• Middle Gobi
  • The brown plains and rocky outcrops of Middle Gobi province stretch over 78’000 square kilometers of territory between Tuv province and the South Gobi.

    The northern part of the province is comparatively green, but the southern area looks more like the Gobi Desert. The province is a real finding for archaeologists and scholars studying the Mongolian history of the 10-12th centuries. Gobi is one third of entire Mongolia, but it is not complete desert. Most of it is semi-desert with its dramatic cliffs and valleys, rolling sand dunes, the ancient Gobi dessert is one of the world’s unusual deserts. The Gobi is a land of extremes; significant rain falls only every two or three years. It can be well over +40C during the summer and below -40C during the winter.

    For unique travel experience, there are many attractions like Baga Gazriin Chuluu- More granite rock formations, about 60 kilometers north-west of Mandalgobi for hiking and exploring the caves. Gurvan saihkan national park is the home to a valley of ice, huge sand dunes (Hongoriin els) and dinosaur fossils site Bayanzag. The lovely and tiny Lake Sangiin Dalai Lake is a remarkable place for its bird life and temple ruins. On a small island in Lake Burd, where swans, partridges, and ducks live, are the ruins of a small 10th century monastery and a 17th century palace. One of the popular temples called Sangiin Dalai Temple; it was built on the occasion of Dalai Lama’s first visit to Mongolia in 19th century.

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