Contrast 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. Amarbayasgalant monastery
Drive to Amarbayasgalant monastery, built in 1736 by the order of the King of Chin Dynasty, also known as the Manchu period. Visit to Amarbayasgalant monastery, the biggest Buddhist center in Northern Mongolia. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 3. Uran Togoo volcanic
Drive to Uran Togoo volcanic. Hiking and trekking nearby beauty volcanic mountain Uran Togoo. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 4. Murun city, Khuvsgul province
After breakfast early morning drive to Murun. On the way lunch in Murun city. Drive to Khuvsgul lake 130km away from Murun. Explore the breathtaking alpine scenery of this beauty lake. Full day to hiking and photo session along the shores of the lakes, called as Blue Pearl of Mongolia, home to diverse wildlife and countless birds. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 5. Explore Khuvsgul Lake
Today you will experience the lifestyle of reindeer breeder’s family and the shaman religion. Horse riding along the lake. After lunch drive to Murun. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 6. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
Drive to Khorgo National Park. On the way lunch by Jargal. Visit pristine Nature of Khorgo National Park. Walk to volcano crater of 200 m wide and 100 m deep. After Lunch at camp visit to Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake was formed when volcanic lava dammed the Suman River, cutting a large gorge through the basalt. It is an astonishingly beautiful lake, 20 km long 16 km wide and 10 m deep with an altitude of 2,060m above sea level. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 7. Khorgo National Park
Drive to extinct volcano Khorgo National park. Lunch as picnic. On the way visit to picturesque River Chuluut /Canyon/ and Taikhar Rock. Khorgo is a dormant volcanic mountain. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 8. Tsenkher Hot Spa
Tsenkher is Hot Springs with a temperature of 86.5 degrees Celsius. Possibility to bathing in 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 9. Ancient capital city Karakorum, Erdene Zuu monastery
Drive to the ancient capital city of Mongolian Empire from 13th century. Look around 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 10. Ongi monastery
Hiking nearby Gobi mountain and along only River Ongi of Gobi. Visit destroyed monastery of Ongi with interesting history. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 11. Explore Dinosaur Country
Drive to Middle Gobi. On the way visit to Bayanzag /flaming cliffs/, sacksaul forest of Gobi Desert and explore the “Gobi Dinosaur Cemetery” and follow the historic trail of paleontologist. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 12. Eagle Valley
Day trip to Three Beauty Mountain National Park. Visit Yol /Lammergeyer/ valley in National Park and an opportunity to photograph the stunning landscape of Altai Mountain chain, Gobi Glacier and intriguing wildlife. Packed lunch in the National park and leisure hiking. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 13. Oasis in the Gobi, White Stupa
Visit to Sum Huh Burd oasis in the Gobi, which has an ancient stone fortress on an island in the center of the lake. The fortress, built in 16th century, has walls 1.5 meters thick and no roof. Legend says that all attempts to build a roof were thwarted by lightning. Drive to White stupa sand dune, Gobi white sand dune with a formation like a stupa. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 14. Baga Gazriin Chuluu /Earth stone/
Drive to Baga Gazriin Chuluu /Earth stone/ little mountain of Middle Gobi. Excursion to Earth stone, a sacred rocky mountain, 1760m above sea level, and is famous for its unique rock formation and beautiful natural environment. There is a small wood of elms, growing on rocky slopes and also a 20 m deep cave and spring emerging from holes up to 60 cm. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 15. Back to Ulaanbaatar
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city. Before dinner evening art performance /folklore. This fascinating folklore performance includes traditional folk song, throat singing, beauty melody of horse fiddle, ethnic dances and artistic contortion. Overnight in hotel.
Day 16. Departure back Mongolia
After breakfast transfer to departure.