Photos... discover what awaits you in Western Mongolia
Malchin and Khuiten Mountains at Tavan Bogd
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Meaning "Five Saints" - in reference to the five peaks that reach 4373 m (14,350 ft). Just a day drive from Olgii, a glacier and a view of 4 countries (Mongolia, Russia, Kazakhstan, and China) awaits you in Western Mongolia.
Khurgan and Khoton Nuur Lakes
Also located in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, these two stunning lakes are located east of the glacier and mountains. Visit the nearby rock paintings, deer stones, and stone men; all while enjoying the abundant fishing in this traditional Kazakh countryside.
Eagle Hunting Festival
Taking place in early October, this festival showcases the Kazakh tradition of eagle hunting. Over these two days, you will also see Kazakh cultural games, such as Kokpar, Kiz Kuar, Tenge ilu, horse and camel racing. This truly is a one-of-a kind festival found only in Bayan-Olgii and western Mongolia.
Western Mongolian Fishing
From ice fishing in the winter, to fly and casting in the summer; western Mongolia offers unparalleled beauty throughout the numerous lakes and rivers in the region. Enjoy the endless amounts of trout when our guide shows you the best local fishing spots in Olgii.
Mongolia is a quickly evolving country. Spend time in the Kazakh countryside to learn and see first-hand the traditional Muslim culture that makes western Mongolia so unique. Stay with a local family and live as they live, eat what they eat, and experience the world's warmest hospitality.
The city of Bayan-Olgii