Must See Attractions
Chinggis Khaan statue
Chinggis khaan statue complex is located 54km from Ulaanbaatar among beautiful natural scenery on the bank of river Tuul, in the place called "Tsonjin Boldog", memorial place connected with historic events. The statue of Chinggis khaan is 40m high (131 feet), made of stainless steel and was erected in 2008. The base of 36 columns is said to represent the 36 great Khaans (Mongol kings) with the entrance gate to the complex being decorated with statues of the nine generals (noyons) of Chinggis khaan.
Chinggis Khaan is holding a tashuur - a form of whip used by Mongolia's herders and horsemen.
Why "Chinggis Khaan" holding a whip?
It is said that the statue is located where Chinggis khaan found the golden whip that inspired his future conquests (one legend states that he found the golden whip when he was traveling to the Khereid tribe to ask for help. Chinggis khaan felt this was a message from Tiger (the god of the Eternal Blue Sky) and it motivated him to achieve his wish of becoming ruler of the Mongol clans).
There are restaurants and souvenir shops and the exhibition hall.
Gorkhi Terelj national park
Terelj National Park is one of the most visited and interesting national parks of Mongolia. It is connected with Ulaanbaatar by a paved road with 70km.
The National Park is by its natural beauty, forested alpine mountains and interesting rock formations (Massive woolsack weather conditions) very well known.
Highlights: Turtle Rock, Meditation temple Ariyabal and visit local nomadic families. During the summer there are great opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, flower and bird watching.
Hustai national park
The 90,000 hectare Hustain Huruu National Park, set 60 miles southwest of Ulaanbaatar, is home to the world's only naturally surviving wild horse. The Przewalski horse (or takhi in Mongolian) has been successfully reintroduced into the wild and has a light yellow coat and a short, stiff black mane. Each horse is approximately 250cm long, 146cm tall and weighs on average 300kg. Hustai has unique landscape that features mountain steppe and steppe, also there are sand dunes representing Gobi of Mongolia and River wetlands. National park has 450 species of vascular plants, 200 of which are medicinal. On the territory of Hustai National Park and it is butter zone there are many historical there are many historical monument ensemble of Ungut- famous with it is large number of man like figures, which belongs to 6-8 th century AD and many other sepultures, rectangular tombs and the ruin of old monastery.
13th century Historical Park
13th Century Theme Park is built and established in real time micro kingdom of the 13th Century to make the real experiences for the tourists during their stay by genuinely providing true environment of the way of living. Within this country, the rule of the law is strong and there is no television, electricity and phones are allowed for the real experience.
Visitors can enjoy annual celebration and customs such as: making felt cover for Gers, sling wool, a sacred ceremony to praise flag, heaven by sacrificing, wedding, weeping camel, mare milking, sealing folks and organizing three games of men. Guests can: dine with Khans and Queens, visit the residents of lords and, learn to write in Mongolian scripts and, play in horse-headed fiddle /Morin khuur/.
Bogd Khan national park
Mt. Bogd Khan national park is one of the oldest national parks in the world, protected since 1783.The main entrance to the National Park is 45 kilometers to the south west of the Ulaanbaatar city. In summers, meadows between woods are covered with a number of different types of flowers, most of which are popular edelweiss, producing colorful scenery. There are many hiking routes; the highest peak of Tsetsee Gun is one of the lovely routes by hikers.