The Yoliin Am Canyon is one of the great canyon in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National park. Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National park is located in Umnugovi province, Mongolia. The Gobi Gurvan Saikhan is end of the Altai Mountain Range. Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park which is a strictly protected area, covering 70sq.kms. The National park was estamblished in 1965. There are many a beautiful valleys in the National park. Yolyn am Canyon is most popular and beautiful one.
The Yoliin Am Canyon named by Bearded Vulture which means Yol in Mongolia.
Yoliin Am is a beautiful deep Canyon with many rock cliff, has been created by many years of water erosion. Very wide at the entrance and it narrow gradually into a remarkablegorge. In earlier times, the block of ice rarely melted,being protected from vicious sunlight. The ice field reaches several meters thick by the end of winter, and 2 to 3 kilometers long. In past years it remained year round, modern ice field tends to disappear by September. Besides its picturesque landscape, is a home to the Bearded Vulture, an old world vulture. This type of vulture only exists in Central Asia. And these scavenging birds fly up to 1500-3000 meters height and their wingspan reaches 2.5-3 meters. Why you should see this place. This is a great place for hiking an you will able to Wild goat, Wild sheep and lot of wild animals.