Home for centuries to major political, trade, cultural and religious activities of successive nomadic empires, the Orkhon Valley served as a crossroads of civilizations, linking East and West across the vast Eurasian landmass. The earliest evidence of human occupancy dates back to 40,000 – 15,000 years ago, the valley was continuously occupied throughout the prehistoric and bronze ages and early historic times, was settled successively by the Huns, Turkic peoples, the Uighurs, the Kidans, and finally the Mongols.
Besides all the historic and cultural sights, you can also enjoy beautiful Orkhon Waterfall and camp on the banks of the Orkhon River.
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