Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal

#6 of 27 in Parks in Mongolia
A spectacular landscape full of mountains and fresh water, Lake Hovsgol National Park offers a unique opportunity to explore pristine nature in fantastic scenery centered around Mongolia’s largest and clearest freshwater lake. Explore yurt camps around the lake and visit nomadic Darkhad families, Dukha reindeer herders, or Buryats practicing Shamanism rather than Buddhism. The park features more than 200 species of birds, including the Baikal teal, bar-headed goose, black stork, and Altai snow cock. Go for a hike or a ride on horseback to enjoy wildlife, such as near-sighted wolverines, sable, Mongolian moose, brown bears, ibexes, and argali sheep. With our online itinerary creator, Khatgal attractions like Lake Hovsgol National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • If you drive it is far from UB. Maybe you can take a plane. Road from Moron to Khatgal became nearby Khtatgal a stream. Most (but not all) cars passed. The day after situation was slighly better...  more »
  • The shimmering lake with dual shades was like a jewel .....the blue skies above and the ger on the banks looked so perfect. took a boat ride and enjoyed the beautiful weather.  more »
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