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Tsetserleg (also spelt Tsetserlik, Tsetserlig or Cècèrlèg) is the capital of Arkhangai province.

Understand

The town is located in a beautiful forested valley in the Khangay mountains; it has a population of around 20,000, and is generally considered to be the pleasantest among Mongolia's provicial capitals.

Get in

By Plane

Aero Mongolia [1] operates several flights a week from Ulaanbaatar.

By bus

Buses for Tsetserleg leave from the Dragon bus station in Ulaanbaatar at 8AM on Mon, Wed, and Fri. Tickets must be purchased a day in advance.

Get around

Tseterleg isn't very big. The city center and most hotels are in walking distance of the main attractions. If you don't want to walk, stand on the side of the road and stick your hand out. It won't belong before a car stops. Expect to pay between 500 and 2,000 T for rides around town.

See

  • Buyandelgeruulekh Monastery - the town's main monastery
  • Zayain Khüree Monastery - converted into a museum.
  • Aimag Museum

Do

  • Attend an opera performance at the town's theater.

Buy

  • woolen items made by local people.
  • There are a few stores near the bakery.
  • The town has a small art shop selling the work of local artists.

Eat

  • The town has a good bakery.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

  • Hotel Zamchin Tel+976 1332 22274 - reasonably modern hotel - very popular, though a little far from the center of town
  • Hotel Tsetserleg
  • Hotel Naran Tel:+976 1332 9933 2900 - very clean with large rooms.

Mid range

Get out

  • The Japanese managed resort of Tsenger Hot Springs
Template:Blue lake trekking route

8days /7nights Community fee: 179$ Trek to the beautiful Khukh Nuur (Blue Lake) located at the top of the Arhangai Mountains. This is a challenging route and you will be trekking up to 20KM a day yet amazingly picturesque as Arhangai is known to Mongolians as the “Horse Breeders Paradise” for its beauty. This trek from Ger to Ger up to the mountain lake is a great way to experience nomadic culture. Along the way you will experience the unspoiled local nature and warm hospitality of the area’s nomadic families. On this trek you will have opportunities to go horse back riding and learn how to use a yak as a pack animal.

Three manly games route 8 days/7 night’s trip Community fee: 236$

Ger to Ger Nomadic Families will teach you the ancient warrior celebration from Chingis Khan Times.On this Ger to Ger Nomadic Adventure you will explore the wonders of the nomadic culture by horse cart, ox cart and yak cart, giving travellers a rare perspective of the nomadic environs. You will also, unbelievably, have the chance to experience and participate in preparation of Naadam’s 3 Manly Sports with all of Ger to Ger’s nomadic families. This is truly a once in a lifetime experience as such a travel opportunity has not been offered before in Mongolia!

More information is also available on our website: www.gertoger.org

or feel free to contact us or visit our office at UB city or Fairfield cafe at Tsetserleg town: Email:info@gertoger.org Office tel/fax:976-11-313336

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