The Great Wall, one of the eight ancient wonders
of the world and the only man-made construction
on earth that the astronauts can see in the
moon. Starting out in the east on the banks
of Yalu River in Liaoning Province, the Wall
stretches westwards for 12,700 kilometers to
Jiayuguan in the Gobi Desert.
The Tian An Men square, which
is probably the biggest one of its kind in the
world. With a total area of 440,000 square meters,
the Tiananmen Square found in the center of
Beijing boasts the largest of its kind. Over
a hundred years, many ceremonies and demonstrations
have been held here.
Forbidden city (Gugong) the emperor's palace
which was built between 1406 and 1420 with 9000
halls and rooms, containing many precious relics.
Facing south and rising from a terrace, the
largest palace in the world represents the supreme
power and authority emperors enjoyed during
the feudalistic dynasties.
Summer Palace which was built
in 1153 in northwest of Bejing. It is an outstanding
example of imperial gardens in classical Chinese
style, housing tens of thousands of precious
Kharakhorum was flourished in the IV-IX
century by the Kirgis tribe and in 1220 the
great Emperor Chinghis Khaan declared it as
the capital city of his vast Empire. Many other
Mongolian Khaans used Kharakhorum as the capital
of Great Mongolian Empire, however, the Chinese
Ming soldiers burnt the city several times in
15-17th century. Today there are many interesting
sites left to visit; the legendary turtle rock
sculptures, Buddhist stupas and the ruins of
this once great city to name a few.
("One Hundred Treasures") was the
first Buddhist monastery in the Mongolian Empire.
It was established in 1586 on the orders of
Abtai Sain Khaan, a direct descendent from Genghis
Khaan. The monastery has a massive square wall,
420 meters in length each side, a total of 108
Stupas and 17 temples. Today Erdenezuu monastery
still shows its glory with collections of many
priceless religious objects and incredibly beautiful
Wildlife of Gun-Galuut - During
the trip you will see and take pictures of endangered
wild Mountain sheep-Argali the Big Horns nad
many species of rare birds: White-napped crane,
Siberian White Crane, Black stork, Asian pond
heron, Whooper swan, Swan Goose and so on.