Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is one of the must-see National parks of Mongolia. Located in the western corner of the country, this park is also called the ” Five Saints” in English, directly translated from its Mongolian name.
This National Park covers 6362 square km and is located on the Tavan Bogd, the highest mountain of Mongolia. There are more than 5 glaciers in the area. However, they are shrinking bit by bit over the years.
This protected area is home to various species of wildlife. For instance, the mountain sheep Argali, Ibex, red deer moose, snow cock, and many more. There are also has several thousand petroglyphs and Turcic monuments in the park’s territory. These historical artifacts are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Furthermore, several hundreds of local Golden Eagle Hunters live in the region of Altai Tavan Bogd National park and Bayan-Ulgii province, the home of this park.
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