Chinggis Khaan Statue & Kharkhorin city tours, 6 Days

Visit to the tallest horseman-statue in the world, dedicated to Mongolian legendary emperor Chinggis khaan. Elsen tasarkhai unique area of forest and sand dunes.

Terelj National Park's nature is articulated in great combination of sheer granite mountains, open fields and river. Kharkhorin city, which once served as the capital of Mongolian Empire and an essential station of the Silk Road and thus has much more to share than its current physical appearance. Mongolian largest and the historically most significant religious and cultural center Erdenezuu monastery. If you want to travel Mongolia this is important spot to visit.

Day 1. Terelj National Park with Chinggis Khaan Statue

The huge Chinggis Khaan statue in total is 40m high and see as far sighted Chinggis Khaan holds a golden whip in his right hand. Drive to Terelj National park. You'll explore the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones. some of them look quite similar to turtles. Terelj National Park is considered one of the most beautiful worth visiting places for travelers who wanted to rest in surroundings near UB.

Day 2. 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 (Przewalski's horse) to the Khustai National Park. The HNP covers 50,600 km2 land which is home to 459 species of vascular plants, 85 species of lichens, 90 species of moss and 33 species of mushrooms. 44 species of mammals have been recorded, including red deer, Mongolian gazelle, roe deer, wild boar, wild sheep, ibex, Mongolian marmots, grey wolves, Eurasian lynx, Pallas cat, red fox, corsac fox and Eurasian badger. Khustai National Park is the home to wild horses called Przewalski horses or takhi, in Mongolian.

Day 3. Elsen tasarkhai

Elsen tasarkhai (Sand dune - Mini Gobi) is a part of the Mongol Els sand dunes, which stretch from the Tuv, Uvurkhangai, and Bulgan provinces all the way west to become part of the Khugnu Khan mountain range. The sand dunes are 80 km long total. Dividing the southern part of the sand dunes with the so-called northern Mongolian sand, Khugnu Tarna is a main road. River Tarnat flows in the western part of the sand dunes, it is sodden under its surfaces, so shrubberies such as willow, elm, dogwood, shrubbery grow there. In the north there is the rocky and woody mountain “Khugnu khaan”. The widest section of the sand dune is located in the Ikh Mongol mountain area and covers an area of 9-10 km2.

Elsen tasarkhai

Day 4. Erdenezuu monastery

Kharkhorin is a town in Uvurkhangai Province in Mongolia. The population of Kharkhorin town itself was 8,977 in 2003 and covered an area of 20.5 km2. Kharkhorin is located at the lower end of the upper valley of the Orkhon River which is included within UNESCO's World Heritage Site Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape. Nearby are the ruins of the ancient town of Karakorum (also known as Kharkhorum or Qara Qorum) which, for a short time, served as the capital of the Mongol Empire under Ogedei Khan. Another Kharkhorin landmark is Erdene Zuu monastery and its famous phallic rock. Erdene Zuu Khiid - The first Buddhist monastery called Erdene-Zuu was built on ruins of Kharkhorin.

Day 5. Ugii lake

Ugii lake is located in the centre of Mongolia,and in the territory of Arkhangai province is one of the biggest lakes of Mongolia and has 27 km square area. Average depth is 6.64m, in some sections 15.3m, coastal length is 23.5m. Ugii lake abounds in various types of fish and birds, which creates a incredible natural beauty. Ugii Lake also provides a favorable condition for research work and traveling. More than 150 types rare species of birds dwelling in Ugii lake. It is a stopover point for more than 150 species of migrating water birds. Ugii lake has been registered as part of the east-north Asian international networking system that protects goose and duck flocks, due to the large populations of cape barren goose and a spoon bill in the lake.

Day 6. Ulaanbaatar city

Ulaanbaatar is the capital of Mongolia. Vibrant conjunction of traditional and 21st-century lifestyles typify the modern city. It is Mongolia’s largest city. As of 2012, around 45.8% of the Mongolian total population was living in the capital. Ger district in Ulaanbaatar city has been expanding due to income level of families moved from rural areas to the city and newly established family. According to the statistical information, 47.2% of Ulaanbaatar’s total population were born and raised in the city without moving and living anywhere else, indicating that almost 50% of the other part have migrated to the city after 1990.

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Enjoy your tour Mongolia

Number of days: 6
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
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