Highlights of Kharkhiraa and Turgen mountians of Mongolian Altai are snowcapped mountians,glaciers, ancient archeological sites, unique nomadic customs of local nomads as Dorvod, Hoton, Kazakh, Tuvan ethnic groups. This mountain range with eternal snow, glaciers, traces and signs of ancient ice covers, has well preserved due to constantly cold climate and cold winds. The area is inhabited with some endangered animals (such as Argali sheep, Ibex, Snow leapord and Altai snowcock) and plants (such as Dwarf Siberian Pine and White Gentiana).
Twing Peaks – Kharkhiraa and Turgen are located in Uvs aimag- northwestern province, bordered to the north by Russia, the east by Zavkhan province, the south by Hovd province and the west by Bayan-Ulgii province. Uvs, which means grass in Mongolain, is land of desert mountians and big lakes (including Uvs lake – the biggest lake in Mongolia).