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KHARKHORIN, ERDENEZUU MONASTERY

Overview
A short trip to the central part of the country, while visiting Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes, Kharkhorin town, and Ugii lake. Visit the famous Erdenezuu monastery built on the site of ancient capital Kharkhorin city and Kharkhorin museum exhibits findings from the ruins of Kharkhorin city.

Duration: 2 days (800km by car)

Itinerary:

  • Day 1
    (09:00) Drive to the west to Khugnu Khan mountain (about 290km)
    Visit a nomad family
    Camelback riding in Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes (about 30 min)
    Drive to Kharkhorin town
    Visit the Erdenezuu monastery
  • Day 2
    Visit the Kharkhorin museum
    Drive to Ugii lake
    Visit Memorial complex of the Turkish period
    Picnic nearby the Ugii lake (Lunch)
    Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city (19:00)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Elsen tasarkhai sand dune
  • Visit nomad family
  • Camelback riding
  • Erdenezuu monastery
  • Kharkhorin museum
  • Memorial Complex of Turkish period
  • Ugii lake

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • A car with an experienced driver
  • Petrol
  • A tour guide
  • Guest house
  • Camelback riding
  • Entrance fees
  • Road taxes
  • Bottled water

Not included:

  • Video & photo taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses and gratuities

TRAVEL PACKING LIST

  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Vaseline
  • Hand cream
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Dental floss
  • Wet tissue
  • Dry tissue
  • Toilet paper
  • Hiking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Water bottle
  • Flashlight
  • Sleeping bag
  • Travel pillow
  • Raincoat
  • Universal adapter plug

PRICE
1 pax: $410 per person
2 pax: $240 per person
3 pax: $190 per person
4-6 pax: $180 per person

 

Number of days: 2
Covered regions:
Central Mongolia
Gobi Desert
Western Mongolia
Northern Mongolia
Eastern Mongolia
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Video & photo taxes
What to bring: Hand cream
Transport: SUV 4x4
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