Much has changed in Mongolia since the time of Genghis Khan . Today it is one of the most impressive jewels, which little by little, is being discovered in the world. You can explore it on foot, on horseback or on a good all-terrain vehicle. Its surprising natural wonders and its history full of colorful tales and adventures will make you fall in love.
The Mongols are dedicated, for the most part, to being shepherds that you will see roaming the countryside. You must not miss Dov Undur . It is approximately a forty-five minute drive from the big city, Ulaanbaatar . Here you can stay in the rural houses for travelers. The best way to explore the area is on foot or on horseback. And don’t forget to try the national drink; fermented mare’s milk . In Ulaanbaatar you can find modern hotels, shops and restaurants designed especially for tourists.
Another place you must visit is Kharakhorm . It is the old capital of the province and has a lot of history. Turkish monuments adorn the region, as does the old monastery and the cemetery. The Gobi Desert is another interesting part of the Mongolian landscape. It is a vast region of the steppe. It covers approximately 35% of the country.
In the center of the Gobi is Yolin Am , which is the valley of the Zunn Saikhan Mountain. It is in the center of the Gobi, and has impressive views where you can take impressive photos of the huge rock faces and waterfalls.