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Orkhon Valley

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Best part of our Mongolian visit. The hills and Valleys of this breathtaking area are a must see... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Rupert S
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Singapore, Singapore
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Lovely views and great photos

It is an extension of the visit to Kharkhorin, makes for an adventure of a drive and great views... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
meetisv
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Best part of our Mongolian visit. The hills and Valleys of this breathtaking area are a must see. Pay extra for a land cruiser or at least an all wheel drive vehicle to get around the tight spots and cross rivers. The waterfall visit is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rupert S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

It is an extension of the visit to Kharkhorin, makes for an adventure of a drive and great views. Take a good camera for memorable photos

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank meetisv
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If I had to summarize inner Mongolia with one word, it would be serenity. Spent 5 days recently in central Mongolia, landed in UB, hired a guide (Odka from Selena Travel, great guide, extremely knowledgeable and accomodating) and a 4x4 (driven very safe by Amgaa),...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Orkun14
Reviewed 22 July 2017

On our tour, we spent a total of 4 days and 3 nights in the Orkhon valley. While the waterfall was awesome, the highlight was the aggregate of all the beautiful scenery and hiking that was available. The waterfall was about a half-day's drive (4wd...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Kacie01
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Orkhon Valley is a must for tourists to experience the nomadic and lush greenlands of Mongolia. Visitors can expect a really bumpy car ride on the way in. We didnt get to stay at the tourist camp but with one of thr families' spring settlements....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank lohb2015
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Of all the places that we spent time touring in our 10 days, this was definitely the biggest waste of time and tied with the biggest disappointment (with Yolyn Am - no glacier). We were on a private tour and I picked this place because...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank WorldAdventurer_7
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to be out in the countryside with all the animals around the gers at night. Grunting yaks for instance. The infrastructure is very basic, but in this case I really feel that is a part of the whole experience. Some nice hikes. We were...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

It's an UNESCO site, vast grassland & faraway mountain ranges with lots of horses, goats & cattle for company. We stayed at the Orkhon Ger Camp just a kilometer from the waterfall.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank AGK5656
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Ideal for horse riding activities as well as hiking along the river and over to higher grounds. The waterfall is nice and possible to hike down to the bottom of it. Horse riding on the flat grounds was super exciting when galloping. Horse riding to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 18 February 2016

24 meters high waterfall lies Orkhon valley. Sometimes there is a no water because of dry summer. But last 4 years, there is plenty water. Just enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank bayandorjl
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