Gorkhi- Terelj National park is the most visited and one of the most beautiful national parks in Mongolia. It is situated 66kms in the northeast of capital Ulaanbaatar and occupies 292,000 hectares of area.
This national park is named after the spring flower rhododendron. Gorkhi means river, Terelj means rhododendron. Beauce the river Tuul is running through the park and the pink rhododendron blooms here in spring.
There are many interesting formations of granite rocks such as the Turtle rock which is the symbol of the park, Man rock, and Cave of 100 lamas, etc.
Ariyapala meditation temple is another main attraction in this park.
There will be plenty of optional activities for the visitors such as hiking, riding ATV, golf, rock climbing, horse riding, walking on a hanging bridge, etc.