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Arvaikheer is Mongolia's central hub, nicknamed "Barley Steppe" for the vast plains that surround the city. Sitting at an elevation of almost 6,000 feet, Arvaikheer has a mild climate compared to other parts of Mongolia. Summers are pleasant and sunny, while winters are cold but not brutally so. Here, you can explore Mongolia's nomadic culture. The city is a centre for traditional crafts, goat herding, and equestrian sports. Every year, Arvaikheer hosts a large regional horse festival, a great opportunity to see Mongolia's famous horsemanship on display. Just north of Arvaikheer is the Orkhon Valley, home to the ruins of Karakorum, the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire founded by Genghis Khan. If you're interested in Mongolian history, this is a must-see sight.

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Airports near Arvaikheer

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Arvaikheer, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Arvaikheer becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Chinggis Khaan International Airport

This is the main international airport in Mongolia and is located approximately 400 kilometres northeast of Arvaikheer. It is the closest major airport and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.

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Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport

Located about 600 kilometres west of Arvaikheer, this airport serves as a regional hub for western Mongolia. While it is not as well-connected as Chinggis Khaan International Airport, it offers domestic flights and limited international connections.

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Khovd Airport

Situated around 700 kilometres northwest of Arvaikheer, Khovd Airport is another regional airport that can be considered. It primarily serves the Khovd Province and offers domestic flights to Ulaanbaatar.

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Ölgii Airport

Ölgii Airport is in the far west of Mongolia and is approximately 570 kilometres (354 miles) northwest of Arvaikheer. While not very close, it could be an option for Travellers depending on their travel plans, with the possibility of arranging connecting flights or ground transportation.

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Things to do in Arvaikheer

Arvaikheer has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

Övörkhangai Aimag Museum

Visiting the Övörkhangai Aimag Museum offers a unique journey into Mongolia's rich cultural and historical tapestry. Nestled in the heart of Mongolia, this museum showcases a diverse collection that spans traditional costumes, ancient artifacts, and exhibits on the nomadic lifestyle. It's an enlightening experience that provides insights into the local customs, history, and the remarkable heritage of the Övörkhangai region. A must-visit for anyone keen on immersing themselves in the depth of Mongolian culture and history.

Kharkhorin (Karakorum)

Kharkhorin, near Arvaikheer, is a historic site of great significance. It was the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire, founded by Genghis Khan. Explore the remnants of this once-great city and the impressive Erdene Zuu Monastery, which offers a glimpse into Mongolia's imperial past and Buddhist traditions.

Naiman Nuur (Eight Lakes)

The Eight Lakes, formed by volcanic eruptions, are pristine bodies of water in the Khangai Mountains near Arvaikheer. A paradise for trekkers and nature lovers, it offers horseback riding, hiking, and camping amidst breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in Mongolia's untouched wilderness.