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Small temple in Khogno-Khan Mountain
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Another view of Hongor Sand Dune
Duration: 12 days
Transportation: Airplane, Extensive driving
Accommodation: Hotel, Ger tourist camp
Departure date: Any time between June 15 and Sep 15
Tour grade: Moderate
Tour code: N7

Destinations: Gobi Desert, Yoliin-Am National Park, Hongor sand dune, Flaming Cliffs, Ovgon Temple, Erdene-Zuu monastery in Khar-Khorin, Tuvkhun temple, 13th century complex, Terelj National Park, Khustai National Park, Manzushir Monastery

Comprehensive introduction to Central Mongolia and the Gobi Desert.

Sightseeing, Ulaanbaatar City tour and optional trekking and horseback riding.
Suggested Customization
Add State Naadam Festival during July 10-12 or Naadam Festival either in South Gobi, Arkhagai provinces or Khar-Khorin
Combine with Lake Huvsgul trip (tour code S5)
Remove either Gobi Desert or Central Mongolia component
Add 1-3 day horseback riding trip
Combine it with Wonders of Zavkhan trip (Trip code: B1)
Add or Remove 1-2 day Ulaanbaatar City Tour

Day 1: Arrive at Ulaanbaatar City, Transfer to hotel. After some personal refreshment, start guided
city tour. Visit to Zaisan Memorial to see a view of the entire city. Our staff will guide you through
some major spots, such as Sukhbaatar Square and the Opera House. Visit the Museum of
Natural History and other museums, if time allows. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to the airport to fly to South Gobi. Depending on the flight schedule, visit to The
Bogd Khan Palace Museum and the Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts in Ulaanbaatar City. Arrive in
Dalanzadgad, a provincial center of South-Gobi aymag. Then, drive to the Gobi Gurvan Saihan
(The three beauties of Gobi) National Park and arrive at the Hongoriin Els sand dune. Enjoy horse
and camel riding along the sand dune. Have dinner at the tourist camp restaurant. Stay overnight
at the ger camp.

Day 3: Drive to Bayanzag (The Rich in Saxual), which is referred to as “The Flaming Cliffs” for its
shapes and colors. Visit a nomadic herder family. You will be introduced to the daily life of herders
and try some hand processed dairy products. Then head towards Valley of Vultures (Yoliin Am)
National Park. Stay overnight at the ger camp close to the Valley.

Day 4: Trek in Yoliin Am National Park. You will see an ice cup if you come here before the end of
July. Visit the local museum at the entrance to the valley, named the “Three beauties of Gobi”
which presents information about the fauna and flora of the national park. Drive back to
Dalanzadgad to catch your flight back to the capital city. Stay overnight in the hotel in Ulaanbaatar

Day 5: Drive to the Khogno Khan Mountain, one of the strictly protected areas of Mongolia. Make a
trek to the mountain through beautiful surroundings to visit Ovgon Temple. Then drive to
Bayangobi, a spectacular combination of sand dunes, and grassland. Have lunch and dinner at
the tourist camp restaurants. Stay overnight at ger camp.

Day 6: Drive to Khar-Khorin, the ancient capital of Mongolia in the 13th century, and see
Mongolia’s oldest monastery Erdene Zuu. Drive toward Tuvkhun Temple, a place where
Zanabazar, the first Buddhist leader of Mongolia, meditated and created his finest works of arts
within a period of over 30 years. Stay overnight in a ger camp near the Monastery.

Day 7: Trek to Tuvkhun Temple. Enjoy the stunning beauty of the High Mountain, where the
temple is built. Zanabazar called the temple the Land of Happy Solitude. There is a cave called
Mother Belly, which is said to cleanse people of all their sins if they go in and out of the cave.
Drive back to Khar-Khorin. Stay overnight at a ger camp.

Day 8: Drive to Khustai national park and see the Wild horses or Przewalski horses. Trekking to
nearby mountains and horse riding are optional. Visit a nomadic herder family and taste some
hand processed diary products. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 9:  Drive to the 13th century complex. See how the Mongols lived in the 13th century. Horse
and camel riding is optional. Then drive to Terelj National Park. See a rock shaped like a turtle and
visit a temple in the middle of a rocky mountain. Stay overnight at the ger camp.

Day 10: Leisure time at Terelj National Park. See a rock shaped like a turtle and visit a temple in
the middle of a rocky mountain. Trek to the nearby mountain.

Day 11: Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Tour Ulaanbaatar City for a full day.  Visit Gandan Monastery,
and the Museum of National History. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Optional sightseeing-Day 11: Drive to Manzushir monastery instead of the city tour. The
Monastery is situated in the splendid set of forests and rocks. Although most part of this old
monastery is destroyed by the communists, it is still one of the popular tourist destinations. See a
local museum. Stay overnight at a tourist camp near the monastery or drive back to Ulaanbaatar
and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: Take advantage of free time before your departure. Visit some cashmere, clothing,
souvenir and antique shops. Transfer to the airport
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Number of
people in your group
2 3-4 5-10 11-14
Price per person
(in USD)
2090 1890 1790 1590
Further price reductions for group(s) of 15 people or more. Contact us
One person is free for a group of every 15 people
Seasonal discounts / offers may be available. Check here