Khangal Lake/ Camping


Visit Guide to Khangal Lake/ Camping

This lake is situated near Tsenkher River 35km north from the main road in eastern region and northwest from Tsenkhermandal Soum, Khentii Aimag. The full name of the lake is the Blue Lake of Black Heart. Black Heart is the pointed topped mountain on the north side of the lake. A fresh watered Lake Khukh which consists of 2 lakes, linked underground, is located on south of Mount Khar zurkh 1675m above sea level.

Getting There

The lake is located in the Khentii province.

What to Expect

This beautiful lake is considered to be Chingiis Khaans’ horse herding land. It is located 1326m above sea level.


Blue Lake is a very important place in Mongolian history particularly of Chinggis Khaan (Genghis Khan). In this place Temuujin was enthroned as a king of united tribes of Mongolia and titled as “Genghis khan” which means Oceanic great king in 1189.

In the Secret History of Mongols, a chronicle book of Genghis khan’s life, place names such as Lake Khukh, Mount Kharzurkh and Sengur Gorkhi were mentioned. On a bank of the lake there is a monument dedicated to 840 years’ birth anniversary of Genghis khan and in a crescent-shaped area with a diameter of 108m surrounding the monument, woodcrafts of 36 royal or golden lineage kings were placed.

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