CENTRAL MONGOLIA TOUR


Explore CENTRAL MONGOLIA

DURATION: 8N/9D
AVAILABLE: 1/MAY-30/SEPT
TOUR GRADE: EASY
Highlights of the tour

  • Explore Central 
  • Learn nomadic life
  • Horse and Camel riding
  • Mongolian traditional BBQ
  • Mongolian traditional concert

TOUR INTRODUCTION 
Central Mongolia is a region in Mongolia that contains the capital of modern Mongolia and Khangai mountains. Also, Central Mongolia is beautiful and pristine  with mountain steppes, lakes and rivers and semi Gobi Desert and historical items.  


Day by day itineraries


Day1. Arrival in Mongolia and make short city tour in UB (D)

You will be greeted by Amazing Mongolia’s tour, guide and transfer to hotel, Presentation of the travel program. Visit to the Gandantegchinleng Monastery, the first temple was built in 1837 and was center of Buddhist learning in the Mongolia, tour to the Zaisan Hill Memorial overlooks the city and offers the best panoramic view of the city and the surrounding sacred mountains and nearby Buddha park features a 23 meters huge statue of Buddha, and visit the Museum of Bogd Khan Palace of the last emperor-blade. The museum contains a rich collection of the king & queen’s unusual items they used in everyday life, gifts received from foreign dignitaries, the Buddhist leader’s valuable articles used as leader of Mongolian Buddhists, some of his childhood toys, a ger lined with the skins of 150 snow leopards and many more unforgettably interesting exhibits.  Stay in hotel


Day2. Terelj and Khustai National park (B/L/D)

We will drive to Terelj National park. On the way of NP, we will visit to Chingis Khaan Equestrian statue that is the highest one in the world. In National park we will make small hiking to the temple and see the Turtle rock.  After lunch we will drive to Khustai NP. The park lies in the foothills of southern Khentii mountain range and it is the place where you can see wild horse called Takhi known as Przewalski horse to the world. The wild horses survive in nature by themselves because they have been reintroduced successfully to their homeland after 40 years of extinction. Currently, the number of Takhi has already reached more than 300. Visit to local museum. Overnight in ger camp 


Day3.  Elsen Tasarkhai and Khugnu Khan mountain (B/L/D)

We will to Elsen Tassarkhai or semi sand dunes. Walking on the semi sand dunes. Camel riding for 30 minutes. Then we will drive to Khugnu Khan mountain and see small hidden temple. Overnight in ger camp


Day4.  Orkhon Valley and Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall (B/L/D)

Today we will drive to Orkhon valley, registered as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2005, this Orkhon River valley is known as the cradle of the Mongolian civilization holding many of Mongolia’s ancient monuments lie within its basin. There is Orkhon waterfall also called UlaanTsutgalan, formed by a series of volcanic eruptions about 20.000 years ago. It cascades from the height of 22 metres and is 10m wide. We will visit to nomadic family and get experienced there and make horse riding for an hour.  Overnight in ger camp 


Day5. Tsenkher Hot spring (B/L/D)
After breakfast we will drive to Tsenkher hot spring.Tsenkher, 98oC hot spring,It is possible to have bath in the spring that is very useful for health. Bath would be 40oC.  
Overnight in ger camp 


Day6. Khorgo, Volcanic mountain and Great White lake (BLD) 

Travel beside the Chuluut River which has carved a deep canyon into the basalt rocks. This canyon is famous for its rich fishing grounds. Arrive at Khorgo Volcano that is an extinct volcano, covered with basalt and lays to the east of Lake Terkhiin. It is an astonishingly beautiful lake formed by a dam of lava flowing from a volcanic eruption many millennia ago. It is possible to see interesting bubbles of solidified lave named “Basalt ger’. The northern most slope of the Hangai mountain chain, in the Arhangai Province. Overnight in ger camp 


Day7. Kharkhorin and Erdenezuu monastery (B/L/D)

​​​​​​​In the morning, we will drive to the Karakorum, the site of the ancient capital of the Great Mongolian Empire. The city served as the Mongolian capital for only 40 years (until when Khubilai Khaan moved it to what is now Beijing). Most of the city was later destroyed by Chinese soldiers during the second half of 14th century. And the remnants of the city were used to build the ErdeneZuu Monastery in the 16th century. Upon arrival in Karakorum the first and most obvious landmark is the massive walls of the Erdenezuu Monastery, which was the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. After lunch at local restaurant, we take cultural tour at Erdenezuu Monastery. It was built in 1586 by the initiative AbtaiSain Khan, on the spot where Kharkhorin had been. The monastery is surrounded by 400x400 m stonewalls with 108 stupas. The stone columns, blocks and sculptures excavated from the ruins of the city show that various building materials were used in the construction of this monastery. At its height, the ErdeneZuu monastery had up to 62 temples, 500 other buildings and gers with about 1000 lamas inside the walls. Now the monastery displays the best of Buddhist architecture and many of religious art works. We will firstly visit this monastery museum, which houses the best of Buddhist architecture and religious art works. Overnight in ger camp 


Day8. Drive to UB (B/L)

​​​​​​​After breakfast we will drive to UB. Transfer to the hotel. We will do some shopping. Stay in hotel*** 


Day9. Departure (B)Transfer to the airport for your departure


THANKS FOR JOINING US




Inclusion 
All transportation listened in the itinerary
Twin share accommodation: hotel*** and in ger camps 
Three meals per day
Services of English speaking guide
All taxes and entrance fees to the protected areas
Sightseeing cost
All transfers between airport and hotel
Horse and camel riding cost

Exclusion

International transportation
Travel and medical insurance
Alcoholic drinks
Tip
Meals in UB