Central Mongolia Highlights Tour

8 days

May - Oct

Price per person:

4-12 pax: 1400 USD
3 pax: 1650 USD
2 pax: 1800 USD
1 pax: 2700 USD
Tour ID:

KC-05

Destinations Visited:

Ulaanbaatar - Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex - Terelj National Park - Khustai National Park - Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes - Karakorum, Erdene Zuu Monastery - Orkhon Valley - Khushuu Tsaidam Memorial Complex - Ugii Lake - Ulaanbaatar

Our tour following some of the most beautiful landscapes in Central Mongolia such as Karakorum, ancient capital of the Great Mongol Empire, Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes, Khushuu Tsaidam Memorial Complex, Ugii Lake, Khustai, Terelj National Parks and capital Ulaanbaatar.

ITINERARY

Upon arrival – meeting by the company representative (at the airport or the railway station), transfer to your hotel in Ulaanbaatar. Depending on your arrival time, you can spend the rest of your first day exploring the city of Ulaanbaatar. Overnight at the hotel.
  • Hotel
After breakfast drive to Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex, 130 ft monument of  Genghis Khan, founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, located on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog 60km east of Ulaanbaatar. Complex also contains a restaurant, mongolian souvenir shops, museum which has exhibitions relating to the Bronze Age and Xiongnu archaeological cultures in Mongolia. Short drive to Terelj National Park. By the lunch time we will arrive to the tourist Ger camp at the picturesque Terelj NP, where we we’ll get accommodated. Also, park excursion includes a small hiking to Ariyabal Buddhist Meditation Temple and Turtle Rock. Overnight at the tourist Ger camp.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast drive to Khustai National Park (110km west of Ulaanbaatar). On arrival in Khustai NP, we'll visit Ger Museum where you’ll have a brief introduction of history and development of Khustai NP, hear about the Takhi wild horses, which made the Park instantly famous. Next we'll drive to the habitat of the last surviving subspecies of wild horses, Przewalski's horses. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast provided at a tourist Ger camp drive to Karakorum, an ancient capital of the Great Mongol Empire, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mongolia, located in Kharkhorin sum Uvurkhangai aimag. On the way we'll make a stop at largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia, Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes and enjoy the atmosphere of small Gobi desert. After arrival to Kharkhorin sum, we'll visit museum of Karakorum, ruins of ancient city, the oldest surviving buddhist monastery in Mongolia, part of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site, Erdenezuu Monastery (1586). Overnight in tent by Orkhon river, having rest and dinner.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast, drive to the freshwater Ugii Lake declared as a Ramsar site in 1998. On the way we'll visit a Tsaidam Memorial Complex, dedicated to two princes of Turkic Khaganate (VI-VIII century), situated 40km northeast of Kharkhorin sum. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
Half of day is fully dedicated to having rest! Comfortable tourist Ger camp in combination with surrounding beautiful lake nature leave a pleasant impression. After lunch drive to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
Today you'll take a sightseeing-tour through Ulaanbaatar, including Gandantegchinlen Monastery, Genghis Khan's Square, Mongolian National Museum, State Department Store. Also, Performance Art Theatre welcomes you to enjoy the Show "Wonders of Mongolian Art" - the performance of "Tumen Ekh", Mongolia's leading folk ensemble featuring traditional music, song, dance and contortion. This evening, we'll enjoy a special farewell dinner in "Modern Nomads" restaurant as a proper farewell to Mongolia.
  • Hotel
  • B + L + D
Breakfast and free time till the time of departure. Transfer to the International Airport where we`ll help you with your luggage and show you the boarding door.
  • B

TOUR MAP

Central Mongolia Highlights Tour

COST INCLUDES

  • Local Guide and Tour Driver service
  • All transfers
  • Accommodation according to the itinerary
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Admission tickets to all sights, events
  • Bottled water supplied in your vehicle
  • All taxes & service charge2

COST EXCLUDES

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa Fees
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages
  • Tipping2

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