This area is a special and beautiful formation of nature, as well as a home to many rare and very rare species of plant and wildlife. There are many sources of mineral waters and springs. Since ancient time, there has been followed a historical tradition to worship this area.
525,440 hectares of Tarvagatain nuruu area was taken under state protection by Parliament Resolution No. 29 of 2000. The Tarvagatain nuruu is located in Tsakhir soum of Arkhangai aimag and Aldarkhaan, Ider, Bulnain and Ikh-Uul soums of Zavkhan aimag. The area is the watershed region between the flow source and water of the Selenge, the biggest river in Mongolia. The national park is a composition of historical, cultural and natural heritages, and is an excellent place to develop sanatoriums and tourism.