Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
The Altai is a mountainous area located on the territory of Mongolia, Eastern Siberia, Kazakhstan and China. The mountain peak Altai Tavan Bogd is located at an altitude of 4374 m, and it is the highest point above the sea level of Mongolia and is called Huiten.
Most scientists believe that the mountain name comes from the word "mountain with gold."
The glaciers are located at an altitude of 3,500-4,000 meters above sea level. The largest glacier are the Potanin Glacier, Alexander Glacier, Granega Glacier. They stretch 15 kilometers in length and are the source of the Tsagaan River. The five highest peaks of Altai Tavan Bogd mountain are Huiten peak 4374 meters, Friendship peak 4082 meters, peak Herdsman 4037 meters, Peak Eagle 4068 meters, Peak Ulgiy 4050 meters. In 1956, mountaineers of Mongolia conquered the Altai Tavan Bogd peak for the first time. Since then, more than 700 climbers have conquered these peaks and they have become the favorite peaks for domestic and foreign mountaineers.
In 1996, the National Reserve "Altai Tavan Bogd National Park" was founded in the territory Altai Mountains Tavan-Bogd, Khoton Lake, Khurgan Lake, Dayan Lake, the river valley of the Khovd River, Khar Salaa, Tsagaan-Salaa, Songinot, Yolt. Most tourists come to see the Altai Tavan-Bogd mountain, so we pass through the Tsagan-Gol river or the Oygor river to the camp we reach on foot, then walk up to the peak Herdsman of the Altai Tavan bogd, then come to the camp of the ranger.