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When designing the route of a single trip to Mongolia, “The Spirit of wandering. Mongolia. 2014” or “Lost!”, I was scheduled to visit about 17 interesting and beautiful places. 4-5 of them were in my opinion these “pearls” of Mongolia. Waterfall on the right tributary of the Orkhon River – the main “pearl” of the…

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In developing the itinerary for Mongolia “Spirit of wandering. Mongolia. 2014” or “Lost!”, I was scheduled to visit about 17 interesting and beautiful places. 4-5 of them were, in my opinion, these “pearls” of Mongolia. While writing the story, I’ll lay out 3-4 pictures and short text in these places. Lake Khovsgol is considered the…

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Tract Bayanzag first travelers called this area “flaming rock”. Huge bench folded reddish marine sediments, extends far beyond the horizon. Bayanzag (Bayandzag) – a unique paleontological monument. In the Mesozoic sediments are buried hundreds of fossils of dinosaurs. Lovely view of the sunset – red cliffs illuminated by the setting sun. In Bayanzag areas inhabited…

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Another real “pearl”, which I visited during a single trip to Mongolia. It took me 5 hours to understand that the coordinates that were not true. Then a couple of hours in search of the gorge. But I do not regret the time spent. A very beautiful place! Pad Pad Ёlyn am. On the northeast…

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Mongolia continues to describe the attractions I visited during a single trip. Another real “pearl” of Mongolia. One of the most picturesque places with steep cliffs of red sandstone. Until recently, rarely visited by tourists. The road to read in poor relief and it is easy to lose. The easiest way to call into the…

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Sands Hongoryn Els included in the territory dalanzadgad airport nuruuskogo National Park, which is adjacent to the Great Gobi Reserve. The famous sand dunes Hongoryn Els (“Dark red sands”) to the south of the ridge dalanzadgad airport Nuruu stretch for 185 kilometers, of which direct high dunes stretch for 120 km. These impressive barchan sands…

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Nemegtiynskaya depression – the bottom of the ancient river basin that existed 65-70 million years ago – the world-famous dinosaur graveyard. As a result of erosion and fierce winds over many tens of millions of years, fossil fauna was almost at the surface. Here, in the “dead layer” Gobi area of ​​about 20 km2, found…

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Alpine salt lake Üüreg Lake with a very clear water. Located in a small intermountain basin at the foot of Tsagaan-Shuvuu. Marsh Valley, judging by the abundance of well-preserved Turkic stone sculptures, burial mounds and rock paintings, for thousands of years has been inhabited by successive ancient nomads. I decided to leave at the end…

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Just 60 km north of Ulan Bator National Park Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, with spectacular mountain and steppe landscapes. In these places, about 100 years ago were mined crystal, smoky quartz, and other semi-precious stones. An asphalt road passes through the park on the picturesque valley up to the high mountains are located tourist camps. Famous…

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At the eastern end of Lake Tsagaan Nuur Terhiyn (White Lake), 3 km from the lake is spectacular cone of an ancient volcano Khorgo SFM and vast lava fields of black pumice without a single sprout vegetation. Lava flowed into the lake and reaching the water froze. The lava flows formed numerous crevices and caves….

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