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Karakorum, Erdenezuu Monastery, Khustai National Park Tour
Tour ID: KS-04
Destination: Ulaanbaatar – Karakorum, Erdenezuu Monastery - Elsen tasarkhai - Khustai National Park - Ulaanbaatar
As the name suggests, this tour following some of the most beautiful attractions of Mongolia such as Karakorum, ancient capital of the Great Mongol Empire, the oldest surviving buddhist monastery in Mongolia, Erdenezuu Monastery (built in 1586), truly is an epic adventure.
Price starts from
US$ 350
Duration
3 days / 2 nights

Tour starts and ends at your hotel/homestay in Ulaanbaatar. Our friendly local driver and guide are experts who are committed to making your tour the best possible.

BRIEF ITINERARY
DAY 1 Ulaanbaatar - Elsen tasarkhai - Karakorum
DAY 2 Karakorum, Erdenezuu Monastery - Khustai National Park
DAY 3 Khustai National Park - Ulaanbaatar

TOUR MAP
Karakorum, Erdenezuu Monastery, Khustai National Park Tour


DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1 Ulaanbaatar - Elsen tasarkhai - Karakorum
07:30 AM. Our guide and driver will meet you at your accommodation in Ulaanbaatar. We drive to Karakorum (370km west of Ulaanbaatar), ancient capital of the Great Mongol Empire, one of the main tourist destinations in Mongolia. On the way we will make a stop at the Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes, the largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia. Lunch will be provided during the day. After arrival to Kharkhorin sum Uvurkhangai aimag, we’ll visit museum of Karakorum and ruins of ancient city. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
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DAY 2 Karakorum, Erdenezuu Monastery - Khustai National Park
After breakfast, we’ll visit the oldest surviving buddhist monastery in Mongolia, part of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site, Erdenezuu Monastery (1586) located near the ruins of Karakorum. Most of the artefacts you'll see – wall paintings, thangkas, masks etc – are 18th century. Many are in excellent condition. The monastery is an about 2km north-east of the center of Kharkhorin sum. This afternoon we’ll continue our trip and drive to Khustai National Park (110km west of Ulaanbaatar). On the way we will make a stop for lunch in one of the local road cafes. On arrival in Khustai NP, we’ll visit Ger Museum, have a brief introduction of history and development of Khustai NP, hear about the Takhi wild horses, which made the Park instantly famous. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
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DAY 3 Khustai National Park - Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast provided at a tourist Ger camp in the Khustai NP, we'll drive to the habitat of the last surviving subspecies of wild horses, Przewalski's horses, enjoy the beautiful nature of the Park. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. The trip finishes at your hotel/homestay in Ulaanbaatar.
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TOUR PRICE PER PERSON
1 pax: US$ 9502 pax: US$ 5553 pax: US$ 4104 and more pax: US$ 350

Cost includes
  • Pick-up & Drop-off services from hotel & return
  • Local specialised Guide (English) and Tour Driver service
  • All transfers
  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing according to the itinerary (tourist Ger camp - 2 nights)
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Admission tickets to all sights, events listed on the itinerary
  • Free bottled water (1x3) supplied in your vehicle
  • All taxes & service charge

Cost excludes
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa Fees
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages
  • Tipping

Special discount
  • Children age 2 and under are free
  • Children aged 3-12 years old can receive up to 30% discount from their tour price
  • Discounts valid for children of family. Children under 18 years old must travel with an adult.


TOUR DATES

This tour departs everyday, private tour. Book now

You are able to customize this tour according to your own wishes and preferences, select your own dates, the places and activities that interest you most in Mongolia. Let us know your wishes. We will work with you to finalize the schedule of your trip. We will be happy to offer you suggestions and advice that will meet your particular need. Let us – the team of Khan Expedition – assist you in making your trip unforgettable! Customize this tour

Please note:
  • Available time period: 01 Apr - 20 Oct
  • If the booking is made 35 days or less prior to departure, full payment is due at the time of booking



Steppe Eagles, guards to the Erdene Zuu, Uvurkhangai aimag
Steppe Eagles, guards to the Erdene Zuu, Uvurkhangai aimag
Welcome to the Erdene Zuu
Welcome to the Erdene Zuu
Main Entrance to the Erdene Zuu Monastery
Main Entrance to the Erdene Zuu Monastery
Inside of Erdene Zuu Monastery
Inside of Erdene Zuu Monastery
Golden Stupas dedicated to the IV Bogd in 1799
Golden Stupas dedicated to the IV Bogd in 1799
Lamiran Temple in Erdene Zuu Monastery
Lamiran Temple in Erdene Zuu Monastery
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
Old picture on the wall of the temple of Erdene Zuu
Old picture on the wall of the temple of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
The temple inside the walls of Erdene Zuu
Buddhist Deity inside the temple, Erdene Zuu, Karakorum
Buddhist Deity inside the temple, Erdene Zuu, Karakorum
Buddhist Deity inside the temple, Erdene Zuu, Karakorum
Buddhist Deity inside the temple, Erdene Zuu, Karakorum
Buddhist Deity inside the temple, Erdene Zuu, Karakorum
Buddhist Deity inside the temple, Erdene Zuu, Karakorum
Remains ...
Remains ...
Ancient carving to fallos near Eredene Zuu Monastery, XVII century
Ancient carving to fallos near Eredene Zuu Monastery, XVII century
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