Bogd Khan Uul (“Mountain of the Holy Khan”), also known as Choybalsan Uul, is a mountain located in the Khentii Mountains in the Töv aimag in Mongolia.
The Bogd Khan Uul is considered the oldest continuously protected natural park in the world,The national park with an area of 67,300 hectares has been registered as a UNESCO biosphere reserve since 1996.Bogd Khan Uul has two main peaks: the eastern one is called Cecee Gun uul (2256.3 m above sea level), the western and lower one – Dzuun Szireet uul (2122.0 m above sea level).Hiking trails lead from the town of Zuunmod to the summit.
Today it is a biosphere reserve that claims to be the oldest national park on the planet. The mountain, 2256.3 meters high, is considered sacred by local residents; it is even called a place of power.
Access : Coordinates: / Bogd Khan Uul located in the Bogd Khan Uul biosphere reserve.
Go next : The city with the monastery of Manjir Chiid is located at the southern foot of the Bogd Khan Uul and is about an hour’s drive from Ulaanbaatar.