Avarga Toson Nuur

Lake in Delgerkhaan

The lake that flanks Delgerkhaan is fenced off to keep out livestock and campers. Its water and mud are reputed to have medicinal properties, and – rare for eastern Mongolia – you'll find locals bathing, strolling and jogging around the lake. On one bank stands an impressive ovoo (shamanistic offering to the gods); on the other, a shrine.