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    We discovered Mongolia

Mongolia Highlights Tour

This trip combines beautiful scenery, historical monuments and nomadic lifestyle, all within a relaxed schedule.  Highlights on this tour include some of the most historically and religiously important monasteries of Mongolia You will also be able to hike around and look in a couple of extinct volcano craters, which are in wonderfully picturesque areas. There are also activity highlights such as visits to reindeer, camel and horse breeder families and there you can try a reindeer ride, horse and camel ride As if that wasn’t enough, we also take you to the heart of the Gobi desert where you can see glaciers and sand dunes and hike around the area claimed to be the “Land of dinosaurs”. If you like all above, join us and see more of the trip below.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
Sightseeing around Ulaanbaatar such as National Museum, Palace Museum of Bogd King, Zaisan memorial hill, Sukhbaatar’s square etc. Overnight in hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 2

Drive to Amarbayasgalant monastery.
Visit to the exotic Amarbayasgalant monastery & enjoy its history. Hiking in & around the monastery and take some good pictures. Overnight in tourist Ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 3

Drive to Uran Togoo.
Hike to the Uran Togoo extinct volcano and around the crater. Explore the wildlife, fauna and flora of the area. Visit to a nomadic family & interest their nomadic way of the life. Overnight in tourist Ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 4

Drive to Huvsgul Lake National Park.
Enjoy more the lake by trekking. Take lovely nature pictures. Explore the flora and fauna of the area. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 5

Visit to a local Tsaatan and reindeer
Explore their lifestyle. You may try riding a reindeer. Horse riding (1 hour). Relax in the beautiful nature. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 6

Lake and Murun town
Discover the lake by taking a boat tour. Also you can kayaking an hour. Drive to Murun town. the capital of Huvsgul province. Overnight in local hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 7

Enjoy a hiking to Horgo extinct volcano crater.
View the panorama of the National Park and take pictures. Watching the lake birds by the Terkhiin Tsagaan lake. Free hiking on the lake shore and hear the camp. (B+L+D)

Day 8

Drive to Arkhangai province.
Visit to legendary Taikhar rock. Take picture on the way and near the Chuluut river canyon. On the road, enjoy a hiking to Horgo extinct volcano crater. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 9

Drive to Tsenher hot spring.
You can have a bath in the spring water. Hiking in the forest and admire the pretty flowers. Read book outside. Play games. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 10

Drive to Karakorum & Erdenezuu monastery.
Take photos on the way Erdenezuu monastery. Its famous museum. Hiking to the Orkhon River. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D) 

Day 11

Drive to Ongi temple ruins.
Visit to a rebuilt main temple & a museum which displays a leader monk’s used items. Hike to a type of ancient stupa ruin. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 12

Drive to Bayanzag.
Free walk & photograph in flaming cliffs, saxaul forest. Look for dinosaur eggs & fossils. Watch 15 minutes fact film about Roy Chapmen’s expeditions in the camp. (B+L+D)

Day 13

Drive to Khongor Sand Dunes.
Visit the nomadic family. 1 hour camel ride trial by the Khongor Sand Dunes. Star gazing in the evening. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 14

Drive to Eagle Valley.
Hiking to glacier and photographing in Yoliin Am, some wildlife viewing. Gobi museum. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 15

Fly to Ulaanbaatar
International Intellectual museum, shopping for souvenirs, cashmere and woolen products, Show Mongolian traditional folklore concert. Overnight in hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 16

Departure
You will be transferred to the airport. (B)

CategoryOverland & Discovery tours
Duration16d/15n
AvailableMid of May to October
Activity level2
Price$

Tour Highlights:

Amarbayasgalant monastery
Uran Togoo Volcano
Huvsgul Lake National Park
Tsaatan or reindeer people
Horgo National Park& Terkh White Lake
Tsenkher hot spring
Karakorum and Erdenezuu monastery
Ongi temple ruins
Bayanzag
Khongor Sand Dunes
Yolin Am

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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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