Let's Travel to Mongolia
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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

The Altai Tavan Bogd National Park covers 6,362 km and is located in south of the highest mountain of Mongolia. The Khuiten peak of Tavan Bogd Mountain, which is the highest point of the country, reaches 4374 m above sea level, and for some professional hikers it is a peak that must he conquered before heading to the Himalayas.

Aside from The Khuiten, there are 4 other peaks; Nairamdal, Malchin, Ulgii, Burged, and these 5 peaks make up the name Altai Tavan Bogd which roughly means Holy Five Saints of Altai. For those who love outdoors and hiking, Malchin Peak is ideal for climbing as no equipment is required.

The national park also covers Khoton, Khurgan, and Dayan Lakes. All in all, this protected area far in Altai mountains offers safe home for many species of alpine animals, such as Argali sheep, Ibex, Red deer, Beech marten, Moose, Snow cock, and Golden eagles.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Petroglyph Complexes of the Mongolian Altai is located in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. The World Heritage Site covers three locations with several thousand petroglyphs and Turkic monoliths, including the Tsagaan Salaa Rock Paintings with over 10,000 drawings in 15 km of river valley.

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

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