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Ulaanbaatar city tour and Horse Head Fiddle’s Museum
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Destination: Gandan Monastery - Genghis Square, Parliament House - Horse Head Fiddle’s Museum - State Department Store, Souvenir store
Visit the museum of Mongolian traditional musician instrument "Morin Khuur", also known as the horsehead fiddle, one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity identified by UNESCO
Tour ID
KD-06
Price starts from
US$ 90
Duration
1 day

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
  • 09:00 AM. Pick up from your hotel/homestay
  • Gandan Monastery - the main Buddhist monastery in Mongolia
  • Genghis Khan Square, Parliament House of Mongolia
  • Lunch at "Modern Nomads" restaurant
  • "Jononkhar", Mongolian Traditional horse fiddle instrument "Morin Khuur" museum
  • State Department Store, Souvenir store
  • Drop-off at your hotel/homestay


DETAILED ITINERARY

Pick up from your hotel
09:00 AM. Our guide and driver will meet you at your accommodation. Start your tour by car to one of the main active Buddhist monasteries of Mongolia – the Gandan Monastery.

Gandan Monastery - the main Buddhist monastery in Mongolia
Gandantegchinlen Monastery, built in 1809, is the center of Mongolian Buddhism, constructed by order of the 5th Jebtsundamba Khutuktu in 1809, currently has over 150 monks in residence. Witnessed many events of Mongolian history, monastery came under state protection in 1994. Main attraction of Gandan Monastery is 26 m high gilded deity of Buddha, Janraisig Statue, which was built with 19 tons of copper gilded with gold and precious stones that came from historical places all over Mongolia.

Genghis Khan Square, Parliament House of Mongolia
Drive to the Genghis Khan Square. This central square is close to many important sights of the Ulaanbatar city. The main attractions of the square are the statue of national pride Genghis Khan and Equestrian Statue of hero Sukhbaatar, the leader of Mongolia's 1921 revolution. The north of the square is dominated by Parliament House of Mongolia. Square is surrounded by Mongolian Stock Exchange, Capital Cultural Palace and Drama Theatre buildings.

Lunch at "Modern Nomads" restaurant
After the Natural History Museum excursion, sit down for a lunch at the "Modern Nomads" restaurant, one of the fine restaurants in Ulaanbaatar, experience authentic Mongolian traditional cuisine.

"Jononkhar" Horse Head Fiddle’s Museum
Once inside, you'll embark on a true tour of the world of Mongolian traditional musician instrument “Morin Khuur”, known as the horsehead fiddle. A visit packed with show of folk art: horse head fiddle, drawling song, throat singing, biibiyelgee dance, Mongolian national folk dance and contortion.

State Department Store, Souvenir store
The State Department Store is one of the main tourist attractions in Ulaanbaatar in itself as it has all the best products from Mongolia. The sixth floor is dedicated just to tourists with wide range of souvenirs, traditional clothing and books about Mongolia tourists would want to bring home. There are cashmere, musical instruments, hats, t-shirts, models of gers and camels and horses, jewelry.

Drop-off at your hotel
Finish tour back to your hotel, be dropped off at any preferred location in the city.


TOUR PRICE PER PERSON
1 pax: US$ 1802 pax: US$ 1303 pax: US$ 1004 and more pax: US$ 90

Cost includes
  • Pick-up & Drop-off services from hotel & return
  • Local Guide (English) and Tour Driver service
  • All transfers
  • 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
  • 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


Stupas around the Janraisig temple
Stupas around the Janraisig temple
Genghis Square
Genghis Square
Genghis Khan Square
Genghis Khan Square
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