Bayan-Ulgii province is situated in the West of Mongolia, on the West and North it borders with the Russian Federation and on the South-West with the People's Republic of China. The province was established in 1940 and population of 100,000 inhabitants. The admistrative center is Ulgii, 1700 km from Capital Ulaanbaatar. The province is home to a diverse population such as Kazakhs, Tuvans, Uriankhais, Uulds and some Khalkhas and its fascinating cultures, traditional ways of life. About 90% of Bayan-Olgii's population are Kazakh, almost all of them Muslim, and rest of population are Uriankhai, Duba, Durvud and Khalkha.
The Bayan - Ulgii province is called the Roof of the World because it is famous for amazing high mountains. The Mongol Altai Mountain range is the backbone of Bayan-Olgii. The highest peaks, many over 4000m, are permanently covered with glaciers and snow, while the valleys have a few green pastures, which support about two million livestock, as well as bears, foxes and lynxes.10 percent of the area is forest, consisting mainly of larches. Most of tourists travel on this area to see Eagle, Khazakh unique traditional life style and beautiful natural attraction, such as:
Tavanbogd (Five Saints) mountain - one of Mongolia's most spectacular peaks, Nairamdal - the highest of which is Khuiten (meaning 'cold') at 4374m.
Tsagaannuur- White Lake the town is less famous for its lake (there are several bigger and nicer ones nearby) than as the starting point for travel by road into Russia.
Tsast Uul - 4193m high mountain, full of lush valleys with friendly Kazakh and Mongol nomads in summer, dozens of tiny unmapped lakes and soaring, permanently snowcapped peaks.
Tolbo Nuur - Frog Lake is a saltwater lake is high (2080m), expansive and eerie, but a bit disappointing because the shoreline is treeless.
Bayan Ulgii province is one of the main tourist destinations in Mongolia. The number of tourists are increasing every year and specially during the Eagle festival and Nauriza holiday. In the Ulgii city, there are some hotels accommodate tourists and 3 of them are more available to the guests from local provinces and foreign countries. These hotels are Bastau hotel, Duman hotel and Tavan Bogd hotel which are in the center of Ulgii city. These hotels have 8-18 rooms and 15-37 beds. Room types are standard, semi deluxe and deluxe. Normally deluxe and semi deluxe rooms are more suitable for tourists, because these rooms have shower, bathroom, fridge, jug kettle and cable TV inside of room. Hotels have restaurants and offer Mongolian traditional and European dishes.
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Bastau Hotel (Bayan-Ulgii)
The Bastau hotel is located in the center of Ulgii city, next to the main square of province. it was built in 1997 and there is 14 rooms with 44 beds. Room types are standard 7 rooms, semi deluxe 4 and deluxe 4 rooms which has hot shower and mini bar inside of them. The rooms have cable TV and kettle, Cafe "Bastau" with 30 seats and serves to the guests by traditional dishes.
Mongolian Online Hotels Network has been working with Mongolia Hotels since June, 2009. The hotel number is increasing every year and today there are more than 300 hotels in Mongolia. From them, 50 hotels of Mongolia have rated with 1-5 star and almost all of best rated hotels are in capital Ulan-Bator. The capital Ulaanbaatar and countryside 45 hotels have joined with Mongolia Hotels and it is included cheap Mongolia hotels, budget countryside hotels and luxury Ulan-Bator hotels. The Ulaanbaatar hotels are 20 and Mongolia countryside hotels are 23 in our joined Mongolia Hotels. From Ulaanbaatar hotels, there are 5 star 2 hotel, 4 star 4 hotels, 3 star 14 hotels, and not yet rated 2 hotels on Mongolian Online Hotel Network.
Countryside hotels have been joining with us Mongolia Hotels booking since November 2010. Mongolia countryside hotels are from 21 aimags (provinces), such as Arkhangai, Gobi-Altai, Bayan-Ulgii, Darkhan-Uul, Dornod, Dornogobi, Khentii, Khovd, Khuvsgul, Orkhon-Uul, Selenge, Sukhbaatar, Uvs, Uvurkhangai and Zavkhan. Among the joined Mongolia countryside hotels, there are 2 star 1 hotel, 1 star 1 hotel and other local hotels are not yet rated.