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Hustai National Park

Ulaanbaatar 13, Mongolia
976 11 318 000
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Ranked #7 of 28 attractions in Ulaanbaatar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Ulaanbaatar
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

First off, Hustau NP is completely different scenery to Terelj NP. Don't just pick one. Visit both. The rolling fields and hills make for a dramatic backdrop to see the takhi, the only truly wild horses left in the world. The actually resemble white/cream zebras and very different to standard horses. There is something about seeing wild horses that makes... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Worth the drive out through the horrible dusty manic construction of the UB industrial suburbs to get to Hustai. Had a great day there with a lovely guide Togosoo and driver Bayaraa from Discover Mongolia. A so-called resort (hmmm) there with basic accommodation (and very basic food), and a very informative video and exhibits about the takhi. (Good shop too).... More

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We started our drive out to see the wild horses, and we drove and drove, and finally saw two or three standing far far away. it was a little disappointing, so we got back in the jeep and continued driving. A few minutes later, we came upon a whole herd of the wild horses very close to us. We walked... More

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Md
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8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a trip from the Capital city. But, it Is rather refreshing. Also, the roads are fairly good for traveling there, which is a plus. If you have time, I recommend this country site for a one night stay..

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Senior Reviewer
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

only place to see the wild horses, marmots and deers. we went on sunrise... what amazing light! the "hotel" near (the first on the road has some good acomodations.

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Macau, China
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

2-3 hours drive outsider of Ulaanbaatar is this amazing national park......mid July saw myriad of wildflowers, incredible grasses, small sand dunes, sightings of marmots and brief view of wild deer, butterflies and many birds (so enjoyable to sit quietly in such a wide open space and wait for nature to come to you!). Of course the highlight is learning about... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Thanks to our fantastic guide, we took a picnic. took some wine, beers & snacks and settled in for the sunset show of Przewalskii's horses. wild mountain deer and car loads of passing tourists looking for both but missing everything. Strongly recommend that you go with a local expert. At the park entrance there is a small museum, shop and... More

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msp
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Not difficult to see the white horses if you go at the right time (morning or evening). Dirt Road (10km each way) to get to the park and in the park is quite rough - specially after rain. Perhaps best to go in a jeep or 4 wheel drive.

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Yandina, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Really enjoyed my visit to this park. It is managed by an NGO and has a lot of wildlife. We saw plenty of marmots as well as a herd of Mongolian wild horses.

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Beijing, China
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249 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Like others in Mongolia, Hustai national Park does not have any specific must do, but is a place to see in itself for its natural beauty. Known for being a preserve for the wild horses, you can take many a hike up to get a better view from the hills near the tourist ger center - but during the day.... More

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