Location: 280km west Ulaanbatar, just off the main highway Ulaanbaatar to Kharakhorum.
Features: KhognoKhan Nature Reserve cover 470.000m² and became protected in 1997. This is the magnificent place with mountains, forests, steppe, Gobi type desert and mineral water sources all in one location and home of many wild animals such as Wolves, Deer, Foxes and even Snow Leopard. In the KhognoKhan Nature Reserve there are an extraordinary semi-desert called Elsen Tasarkhai, part of the Great Mongol Sand dunes, extends 80 km. At the southern foot of the mountain there are two ancient ruins of Buddhist monasteries. This area is pleasant for many activities such as hiking, mountain climbing and horse, and camel riding.