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Genghis Khan Birthplace Tour

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MN08: 9 Days Ulaanbaatar - Genghis Khan's Statue Complex - Chinggis City - Birthplace of Genghis Khan - Bereeven Monastery - Blue Lake - Terelj National Park - Ulaanbaatar

Tour Type: Private tailor-made tour, experienced guide and driver
Accommodation: 4-star selected hotels & Ger Camps
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food
Highlights:

  • Appreciate vast grassland and enjoy horse trek in Terelj National Park.
  • Learn the life stories of Genghis Khan at his birthplace.
  • Visit herdsmen’s camps to experience nomadic culture.
  • Tour the highlights in Ulaanbaatar downtown.

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, Airport Pick-up
Welcome to join this 9-day Mongolia tour, during which you can not only appreciate the beautiful natural scenery, admire historical heritages, but also enjoy horse trek and visit local herdsmen’s camps. Upon your arrival at the Ulaanbaatar airport, our driver will greet you timely and escort you to check in the hotel in downtown.

Accommodation: Ramada Hotel (4 stars)

Day 2: Drive to Chinggis City, with a Stop at Genghis Khan Statue Complex
After breakfast, our guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby and then drive to Chinggis City, which will take about 6 hours on the way. In midway, we will visit Genghis Khan Statue Complex located 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of the city of Ulaanbaatar. It is known for a 40-meter tall equestrian statue of Genghis Khan, the founder of Mongol Empire, the largest contiguous land empire in history. Inside the statue is a museum exhibiting precious relics of Mongolian nomadic culture. There is also an elevator leading to a sightseeing platform over the head of the horse, where visitors can have a panoramic view of the endless grassland. Arriving in Chinggis City, check in the prior reserved hotel for a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Ezent Guren Hotel

  • Genghis Khan Statue Complex
    Huge Genghis Khan Statue Complex
Day 03: Chinggis City - Dadal Village
Today's trip will begin with a visit to Dadal Village. It will take about 6.5 hours to drive there. When arriving in the afternoon, the guide will escort you to stroll around the village to enjoy its charming rural landscape, consisiting of dark pine forests, clear rivers and lakes, and later reside in a special ger camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Chingis 3 lake tourist camp

Day 04: Visit Birthplace of Genghis Khan, Drive to Binder Village
After breakfast, we will visit Deluun Boldog and Khajuu Springs. Deluun Boldog is boundary zone a few kilometers up north of Dadal Village, with steppe, rounded hills and shallow gulches. It is said to be the possible location where Genghis Khan was born in 1162. There is a stone erected in 1990 on top of one of the hills, being inscribed with the story of Genghis Khan's birth. Also, the nearby Khajuu Bulag is the mountain spring where he was washed after birth. Then we'll pay a visit to a local herdsman's ger museum.

This afternoon, we will set off for Binder Village with beautiful natural scenery. On arrival, explore the village and then stay overnight at a ger camp in the nearby Kurkh River Valley.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Chingis Toonot Tourist camp

Day 05: Binder Village and Bereeven Monastery

In the morning, the guide will accompany you to visit Ancestor's Wall not far from Binder Village. It is a 9-feet high and 5-mile-long red granite wall built in the 13th century around a big graveyard of ancient nomadic inhabitants. On the way we will also stop over to see other ancient monuments including Rashaan Khad with abundant rock carvings, deer stones, and Binder Ovoo (Binder cairn) dating from Palaeolithic to the Bronze and Iron Ages. 


After lunch, move on to visit Baldan Bereeven Monastery, an important Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Buddhist monastery located in a river valley. Then go to Bayanbulag ger camp for dinner and overnight stay.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation:  Bayanbulag Tourist camp

Day 06: Blue Lake (Huh Nuur) - Gun Galuut Natural Reserve

Today we will depart for the beautiful Blue Lake at 10:00am. As a highlight of this Mongolia tour, it is not only a scenic place surrounded by verdant forests and teeming with various species of flora and fauna, but also one of the most important historical places in Mongolian history, for it is the place where Temuujin was enthroned and titled as "Genghis Khan" in 1189. 


After lunch, we will take the car for around 3 hours to Gun Galuut Natural Reserve - the harmonious complex of high mountains, steppes, grasslands, rivers, lakes and wetlands. 


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Steppe Nomads Tourist camp

Day 07: Visit Terelj National Park and a Nomadic Family
Today will be another highlight of this Mongolia tour. In the morning, the guide will accompany you to Terelj National Park, famous for the green grassland, lush woods and many rock formations. On the way pay a visit to a local nomadic family, talk with them and experience their traditional lifestyle. On arrival at the park, we will firstly go to admire the Turtle Rock beside the main road. It is a 24 meters (75 feet) high rock formation carved into a turtle only by the force of nature. After, you may enjoy horse trek in the vast park freely on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Terelj Star Tourist camp

  • Local nomadic people
    Local nomadic people
  • Terelj National Park
    Natural landscape at Terelj National Park
Day 08: Ulaanbaatar City Tour
After breakfast, drive 2 hours to return back to Ulaanbaatar and visit Zaisan Memorial Hill. The hill was built in memory of the allied Mongolian and Soviet soldiers died in the Second World War. On the top of the memorial hill, you can overlook the surrounding mountain landscape and the entire city. After lunch, proceed to visit Genghis Khan's Square located at the city center. After the visit, you will be given some free time to stroll around or buy some souvenirs for families and friends. If needed, feel free to ask for suggestions from the guide. In the evening, the guide will come to pick you up and go to enjoy an excellent music and dance show "Wonders of Mongolia" performed by the world-famous Tumen-Ekh group. After that, head to the "Bd's Mongolian Barbeque" international chain restaurant for dinner, drawing an end to this tour in Mongolia. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Ramada Hotel (4 stars)

  • Wonders of Mongolia Dance Show
    "Wonders of Mongolia" Dance Show
Day 09: Departure from Ulaanbaatar
Today accoring to your flight schedule, our driver will escort you to the airport and say good-bye. Thanks for choosing us and wish you all the best!
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Tour Prices

Christmas & 2023 special: Enjoy 12% off if you book before Dec. 25, 2022

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
10 Jun - 15 Sep$1949 $1715$1449 $1275
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • All service Charge & Local Taxes.
  • Complementary drink water during the trip.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out Ulaanbaatar.
  • 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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