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 Tsonjin and Khustai National Park
Drive to new build huge Statue of Chinggis Khan and visit the local museum. 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 3. Ancient capital city 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. Visit Karakorum Museum. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 4. Middle Gobi and Ongi Monastery
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 Ger resort.
Day 5. 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 6. Singing Sand Dune
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 7. 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 8. Gobi Desert
Relax at tourist camp. Visit a nomadic family of camel breeders for photo opportunities and a camel riding to experience the nomadic lifestyle. Back to the camp and relax by enjoying in the beautiful surrounds of the Gobi Desert. Experience a stunning sunset from peak of Gobi hill. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 9. Tour to Earth stone
Drive to Earth stone in the protected area. Earth stone is little mountain of Middle Gobi. Excursion to Earth stone, a sacred rocky mountain, 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 10. Tour to Sum Khukh Burd temple
Visit to destroyed temple Sum Khukh Burd in the middle of oasis. This is oasis in the Gobi with a small lake, 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. Overnight in tourist resort.
Day 11. Back to Ulaanbaatar
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to hotel. 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 12. Departure back Mongolia
After breakfast transfer to departure