Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Ulaanbaatar

4.5
#1 of 27 in Parks in Mongolia
Explore a serene natural haven composed of wooded steppes and mountains at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. At an altitude of 1,600 m (5,250 ft) above sea level, the strictly protected park shelters 250 species of birds and many forest animals, such as bears and elks. Take a guided hike near rivers and rocky formations to explore the picturesque scenery, dotted with wildflowers in warmer weather. Some of the most notable attractions include a monastery with a panoramic view of the valley, interesting rock formations, and yurt camps. Put Gorkhi-Terelj National Park into our Ulaanbaatar road trip planning tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This was a very pretty NP with interesting landscapes but unless you enjoy hiking there is really not much to do here,  more »
  • Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is close enough to Ulan Bator that it is well worth a visit. The setting is beautiful and the walk up to the monastery is inspiring with numerous bits of wisdom written on ...  more »
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