Central Mongolia in 5 days
The most intersting things and attractions of Central Mongolia to see in short period of time.
Day 1. Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia
Upon arrival at Chinggis Khan International Airport in Mongolia, you will meet your crew and transfer to a hotel, conveniently located in downtown Ulaanbaatar. After freshening up from your flight, we start our first day around Ulaanbaatar at Gandan Monastery, the largest and most important monastery of Mongolia with 500 monks. From here we will go to the National History Museum which tells the rich history of Mongolia. The heart of Ulaanbaatar, Sukhbaatar Square, is just a short walk away. Here we will see the Parliament House, National Opera and City Hall. Afterwards, we will visit Zaisan Hill, which offers great views of the city.
Day 2. Terelj National Park
After breakfast start to drive towards Terelj National Park and on the way we will visit nomadic families and other interesting things. The NP is situated 60km from UB city so we will arrive to our destination around lunch time and do check in our camp to stay. After lunch we will explore the area and visit Turtle Rock in the area. Gorkhi-Terelj National park is considered one of the most beautiful worth visiting places for travelers who wanted to rest in surroundings near UB. If you like adventure activities such as hiking, rafting, horse or camel riding and visiting nomad family and stay overnight in traditional Ger(yurt) dwelling within short period, this is the real place to fulfill your wishes. Dinner at the camp place.
Day 3. Visiting the famous 13th Century Museum and Chinggis Khaan Equestrian Statue
Today we drive to Chinggis Khan equestrian statue at Tsonjin Boldog. Chinggis Khan equestrian statue is a 40-metre tall statue of Chinggis Khan on horseback, on the bank of the Tuul river at Tsonjin Boldog,(54 km east of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar), where according to legend, he found a golden whip. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. After Chinggis Khaan’s statue we continue drive to Erdene village to visit the 13th century complex. The “13th Century” complex has the environment of tourism attractions, ger camps, farms, statues and traditional entertainment areas, all in real lifestyle of 13th century era. Within this country, the rule of the law is strong and there is no television, electricity and phones are allowed for the real experience as the purpose of the 13th Century theme park is built and established in real time micro kingdom of the 13th Century to make the real experiences for the tourists during their stay by genuinely providing true environment of the way of living. This is the only camp in Mongolia where you can visit the old time micro kingdom of Chinggis Khaan and his empire. Currently, there are six different camps and tribes that provide the above-mentioned services to the customers and they are: RELAY-STATION CAMP, CRAFTSMEN CAMP, EDUCATIONAL CAMP, HERDER’S CAMP, SHAMAN’S CAMP and KING’S PALACE. By the evening we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar and stay at the hotel in UB. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 4. Khustai national Park
The Mongolian Government declared Hustai National Park as a Specially Protected Area in 1993, one year after the initiation of the reintroduction project of the Takhi to the Hustain Nuruu. Here in the park area, 44 species of mammals have been recorded, including Red deer, Mongolian gazelle, Roe deer, Wild boar, Wild sheep, Ibex, Mongolian marmots, Grey wolves, Lynx, Pallas’ cat, Red fox, Corsac fox and Eurasian badger. Great opportunity to see all this animals from one spot. In 2002, the Man and the Biosphere Reserves organization of UNESCO certified the HNP as a member of the world biosphere network of natural reserves. The HNPT was enrolled as a member of IUCN in 2007. One can spend useful and interesting day visit and hike here in park area. At the evening return to Ulaanbaatar for overnight.
Day 5. A day hike to Bogd Khan Mountain and visit Manzhushir Monastery
The Bogd Khan Mountain is a mountain in Mongolia that overlooks the nation's capital, Ulaanbaatar, from a height of 3000 feet (914 m) above and to the south of the city. Manzhushir Monastery is a former Buddhist monastery established in 1733 and destroyed by Mongolian communists in 1937. Its ruins are located approximately 15 kilometers (as the crow flies, 43 kilometers by car) south of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar on the south slope of Bogd Khan Uul mountain. At the evening return to Ulaanbaatar for overnight.
Day 6. Departure
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