This beautiful mountain is a place
where the Great Khaan used to hide from rival
tribes when he was young. Later he worshipped
the mountain for saving his life thrice and
this mountain has been sacred for over 800 years.
The mountain is located the 1.2 million hectare
Khan Khentii Strict Protected Area established
in 1992. Burkhan Haldun is considered the most
sacred mountain in Mongolia, because it was
first designated as sacred by Chinggis Khaan.
The mountain is rich in archaeological history,
with over 800 burial sites identified by archaeologists.
Zurkhen Khokh Lake is the place, where
Genghis Khaan was given the honorary title "Genghis
Khan" meaning the "Oceanic King"
and enthroned as the Khaan of the Mongols in
1189. In the Secret History of the Mongols,
it is written "After they enthroned Temujin
as the Khaan, they held a big feast and danced
and sang till the morning". Khar Zurkhenii
Khokh Lake means "Black Lake of the Blue
Heart" and people say that this name was
given in the 12th century.
This is the native land of Genghis Khan and
contains many important historical and cultural
sites. The park is landscape of transition from
Siberian taiga forest to grass steppe.
Khan Khentii Mountain National Park is one of
the Mongolian natural and historical treasures,
declared by UNESCO as world heritage site. Khan
Khentii is covered with forests, taiga, and
mountain forest steppe. It is the land described
in The Secret History of Mongols, a literary
monument of the nation, and is a protected area
located northeast of the capital city.
Introduction to Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
Gun-Galuut is one of the most popular nature
reserves of Mongolia. The Reserve is truly the
marvelous combination of high mountains, colorful
flowers, pretty lakes, rivers and wetlands with
its famous rare species. It is a home to endangered
wild Mountain sheep-Argali the Big Horns, White-napped
crane, Siberian White Crane, Hooded Crane and
the rare Black stork, Asian heron, Whooper swan,
Swan Goose and so on. Over 80 Argali sheep inhabit
peacefully in Gun-Galuut now. Tourists visiting
the Nature Reserve have the opportunities to
do watching and taking photos of the Endangered
species, rafting and fishing in the lakes and
rives, camping in a beautiful and peaceful nature,
visiting nomadic family, riding horse, yak and
camel and introducing with traditional nomadic
lifestyle and culture.
Mongolia Trekking - Trekking
Because, Mongolia trekking is a great opportunity
to explore this fantastic country and enjoy trekking
adventure at the same time That's why trekking
Mongolia is famous and everyone loves trekking
in Mongolia. We invite you to take part in our
famous Mongolia treks.
Mongolia Trekking Tour
sport of trekking is not a modern fad but as old
any other exploratory instincts know to mankind.
The mountain folk have been doing it forever.
There are no boundaries to trekking and age is
no barrier, you are never too young and as old
as you believe yourself to be. Trekking in the
wilderness apart from showing you some of the
most amazing scenery that nature has bestowed
upon us gives you the luxury of introspection
and a sense of achievement at the end of the day.
Welcome to the lands of infinite Mystique and
unparalleled charm - Mongolia. Trekking is one
of the fundamental outdoor activities on which
many others are based. Many beautiful places can
only be reached overland by trekking. Mongolia
hashed a lure for the traveler from time immemorial
from those seeking salvation to the plain adventurous.
Enthusiasts regard trekking as the best way to
see nature. Trekking over long distances or over
difficult terrain does require some degree of
physical ability and knowledge. Trek along narrow
winding trails with an abandon that comes only
from knowing that the destination you seek will
be beyond your expectations. Mongolia trekking
is an unforgettable experience as Mongolia is
a great place for hiking and trekking. Adventure
trekking and hiking in the Altai mountains, Khangai
mountains, Terelj National Park, Gun-Galuut is
wonderful. Trekking in Mongolia is unique as it
gives you the chance to explore the country's
nomadic culture and meet the friendly nomads while
enjoying the nature beauty. No description of
this trek would do justice to the scenery that
unfolds in front of your eyes. Selena Travel organizes
soft adventure short hikes and moderate treks
to the hard adventure mountain climbing, mountain
trekking and real challenging long treks. Trekking
and hiking in Gun-Galuut nature reserve gives
the wildlife lovers to view the rare and endangered
wildlife from the closest distance. We invite
you to our well organized Mongolia hiking trips
and Mongolia trekking tours. Come and trek with
us under the blue skies of Mongolia! Travel to
Mongolia and take famous trekking tours of Mongolia!