Mongolia - Northern Mongolia (Chapter)
This is the Northern Mongolia chapter from Lonely Planet's Mongolia guidebook.
Log cabins? Pine forests? Mountains? Whatever happened to the steppes and the herds of camels? If it weren't for the gers (traditional yurts) and motorbike riders in traditional Mongolian dress, you could confuse this lush and rugged land with Switzerland.
- drop a fishing line into Khövsgöl Nuur, and while away an afternoon by Mongolia's loveliest alpine lake
- visit Tsaatan reindeer herders from the remote Darkhad Depression
- wander the grounds of Amarbayasgalant Khiid, the architectural highlight of the country
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Selenge, Sükhbaatar, Altanbulag, Dulaankhaan, Darkhan, Amarbayasgalant Khiid, Bulgan, Erdenet, Bulgan City, Khövsgöl, Mörön & around, Khövsgöl Nuur National Park, Chandman-Öndör & around, Darkhad Depression and Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur.
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