Khuvsgul province is located in the North part of Mongolia, borders on the North with Russian Federation. The province has an area of 100,600 square km and a population of 124,500 inhabitants. The majority is Khalkha ethnic group and also Tsaatan reindeer people live in the taiga and forest steppe since centuries. Now there are over 200 Tsaatan people herding around 1200 reideers.The administrative center is the Murun city lies an altitude of 1283 meters above the sea level, 692 km from UB.
This is the northernmost and absolutely one of the most scenic province in the country. It is a land of crystal clear lakes, icy streams and tall green taiga forests. This is the most humid region in Mongolia. Khuvsgul province is rich in natural resources such as phosphorite, coal, nephrite, graphite, and precious stones including rock crystal, green jade and chalcedony. Asbestos, fluorspa and mica can be found in many places. The Khuvsgul area is also rich in medical herbs, such as peony, liquorice, wild rose, hawthorn, valerian, thyme, and thermopsis. The province is rihest in forest resources. Foreign tourists refer to Khuvsgul aimag as Mongolian Switzerland.
Khuvsgul lake - 1645m above sea level, is located in the most northern province and called the Dark Blue Pearl of Mongolia. The scientists have announced that the lake contains 2% of world's fresh water resources and water is unbelievable clear and clean. It is the second largest fresh water lake in Central Asia.
Five rivers -It is an area where the Ider, Bugsei, Selenge, Delger Moron and Chuluut rivers converge. In September and October this is one of the best fishing spots in the country.
Cave at Dayan Derkh - it has many passages and rooms on 2 floors; it is a total of 224m long and is one of the most impressive in Mongolia, with more than ten side galleries, dozens of openings and a mineral spring.
Khuvsgul province has been developing as a most tourist attractive region in Mongolia. Government of Khuvsgul province is doing important works to make longer tourist season, for example Ice festival and Dog sledge on the Khuvsgul lake. In 2009, they received 20,000 local and foreign tourists in the Khuvsgul accommodations of 50 tourist camps Khuvsgul, 24 guest houses Khuvsgul, 7 resorts and 22 hotels in Khuvsgul province. The nicest Khuvsgul hotel for tourists is Dul hotel which has capacity of 50-60 people in 30 rooms. Other hotels are in the center of capital Murun, such as Turt hotel. All hotels Khuvsgul are not yet rated and general facilities are VIP room, billiard, sauna, massage, tennis, karaoke, pub, fitness center, buffets, and restaurants. On average room of hotels has from 5 to 20 beds and mostly they don't have shower and bathroom in each room, only deluxe and semi deluxe rooms have shower, bathroom and mini bar inside.
However, as it is almost impossible to book local hotels directly, Mongolian Online Hotels Network is connected with hotels in every province. So you can book your Local Hotel online and we will be the bridge between YOU and your local HOTEL.
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