DAY7-DAY8. REACHING THE LAKE KHUVSGUL &WANDERING AROUND THE LAKE
Another day of driving, will finally bring us to the Lake Khuvsgul, the right place to enjoy the well deserved rest after several days of driving. The Lake Khuvsgul located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia. It is about 1100m above the sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second most freshwater lake in Asia. The town of Khatgal village is at the southern end of the Lake. The lake is surrounded by several mountain ranges.
The surface of the lake freezes over completely in winter and the ice festival organized annually in early February which becoming quite attractive event in winter tourism in Mongolia.
Once we get to the lake we have free time to wander around the lake and hiking around the lake. You may as well as laze around by the vast blue expanse of the lake.
If you want to hiking around the mountains, you will see the brilliant view of the lake. In the evening we will have free time for taking photos. We will stay overnight in a Mongolian traditional local family ger camp for 2 nights. Accommodation: Local Guesthouse ger/yurt Meals: BF, L, D