Gobi of Mongolia Tour, 14 Days

Gobi of Mongolia tour

 

Length: 14days/13nights   per person 1700$

Group size: 2-15 people

Potential period: Jun-Sep 

Tour info
It takes 13 days to cover the best of Mongolia in shortest possible time with peace of mind and experiencing local culture along with natural beauties. This tour takes to the most popular tour destinations including Gobi, Karakorum, Terelj National Park and Huvsgul Lake and we promise the highest standard of services. It is a complete experience of Mongolia at its best and a very educational tour on its own right. Apart from enjoying the splendid sceneries of the desert, national parks and lake, you learn a lot from our unique culture and lifestyle, yet diverse from one region to other.

Brief Itinerary
Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
Day 2. Hustain Nuruu National Park
Day 3. Karakorum, an ancient capital city
Day 4. Ongi Monastery ruin
Day 5. Bayanzag Flaming cliffs
Day 6. Yoliin Am 
Day 7. Ulaanbaatar
Day 8. Fly to Murun and transfer to Huvsgul Lake 
Day 9. Huvsgul lake exploration, visit Reindeer people 
Day 10. Transfer to Murun and fly to Ulaanbaatar 
Day 11. Terelj National Park
Day 12. Free day in Terelj National Park
Day 13. Chinggis Khaan Monument complex
Day 14. Departure

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Tour the central Square and Museum of National History  and with its splendid collection of historical and cultural 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. Hustain Nuruu National Park
Then drive to Hustai National park camp. After lunch at Hustai ger camp, watch a documentary about flora and fauna of Hustai national park. In the evening, transfer to the national park core zone in order to view Takhi wild horse, well known as Przewalski horses. Overnight in Hustai ger camp.Overnight at ger camp.

Day 3. Karakorum, an ancient capital city
After breakfast transfer to Karakorum, the 13th century capital city of Mongolia. On the way see sand dune that stretched more than 80km across the central Mongolian steppe. Afternoon, 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 16th century. Visit to the symbolic ruins of Karakorum, the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire. Overnight at ger camp. 

Day 4. 
Ongi Monastery ruin
Drive to Ongi temple ruin. It was one of the Mongolian biggest 7 temples. There are 2 compels of monastery ruins which were built up in 1780s. During repression in 1930s’ these two temples destroyed and many lamas (monks) were executed and jailed. Overnight at ger camp. 

Day 5. 
Bayanzag Flaming cliffs
Breakfast at base camp driveto Bayan Zag, Flaming Cliffs for exploring the Gobi Cemetery of Dinosaurs and the trail of Roy Chapman Andrews, and Moltsog Els sand dunes. In the evening, watch a documentary about American explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, whose expedition crew discovered the first dinosaur fossils of Mongolia from Bayanzag sight in the 1920’s overnight in gers. 

Day 6.  
Yoliin Am 
After lunch at base camp, visit Yoliin Am (Lammergeyer) Valley National Park for trekking and opportunity to photograph the stunning landscape. Return to the camp. Dinner and free time in the evening. Overnight in gers.

Day 7. Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast transfer to Dalanzadgad airport for late morning flight to Ulaanbaatar. After lunch, tour the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, home of the last Mongolian Khan who ruled from till 1924. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 8Fly to Murun and transfer to Huvsgul Lake 
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Murun, the capital of Huvsgul province. Have packed lunch near the airport and transfer our camp at the Shore of Huvsgul Lake. Free hiking and relaxing in the evening. Dinner and overnight at base camp.

Day 9. Huvsgul lake exploration, visit Reindeer people 
Breakfast at base camp and transfer to Reindeer herder’s settlement. Arrive back to the camp for lunch. In the afternoon explore the breathtaking shores of this beautiful lake, enjoy horse riding, trekking or fishing. Dinner and overnight at base camp.

Day 10. Transfer to Murun and fly to Ulaanbaatar 
Breakfast at base camp. Drive back to Murun to catch an early afternoon flight to Ulaanbaatar. After lunch, visit one of Mongolia’s cashmere factory outlets. In the evening, welcome and enjoy farewell dinner with traditional musical performance. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 11. Terelj National Park
After breakfast at hotel transfer to the Terelj National Park. Arrive at Terelj Lodge ger camp and continue excursion to the Turtle Rock and Aryabal meditation temple and enjoy scenery of national park. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 12. Free day in Terelj National Park
In the morning, have a free time and visit ger museum at Terelj Lodge camp for 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 13. Chinggis Khaan Monument complex
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 14Departure 
Transfer to airport or train station for return flight.

 

 

 

 

Number of days: 14
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
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
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Special Event tours
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Languages:
English
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Japanese
Korean
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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.