Winter

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Winter

Sky Resort is a recreation center with the slogan "Bringing the world standards to Mongolia". Designed by Mountain and Snow (MAS) LLC from France and equipped with an Italian snow making system, the Ski Resort has all you need for mountain or cross country skiing. Many winter celebrations and events have taken place on the magnificent snow white fields of our resort and have been greatly appreciated by thousands of visitors from Mongolia and many other parts of the world. “Sky Resort Open” is an annual winter sport competition for both amateurs and professionals. Competitions include mountain sled slalom, snowboarding, ski sprints and a biathlon.

Bring along your family and enjoy our ski slopes which you can access from our chairlift whilst gazing in wonderment at the magnificent snow covered scenery.  Downhill skiing or cross country skiing on Mongolia’s virgin snows is truly an experience not to be missed. This will make a great story to tell all your friends about.

 

Hustai National Park is located 95 km west of Ulaanbaatar which is is a living wildlife museum rich in a variety of plants, birds, and mammals. The total area of the National park is 50,600 hectares. It has unique landscape that features mountain steppe and steppe, also, there are sand dunes representing desert of Mongolia and river wetlands.

It is home to 459 species of vascular plants, 85 species of lichens, 90 species of moss and 33 species of mushrooms. 44 species of mammals have been recorded, including Red deer, Mongolian gazelle, Roe deer, Wild boar, Wild sheep, Ibex, Mongolian marmots, Grey wolves, Lynx, Pallas’ cat, Red fox, Corsac fox and Eurasian badger. The 217 species of birds include Golden eagle, Lammergeier, Great bustard, Whooper swan, Black stork, Daurian partridge and Little owl. There are 16 species of fish, 2 species of amphibians, and 385 species of insects (including 21 species of ants, 55 species of butterflies, 10 species of bush crickets and 29 species of grasshoppers). A new species of soil insect has been found in the Hustai and given the scientific name of Epidamaeus khustaiensis.

This area, known for being home to Mongolia’s Przewalski’s horse. These horses have existed for 40 to 70 thousand years, and is one of the last wild species to live in the wild. In addition, Hustai has many interesting historical sites like monument ensemle of Ungut- famous with its large number of man like figures. which belongs to 6-8th century AD and many other sepultures, rectangular tombs and the ruin of old monastery. Horseback riding, hiking, bike tours, and car travels are widely available. Here you have the freedom to choose your travel route, your favorite mode of transportation, and spend an unforgettable day.

Visit Khustai National Park to see the rare Mongolian Przewalski’s horse, descendants of the herds that lived here thousands years ago!

Mailing address: P.O.Box 1160 Central Post Office, Ulaanbaatar 13, Mongolia

Tel: +976-21-245087

Fax: 976-21-245881

Email: takhi@hustai.mn

www.hustai.mn

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During his journey through Asia in the 13th century, Marco Polo wrote that people in Central Asia rode dog sleds. To the northeast of the city, along the Terelj river, dog sledding trips are offered. Dog sledding season starts from the end of November when rivers fully frozen. It offers you the chance to enjoy beautiful Mongolian winter and spend a day sledding through snowy landscapes accompanied by husky dogs.

The 8TH "Ulaanbaatar Winter Festival" will be held on 3-4th February, 2018. The event is organized by Governor’s office of the Сapital city Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar City Tourism Department and related associations of winter sports.

The "Ulaanbaatar Winter Festival" has two sections: traditional and modern.

The traditional section includes Mongolian winter games such as ankle bone shooting game on ice, ice archery tournament, traditional music performances, national costume fashion show and parade. The modern section consists of figure skating, parachute show, ice skating and skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing, winter bike ride, motorcycle shows, snowboarding and rugby competitions.

During the festival you can participate in the championship tournaments in archery and ankle bones on ice. Moreover, you can join Ulaanbaatar city rugby championship, snowboard and ice climbing amateur competitions, best national costume contest, and other entertaining games among the participants.

Therefore, we would like you to experience beautiful winter in Mongolia, the traditions and countrу heritage, its culture, extreme sports and unforgettable trip. 

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