Ancient Volcano of Khorgo Uul
Ancient of Volcano of Khorgoo Uul
The ancient volcano of Khorgo Uul reaches a height of 2,240 meters. Surrounding the volcano are expansive lava fields that dominate the region to the east of Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur.
As you venture closer to Khorgo, you'll witness the striking lava fields that encircle the volcano, stretching out in every direction. These vast expanses of hardened lava, remnants of past eruptions, create a rugged and otherworldly atmosphere. The lava fields hold stories of ancient eruptions and the forces that shaped the land, allowing visitors to glimpse into the geological history of the area.
At the heart of Khorgo lies its most captivating feature: the basalt crater. This geological wonder, dating back 8,000 years, reveals itself with a diameter of 200 meters and an impressive depth of 80 meters. It stands as a testament to the power and intensity of the volcanic forces that once shaped this land. Standing on the rim of the crater, you can't help but feel a sense of wonder and awe at the immense scale of nature's creations.
Beyond its geological wonders, Khorgo offers a serene and tranquil setting that beckons exploration and contemplation. Surrounded by vast stretches of untouched wilderness, the area offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The serene silence and untouched beauty create a peaceful ambiance, allowing visitors to connect with nature on a profound level.
Included in the following tours:
Khongor Sand Dunes- Khongorin Els in the Gurvan Saikhan National Park - Park of the "3 beauties"