Travel destinations of Bayan-Ulgii aimag

Travel destinations of Bayan-Ulgii aimagBayan-Ulgii aimag is famous for its natural sightseeings including Asgat Mountain, Achit Nuur Lake, Bugat Spring, Bulgan River, Bor Burgas River, Buraat Mountain, Duruu Lake, Deluun Mountain, Deluun Ekh Mountain, Tavan Bogd Mountain, Tsambagarav Mountain, Must Mountain and such.

Altai Tavan Bogd Natural Complex Area: The area covers 636,161 ha of land including Mongol-Altai peaks, Shiveet, Alag Deel, Rashaan Ikh, Dunkhurug, Zagastai, Ikh Turgen, Bayanzurkh, Yamaat, Kholagash, Khuskonak, Songinot, Yalt and Uvchuu mountains and Khorgon, Khoton, Dayn and Chikhertei lakes and also everlasting ice-topped mountains with glacial rivers. In 1996, Bayan-Ulgii province was registered into the national preservation to be the representation of the Mongolian natural eco-system. Wild sheep population grazing in this land is officially considered to be the biggest in the world.

Siilkhem Mountain Range Natural Complex Area: The complex area is located in Nogoonnuur Sum of Bayan-Ulgii Aimag, streching along the national border occupying 140,080 ha of land. The complex area is divided into "D" (Khar Yamaat, Tsagaan Salaa), "B" (Ikh Turgen) zones. In 2000, in order to protect rare wildlife species such as panther, Altai wild sheep, grey wolf, wildcat, bearded vulture, vulture, eagle, snow cock, bobwhite, white pigeon-hawk and fish such as Altai bigmouth osman, and Mongolian ruff, this area was registered into the national preservation list.

Tsambagarav Mountain Natural Complex Area: In order to obtain the environmental conditions for normal growth of the panthers in the wildlife and ice study significance, the Government of Mongolia registered 110,960 ha area at the boundaries of Erdeneburen Sum of Khovd Aimag, Altantsugts and Bayannuur sums of Bayan-Ulgii Aimag into its national preservation list forming the Tsambagarav Mountain Natural Complex Area.

Devel Island Natural Reserve Area: In order to protect pheasant, wild boar, beaver and wild sea-buckthorn that are becoming rare, 10,300 ha of land around the Devel island of Khovd river including Usan Khooloi river which is derived from the Achit Nuur in Bayan-Ulgii and Uvs aimags, were included in the natural preservation list as a Natural Reserve Area in 2000.

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