Umnugobi province in southern Mongolia is one of Mongolia's largest provinces, with 165,400 sq.km territory. The province was established in 1931 and the administrative center is Dalanzadgad, 553 kilometers from Capital Ulaanbaatar. The province has an estimated population of 43,100 inhabitants and people who live here are Khalkh ethnic group.This province has rich of natural resources, the mining is developing rapidly, there are Mongolian biggest coal and gold mining factories, such as Oyu tolgoi, Tavan tolgoi and Nariin suhait. Also this province has a potential develop not only mining industry but also tourism, heavy and light industry. With operation of mining industry in this province, several other sectors like infrastructure and energy will be developed pretty soon.
The territory of the province is semi-desert. The average altitude is about 4,265-5,249 feet (1,300-1,600 m.) above sea level. There are mountain sheep, wild goats, wild sheep, leopards, foxes and antelopes as well as various birds including lammergeyers, eagles, kites and falcons. Umnugobi province is the melting pot of tourism in Mongolia and its climate is the hottest, too that is above +30C in summer. There are 2 airports operate in the province already and is expecting another international airport .The famous tourist destinations include the following:
Khongoryn Els - length of 180km and 15-20km wide sand dunes lies on the northern part of the mountains Sevree and Zuulun.
Yolyn am - narrow canyon of a river which flows through Mountain Zuun saikhan and the gorge has sheer rock walls with a height of about 200m in the central part. It has been protected since 1965.
Hermen Tsav - canyon with a beautiful oasis, 6 km wide and 15 km in length, 30m deep with natural formations of cliffs, and looks like the remains of ancient cities and temples or of icebergs drifting on the ocean, even like huge dinosaurs, turtles and crocodiles.
Bayan Zag - internationally famous for dinosaur remains including; complete dinosaur skeletons, eggs and hatchlings, from the Cretaceous period. Dinosaurs discovered here include Protoceratops, Oviraptor and heavy armoured Pinacosaurus.
Noyon Uul - 403m high, extinct volcano of the Gobi Altai mountain range. There is a famous cliff, which has a smooth external appearance, shining like a mirror from a distance, and thus was called mirror rock.
Since 1964, tourism has been developing in Umnugobi province from the socialist time based on natural beauty and wild animal, birds. The province have around 10,000-15,000 tourists every year. So for the Gobi accommodations, there are 8 hotels in capital Dalanzadgad town and Gobi Saikhan hotel is the most comfortable one. All Dalanzadgad hotels have no star rate and general extra 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.
The following Hotel is our contracted partner hotel in Dalanzadgad city, Umnugobi province. Although Mongolia countryside hotels are not yet Real Time Online, you can book in 2 business days and we will inform you about availability of local Hotel via your email.
THREE (3) star hotels in Umnugobi
Khan Uul Hotel & Suite (Umnugobi )
Khan Uul Suite is welcoming you to our high standart hotel that named Khan Uul mountain of South Blue Gobi
Khan –Uul is first modern designed luxury hotel that built in Dalanzadgad and we will give you high comfort during your stay.
Our hotel has 28 rooms, including a Presidential Suite, Luxury Rooms, Superior Rooms and Normal rooms. All rooms are air conditioned that make you feel cool in the hot dessert, connected to high speed wirlless internet, and Television channels such as CNN, BBC and Bloomberg for businessmen like you.
Modern interior design will make you feel like staying in high developed countrys luxury hotel.
Our guests can enjoy delicious dishes prepared by professional chef in our western restaurant .
Khan Uul hotel will give complex services such as organizing business meeting,
Having fun with friends, and you will have high satisfaction
Grand lounge is equipped with latest musical instrument and technics. You can enjoy live music at our lounge to get relaxed.
With latest musical equipment you can enjoy our unplugged concert in Grand Lounge.
We will pick up and depart our dear guests, and also we will serve you breakfast.
With its hospitality and comfortable service, the hotel will make you feel like you are at home.
The **Dalanzadgad Hotel is located in the center of Dalanzadgad city. The hotel has modern luxury 15 rooms with facilities such as cable TV, Wi Fi, shower, full toilet amenities and mini bar. Also this hotel has Dalanzadgad VIP room, Sands pub, Monster Cookies coffee shop and Dalanzadgad food shop. The Bayanburd restaurant, with capacity of 80 people serve by Mongolian, European and Korean 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.