Day 01: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Whenever, your international flight lands in city airport, you will be transferred to the hotel in Ulaanbaatar. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. You may need some time to relax and recover from the long-distance flight or possibly from jet-lag. If you feel like going for a walk and checking out places nearby, feel free to ask from your hotel reception for recommendations.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*. Meals: not included this day
Day 02: Bayan Gobi sand dunes & camel trail
After breakfast drive to Bayan Gobi magnificent sand dunes - surrounded by hills with willow trees, streams and bushes, and appear as a small desert in the center of the country. This sand dune is 80km long and the widest part of the sand dune is 9-10 km. Also, the sand dune called as mini Gobi.
In the afternoon, we will visit camel herder family and explore their
unique nomadic lifestyle.
The sand dunes are the perfect place for camel riding. We will discover this magnificent place on camel back. Mongolia is home to 2/3 of the two-humped Bactrian camels in the world. It is a gentle, calm and extraordinary patient animal and can carry on without water for a month. Bet, you never rode a Bactrian camel, riding a Bactrian camel is very comfortable. Its two humps support you from both sides and easy pace will comfort you so much. Return to the Ger camp near the sand dunes for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Ger camp, and Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Total distance: 290km, driving for ~5.5hrs
Day 03: Ancient capital Karkorum & Tsenher Valley & Hot Spring
After breakfast, we will drive to Karakorum and Erdenezuu Monastery. Karakorum was not only the capital of the vast Mongolian Empire, but the epic center of trade along Silk Road. However, the Karakorum of today is a small settlement with little focus on tourism. Today there is a museum does show off some of the artefacts theyve recovered so far, Upon arrival in the village, we will visit museum of Karakorum and learn about beautiful ancient Karakorum. Then we will visit to the magnificent and the oldest Buddhist Monastery complex of Erdene Zuu, built in the 16th century, with 108 stupas. Here you can see interesting listen to monk chanting Buddhist sutras.
After lunch, we will drive to Tsenkher Valley which is one of the lushest countryside in Mongolia with green forested mountains and meandering rivers. There is famous Tsenkher hot spring that reaches +86.5"C. The springs have healing properties notably on articular diseases and nervous systems diseases. Curative water and amazing nature featured by wooden mountains make this an excellent place for relax. Its really pleasurable to bath at hot spring.
Accommodation: Ger camp. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Total distance: 200km, driving for ~4hrs.
Day 04: Tsetserleg town Taikhar, Khangai
Today our tour will continue towards to Taikar Rock, which is a massive granite rock located on the banks of the Tamir River surrounding flat country. Its covered with 150 writings in many different languages and dating back from many different periods.
On the way, we will visit Tsetserleg town, which is the capital of Arkhangai province with population of around 20,000. Tsetserleg means garden and the city ringed by scenic mountains, the streets are tree-lined and a lovely little temple overlooks the town.
In the evening, we will enjoy visiting the local nomad family to experience firsthand how people live in the country side and a lifestyle which has not changed for centuries. Here you can help the herders with their daily tasks to get an idea of how nomadic people alongside of their livestock. There is we can taste Airag, which is made horse fermented milk.
Accommodation: Ger camp. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Total distance: 60km, driving for 2hrs.
Day 05: Lake Ugii
After breakfast, we will take 1.5hrs drive to Ugii Lake - is located up 1337m from the ocean level and it is a pure water steppe lake, which is 7.9km long, 5km wide. The lake Ugii is a famous for its birdlife. Ogii lake has registered in the Ramsar Convention for being important breeding and staging area for a variety of waterfowl.
Lunch and check-in at Ger camp on shore of the lake. In the late afternoon is free time for your own. There is you can travel by normal boat or motor boat and go for fishing in the lake. Fishing equipment rent is available from the camp. Or just walking and hiking around the lake.
Accommodation: Ger camp. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Total distance: 130km, driving for ~3hrs.
Day 06: Hustai National Park (Wild Horse Park)
In the morning, we will drive to the Hustai National Park. This area is home to the Mongolian wild horse known as Perzevalski horse (takhi) with unique landscape that features mountain and steppe After lunch at Hustai Ger camp, we will visit the small Ger museum about the national park and wild horse. The takhi and marmots are easy to see around 2-3hrs earlier than sunset, when they come down from mountains for water to stream.
In early evening, we will take short drive and hiking to see the horses in their natural habitat. Seeing these truly wild horses which numbered in the hundreds of thousands of years ago, will make you feel like you have traveled thousands of years back in time. There is great opportunity to take photo for these endangered horses. If you are lucky, you can see fox, deer, roe deer, eagle, and more animals and birds
Accommodation: Ger camp. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Total distance: 260km, driving for ~5hrs.
