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Day 2 Manzushir Khiid (monastery)
Manzshir Monastery is located in the luxuriant valley of the Bogd Khan Mountain National Park.It was established in 1733 with 20 temples and 300 monks. Destroyed in 1932, the only remaining temple has been restored and a museum at the site tells the story of the Monastery.
Day1. Terelj National Park
Terelj National Park is recognized as a part of the huge Khan Khentii reserve and was established as a Strictly Protected Area in 1992. The park’s most spectacular features are its huge granite blocks and cliffs as well as meadows rich in wild flowers.Terelj offers fascinating rock formations against a background of pine covered mountains. The average elevation is about 1600m,withpeaks reaching 2900m. It is a wonderful hiking and horseback riding area.
Flexible, near Ulaanbaatar tour. There are plenty of historical places in UB to see: such as Gandan Tegchlen monastery, National Historical Museum of Mongolia and other museums if you want to see further. Also mixed districts of Soviet and Modern buildings, shopping malls and gardens.
The tour included so many fascinating and beautiful places to allow you to acknowledge the mongolian history, culture and people in short period of 3 days travelling to the Terelj National Park, Semi - Gobi (Sand dune), Khustai National Park which is famous by Przewalski horse (wild horse) and ErdeneZuu monastary (ancient capital of Mongol Empire lies next to the monastery).
Day 3 Hustai National Park ( wild horse) and drive to Ulaanbaatar
The Mongolian Government declared Hustai National Park as a Specially Protected Area in 1993, one year after the initiation of the reintroduction project of the Takhi to the Hustain Nuruu. The HNP extends through the Khentii Mountains and includes the western edge of the Mongolian steppe at the boundaries of Altanbulag, Argalant and Bayankhangai Soums of Tov province. The park is about 100 km from the capital city of Ulaanbaatar to the west.
The HNP covers 50.6 ha land which is home to 459 species of vascular plants, 85 species of lichens, 90 species of moss and 33 species of mushrooms. 44 species of mammals have been recorded, including Red deer, Mongolian gazelle, Roe deer, Wild boar, Wild sheep, Ibex, Mongolian marmots, Grey wolves, Lynx, Pallas’ cat, Red fox, Corsac fox and Eurasian badger. The 217 species of birds include Golden eagle, Lammergeier, Great bustard, Whooper swan, Black stork, Daurian partridge and Little owl. There are 16 species of fish, 2 species of amphibians, and 385 species of insects (including 21 species of ants, 55 species of butterflies, 10 species of bush crickets and 29 species of grasshoppers). A new species of soil insect has been found in the Hustai and given the scientific name of Epidamaeus khustaiensis.