Gobi desert

People want to go out, discover new places and enjoy their life. Whenever it comes to natural beauty Mongolia seems to be the beat. Mongolia is a country in central Asia. It is located between China and Russia.

In the era of communist government in Mongolia there was extremely limited tourism but it has spread wide after the democratic revolution in Mongolia. It has 12 provinces and all the 12 provinces are divided into 6 touristic destinations. It has its own delicacy, history, special characters and landscapes. It is a very unique and different destination. It is one of the rarely explored tourist destinations around the world. It offers a mixture of spectacular natural features. The ministry of culture sport and tourism in January 2013 passed an official slogan for Mongolia’s tourism “Go nomadic, Experience Mongolia”.

The six tourism destinations of Mongolia are: northern Mongolia, southern Mongolia, western Mongolia, eastern Mongolia, central Mongolia and surrounding Ulaanbaatar.

Northern Mongolia is the main travel destination. There are several beautiful places out there to travel. It is a very peaceful place to visit. There is a pristine lake Hovsgol, known as Mongolia’s “dark blue pearl”. This lake is believed to be several million years old. The best time to visit the lake is summer when it is all good for birding and camping. In winters there is an ice competition when the lake freezes and its white all over.

Gobi desert one of the greatest deserts of the world is located in southern Mongolia. It is one of the main destinations in Mongolia. It is considered that Mongolian Gobi was a bottom of sea in ancient times. People of Mongolia scrutinize that there are 33 different Gobi where the desert occupies 3 percent of the whole. Mongolian Gobi was the place where the skeletons of dinosaurs were first ever found in the history of world.

Western Mongolia is a very interesting place for the tourist. The people living there are very different and have interesting life style and culture. This area includes the mountains of Altai Sayan. It also includes the cave of khoid tsenkher which is the only memory of Stone Age era in Asia.

Eastern Mongolia is the place where heaven and earth fuses into one part. Eastern Mongolia consists of the world’s largest and last undisturbed steppe eco systems in the world.

Central Mongolia has many amazing natural sights including Orkhon river valley, the beautiful valley of five lakes and khorgin togoo-extinct volcanoes.

The literal meaning of Ulaanbaatar is red hero. It is the largest city in Mongolia; it is actually the capital city of Mongolia. It lies at an elevation in a valley on the Tuul River. It is the financial, industrial and cultural heart of the country. It is the centre of Mongolia’s road network. This city is not part of any province and is an independent municipality.

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