Bayankhongor province is situated in the South-Western part of Mongolia, This province is called the Area of the three zones. The province borders in certain places with the People's Republic of China. It was established in 1941 and the administrative center is Bayankhongor which is 620 km away from its capital, Ulaanbaatar. The total territory is 116,000 square kilometerswith a population of 82,000 people.Bayankhongor, which means rich chestnut is home to wild camels and asses and the extremely rare Gobi bear.
The north is dominated by the Khangai mountain range and the south is part of the Gobi Desert. This region includes mountains of Mongol Altai range. The climate of the aimag is same that of rest of the country, extreme hot and cold weathers. The average altitude of the Bayankhongor aimag is 750-4,000 m above sea level. Popular destinations are:
Shargaljuut Rashaan - well-known health spa is at an altitude of 1492m and consists of over 300 springs that vary in temperature from very hot to icy cold. The water includes hydro carbonate, carbonate, sulfate and sodium.
Boontsagaan Nuur - at an altitude of 1326m and level covers an area of 248km. Due to the earthquake of 1975, the area expanded significantly. The lake is home to endangered bird species including Relic Gull, Whooper Swan and Geese which are listed in the Red Book of Mongolia.
Uran Khairkhan Mountain -mountain was a blacksmith place during the Stone Age period. Hundreds of stone weapons were found around this area hence it became the most ancient findings of stone weapons found in Mongolia.
Gazriin Khagarkhai - this crack was formed during the 11.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Ikh Bogd Mountain in 1957.
Ekhiil Gol Oasis - consisting of 3 springs, and covers an area of 17km by 15km. rare trees including Tooroi and Suhai are grown in the area around the oasis.
There are 2 tourist camps named Goviin temee /Gobi camel/ tourist camp and Mandukhai tourist camp, 1 guesthouse Monos and 2 resorts Shargaljuut resort and Ukhug resort in Bayankhongor province.In the capital town 6 hotels are accommodating guests, the Bayankhongor hotels are Urandush hotel, Negdelchin hotel, Khongor hotel, Jargalant hotel, Enkh-Nomun hotel and Soul hotel. These hotels Bayankhongor are 8 to 90 beds and most of the rooms have shower and bathroom. Main facilities are conference hall, restaurant, karaoke and VIP room.
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