Khar Us is a series of springs surrounded by meadows of beautiful wildflowers. In June locals flock here to eat the bailius fish for its medicinal properties; these fish are smoked and served with wild green onions,…
The Mogoi Mod (snake tree) is located about 4km from Khatgal towards Jankhai Davaa in a grove of thin trees. This tree, which curves into a unique spiral, is honoured with Hadaks (ritual scarves).
A beautiful spot on the eastern shore of Khövsgöl Nuur that's perfect for camping.
This mountain pass is on the eastern shore of Khövsgöl Nuur.
From this point, located almost exactly halfway up the western shore of Khövsgöl Nuur, there is a very inconsistent (and often impassable) westbound road that runs to Renchinlkhumbe, on the way to Tsagaannuur.
This small geological research station marks the end of the road that runs up the western shore of Khövsgöl Nuur; from here, the track becomes a rocky, muddy mess.
A group of Tsaatan herders nicknamed 'business Tsaatan' have set up a souvenir camp here with miserable-looking reindeer who cannot cope with the area's summer heat.