Vast open grassy steppes dominate in the eastern part of Mongolia. Even you drive there from early morning until late evening you will only have sights of wide grassy steppes edge with the horizon. The eastern steppes are the last untouched grassland on the earth and home to gazelles. The gazelles are the most numerous mammals in Mongolia and there are about 1 million of them.
The remote eastern steppes border with the Khentii Mountain Range where the Genghis Khaan was born and grown. Many important historical events related to Genghis Khaan took place in Khentii. Khentii Mountains are one of the most beautiful areas with its crystal clear rivers, streams, small and big lakes, forested mountains and lush green flower-carpeted valleys. The mountains have been keeping many historical remnants and ancients monasteries. The southeastern part of Mongolia is called Dariganga, a country of 222 extinct volcanoes. Some of the volcanoes worshiped by Mongolians as they are considered holy for them. Also, some legendary Mongol men they have the same story as Robin Hood lived in Dariganga. In the area, you can visit Lhachinvandad Nature Reserve to see herds of deer and gazelles, see Mongolian the most eastern sand dunes Moltsog, part of the Mongolian Gobi desert, large and small lakes home to water birds, grasslands, and balbal/man stones. Ganga is one of the spectacular lakes edges with sand dunes where 500 to 1000 swans gather between 1 October and 10 October attracts bird watchers.
The far east, northeast and southeastern part of Mongolia is a country of different ethnicity. For example, you can visit, even stay with a Buriat family while you are traveling through Genghis Khaan’s birthplace. Buriat people are renowned as hardworking people and famous for their delicious handmade bread and butter. People of Dariganga are famous for their silversmith. There is a large cave Taliin Agui/ Underground Cave in Dariganga. It is the biggest cave in steppes formed by lava bubble and one of the most interesting caves in Mongolia. Some halls of the cave filled with permanent ice.