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Orkhon Valley, Kharkhorin

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#7 of 28 in Parks in Mongolia
World heritage site · Valley · Nature / Park
Part of a World Heritage-listed landscape, Orkhon Valley invites you to explore lifestyles and traditions of nomadic tribes that have been wandering through these steppes for centuries. Discover the remains of 8th-century Turkic temples, shops, and monasteries, as well as the 13th-century capital of Genghis Khan's empire. See how little life has changed in the vast grasslands where sheep, cows, goats, and horses satisfy most of people's needs for food, clothing, and transportation. Our Kharkhorin trip itinerary maker makes visiting Orkhon Valley and other Kharkhorin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The terrain is not easy to drive as cars need to cross streams and also the rolling hills but the views are stunning and definitely worth the effort.  more »
  • We stayed with a nomadic family when in Orkhon Valley - it is beautiful and so peaceful. You can enjoy sitting by the stream, watching the horses across the lush grassland. Or hike to the...  more »
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