Munkh Hayrhan: Only Experienced Drivers with Advanced Off Road Skills

Munkh Hayrhan is a high mountain peak located on the boundary of Bayan-Ölgii and Khovd Provinces in western Mongolia. A road near the peak tops out at 3.145m (10,318ft) above the sea level.

Munkh Hayrhan

The road used to climb the peak is totally unpaved. 4x4 vehicle with high clearance required. It’s a long and challenging road to the summit through rugged landscapes. The road is full of steep and sudden turns and countless bumps of varying sizes and impacts.

Nestled in the Altai mountain range, the drive offers dramatic views. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season. Facilities like electricity, medical aid, hot running water, western toilets etc. are rare to find. The road starts at Mönkhkhairkhan, a sum of Khovd Province.