Day 07: Ulaanbaatar city tour
In the morning at 9am, we will return to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival in the city, visit Gandan Monastery, Mongolias largest functioning Buddhist monastery including the Mongolian Buddhist University. The highlight of visiting to Gandan is 26-meter-high majestic gilded indoor statue of Megjid Janraisig.
After lunch, we will visit Sukhbaatar square, which lies at the heart of the city surrounded by important buildings such as government palace, banks and theaters and post office. There is an equestrian statue of Sukhbaatar and a massive Bronze statue of Genghis khan with his four warriors in front of Parliament House.
Continue to visit Museum of Mongolian National History the museum presents Mongolian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present day.
Next visit Bogd Khan Palace museum - the complex was a residence of 8th Bogd Javzandamba in 19th century, the head of Mongolian religion. The palace consists of seven Summer Prayer temples and the winter palace. In the evening, we will visit Wonders of Mongolia folklore show by famous Tumen-Ekh ensemble - is one of the most successful folk art groups to share traditional Mongolian music with the world, having traveled to over 40 countries.
Accommodation: Hotel 3*. Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Total distance: 110km, driving for ~3hrs.
Day 08: Departure
You will be free at leisure in your hotel or wander around on your own until being escorted to the Chinggis Khaan International Airport for your departure flight home. Your driver will assist you with flight check-in and luggage, and see you off at the point of security check.
|• English speaking tour guide at all times.|
|• 7 nights accommodation |
- Good 3* hotel in the city 2nights, based on double/twin.
- Ger camps in countryside trip 5 nights on twin share.
|• All the meals as listed in the itinerary: Breakfast - 7, Lunch - 6, Dinner 5.|
|• All transfer & transports + experienced driver.|
|• All sightseeing and entrance fees are mentioned as program.|
|• Cultural performance by famous Tumen Ekh Ensemble.|
|• Camel riding at Bayan Gobi sand dunes -1 hour.|
|• Complementary drink water during the tour.|
|• All service charge, local and Govt tax.|
|• Visa invitation letter, if required.|
|• International flights & Travels insurance.|
|• Hotel early check-in and late check-out.|
|• Tipping and other personal expenses.|
|• Other services not mentioned in the itinerary.|
|• All accommodations will be confirmed after booking confirmation but the hotels have the right to change/cancel the reservation due to government activity or any other uncontrollable circumstances. The same class hotels / Ger camp will be booked accordingly to ensure the schedule in each place not to be affected.|
|• Hotel based on double/twin share. Only twin share is available in all Ger camps.|
|• Any other extra costs as not indicated in the schedule, or in the event of overweight, landslides, road blockage, and alike uncontrollable circumstances, or caused by last minute changes from you to the above confirmed schedule will be directly charged to you on spot.|
|• Tipping and gratuities are the best way to show your satisfaction of the services you received from the guides and drivers, not compulsory, but highly recommended.|
|• For Package Quote Hotels Room Category Will Be In Base Category Only Unless Specified.|
|• Cancellation Policy Will Be Applicable As Per Hotel & Transporter’s Terms & Conditions Only & General Cancellation Policy Will Be As Under :-|
|45 days prior to arrival: 10% of the tour / service cost.|
|15 days prior to arrival: 25% of the tour / service cost.|
|07 days prior to arrival: 50% of the tour / service cost.|
|48 hours prior to arrival or no show: no refund.|
|• Written Cancellation Will Accept On All Working Days, Except Sunday, Any Cancellation Sent On Sunday’s Will Be Considered On Next Working Day (Monday).|
|• Child Above 12 Years Will Be Considered As Adult Only.|
|• Any Cost Arising Due To Unforeseen Contingencies Such As Any Pandemic Situation, Flight Cancellations, Landslides, Road Blockage, Political Disturbances (Strikes), Etc. Such Expenses Will Have To Be Paid Directly.|
|• Payment Terms : 50% Payment For Confirmation & Balance 50% Payment Before 20 Days Prior To The Departure Date, If Service Falling Within 20 Days Then 100% Advance Payment At The Time Of Confirmation.|
|• Hotels Rooms Confirmation Is Subject To Availability.|
|• If Above Quote Hotels Not Available Then Similar Hotels Options Will Be Offered.|
|• Hotel Check Inn & Check Out Policy Will Be Applicable, Rooms Will Not Be Allotted Before Check Inn Timings Of Hotel.|