Khorgo, Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park
Khorgo extinct volcano (spelled also Horgo) It was established to project the spectacular mountain scenery and endangered species of flora & fauna. It's surrounded by the Khangai Mountains, which reach as 3000 meters above the sea level. Over comparatively small area here there are a dozen or so extinct volcanoes. In the craters some of them are very tiny crystal- clears lakes.
Length of the way: There are 2 main roads to depart Ulaanbaatar to Tsetserleg soum :
- directly east via Ugii Nuur - 453km
- along the longer road via Kharkhorin - 493km
Duration of the travel: about 10-11 hours by car
Best Travelling Way
There are no flights to Tsetserleg, so the only way to reach is by bus or shared vehicle.
A bus from Ulaanbaatar to Tsetserleg is available on every Thursday. The departs from Dragon center and it costs 30.000 tugrug per person.
Minivan & Jeep
There are occasional minivans from Ulaanbaatar to Tsetserleg for public. It is secure to hire or rent jeeps and minivans from Travel Agencies.
-Swimming in Khorgo lake which would be a bit cold in the morning, so try it at noon.
-Horseback and Camel riding to explore Khorgo LakeYak Festival: it is hold at the second week of June
-Fishing in Khorgo Lake is needed to get permission.
-Bird watching in Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur national Park.
-Picnic in Chuluut Gorge
Hiking/trekking, Camping and Sailing are available in Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
On the Way Destination
Tsenkher Hot Spring
Kul Teginii Monument
Monument of bilge Khaan
Main Visit Sites
Noyon Khangai National park – Hot SpringsBeautiful Lakes
Khorgo Extinct Volcano
-Red Deer, Siberian Deer
Terkhiin Tsaagan Lake
-Rare birds and pikes are found here
Gobi Sand Dunes
On a Map