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DAYAN DEERKH CAVE

TRAVEL TO DAYAN DEERKH CAVE

Location: 35 km to north east of Tsagaan-Uur soum of Khuvsgul province near the Uul river.
The cave: This cave is one of the largest and most famous caves in Mongolia. The Dayan Deerkh cave has an unusual rock formation and this is the most tourist attracting site in Mongolia. There are 10 sections in the cave and it has an entrance for each direction. One of the most popular sections of Dayan Deerkh cave is “Ehiin umai” which means “Mother’s womb”. According to the old legend, if you go through Ehiin Umai, you will be reborn and you will be washed of your sins. The Dayan Deerkh cave is also well-known by its beautiful nature and a rich fauna. There are lots of burial sites found near this area and inside. In 2006 Mongolian government took Dayan Deerkh cave in the State protection.

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