Forty-seven kilometres south of Sükhbaatar, this tiny village is worth a stop if you have your own vehicle. Dulaankhaan is home to a bow-making workshop, one of only three in Mongolia. In a large, dusty room, exquisite bows and arrows are made from ibex and reindeer horn, bamboo and even fish guts.
Otgon Tenger Uul Strictly Protected Area
One of Mongolia’s most sacred mountains, Otgon Tenger Uul (3905m), 60km east of Uliastai, is the spiritual abode of the gods and an important place of pilgrimage for many Mongolians. The mountain is the highest peak in the Khangai Nuruu and part of the Otgon Tenger Strictly Protected Area.