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    Ongi temple ruin

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Karakorum and Gobi tour

This 11 day trip is an excellent opportunity to get to know some of the most stunning parts of Mongolia. You will travel in a in 4WD vehicle through the Central and Southern parts of Mongolia, combining visits through most interesting museums, wonderful National Parks, medieval temples, freshwater lake & rivers, vast steppes, majestic mountains and the famous Gobi sand dunes combined with green oasis. Overnight accommodation will be in ger camps throughout the countryside and these will allow you to relax in comfort in the evenings while experiencing fun and excitement during the day.  Our past clients enjoyed every minute of the tour – we think you will too.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar & city tour
Sightseeing around Ulaanbaatar such as National historical Museum, Palace Museum of Bogd King, Zaisan memorial hill, Sukhbaatar’s square etc.

Day 2

Drive to Terelj National Park.
Turtle rock formation and meditation temple, visit to a nomadic family. Free horse riding & shoot archery.  Hike in the beautiful nature.

Day 3

Drive to Hustai National park.
Visit a small Takhi, the wild horse’s museum. Watch a 15 minutes documentary film. See the Takhi horse and other wild life. Hike around for a little while and take some good shots.

Day 4

Drive to Ugii Lake.
Enjoy the lake by walking, swimming & sunbathing. Take a boating (half hour). Watching the wet land birds.

Day 5

Drive to Karakorum & Erdenezuu monastery.
Its famous museum. Visit to Great Kings’ monument and Turtle Rock where you may see the panoramic view of Karakorum and Erdenezuu monastery.

Day 6

Drive to Ongi temple ruins.
Visit to a rebuilt main temple and a small ger museum which displays a leader monk’s used items. Hike to a type of ancient stupa ruin.

Day 7

Drive to Bayanzag.
Free walk & photograph in flaming cliffs and saxaul forest. If you want, you can look for dinosaur eggs and fossils. Watch 15 minutes fact film about Roy Chapmen’s expeditions in the camp.

Day 8

Drive to Khongor Sand Dunes.
Visit to the Singing Dunes,that is the highest sand dune. Climb on the dunes. Visit the nomadic family. 1 hour camel ride trial.

Day 9

Drive to Yoliin Am
Natural Museum of Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Hiking to glacier and photographing in Yoliin Am, some wildlife viewing.

Day 10

Fly to Ulaanbaatar
International Intellectual museum, shopping for souvenirs, cashmere and woolen products, Show Mongolian traditional folklore concert.

Day 11

You will be transferred to the airport. 

CategoryOverland & Discovery tours
Activity level2

Tour Highlights:

• Ulaanbaatar City
• Terelj National Park
• Hustai National Park
• Ugii Lake
• Karakorum and Erdenezuu monastery
• Ongi temple ruins
• Bayanzag
• Khongor Sand Dunes
• South Gobi, Yolin Am

How to book

Step 1: Choose your interested tour

Step 2: Fill the tour request form

Step 3: Get the full itinerary & price

Step 4: Make payment

Step 5: Receive the confirmation

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Have you ever been inside of real nomadic lifestyle and culture? Do you want to discover and stay with people whose ancestors made the biggest empire in the world during medieval period? This trip gives you only one great chance to visit real Mongolian nomadic families and experience their everyday life, custom and tradition.

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