Beauty of Mongolia Tour
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 Great Khan’s Statue and Terelj National Park
Drive to new build huge Statue of Chinggis Khan and visit Terelj National Park, a fascinating area about 60 km to the east of Ulaanbaatar. High Mesozoic granite cliffs, sculpted into unique formations by wind, frost and rain erosion, loom over the fertile valleys. Relaxing in beauty nature and by fresh air of Terelj. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 3. Tour to Khustai National Park
Drive to Khustai National Park 100 km away from Ulaanbaatar 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 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. Tsenkher Hot Spa
Tsenkher is Hot Springs with a temperature of 86.5 degrees Celsius. Possibility to bathing in indoor and outdoor hot springs at the camp. After Lunch visit to Yak breeder’s family and experience the traditional customs and lifestyle of local residents. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 6. Ancient capital city Karakorum and Erdenezuu Monastery
After breakfast drive to ancient capital of Mongolian Empire, which founded Chinggis 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 7. Orkhon waterfall
After breakfast drive to Orkhon waterfall, was formed by an unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes 20 tsd. years ago. Ulaan river is falling from 25 m high into Orkhon river canyon. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 8. Tour to Middle Gobi
Drive to Middle Gobi. Late afternoon arrival at camp. Hiking nearby Gobi mountains and along only River Ongi of Gobi. Visit destroyed monastery of Ongi with interesting history. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 9. Tour to South Gobi and Explore Dinosaur Country
Drive to South Gobi. On the way visit to Bayanzag /flaming cliffs/, saxaul forest of Gobi Desert and explore the “Gobi Dinosaur Cemetery” and follow the historic trail of paleontologist. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 10. Tour to Singing sand dune Khongor
Excursion to Seruun Bulag cold spring and singing sand dune Khongor. The sand dune covers 925 sq km and locates on about 1800m above sea level and stretches 180 km. Visit to camel breeder’s family and camel trekking is possible. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 11. Eagle Valley
Visit Yol /Lammergeyer/ valley in National Park of Three Beauty Mountain for day trek and an opportunity to photograph the stunning landscape of Altai Mountain chain, Gobi Glacier and intriguing wildlife. Leisure hiking. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 12. Back to Ulaanbaatar
Flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to hotel. Leisure time for shopping etc. Visit to Bogd Khan Palace museum. The Palace was the home of last Mongolian Bogd Khan, eight reincarnations, and consists of a complex of temples with beautiful tankhas and taxidermy and the Bogd’s Europian style home, which is filled with such wonders as a ger covered in snow-leopard furs, gifts to the Bogd Khan from world leaders, and stuffed seals. 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 13. Departure back Mongolia
After breakfast transfer to departure