Deep into ancient time – Karakorum
Adventure level: Soft
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Day 1. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and city tour
Meet at airport and transfer to hotel in Ulaanbaatar city. After relax, will be day tour exploring Ulaanbaatar. It starts from Sukhbaatar square a central point and spirit of the capital city. Next move is Zaisan hill with panoramic view of whole city and Gandan monastery with its gold plated 26 m Bodhisattva statue decorated with precious stones. After lunch in fine restaurant will be excursion to the Natural history museum, where the biggest dinosaur skeletons in the world and the precious fossilized dinosaur eggs and bones found in Gobi Desert are kept intact. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2. Tour to Khustai National Park
Drive to Khustai National Park 100 km away from UB to see the Przewalski wild horses, after 40 years recently re-introduced back to Mongolia. Visit the local information center for learn about the history of the last pure wild horses and the history of the area. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 3. Ancient capital city Karakorum and Erdenezuu Monastery
After breakfast drive to ancient capital of Mongolian Empire, which founded Chingis Khaan and was one of the stops along the legendary “Silk road”. Look around now day little town Karakorum and see historical tower on the hill. Visit to Erdene Zuu monastery of 16th century, built on the site of the legendary capital city, using their bricks and stones from the ruins of Karakorum. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 4. Tour to Ogii lake
Drive to Ogii lake. This amazing lake with 14 species of fish, 150 species of rare migrated birds, sand shore and soft wave offer a fantastic opportunity for bird watching, boating and fishing. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 5. Back to Ulaanbaatar
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar with picnic lunch. Transfer to hotel in city. Leisure time for shopping etc. Before dinner evening art performance. This fascinating folklore performance includes traditional folk song, throat singing, beauty melody of horse fiddle, ethnic dances and artistic contortion. Overnight in hotel.
Day 6. Departure
After breakfast transfer to departure. Depending on departure time other activities are available.