Heart of Mongolia Tour 7 days/6 nights

Central Mongolia tour   8 days/7 nights 

Tour Info
Heart of Mongolia tour is the covers most popular destinations of central Mongolia. With this tour you can explore Erdenezuu the first Buddhist monastery in the country, Khustai national park of Takhi wild horse of Central Asia, natural beauty of Terelj national park, Chinggis Khaan monument and capital city Ulaanbaatar

Brief itinerary

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
Day 2. Karakorum, ancient capital
 
Day 3. Hustain Nuruu Natural  
 
Day 4. Viewing wild horses & visiting nomads
Day 5. Terelj National Park via Ulaanbaatar  
Day 6. Sightseeing & cultural experience in Terelj  
Day 7. Chinggis Khaan monument -Ulaanbaatar  
Day 8. Departure 

 

Day 1 Ulaanbaatar
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Tour the Museum of Natural History with its splendid collection of Dinosaur exhibits. Mongolian traditional folklore concert. Evening motor coach tour of Ulaanbaatar, including the War Memorial at Zaisan if time permits. Overnight at the hotel.   

Day 2.  Karakorum, ancient capital city
After breakfast coach transfer to Karakorum, the 13th century capital city of Mongolia. On the visit a horse-breeder’s family to see making airag, the Mongolian traditional drink of fermented horse milk. Overnight in gers by the Orkhon River. 

Day 3.  Hustain Nuruu Natural reserve via Bayangobi 
After an early breakfast, visit Erdene Zuu, once one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia and almost destroyed in the 1930s. Tour of the monastery grounds and several chapels with excellent examples of Buddhist iconography dating from the 16thcentury. Visit to the symbolic ruins of Karakorum, the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire. Then we drive to Bayangobi sand dunes where we have lunch and enjoy sightseeing at this interestig sand stretch and picturesque rocky mountain of Khugnukhaan. In the afternoon, drive to Hustain Nuruu Natural. During dinner, view a documentary on wildlife of Hustai natural reserve. Overnight at Hustai ger camp.

Day 4.  Viewing wild horses and visiting nomads
In the morning, see the Przewslki wild horses, being raised in the reserve in sem-captivity. Then drive to a nomad settlement at the Bayansonginot, where we watch making of Mongolian felt in a traditional way and processing of animal hides and skins. Have lunch with local nomads and at the Mandal community, we are seeing making of dairy products. Drive back to the camp for overnight.

Day 5.  Terelj National Park via Ulaanbaatar 
Leave Hustai reserve in the morning to arrive at Terelj National park during lunch time. Today we are exploring the surrounding area, having an excurion to famous Turtle rock and riyabal meditation temple. 

Day 6.  Sightseeing and cultural experience in Terelj 
In the morning, enjoy a cultural experiment, taking part in dismantling and building of a Mongolian ger with the help of locals. After lunch, enjoy short horse riding along the national park and participate in archery lessons and trials in evening. Overnight in gers at the camp.

Day 7.  Excursion to Chinggis Khaan monument and arrive in Ulaanbaatar 
After breakfast at the camp coach transfer to Chingis Khaan grand monument situated in Tsonjin Boldog sight. Photo session and brief introduction to the medieval history of Mongolia and Chinggis Khaan’s life. Lunch at the monument restaurant and transfer back to Ulaanbaatar. Visit Mongolian National History museum. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 8. Departure
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to Chinggis Khaan international airport for departure flight. 

 

Inclusion 

All transportation listened in the itinerary
Twin share accommodation: hotel*** and in ger camps 
Three meals per day
Services of English speaking guide
All taxes and entrance fees to the protected areas
Sightseeing cost
All transfers between airport and hotel
Horse and camel riding cost

 

Exclusion 

International transportation
Travel and medical insurance
Alcoholic drinks
Tip
Meals in UB

Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch/Dinner
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: Minivan
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.