Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
The Altai Tavan Bogd National Park covers 6,362 km² and is located in south of the highest mountain of Mongolia. The Khuiten peak of Tavan Bogd Mountain reaches 4374 m above sea level, and for some professional hikers it is a peak that must be conquered before heading the Himalayas.
The national park covers Khoton, Khurgan, and Dayan Lakes. All in all, this protected area far in Altai mountains offers safe home for many species of alpine animals, such as Argali sheep, Ibex, Red deer, Beech marten, Moose, Snow cock, and Golden eagles.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site Petroglyph Complexes of the Mongolian Altai is located in Altai TavanBogd National Park. The World Heritage Site covers three locations with several thousand petroglyphs and Turkic monoliths, including the Tsagaan Salaa Rock Paintings with over 10,000 cave drawings in 15 km of river valley.