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 1.395 m (4,577ft) above the sea level, and situated at the foot of the Mongol Altay Mountains, on the Buyant River.
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 most spectacular bridges of the world.
The A303 road is a very exciting journey in the heart of western Mongolia. The route involves crossing the Baidrag river without a 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, Khurgan and Khoton are 2 lakes situated at an elevation of more than 2.000m.
The Hangal Lake, also known as Khangal Lake, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Khentii province, in north-eastern Mongolia.
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.
Khorgo Mountain is a dormant volcano at an elevation of 2.210m (7,250ft) above the sea level, located in the Tariat district in the Arkhangai Province of Mongolia.
Located on the Western most point of Mongolia in Bayan-Ulgii Province, the Potanin Glacier is the longest glacier in the country.
Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.060m (6,758ft) above the sea level, located in the Khangai Mountains of central Mongolia. The lake supports Pike and other fish. Rare birds are found here.
Pereval Durbet-Daba is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.482m (8,143ft) above the sea level, located on the Russian-Mongolian border. At the pass there’s a 23 km wide neutral zone.
Lake Khövsgöl is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 1.645m (5,396ft) above the sea level, located in the northwest of Mongolia.
Hashaatin Davaa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.545m (8,349 ft) above the sea level located in western Mongolia.
Chuya Highway is one of the most beautiful highways in the world, going through the Altay Mountains, in the heart of Siberia, Russia. Bear in mind that it’s not an easy trip: the road can be quite steep and winding.
Tolbo Lake is a high mountain fresh water lake at an elevation of 2.080m (6,824ft) above the sea level, located in western Mongolia.