lake is located in the Govi-Altai province, it is surrounded by sand dunes and
drains into the Zavkhan river. The lake encompasses an area of 4km2.
The flowers that grow on its edge and the many birds that fly together over its
body make this lake incredibly beautiful.
Locals call this the “Switzerland” of
the Gobi. Ereen lake has a special structure that does not allow it to be
filled up by sand even though it’s located in the middle of the desert. On
windy days it looks like the sands are moving, yet even then the lake is still
fresh and clear. When people are thirsty, they assume the lake is a mirage
because of the how this looks. On very hot and dry summer days, it is amazing
to see this deep blue fresh lake.
to legend, there are 2 host children of the lake. Early in the morning, at
sunrise they play on top of the dunes, however when people near they recede
into the lakes water. According to legend if you see those kids it symbolizes
that you will have good fortune in the future.