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Orkhon Valley, Mongolia

4.3
#8 of 15 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. Use our Kharkhorin vacation generator to visit Orkhon Valley on your trip to Kharkhorin, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 10, 2017
    If I had to summarize inner Mongolia with one word, it would be serenity. Spent 5 days recently in central Mongolia, landed in UB, hired a guide (Odka from Selena Travel, great guide, extremely knowle...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Equestrian adventure in the Valley of the Orkhon River with a Horseback Mongolia team at the top. trip unforgettable family as its landscape and inhabitants. The Mongolian horse is very tough and took us from one end to the other!
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  • August 8, 2017
    one of the postcards regularly shown on the Mongolia, the whole valley is superb by changing colors according to the Sun and clouds and by water so appreciated for his fall to refresh in the late afternoon.
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