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MN04: 10 Days Ulaanbaatar - Gobi - Bayanzag - Karakorum - Hustai - Terelj - Genghis Khan's Statue Complex - Ulaanbaatar

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized

Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car

Accommodation: 4-star hotels & Ger Camp

Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Welcome to Ulaanbaatar! After landing at Chinggis Khaan International Airport or Ulaanbaatar railway station, you will be picked up by our driver and sent to the hotel. After a short break, you can explore the city on your own.

Accommodation: Ramada Ulaanbaatar City Center (4 stars)

Day 2: Ulaanbaatar - Eagle Valley
Your Mongolia tour package today starts with a flight from Ulaanbaatar to Dalanzadgad Airport. Our experienced guide will welcome you at the airport and escort you to Eagle Valley which is also called Yolyn Am. This narrow valley is covered with ice almost all around the year. You will go hiking in the valley to encounter animals like camels or eagles.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Juulchin Khan Bogd Ger camp

  • Eagle Valley
    An encounter with camels and eagles in Eagle Valley
Day 3: Khongor Sand Dunes
Today you will enjoy a one-day trip to Khongor Sand Dunes with the company of our guide. It is also called the "Singing Sand" because dunes here can make sounds when the wind is blowing. The highest dune reaches up to 300 meters (980 feet). While crossing the wild sand dunes, you will see the dunes' color and shape changing at different times of a day. You will be deeply impressed by the view at the peak.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Gobi Discovery Ger camp

Day 4: Gobi Desert - Bayanzag
In the early morning, our guide will pick you up and accompany you to visit a family of local herdsmen. You can take photos with camels raised by them. After that, our driver will take you to Bayanzag. It is also called Flaming Cliffs, because crimson precipices there make it exactly like a firing valley. It becomes a popular spot due to the first discovery of dinosaur eggs as well as numerous dinosaur fossils lying under the cliffs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Mongol Gobi Ger Camp

  • Flaming Cliffs
    Flaming Cliffs, an extraordinary workmanship of nature
Day 5: Bayanzag - Ongi River
Your private Mongolia tour today will cover Ongi River and Ongi Monastery. You will enjoy the charming scenery while strolling along Ongi River. There is also the Ongi Monastery formed by 28 temples and several buildings lying on both banks of the river.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: tourist Ger camp

Day 6: Ongi River - Karakorum (Kharkhorin)
After breakfast, our driver will take you to Karakorum, also knowned as Kharkhorin, which used to be the capital of Mongolia. There you will visit Erdene Zuu Monastery, the largest and most ancient Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. There are 108 white pagodas built on its surrounding walls. Besides, paintings of the 15th century to the 17th century are preserved there. After that, it is time to admire the historical relics in Museum of Karakorum. For the rest of the day, you will wander around the city to encounter ruins of palaces, four city gates, markets, massif, grassland...

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: tourist Ger camp

  • Erdene Zuu Monastery
    Erdene Zuu Monastery, the oldest Buddhist monastery of Mongolia
Day 7: Karakorum - Hustai National Park
After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up from your ger and take you to Hustai National Park. We will stop at Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dune in the midway. Trees are scattered among the dunes and there is the Tarna River flows through the desert. There you can witness the amazing scene that forests, gobi desert and hills combine harmoniously. Then we will escort you to Hustai National Park which was built to protect local wild takhi horses as well as their shelters. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hustai Ger Camp

Day 8: Hustai National Park - Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
In the morning, you will be taken to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park to admire the natural scenery of wild grassland and thick woods. There you will see gers scattered on the grassland and horses running freely. Also, you will view attractions like the Ariyabal Meditation Temple and Turtle Rock there. You also have chances to witness the life of wild animals.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Terelj Lodge Ger camp

  • Terelj National Park
    Terelj National Park
Day 9: Genghis Khans Statue Complex - Ulaanbaatar
Today we will head back to Ulaanbaatar after breakfast. On the way, we will stop at Genghis Khan Statue Complex. On its top is the world's largest Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue with a height of 40 meters (130 feet). You can overlook the great scenery of grassland by taking the elevator to the head of the horse. After the visit there, our guide will accompany you to the local market to buy some souvenirs. In the evening, we will provide you a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Ramada Ulaanbaatar City Center (4 stars)

Day 10: Leaving Ulaanbaatar
You Mongolia tour package will end today. We will pick up you at the hotel and escort you to the airport. Our guide will help you check in and see you off. A nice journey home!

Meals: Breakfast

Tour with us, you will enjoy

10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before

Tour Prices
Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
May-Sep$2649 $2384$2259 $2033
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Economy class airfare of Ulaanbaatar - Dalanzadgad.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at hotels/ Ger camps.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All service Charge & Local Taxes.
  • Two bottled mineral waters during the tour per day.
What's Excluded
  • International Flights.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Mongolia Visa Fee.
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