This part of the Gobi Desert is a well-known tourist destination, covering an area of 63,845 square miles. The Gobi Desert Area is one of the untouched, unique, and mysterious place on earth. The site of an ancient inland sea, the Gobi Desert is a treasure fossilized dinosaur bones and eggs. The area is home to Argali Sheep, Snow leopard, Hulan (Wild ass), gazelle (antelope), Wild camel, Mazaalai (Gobi bear) and Desert Ibex.
THREE BEAUTY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK
The mountains are most easterly points of the Altai mountain complex and the highest peak is 2815 meter above sea level. A number of rare plants and animals are found in the park, including the elusive snow leopards, wild sheep/argali/, wild goat/ibex/. The park extends 240 miles from east to west, covering rocky and sandy plains, cliffs and ravines, salt pans and oases. It supports 52 species of mammals and 240 bird species, including breeding and migrant species.
YOLIIN AM (VULTURE VALLEY)
yoliinSmall River flows through the canyon which freezes in winter time. Originally, the area used to be a frozen-like throughout a whole year, but according to the global warming most of the frozen area have been melting recent years. It is wonderfully picturesque place with ice even in summer, and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. You can see Mongolia bird Yol or Mongolian Bearded vulture Yol is the biggest bird in Central Asia and lives in the area building a nest atop the canyon. The protected bird lives at 1500-3000 m altitude and its wingspan reaches 2,5-3 m. they This bird has a tuft of hair under its chin, a buff-yellow back and a light abdomen and a head. It usually lays 2 eggs in February and feeds from carcasses of dead animal.
KHONGOR SAND DUNES
The shifDSC00993ting dunes is 180 km long, 400 m hight, 20 km wide. The dunes surrounded by higher mountains and bordered lush green vegetation. Local people named “Singing dune” When the wind blows over the dunes it makes strange sound like high pitched tone of an air plane. The dunes is home of Mongolian two humped camels.
BAYAN ZAG-Flaming Cliffs
It means “rich in saxaul shrubs” is more common known as the Flaming Cliffs. It was formed 60-70 million years ago. The area is most famous for the first discovery of dinosaur eggs. Flaming Cliffs was discovered in 1922 by the explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, who visited in Mongolia. It famed the place globally especially in a field of paleontology. Also this place made Mongolian Gobi region famous worldwide. During the expedition many important finds including fossilized dinosaur eggs and bones dating back to 60-80 million years ago.
|Currency used||Mongolian Tugrug|