Gobi and Khovsgol lake with domestic flight - 12 days

Day1/25May. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Warm welcome at the Chinggis Khaan international airport. Transfer to the hotel in downtown. City touring. /x,L,D/

Day2/26May. Drive to Chinggis Khaan statue complex, tallest horseback statue in the world. Visit to the complex. Arrive in Terelj national park and visit to Turtle rock, Ariyabal temple and surrounding beautiful area. Overnight in Terelj Lodge ger camp. /B,L,D/

Day3/27May. Drive to Khustai National park which is lying in 85km from Ulaanbaatar. Unique wild horse – Takhi was reintroduced at the national park in 1992. As the successful implementation of this project today there are over 350 takhi in the park. Birch forest, mountain steppe, sand dunes, fresh cool springs, rocks formed like steps and elms and various of wild animals such as Red deer, white tailed gazelles, marmots, badgers, Roe deer, wild sheep and other wild animals habituate in the park. Late afternoon come back to Ulaanbaatar. Hotel. /B,L,D/

Day4/28May. Flight to Gobi Desert. Visit to Yoliin am valley which is located in the mountain named Gobi gurvan saikhan (3 beauties of the Gobi). It is 2800m high from above sea level and named by Yol (Lammergeier) bird. Hiking through the beautiful valley. Arrive in Khongor sand dune. Visit to camel breeding family and experience with camel riding. Overnight in "Gobi Erdene" Ger camp. /B,L,D/

Day5/29May. Arrive in Bayanzag. Here you will see Gobi’s saxsaul forest and red flaming cliffs. Bottom of Ancient Sea which excited 60-70 million years ago where a lot of Palentological findings have been discovered. The place is known as Flaming Cliffs so named by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer, who had visited Mongolia in 1920. During the 2 years he searched through the Mongolian Gobi desert and unearthed over dinosaur skeletons of different species. Overnight in "Mongol Gobi" Ger camp. /B,L,D/

Day6/30May. Heading towards to Central Mongolia. Arrive in Ongi monastery, ruins of big monastery of Bari Yonzon Khamba on the banks of the Ongi River. This is boundary are of Central and Gobi desert. Overnight in "Secret of Ongi" Ger camp. /B,L,D/

Day7/31May. Drive to ancient capital Kharkhorin, was established in 1220 and existed for 140 years and the capital of Mongol Empire for 32 years. The first Buddhist monastery Erdene zuu -was built in 1586 by remains of Kharakhorum city. Erdenezuu monastery was surrounded by a fortress wall which has 108 stupas. We will visit to temple complex at the monastery and historical museum of ancient capital. Overnight in "Munkhtenger" Ger camp. /B,L,D/

Day8/1June. Drive to Ulaanbaatar via Elsen tasarkhai. Transfer to the hotel. /B,L,D/

Day9/2June. Transfer to the airport and take a flight to Moron, Khovsgol. Visit to Deer stones of Uushig. Arrive in magnificent Khovsgol lake. Overnight in "Khovsgol Eco" Ger camp. /B,L,D/

Day10/3June. Khovsgol lake day. Khuvsgul lake is the second largest and the freshest lake of Mongolia, located in Khovsgol province. The lake is connected by rivers with Baikal lake in Siberia and occupy 1% of all fresh water on the earth. Khovsgol lake is 130km long, 40km wide and 200m at the deepest part. More than 90 rivers flow into the lake and only one river flows from the lake. Boating, hiking and horse riding day at the Khovsgol lake. Overnight in "Khovsgol Eco" Ger camp.

Day11/4June. Drive back to Moron and flight to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping and cultural performance show in the evening. Hotel. /B,L,D/

Day12/5June. Transfer to the airport and return.

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: International airfare, alcoholic drinks and travel insurance
What to bring: suitable thin layered clothes, personal equipment
Transport: Minivan
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