Karakorum-Erdene Zuu Monastery

Karakorum was the capital of the Mongol Empire between 1235 and 1260.  Its ruins lie in the northwestern corner of the Övörkhangai Province of Mongolia, near today's town of Kharkhorin, and adjacent to the Erdene Zuu Monastery. They are part of the upper part of the World Heritage site Orkhon Valley.

The Erdene Zuu Monastery  is the earliest surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. Erdenezuu Monastery was built 1586 under the direction of Avtai Khaan on the ruins of the ancient capital. Much of the monastery was destroyed during Stalinist purges of the 1930’s but an impressive wall with 108 stupas and number of temples still remain. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/5

Tsenkher Valley & Hot Spring

Tsenkher Hot Spa which is famous hot spring. There are in Arkhangai many old volcanos, which explains the presence of this hot water source that flows all year long at 1860metres, above the sea level in the sum of Tsenkher. The water is at +85.5C. Curative water and amazing nature featured by wooden mountains make this an excellent place for relax. It’s really pleasurable to bath at hot spring. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/5

Hustai National Park & Wild Horses

Hustai National Park –home to the Mongolian Wild horse known as Przewalski horse(Takhi) with unique landscapes and steppe. The Takhi was once native to Mongolia but became extinct earlier this century, Through the efforts of several Mongolian and International organizations, this magnificent wild horse once again roams the steppes in Hustain Nuruu National Park. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/55 

Huvsgul Lake – Blue pearl of Mongolia 

Lake Huvsgul is the second largest freshwater lake in Asia, behind its sister Lake Baikal in Siberia.    Khovsgul Lake and National Park with its surrounding scenery of alpine mountain forests, rivers and lush pastures. At an elevation of 1645m above sea level, alpine meadows and snow capped peaks make a stunning backdrop to the lakes’ waters. Lake Huvsgul has been protected as a National Park since 1986, although traditional herders in the area continue to herd sheep and yaks by the lake. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/52 

Genghis Khan Statue complex- Terelj National Park

Genghis Khan’s Statue Complex-the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world. (60km) There is a recreation area, restaurants, and souvenir shops occupy the base structure. From here, we use an elevator or walk to the head of the horse through chest and back neck of the horse, where we can have farseeing and good panorama view over the complex area.

Terelj NP-this is one of the most popular attractions in Mongolia. Known for its picturesque alpine scenery, interesting rock formations, and plentiful outdoor activities. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/54 

Gobi Desert –Bayanzag (flaming cliffs)

Bayanzag known as Flaming cliffs and enjoy the day hiking amongst colourful sands of red, yellow, and orange. Bayanzag is a world-renowned dinosaur fossil exploration site, discovered in the 1920’s by Mongolian and Roy Chapman Andrews American Paleontologists. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/59 

Gobi Desert - Khongor sand dunes 

Extraordinary sand dunes of Khongoriin Els, Mongolia’s largest sand dunes. The Khongoriin Els stretch for 200km and 12km in width and the highest dunes are 300m high in places. The dunes are known as the “Singing Dunes” due to beautiful sounds created by patterns in the dunes on a windy day. These oases are sanctuaries for birdlife including snow white swans. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/47 

Gobi Desert - Yol Valley, Three beauties of the Gobi National Park 

Gobi Gurvan Saikhan means Three Beauties of the Gobi. The national Park’s landscape is extremely varied, with rocky and sandy desert plain, precipitous cliffs and ravine, salt pans, and oasis.We visit a spectacular natural sights of this region – Yolyn Am. Yolyn Am means Vulture’s mouth and is a canyon so deep and narrow that even in the height of summer winter ice can remain on the valley floor.

This region is also renowned for the diversity of its wildlife and many endangered species if you may be lucky enough can be found here, including Khulan, Ibex, Argali grazing high on the cliff walls. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/59

NAADAM Festival 

“ Naadam Festival of Mongolia” that the nomads have cherished for thousands of year. In 2010 the festival was entered into the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list and is great celebration of the Central Asian nation’s culture. Join us to discover the big part of the experience and enjoy the most colorful and amazing festival of Naadam which is held on every year in July. The Naadam Festival celebrates the three manly sports (or Eriin Gurvan Naadam) which are wrestling horse-racing and archery. More recently forth game, knuckle-bone flicking was added to the competitions. The festival is celebrated throughout the country but the biggest ceremony is in Ulaanbaatar. The atmosphere is a big part of the experience and all dress in their traditional clothes DEEL for occasion. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/6

Mount of Khuiten

The highest peaks in Mongolia, the Mongol Altai Tavan Bogd – Five Holy Peaks – lie at the intersection of the Russian, Chinese and Mongolian borders, almost 2000 kilometres (1250 miles) due west of the capital city Ulaanbaatar. The first major geographical expeditions to this region were in the 1920’s led by the famous Russian Botanist, Potanin, although no successful climbs of the snowy peaks were made at this time.. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/67

Golden Eagle Hunting Festival

The Golden Eagle Festival is featured in the 2016 documentary The Eagle Huntress, in which the 13-year-old Kazakh girl Aisholpan becomes the first female to enter and win the competition. Xanadu Travel is proud to offer visitors the opportunity to join with local herders and learn their ancient art from the rigorous training that young birds receive, through to the excitement of witnessing the hunt. The Golden Eagle Festival held during the first weekend in October, run by the Mongolian Eagle Hunters’s Association. The Golden Eagle Festival is a highlight of any traveler’s visit to Mongolia. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/65 

Blue Lake of Black Heart – Eastern Mongolia, Khentii

Blue Lake of Black Heart, it was here that Temuujin was pronounced Genghis Khan in 1189 according to the Secret History of the Mongols. This freshwater blue lake is supplied by two underground springs. It's located at the foot of Mountain Kharzurkh, "black heart", 1675 metres (1,04 mile) above the sea level. The lake is surrounded by a lovely area made of verdant forests, a varied flora and important fauna. http://xanadutravel.mn/content/53