Orkhon Valley, Arkhangai Province

4.4
#7 of 27 in Parks in Mongolia
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 Arkhangai Province trip itinerary maker makes visiting Orkhon Valley and other Arkhangai Province attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • 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 waterfall, o...  more »
  • This place is really awsome. After leaving the city of Kharakhorum, you can go up a hill to a monument that overlooks the city. If you look into the other direction, then you see the river Orkhon like...  more »
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