Extended 18 days round tour around Mongolia will cover a variety of attractions from Southern to Northern Mongolia. The round trip will begin from the capital city of Ulaanbaatar to the Golden Gobi in the South with its magnificent creatures then to the ancient capital Kharkhorin city’s historic attractions and spots along the journey. Spend the last phase of the tour through the Khangai region and explore the fresh water lakes, Buddhist Monasteries as well as Khorgo volcanic mountains.
Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
This tour will begin with arrival at Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, by checking in to the hotel. City sightseeing includes the most famous spots of Sukhbaatar Square, Gandan monastery, and the Chingis Khaan Museum. (L/D)
Flight to South Gobi. Excursion to Yol Valley (Vulture’s Gorge) and stay overnight in ger camp.(B/L/D)
Drive to the Khongor sand dune and stay overnight in gers.(B/L/D)
Day 4. Nomad Family
Excursion to sand dunes. Visit a camel breeding family. Possibility to ride a camel. Overnight in ger. (B/L/D)
Day 5. Flaming Cliffs
Your journey will take you through different landscapes to the impressive Flaming Cliffs (dinosaur excavation site) and the saxaul forest called Bayanzag. Arrive at the Gobi camp and stay overnight in Ger Camp. (B/L/D)
Day 6. Ongi Monastery
Drive from the mountain area to the steppe of Middle Gobi. After visiting one of the biggest monasteries Ongiin Khiid (Ongi Monastery) located at the foot of Mount Saikhan Ovoo and stay in the ger camp. (B/L/D)
Day 7. Orkhon Waterfall
Drive to the north northern and you will be amazed by the gaze of the beautiful Orkhon waterfall, also known as Ulaan tsutgalan (Red cascade). This magnificent waterfall was formed by a combination of volcanic eruption and earthquake more than 20000 years ago. (B/L/D)
Day 8. Nomad Family
We will drive to Kharkhorin - the ancient capital of the Mongolian Empire, and visit a horse-breeding family, an excursion to the Orkhon River. Overnight in gers. (B/L/D)
Day 9. Erdenezuu Monastery
Visit the Erdene Zuu Monastery and the ruin of the old city. Overnight in gers. (B/L/D)
Day 10. Taikhar Rock
Visit one of the famous travel spots Taikhar Rocks (20m high rock) on the way to visit the Khar Balgas known as Ordu Baliq as the city of the army. You will spend the night in ger camp for the night. (B/L/D)
Day 11. Khorgo NP
Drive to National Park Khorgo –Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur. Excursion to the extinct volcano Khorgo Mountain. Trekking through the amazingly beautiful place with extinct volcanoes and fantastic lava caves. Overnight in ger. (B/L/D)
Day 12. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
Excursion to the Terkhiin Tsagaan (White Lake) - a fresh water lake that takes its source from the Khangai Mountain ranges. It lies at an altitude of 2060 m and covers an area of 61 sq. km. This lake area includes small island. Visit a herdsman’s family, which keeps Yaks and horses. You may try riding horses and yaks and try the milk products of yaks. Overnight in ger camp. (B/L/D)
Day 13. Ogii Lake
Drive to Ogii Nuur - a freshwater lake with an area of 25 km2. You may fish and sail with a boat. Overnight in ger. (B/L/D)
Day 14. Bulgan Province
Today,you will escape to the Mountain Forest steppe zone of Bulgan province situated in the northern part of Mongolia. (B/L/D)
Day 15. Amarbaysgaland Monastery
On the way back to the city, you will get to visit the most beautiful and least visited Amarbayasgalant monastery, it’s one of the largest Buddhist monastic centers in Mongolia (after Erdene Zuu monastery). You will be accommodated to a ger camp by the Selenge province. (B/L/D)
Day 16. Visit Monastery
It’s time to visit the famous monastery, spend the day trekking through the vast steppes, and stay the night in ger camp. Overnight in gers.(B/L/D)
Day 17. Ulaanbaatar
Last day of the tour, we will head back to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. You can spend the evening as you wish and stay overnight in the hotel. (B/L/D)
Day 18. Departure
Transfer to airport or to train station.
Shared double accommodation in a decent middle-class hotel in Ulaanbaatar, night stays in Ger camp, entire board, all transfers, domestic flight, entrance fees, and guide services.
International airfare and train tickets - Excess luggage fee for the domestic flight - Insurance - Additional activities - Personal expenses - Visa fee - Gratuities - Photo & video fee in the museums - Any charges of major force & hardship clause beyond our control.
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