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Our discovery tours are designed to provide you with opportunities to explore the immense land of Mongolia at its best. The places and sights included in our discovery tour itineraries are important landmarks of the regions that highlight the best of what Mongolia has to offer. You can choose from a variety of tours to suits your travel needs and preferences. We have selected these locations and associated facilities to provide you with the best cultural experiences and quality of service.

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Best of Mongolia

best of mongolia

Length: 15 days/ 14 nights

Tour grade: Moderate

Transport: Private 4WD van 

 

  • Attractions in Ulaanbaatar city
  • Natural wonders including the Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs, Khongor Singing sand dune, Ongi river Monastery, ancient capital Kharkhorum, Erdenezuu Monastery, Tsenkher hot spa, Khorgo-White Lake National Park
  • Visit lake Huvsgul  and meet the Tsaatan reindeer herders
  • Cross-cultural experiences and comfortable accommodations

Tour info

The Best of Mongolia Tour is our signature tour. Encompassing central, southern and northern Mongolia, this tour provides an opportunity to explore Mongolia’s most famous sites such as Eagle Valley, Singing Dune, the ancient capital, Kharkhorum, lake Huvgul Erdenezuu Monastery, Khorgo-White lake national park, the reindeer people, and more. You will travel through the Gobi desert, across the vast central steppe, and into the northern mountains.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar                                 

Day 2. Yoliin am valley        

Day 3. Khongor sand Dune: 180km  

Day 4. Leisure day in Khongor sand dune         

Day 5. Bayanzag- flaming cliffs; 170 km           

Day 6. Ongi temple; 165km                

Day 7. Drive to Kharkhorum; 260km

Day 8. Erdenzuu- Tsenkher Spa; 140km

Day 9. Khorgo national park; 270km

Day 10. Zuun nuur lake; 185km         

Day 11. Khuvsgul  lake National park                 

Day 12. Reindeer herder; 50km         

Day 13. Khuvsgul  lake day

Day 14. Ulaanbaatar                              

Day 15. Departure 

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar                                

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and meet our guide and driver. Transfer to hotel and check in. In the afternoon city tour in Ulaanbaatar city: visit Sukhbaatar Square, Chinggis Khaan’s monument, Natural History Museum, and visit Zaisan Memorial for Panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar.

Overnight at hotel.                 Meals: L/D              Trans: 4WD Van

Day 2. Yoliin am valley        

Take a flight to the South Gobi region via eye challenging open steppe.  Gobi desert will give you an exotic view of the desert with wonderful view of horizons, rare species of mammals and plants. Arrive at the camp and relax. Visit to Eagle valley well known as Yoliin Am that located in Gobi Gurvan Saikhan national park. It is end of the Altai mountain ranges and chance to see wild animals such as wild sheep, ibex, golden eagle and of course vultures.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 3. Khongor sand Dune: 180km  

Drive to Khongor sand dune well known as Singing Dune. Khongor sand dune is one of the biggest sand dunes of Mongolia. It has an extraordinary length of approximate 100kms and 12 kilometers wide. There is an oasis near a river Khongor at the northern edge of the sand dunes.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 4. Leisure day in Khongor sand dune        

Stay at the Khongor sand dune and relax. In the afternoon visit local camel herder family and ride camel to the dune.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 5. Bayanzag- flaming cliffs; 170 km          

Drive to Bayanzag, well known as Flaming cliffs. Bayanzag is an important site for paleontological findings. Complete dinosaur skeletons and eggs are excavated from red cliffs, which look like a fire. American explorer Roy Chapman Andrew had discovered this area in early 20 century and getting famous all over the world. If you see carefully, you could find piece of bone or dinosaur egg. In afternoon, short hiking Gobi tree-saxaul forest.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 6. Ongi temple; 165km                

Drive to Ongi temple ruin. It was the largest Buddhist center in the Gobi region. There are 2 complexes of temple ruins which were built up in 1780s. During political repression in 1930s’ these two temples destroyed and many lamas were executed and imprisoned.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van   

Day 7. Drive to Kharkhorum; 260km

Visit Erdenezuu monastery which is the first Buddhist monastery in the country. It was built in 1586 near Kharkhorum city ruin. And see archeological site of the Kharkhorum ancient capital city of Mongolia. And have short visit to Monument dedicated for Greatest Dynasties of Mongolia.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van   

Day 8. Erdenzuu- Tsenkher Spa; 140km

A day in Kharkhorum. Visit Erdenezuu monastery which is the first Buddhist monastery in the country. It was built in 1586 near Kharkhorum city ruin. And see archeological site of the Kharkhorum ancient capital city of Mongolia. After lunch, drive to Tsenkher hot spa. Have spa bath and relax at ger camp.            

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 9. Khorgo national park; 270km

Drive to Khorgo Terkh National Park. On the way we will see tree named 108 branches of tree with covered blue scarf (Khadag) and Mongolians are believe  that praying for this tree brings good luck and see Chuluut river great canyon which huge creation of volcanic earthquake Arrive at Khorgo and relax.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 10. Zuun nuur lake; 185km        

Drive Zuun nuur camp which located on the way to Khuvsgul lake. Afternoon hiking along the lake area and visit local nomad family.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 11. Khuvsgul  lake National park                

Drive to Khuvsgul Lake. Lake Khuvsgul, as a dubbed as Mongolia Switzerland and a lake surrounded with green forest mountains. Also it is 1% of fresh water resource of the world.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van   

Day 12. Reindeer herder; 50km       

Visit Tsaatan well known as reindeer people where lived app 50kms from our campsite and it takes 2.5 hours of driving. (Depends year around) if climate is hot they move to the mountain looking for good living condition for their reindeers. There will be two families one is Tsaatan reindeer herder and Shaman.            

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 13. Khuvsgul  lake day

Stay a full day at the Lake Site in order to hike and horseback ride.

Overnight at Ger. Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van   

Day 14. Ulaanbaatar                             

Take a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping opportunity to cashmere and souvenir shops. In the evening, enjoy Mongolian folk Music and Dance Performance.

Overnight at Hotel.                 Meals: B/L/D          Trans: 4WD Van

Day 15. Departure

Check out hotel and transfer to the airport for departure.

Meals: B                                     Trans: 4WD Van

 

 

Departures Starting date Ending date Status
Departure 1 12 Jun, 2017 26 Jun, 2017 available
Departure 2 11 Aug,2017 25 Aug, 2017 available
Departure 3 04 Sep, 2017 19 Sep,2017 available

 

The package price includes:

  • 4 star hotel accommodation for 2 nights twin base
  • Ger camp accommodation for 12 nights twin base
  • Full Boarding during the tour (All meals)
  • Local land transportation by chauffeured 4WD Japanese van
  • Domestic flights: 1. Ulaanbaatar-Gobi
  • All excursions sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Folklore performance tax
  • Russian speaking guide service
  • National park taxes
  • Horse and camel riding expanse

The package price excludes:

  • International flight or rain fare
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  •  Personal nature expanses
  • And any expanse not mentioned including list above