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Mongolian Cultural and Natural Combo Tour

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Explore untouched beautiful natural landscape of Mongolia
  • Riding Bactrian (two humped) camel
  • explore authentic nomadic culture
  • drive through edgeless vast valley and countless number of herds
  • see wild horses
  • See the biggest statue of Great Chinggis Khaan

PLACES TO VISIT:

ULAANBAATAR - ELSEN TASARKHAI/Mt.KHUGNU KHAN – KARKHORIN - KHUSTAI NATIONAL PARK - TSONJIN BOLDOG -TERELJ NATIONAL PARK – ULAANBAATAR

DURATION: 7 days / 6 nights

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 4 pax (minimum)  - 18 pax (maximum)

SEASON: May to Octobe

Itinerary

This tour includes seeing the ancestors of all domestic horse on their natural habitat, followed by Mongolia’s vast and wide-ranging landscape from sand dunes to Siberian woods and river valleys. It also includes historical sites like Kharkhorin, the capital city of mighty Mongol empire which once was the most glorious city on earth that later became main Buddhist center. You will have dedicated vehicle and tour guide and experience Mongolia’s real nomadic family life, horse and camel-riding, taste Mongolian yoghurts and horse milk, see probably the brightest stars in your life in Mongolia’s clear sky, not to mention the endless number of beautiful photo shooting of your lifetime.

Ulaanbaatar city tour – Gandan Monastery the main Buddhist center, Chinggis Khaan (the central) Square, National History Museum, and Traditional cultural performance.
After early breakfast we depart to Elsen Tasarkhai Sand dunes, a unique sand dune in non-desert area, as if, it was brought by modern equipments. We will try riding Bactrian (two hump) camel and explore the area on camel back. Continue drive to Khugnu Tarna Monastery, a place with some historical events happened. Overnight at the ger camp near Elsen Tasarkhai
Depart to Kharkhorin, the capital city of Mongol Empire, that turned into Mongolian main Buddhist center in 16th century. On the way we will visit local nomadic family and taste organic dairy products, local foods and drinks. Following lunch at Kharkhorin, we will explore the area and visit Erdene Zuu Monastery in Kharkhorin, Kharkhorin museum and other attractions. Stay overnight at ger camp in Orkhon River valley near Kharkhorin.
After breakfast Depart to Khustai National Park. Explore The Khustai national park Research center and Wild Horse (Takhi) sanctuary. Takhi is ancestor of domestic horses and now it lives only in Mongolia.
Explore the sanctuary park with Takhi (Wild Horse or Przewalski Horse) on their natural habitat. If lucky we will not only see deer, wolf, marmot and other wildlife, but also extremely rare animals like lynx. Lunch at the camp and drive to Ulaanbaatar (109km) in the afternoon. After dinner in UB check in to hotel and rest.
Breakfast. Drive to Tsonjin Boldog, the biggest statue of Chinggis Khaan, with museum and observatory inside. Next we’ll drive to beautiful Terelj National Park, one of the most visited national parks and explore the area by horse riding and hiking. It is the time to feel peaceful nomadic lifestyle and touching the wild nature again. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar, farewell dinner and check in to hotel
Day 6 or Day 7 International Departure

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Professional guide service at all times
  • All Hotels in Ulaanbaatar based on twin/double occupancy and comfortable ger camps outside of city
  • Air conditioned tour bus/coach and fuel
  • Experienced driver
  • All mentioned meals in the itinerary
  • Museums and cultural performance tickets
  • All sightseeing and National park’s entrance fees
  • Horse and camel riding (1 hour)
  • Nomad family visit
  • 2 bottles of complimentary water per person per day and some snacks

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights and trains
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Travel and health insurance
  • Hotel early check in and check-out charges
  • Few unmentioned meals
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Camera fees
  • snacks
  • soft and alcoholic drinks
  • some additional activity fees