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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is in Bayan-Ulgii Province, Mongolia. .

Understand

Located south of Mongolia's highest mountain, this national park covers an area of 6,000 sq kms and is home to three lakes and a glacier.

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Argali sheep, Beech marten, Golden eagle, Ibex, Moose, Red deer and Snow cock.

Climate

In the park region there would be snow until end of May.

Rainy season is from mid of july to Mid of August. Average temperature in Summer: Day : 16-25°C, Night: 7-13°C

Get in

From Ulgii center to ATB National Mountain is 180 km.

Fees/Permits

Park permit is required to enter the ATB National Park. Buy an ATB National Park permit from ATB National Park Administation office in Ulgii center. Park permit costs 3000 tugrik (Approx. $2.4 ). If you are going into the park, which is next to the border with Russia and China, you will also need a border permit obtained from the border guards office in Ulgii center. Not having one can potentially get you arrested. Your tour company will take care of this for you, or you can ask at the national park information office for someone to help arrange this for you if traveling independently.

Independent travellers in the park will find that park rangers and border guards will stop and ask for permits and fine you accordingly if you don't have them.

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Pamukkale. A Turkish restaurant offering both Turkish and Western dishes.

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

Get out


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