Visit Lake Khovsgol
Elk, ibex and bears are among the native wildlife often seen at the deep, crystal-clear Lake Khovsgol near the Russian border, which is known as Mongolia's ‘dark blue pearl'.
White gers, grazing horses and yaks can also be seen in the surrounding Khovsgol Nuul National Park, where taiga landscapes of spruce trees, streams and craggy peaks offer excellent opportunities for fishing and hiking.
Top itineraries in Lake Khovsgol
Mongolia has a rich tradition of festivals, many of which are unlike any other on earth. This 11-day tailor-made holiday see you travel from the capital Ulaanbaatar to witness some of these incredible festivals first hand and gain an insight into a country few come to know well.
Mongolia is enormous. Three times the size of France, it is nonetheless sparsely populated; horses outnumber people three to one here. Many of these people pursue a nomadic existence. Travel from Ulaanbaatar to the stark but beautiful steppe in order to get a sense of this traditional lifestyle, wh…
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