Khorgo Volcano is an extinct volcano located on the east side of Terhiin Tsagaan Lake. It was the last active volcano in Mongolia, which last erupted 8000 years ago. The crater of the volcano is situated at an altitude of 2.210 metres with a diameter of 20 metres and a depth of 70 to 80 metres. The volcano and its lava field belong to Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park that has been protected since 1997 to safeguard spectacular mountain scenery and endangered species of flora and fauna.
Khorgo volcano is located 180 km to the west from Tsetserleg town, the capital of Arkhangai province. Its wild and attractive scenery draws the mass attention of locals and tourists. Tourist Ger camps are available between early June and late September. If you are keen to experience authenticity above comfort, homestay with a nomadic family might be an option for you.
Over there you can go hiking or trekking while enjoying the fresh air and amazing scenery. You can visit breathtaking Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur which is nearby for a full experience. You can also go and explore mysterious and unique caves. It is advised to wear comfortable shoes and bring a windbreaker or a coat with you as the temperature can drop quite suddenly. If you have decided to visit grab your camera and get ready to capture the beauty of nature and its inhabitants!