Ancient Kharkhorum & Orkhon waterfall Tour, Mongolia, 11Days
Route: Ancient Kharkhorum-Khorgo national park-Orkhon waterfall
Kharkhorum is built in 1220 and for 32 years it was a Capital of the Great Mongolian Empire. The city of kharkhorum survived 140 in total. The erdenezuu monasteryis the first center of Buddhism in Mongolia built in year 1586 by Avtai sain khan on ruins of Kharkhorum.
Region: Arkhangai province and Uvurkhangai province
Tour length: 11 days, 10 nights
Highlights: Orkhon waterfall, Erdene zuu monastery, Khorgo national park
Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and check in at the hotel OR GUESTHOUSE. After the welcome lunch you will make a city tour and visit the wonderful, still in use, Gandan Monastery, the Sukhbaatar Square and the Natural History Museum.
Day 2. Drive to Elsen Tasarhai (290 km), the stunning sand dunes, streams and rocky mountains. Drive to Karakorum (80 km). Visit the historic site–Erdene-Zuu monastery from the 16th century and its surroundings like ruins of Tumen Amgalant Palace of Ogoodei Haan and the Phallic Pock. After lunch drive to Tsetserleg town (130 km), center of Arkhangai Province. Overnight in a tent on the way.
Day 3. Arrive at Tsetserleg township. Visit surroundings of Tsetserleg town: Ethnography Museum established on the ruin of Zayain Huree monastery. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 4. Drive to Horgo, a volcanic mountain and the nearby lake of Terhiin Tsagaan Nuur (180 km). Overnight in nomadic family.
Day 6 After breakfast we go to kharkhorum. Look around this historical place. Erdene Zuu monastery is the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia.
Day 7. After lunch go to ulaan tsutgalan waterfall. Visit a nomadic family. Observe a nomadic way of life and the technology of making milk products. Taste airag (mare’s milk). Horse riding. Drive to Uurtiin Tokhoi waterfall, following Orkhon river upstream.
Day 8. Orkhon water fall. Overnight in ger.
Day 9. After breakfast We drive to Ugii lake.
Day 10. After lunch We drive to UB city. Stay in guesthouse.
Day 11. Check out from hotel and transfer to Chinggis Khaan International airport or Ulaanbatar train station for departure.
- All meals as listed in itinerary
- All entrance fees
- Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Accommodation in UB (twin standard room double occupancy)
- Shared accommodation in ger camp
- Transportations by 4WD vehicles
- English speaking guide (other language guide on request)
- International airfare
- Travel insurance and Visa
- Optional activity cost
- Excess baggage charge
- Single room supplement
- Any additional things which are not mentioned above
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.