Description: 3 days adventure travelling central Mongolia from Ulaanbaatar to the Elsen Tasarkhai.
Meet the locals in Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes and Terelj national park, go for hiking around the national park, take some horseback and camel riding.
Visit to Genghis Khan Statue and museum.
Day1. Leaving Ulaanbaatar for Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes
After you picked up from our hostel in Ulaanbaatar we will drive Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes. This is a Gobi-typed desert and a picturesque landscape. Mountains, forests, steppe and sand dunes can be all found in one location in here. After having lunch at the family, there is an opportunity for a camelback riding through the sand dunes. We will stay overnight in a Mongolian family ger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Day2. Driving to Telelj National Park
This morning after breakfast we will drive to a nomadic family in Terelj National via passing by Ulaanbaatar.
Terelj National Park is one of the national parks of Mongolia. It is connected with Ulaanbaatar by a paved road. The park also has a Buddhist monastery that is open to visitors. Park wildlife includes brown bears and over 250 species of birds and you will have a chance to see a lot of animals such as yaks, sheep, goats and horses hanging out around this National park. The Tuul River flows through the park. The park has interesting formatted rocks, and includes two famous formations named for things they resemble: Turtle Rock and the Old Man Reading a Book.Once we got to the National Park we will have lunch with the host family. Wander around the National Park and do some horseback riding through the National Park. Stay overnight in a ger. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Day3. Driving back Ulaanbaatar
After setting up at the family we will drive to Genghis Khan statue where is located in Tsonjin Boldog.
In 2008, a gigantic statue of Genghis Khan riding on horseback was erected 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 40 meters tall and wrapped in 250 tons of gleaming stainless steel. It stands on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor center that itself is 10 meters tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace.
After it back to Ulaanbaatar. When we arrive to Ulaanbaatar, we will be transferred to a hostel for tonight. (Breakfast, Lunch)