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2060m above the sea level, located in the Khangai Mountains of central Mongolia. The lake supports Pike and other fish. Rare birds are found here.

Jaargalant wooden bridge

 

Located in the Khövsgöl Province of Mongolia, the Jaargalant wooden bridge is 128.18m long over the Ider river. It’s one of the most spectacular bridges in the world.

Orkhon Waterfall

 

The Orkhon Waterfall is a 16-metres (52,5 feet) high and 5-metres (16 feet) wide waterfall located in the Orkhon valley of Övörkhangai Province in central Mongolia. The waterfalls formed 20.000 years ago after a unique combination of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

 

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