Mongolia - Eastern Mongolia (Chapter)
This is the Eastern Mongolia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Mongolia guidebook.
In Eastern Mongolia the occasional wooden shack or ger reminds you that humans do inhabit this enormous landscape, but for the most part it’s an unspoilt amphitheatre of bounding gazelle, scurrying marmots and jeep tracks that squiggle endlessly into the distance.
- spend a few days around Dadal, a pretty village of log cabins and Chinggis Khaan legends
- hire sturdy horses and set off on an expedition to Burkhan Khalduun, the hill sacred to Chinggis Khaan
- restaurants & accommodation
- restore your soul with a sunrise ascent of sacred Shiliin Bogd Uul
Coverage includes: Khentii, Öndörkhaan, Delgerkhaan, Khökh Nuur, Baldan Baraivan Khiid, Öglögchiin Kherem, Binder & Batshireet, Burkhan Khalduun, Dadal, Dornod, Choibalsan, Kherlen Bar Khot, Buir Nuur, Khalkhiin Gol, Sükhbaatar, Baruun-Urt, Dariganga and Shiliin Bogd Uul & around.
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