Amazing Landscape Photography of Mongolia
Mongolia is one of the most beautiful places in the world and not known as the land of blue sky, home to the last authentic nomads, but also true destination of photographers and adventurous travelers. If you are one of those who love the stunning beauty of nature then Mongolia has so much more to offer as its natural scenery and breathtaking landscapes.
We are happy to share some of beautiful landscape photos taken by Bayar Balgantseren who is one of the leading photographers of Mongolia. He is also an active traveler, visited the most remote places in Mongolia and abroad.
Gobi Gurvan Saikhan NP, South Gobi province
Is camel just the animal of hot desert? Mongolian Gobi is not just a hot desert, it is the most exotic, alive and cold desert on earth. This uncommon scenery is just seen in Mongolian Gobi.
Eight Lakes /Naiman Nuur/
Landscapes are diverse, if you visit Mongolia as a photographer you will have great opportunity to shoot the contrasting natural beauties. From the desert steppe to the dense forests.
Kherman Tsav- very attractive and beautiful place in the Gobi. Famous for its dinosaur fossils if you would like to visit this remote place you will need to hire well experienced driver and guide or contact at local tour operator company.
Lake Khovsgol in Northern Mongolia
One of the freshest lake on earth called Blue Pearl of Mongolia. The main destination for both local and foreign travelers. You will discover culture of reindeer herders, including shamans, their rituals and enjoy natural beauty of the surrounding area. It is also a perfect place for outdoor activities- horseback riding, fishing, trekking and boating etc...
The highest point of Khangai Mountain range and its elevation is 4031m above the sea level. Mongolians has been worshipping this mountain since ancient times and it declared as State Sacred Mountain in 1995 and listed in UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage tentative list.
Camel caravanning on Khongor Sand Dunes
One of the must visit place is Khongor sand Dunes in Mongolian Gobi. This huge and picturesque dune is known as "Singing Sands" and streches 180km. You will visit local nomads, try camel riding and climb sand dunes. The natural beauty of this amazing desert can’t be imagined in words so just come and see.
Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan
Beautiful scenery and rock formations formed by volcanic eruptions. Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur /Lake/ National Park- a home of several fish species and migrating water birds. Walking, hiking, horse riding, boating, swimming, camping and relax by nature is best things to do in National park.
Tsambagarav National Park
Grazing animals and nomadic dwelling Ger- a typical view of Mongolian countryside. The snow caped mountain is sacred Tsambagarav, locates in western Mongolia and has rich wildlife and plenty of archaeological sites.
Khar Zurkhnii Khukh Nuur / Khukh Lake of Khar Zurkh Mountain/
This legendary Lake has beautiful surrounding nature and good for shooting landscape photography. According to the Secret History of Mongols, Temujin was titled as Chinggis Khan in 1189 at Khar Zurkhnii Khukh Nuur/Lake/.
The river called “Tuul” –length is 704km and starts from Khentii Mountains and drain through southern part of the capital city Ulaanbaatar and continuing in western direction in large loops.
Eastern Mongolian great steppe and volcanos
There are about 200 dead volcanos on eastern Mongolian steppe especially in Sukhbaatar province. Those dead volcanos can be seen from the highest point of Shiliin Bogd Mountain which is one of the ancient sacred mountains of the Mongols. You can also discover about 60 stone-man statues and beautiful Lake Ganga-home of thousands of swans in this region.
Ulaagcnhii Khar Nuur/Lake/
This beautiful lake is located in Zavkhan province in western Mongolia. Home to rare birds and so photogenic place and you can explore desert, steppe and mountains in the same place.
Buren Khaan Mountain-Sayan Mountain Range
This highest mountain of Khuvsgul province and its height is 3491m above the sea level and famous for its marble and eternal snow peak.
Orkhon Waterfall in central Mongolia
One of the biggest waterfalls and must visit attractions for travelers. It drops from 20 meters and 10meters wide-locates in the cultural heritage Orkhon Valley.
We tried to include the most popular tour destinations and beautiful corners of Mongolia to this news. But it is not easy to show them all in the same time so if you would like to explore more places in Mongolia, come and see this amazing land with us! We are here to help you to plan your next adventure vacation in Mongolia