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Spiritual tours

Beside vast and wild landscape of Mongolia, belief of nomadic people makes this country world of spirituality.  In Mongolia, you may not encounter a community or electricity lines or any other signs of modern infrastructure development after traveling for hundreds of kilometers outside of the capital city. In this beautiful country you may travel among old monasteries and meditate in wild nature. 

 

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Temple and Lama tour

land tour

 

Length: 13 days/12nights

Tour grade: Easy  

 

 

Tour info
Encounter a land and culture which has remained unchanged for centuries; where meditation caves and monasteries dot the sweeping grasslands.  Experience pure serenity with the opportunity to witness a Morning Prayer ceremony, partake in meditation and yoga sessions, hike in the mountains and enjoy meditation with the backdrop of incredible landscapes. This unique tour, accompanied by a local expert in Tibetan and Mongolian Buddhism offers a special insight into a relatively unexplored destination.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive in UB          
Day 2. Amarbayasgalant Monastery                              
Day 3. Meditation in Monastery ground                        
Day 4. Ugii lake                                    
Day 5. Kharkhorum                            
Day 6. Erdenezuu monastery Buddhist ceremony                       
Day 7. Tovkhon Monastery                              
Day 8. Tuvkhun monastery                               
Day 9. Khogno khaan Mountain /Erdene Khambiin Khiid                                 
Day 10. Meditation is sand dunes                      
Day 11. Ulaanbaatar                            
Day 12. Shaman ritual                         
Day 13. Departure

Day 1 Arrive in UB          
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, city tour visiting Gandan Monastery largest Buddhist center in the county, Sukhbaatar Square and Chinggis Khaan’s Monument, National Museum of Mongolian History and enjoy Mongolian Folk Art performance. Dinner and overnight at hotel

Day 2 Amarbayasgalant Monastery                              
Drive to Amarbayasgalant Monastery, It is the most beautiful and well preserved old monastery in northern Mongolia. The thing makes this monastery an amazing is its architecture of main temple, constructed without single iron nail and all based on wooden block puzzles. Overnight at ger camp. 

Day 3 Meditation in Monastery ground                        
In the morning attend daily ritual of monastery and pray.  Afternoon visit old stupas  which is located western mountain of Monastery. Overnight in ger camp. 

Day 4 Ugii lake                                    
Drive to Ugiil Lake wnich is located in the middle of central Mongolian Steppe. Overnight at Ugii tour or Kahtan ugii camp.

Day 5 Kharkhorum                            
Drive to Kharkhorum. Late afternoon you will arrive in the city. And have short visit to Monument dedicated for Greatest Dynasties of Mongolia and Erdenezuu monastery. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 6 Erdenezuu monastery Buddhist ceremony                       
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. And attend daily rituals of Erdenezuu the fist and oldest Buddhist Monastery in Mongolia.

Day 7 Tovkhon Monastery                              
Drive to Tuvkhun temple. This is a very interesting day with awesome natural sceneries are combined with enchanting Buddhist culture. We are visiting Tuvhun Temple, which was built by 16th century religious ruler Zanabazar. There are number interesting sights related to the biography of the famous Mongolian religious leader and artist. He created some of his famous 21 taras here. The nature is awesome, the temple is splendid. Overnight in gers.

Day 8 Tuvkhun monastery                               
A day to meditate near Tuvkhun Monastery. Overnight in ger camp. 

Day 9 Khogno khaan Mountain /Erdene Khambiin Khiid                                 
It is a unique place with many different forms of natural landscape; combination of a Gobi sand dunes, forests and rocky mountain. Opportunities to hike in the small sand dunes and riding a camel. In the afternoon we will to hike Erdene Khambiin Khiid; the monastery is located in the majestic looking Khogno Khaan Mountain. Enlightened Bogd Gegeen Zanabazar, a religious leader, philosopher, artist and sculptor was founded these Uvgun and Zaluu temples for his religious teacher. The soldiers of Oirad nobleman Galdan boshigt destroyed the monasteries and assassinated the monks in 1688. Overnight in the ger camp

Day 10 Meditation is sand dunes                      
Meditate in the sand dune which is stretched 80kn across central Mongolian steppe.  Afternoon visit nomad family to learn their way of life. Overnight in ger camp. 

Day 11 Ulaanbaatar                            
Arrival in UB. Transfer to hotel and breakfast. After breakfast visit to Bogd Khaan museum. Zaisan Hill. Shopping. Folklore concert. Dinner and overnight in Hotel

Day 12 Shaman ritual                         
Today we will visit shaman in Ulaanbaatar to witness Shaman ritual. Afternoon free time on own.  Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 13 Departure                                
Transfer to Chinggis Khaan international airport for departure

Included

  • 4 star hotel accommodation in Ulaanbaatar for 3 nights shared room
  • Ger camp accommodation for 9 nights
  • Full boarding during the tour (all meals)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation by Japanese van or bus in Ulaanbaatar
  • Sightseeing entrance fee
  • National park tax
  • Horse  riding cost
  • Bottled water for drink
  • Shaman ritual cost

Excluded

  • International airfare transportation
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal nature expanses
  • Any additional not mentioned above