Khuisiin Naiman Nuur (Natural Attractions)
There are eight beautiful lakes in the mountains of volcanic eruptions and slopes which is located in the valley of the beautiful Khangai mountain range, 45 kilometers northwest of Uyanga sum, Uvurkhangai aimag. These lakes are called Shireet, Khaliut, Bugat, Khaya, Doroo, Onon, Khuis, and Bayan-uul which are 2700-3165 meters above sea level. The lakes are located 500m to 3km between each other and the largest are Shireet Lake. Khuisiin Naiman Nuur have mountain taiga soil and surrounded by coniferous and Siberian black trees, cedars, plain steppe of volcanic rocks, and bare peaks.
Here are some dead volcanic crates named as : Urt Jalgiin Togoo, Doviin Togoo, Ar Bituugiin Togoo, Nogoon Nuuriin Togoo. The Khanbayan volcano erupted which located north of the Khangai Mountains and hot melt substances coagulated which disrupted the Tsagaan-Azarga river current and formed the lakes. Apart from rare herbs grow in this region, 18 species of mammals and 39 species of birds live permanently and migratory. A total of 11.5 hectares of land including the Naiman Nuur and surrounding areas were protected by the State Special Protection under the category of Natural Attractions in 1995. It is characterized by its unique natural formations and scenery, because it is located behind Khangai Mountain’s main part of Shuranga, Gyatruun, Bituu, Zes Ulaan, Tsegeenii Khunias, Iv and it is filled with the valley of the forested mountains of the Orkhon River. In the forest composition, the leaves and coniferous forests are mainly grown and 85% is larch and cedar, and 1% is aspen type of leafy tree.
The Khaliut, Bugat and Khuis lakes are connected by small rivers and the lakes are dramatically reduced when the rain is low. Since Dr. Dulmaa had organized fish breeding to the first lake Shireet, omul fish has been brought and bred to Khalut and Bugat Lake from Lake Baikal. A huge rock comes across in the road from Uyanga sum to the Khuisiin Naiman Nuur which is called Shurangiin Tsokhio. There is a myth that If you can throw stones above this stone, your desire will be fulfilled.