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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 1.395 m (4,577ft) above the sea level, and situated at the foot of the Mongol Altay Mountains, on the Buyant River.

Tolbo Lake

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.

Khongoryn Els

Located in Omnogovi province of Mongolia, the Khongor Sand Dunes are some of the largest and most impressive white sand dunes in the country.

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.

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.

A303

The A303 road is a very exciting journey in the heart of western Mongolia. The route involves crossing the Baidrag river without a bridge.

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 2.060m above the sea level, located in the Khangai Mountains of central Mongolia. The lake supports Pike and other fish. Rare birds are found here.

Hangal nuur

The Hangal Lake, also known as Khangal Lake, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Khentii province, in north-eastern Mongolia.

Potanin Glacier

Located on the Western most point of Mongolia in Bayan-Ulgii Province, the Potanin Glacier is the longest glacier in the country.

Pereval Durbet-Daba

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.

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 themost spectacular bridges of the world.

Lake Khövsgöl ice road

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.

Khorgo Mountain

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.

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.




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