Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khovsgol Province

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A spectacular landscape full of mountains and fresh water, Lake Hovsgol National Park offers a unique opportunity to explore pristine nature in fantastic scenery centered around Mongolia’s largest and clearest freshwater lake. Explore yurt camps around the lake and visit nomadic Darkhad families, Dukha reindeer herders, or Buryats practicing Shamanism rather than Buddhism. The park features more than 200 species of birds, including the Baikal teal, bar-headed goose, black stork, and Altai snow cock. Go for a hike or a ride on horseback to enjoy wildlife, such as near-sighted wolverines, sable, Mongolian moose, brown bears, ibexes, and argali sheep. With our online itinerary creator, Khovsgol Province attractions like Lake Hovsgol National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I'd heard there was now a dive shop on Lake Khövsgöl, saw the sign as we drove by the resort, walked up to a ger and asked if there was any possibility of me going diving with them. Less than an hour ...  more »
  • Huvsgul is one of 17 ancient lakes in the world, being more than 2 million years old, and the most pristine (apart from Lake Vostok), as well as being the most significant drinking water reserve of Mo...  more »
  • We had a great time in Hovsgol National Park. While we were there, we visited a Reindeer family and took pictures with Reindeer. We saw the mini-Nadaam where local villagers had a wrestling competitio...  more »

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