Eastern Mongolia - Genghis Khan

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Eastern
Mongolia

Khentii, Eastern Mongolia is the birthplace of the Great Emperor Chinggis Khaan. It is situated in a region of great natural beauty, yet only a day’s (331 km) drive from the capital city Ulaanbaatar. It borders in the north with the Russian Federation.
Genghis Khan’s birthplace- Temuujin (Genghis Khan) was the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia. After founding the Mongol Empire and being proclaimed “Genghis Khan,” he started the Mongol invasions that resulted in the conquest of most of Eurasia. 
Highlights: There are many monuments and historical places involved with Genghis Khan, Baldan bereeven Monastery…

Destination & Highlights

Dadal – The Birthplace of Genghis Khan

Dadal  – the birthplace of Genghis Khan - Temuujin (Genghis Khan) was born into the family of Yesugei Baatar in 1162 at a place called Deluun Boldog by the Onon river in Dadal soum of Khentii aimag. Beginning from 1185, Temuujin directed a military campaign

KHAN KHENTII MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Khan Khentii Mountain National Park is one of the Mongolian natural and historical treasures, declared by UNESCO as world heritage site. This area is belongs to the native land of Genghis Khan and contains many important historical and cultural sites.

BALDAN BREEVEN MONASTERY

Baldan Breeven Monastery is located in small but beautiful valley in the Khan Khentii Mountains, 300 km northeast from Ulaanbaatar. The history of the monastery began in the late 1700s, when His Lofty Noble Holiness Zanabazar sent a group of monks to find

Blue Lake (Khokh Nuur)

This beautiful small lake as named Blue Lake (Khokh Nuur) is situated in Khan Khentii National Park and surrounded forested Mountains. The lake is involved with Chinggis Khan’s history, beginning in 1185, Temujin directed a military campaign to unite the Mongolian people

Endless plains of the Eastern Mongolia

Except for the Khentiin Nuruu Mountain Range and some forests surrounding it, eastern Mongolia is pure steppe plain. There is some stunning scenery, and it is one of the world's last great undisturbed grasslands. The most famous and plainest steppe in the country is the far

BURKHAN KHALDUN MOUNTAIN

The site is situated in the north-east of the country in the central part of the Khentii mountain chain where the vast Central Asian steppe meets the coniferous forests of the Siberian taiga.  The mountain or its locality is believed to be the birthplace of Genghis Khan

Menen Steppe

Menen Steppe - The biggest plain area of Mongolia is Menen steppe located in Dornod province. The steppe is located in the west of Buir Lake and is over 90 km long and over 60 km wide. This is the big steppe in the world which has kept its native land and there are a plenty of pasture plants

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