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.
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