Khurgan lake


  • Remote and tranquil beauty
  • Wonderful camping location
  • Ice cold, fresh glacial water running off into the lake
  • Surrounded by majestic ice capped mountains

Travel from Ulaanbaatar:

A 20 hour straight drive from Ulaanbaatar on mixed roads or a 4 hour flight to Bayan Olgiiy (flights twice a week) and then a 5 hour drive on and off road.


Dress warm, even during summer this is a cold area

Some Mongolians believe that the lake is the home of spirits and may be surprised if you choose to go swimming so try and act sensitively

If you do choose to swim then be prepared for very cold water

Lake freezes over from October until March each year