About Southern Mongolia

5 Attractions & Itineraries

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 places 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


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.


Tsav is a canyon with beautiful oasis, 6 km in width and 15 km in length. It is 250km away from Khongoryn Els and 450km from Dalanzadgad. The canyon is full of 30 meters high natural formations of cliffs, and looks like remains of ancient cities and temples, iceberg drifting on a sea, huge dinosaurs, turtles and crocodiles. As scientists defined it was an inland sea bottom some 200 million years ago. American scholar Roy Chapman Andrews named this place as “The End of the World.” Hermen Tsav is known not only by its beauty of natural formation but also dinosaur fossils.

The first full skeleton of a dinosaur was found in this place. Even nowadays, there are treasure chest fossilized dinosaur bones and eggs lying on the surface of sandy land. On the way to the Khermen Tsav there are some sights to visit such as Zulganai, Narandaats, Gurvantes. BUGIIN TSAV The area is rich of fossilized dinosaur finds. Fossils of many different species like dinosaurs, a turtle, a fish and a mollusk. Skeleton of carnivorous Tarbosaurus found in the area is now being kept as a show in the Museum of Natural History. Bugiin Tsav is a special protected area in the zone of natural complex area called “Gobi Gurvan Saikhan

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