Mongolia - Central Mongolia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Central Mongolia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Mongolia guide-book.
Verdant swaths of empty landscapes are sprinkled with tiny gers (traditional yurts), while magical light plays across the valleys. This is the Mongolian heartland, loaded with both historical sites and natural beauty.
- camp, hike and swim your way around the stunning volcanic lake at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur
- take a break from Ulaanbaatar and head to the nearby hills and valleys of Gorkhi-Terelj Na-tional Park, best explored on a hike or via horseback
- visit history-laden Kharkhorin for the ancient temples and ruined remains of Erdene Zuu Khiid, Mongolia’s first Buddhist monastery
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