We will happy organize to your trip in Mongolia. I offer you a trip to The Terelj national park. This is one day trip
Recommended activities:ride to horse, visit temple, rock formation, and world biggest horseman's statue.
Early morning AM09:00 we will pick up at your hotel lobby. Then we will drive to Terelj national park.
Firstly we will see to Turtle rock .
Turtle rock "Melkhii khad " is surprising granitic formation 24 metres (79 feet)high whose form reminds of a turtle. It's old name was Mungut tsokhio .located at the foothills of a mountain covered of pines this rocky formation is inconstestably a photo opportunity while you are on the road for terelj.
Then we continue drive to Ariyabal meditation temple for 5 minutes.
One of the most beautiful spots in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park apart from its nature is Aryabal Temple. This hidden in the mountains temple is located nearby Turtle Rock, 56 km away from Ulaanbaatar city. Surrounding areas attraction full of granite formation set among scenic valleys and hills with a winding river and groves of trees.
Aryabal is a Buddhist God who listens to all the prayers of humankind and releases humankind from suffering. It was built in the shape of an elephant’s head. The number 108 is an auspicious number in Buddhism. Therefore the stairs leading to the temple consist of 108 steps and symbolizes the elephant’s elongated trunk. Moreover, signs with 144 Buddhist teachings, written in English and Mongolian, lined the sides of the path to the temple.
The temple style is more tibetan styled like white square shaoed and white colored main building and porcelain roofs decorated with buddhist and religious signs. The decoration at the temple houses are amasing, especially depicting what is the paradise and what is the hell.
Aryabal Temple belongs to the Kalachakra sect of Buddhism, which was built in 1810-s by mongolian and tibetan artists and Buddhist monks from Manzushir monastery came to this temple to meditate. Later in 2000 buddhist monks of Lamiran temple in Ulaanbaatar initiated the project to restore this temple and completed the restoration work in 2004-2007. Lamiran temple monks sometimes come to this temple and cater religious service here and in many days of year it is open place for visitors and tourists, who want to thank for the god and do meditation.
Then we will drive to Tuul river.
Here's we ride to horse 2 or 3 hours
According to the Mongol proverb “a Mongol man without a horse is like a bird without wings”. Mongolian nomadic culture is intensely linked to horses. The horse and a nomadic lifestyle of living enabled the Mongols led by Chinggis Khaan and his descendant to amass the largest empire to world has ever known. The Mongol horse is small, being about the height of a double pony like 1.3 meters at the shoulder. The horse is the most practical form of transportation in Mongolia. The pleasure is to be unconstrained by roads or traffic lights, free to go in any direction! Fermented mare’s milk airag is a refreshing drink, Mongolia’s drink of choice. This mild beverage made of fermented mare’s milk has a slightly acid taste and great for treating thirst.
After that we will going to Chingis khaan statue complex
The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, part of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex is a 131-foot (40 m) tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog (54 km (33.55 mi) east of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar), where according to legend, he found a golden whip. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. It is on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor centre, itself 10 metres (33 ft) tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan. It was designed by sculptor D. Erdenebileg and architect J. Enkhjargal and erected in 2008.
Then we'll back to Ulaanbaatar
Drop off at your hotel.
price: 1-2 person 130 $
3-4 person 110 $
5- or more 100 $
English speaking guide
Driver with a car
Horse riding with local guide and equipments
Mineral Water per person 1.5 liters
Have a great day
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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.