CENTRAL PART OF MONGOLIA
|Tour code: MN-43
Seasons to be arranged: March-November
Duration: 7 Nights & 8 days
Group size: Solo or group with up to 16 pax
Tour grade: easy
Total distance: 1500 km by jeep, 5 km by horse, 5 km by camel
Activity: 1 hour horse riding, 1 hour camel riding, hiking 2 hours, meeting with nomads
Destination: Ulaanbaatar city, Khustain Nuruu Wild Horses National Park, Khogno Khan Nature Reserve, Khara Khorum- UNESCO registered site, Tsenkher Hot Spa, Ogii lake wetlands basin area
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar capital
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, capital of Mongolia. You will be greeted by Blue Mongolia Tour guide and escorted to the hotel, Check in hotel, the travel will start with city tour including visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, After lunch visit to Paleontology Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Visit main square Chinggis Khan, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 2: Khustain Nuruu Wild Horses National Park
Breakfast at the hotel, Our tour guide and driver will greet you at the hotel lobby, Tour starts with Driving to Khustain Nuruu National Park, where herds of wild horse Przevalskii are re-acclimatizing since 1991, Lunch in restaurant at the national park, Drive to the mountains, Walking and trekking in hills, Explore wild horses -Mongolian name is takhi, Visit information hall displaying about wild horses and flora and fauna in the national park area, Today you will drive for 120 km, 90 km are on paved road and 30 kms are drive on earth road, Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Mongol Els Sand Dunes in Khogno Khan Nature Reserve
After breakfast drive to Khogno Khan Nature Reserve Area, Accommodate at ger tourist camp near by Elsen tasarhai sand dunes, Free time and relaxing, After lunch you will visit to horse breeder's family to explore the nomadic lifestyle and to have talking with nomads about their life and tradition, There is nice chance to try Mongolian national drink-Airag-fermented mare's milk and other milk products, Experience daily activities of local people, Then you will have a chance to enjoy 1-2 hour horseback riding, After dinner you can have a free time to walk on small sand dunes, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp. Today you will drive for 190 km. Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 4: Khara Khorum - UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site
Breakfast, The tour starts with drive to Khara Khorin town, where developed Khara Khorum capital of Great Mongolian Empire founded by Chinggis Khan's songs in 13th century, The town is registered as UNESCO's Cultural Heritage Site and still today it keeps the great history of nomdic Mongols, Here you will visit to Khara Khorum museum, which displays the results of archeaological excavation expedition and history of Mongols in 12-13th centuries, After lunch Visit to Monument for Three Great Empires in Mongolian history, located in Orkhon river basin area, Explore the Turtle Rock, Visit to Erdene Zuu Monastery Museum - First and Biggest Buddhist Center in medieval ages and it was closed and badly damaged in1930's by communists, Today you will drive for 120 kms on paved road. Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 5: Tsenher Hot Spa bath
After breakfast travel to Tsenkher hot spa bath area, Travel through Khangain Mountains and cross Tsenkher river and reach to Shivee Ulaan Mountain with hot springs, After lunch trekking to the hot mineral spring’s source area with hot air comes from ground, Enjoy the hot spa bath at the tourist camp, Free time, Dinner and stay in ger tourist camp
Day 6: Historical Remains of Turkish Empire – Ogii lake wetlands
Breakfast, Today you will drive to Khoshoo Tsaidam area on bank of Orkhon river to explore Turkish Rock Inscription-Monuments about Kultigen King of Turkish tribe and battling and Other Historical remains from Turkish Empire, Visit to Tureg's Culture Museum, This Khoshoo Tsaidam area was ruins of Ancient Turkish city, who were very strong in 6-8AD, After that you will drive to Ogii clear water lake wetlands area, After lunch it is free time, Optional activities: Visit to information and research center of this wetlands area, explore water birds, Walking along lakeshore, Sailing with a boat in the lake, or water-motocycle, Horseback riding, Fishing in the lake, Exploring how to make felt items from sheep wool, Today you will drive for 80 kms on earth and paved road. Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 7: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast, Today you will depart to Ulaanbaatar city, On the way you will explore ruins of ancient White Palace on the bank of Khara Bukha river, Box lunch in open air on the way, Continue drive to Ulaanbaatar city, Transfer to hotel, Dinner at the hotel restaurant, Stay in the hotel
Day 8: Departure
Breakfast, Check-out at the hotel before 12.00 noon, Blue Mongolia Tour guide and driver will see you at the hotel lobby and Make a Transfer to the airport/ train station, Departure
The tour itinerary is subject to be changed at the traveler's request and requirements.
Solo Traveler: USD1600
Per Person for group of 2 people: USD1400
Per Person for group of 3-4 people: USD1300-1000
This price INCLUDES:
Private Transfer to/from airport/hotel and hotel/airport, Private transport with driver during the trip including petrol cost and road tolls, Accommodation at hotels with 3 stars in Ulaanbaatar- standart rooms for single or twin occupancy, Accommodations in Ger tourist camps in countryside, Everyday 3 times meals and hot drinks such as cups of coffee and tea, English speaking tour guide service, Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks, Entrance fees to sightseeing and museums and cultural shows in city, Horse riding and camel riding fees, Daily supply of mineral water - 0.5L bottle of water per day, invitation letter arrangements for mongolian tourist visa issue, service fees and government tax.
This price DOES NOT INCLUDE:
International air flight round trips, international train tickets, Travel insurance, medical insurance, Fee for Mongolian tourism visa obtain, Alcoholic beverages, Additional and optional services, Fee for extra luggages, Personal expenses such as laundry service, any charge for major force beyond of our control such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather bad conditions, changes of arrival/departure flights, poor roads conditions and single supplements for ger tourist camps = 20USD per night and etc.
1. The maximum weight of loaded luggage for domestic flight and vehicle is 15-20 kg, hand luggage 5 kg. For overweight, each kg will be charged in 3USD. Extra luggage can be stored free at hotels' luggage rooms in Ulaanbaatar.
2. Hotels in Ulaanbaatar city reserved on double occupancy, and in countryside all Ger styled tourist camps are based on triple or 4 occupancy.
3. Check-in at hotels is at 1:00p.m/Check-out at hotels is before 12:00m.
!!! Please, make your reservations at your earliest convenience.