Star gazing in Terelj National Park, 2 days

With this tour you can see Mongolian beautiful nature, unique nomadic traditions and vast starry sky without traveling hundreds of kilometers away from the city. Located just 60kms (37 miles) outside the city, Terelj National Park is ideal for those who wants to experience Mongolian countryside in short amount of time. The highlights of this tour are star gazing opportunity at our Deluxe Ger Camp “Terelj Star” and befriending local nomadic family.

Special Note: The tour requires min 2 people to start. For more than 5 people, please contact me.  

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: Terelj National Park (60kms)

Meet up with your guide at the hotel in the morning and transfer to Terelj National Park which is famous for its peculiar rock formations such as Giant Turtle Rock. Visit Aryapal Temple and Meditation center located in the remote mountain and enjoy beautiful sceneries of the area. Then proceed check-in to Terelj Star Resort and have a lunch. After lunch visit local nomadic family, learn about their distinct lifestyle and ride a horse for about an hour. In the evening you can enjoy many of the free activities at our resort such as Mongolian archery, hiking in the nearby hills, trying on traditional Mongolian Clothes etc.

But the highlight of the day comes at night. As Mongolia has clear skies for about 250 days a year, it’s ideal for star gazing as well as night sky photography opportunities. At our resort we turn off all the camp lights for star gazing during cloudless and moonless nights. We also have a telescope at our resort, available for using at the small fee. Enjoy hearty dinner and rest in a comfortable ger camp. (B/L/D)

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in "Terelj Star" Resort

Day 2: Back to Ulaanbaatar

After relaxing morning transfer back to Ulaanbaatar and conclude the tour with drop-off at the hotel or your preferred point.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Number of days: 2
Covered regions:
Central Mongolia
Gobi Desert
Western Mongolia
Northern Mongolia
Eastern Mongolia
Included services:
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: International flight tickets, accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, gratuity, optional tours not stated in the itinerary
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.