Destinations of best Mongolia tour- Yol Valley; Hongor sand dunes; Bayanzag; Ongi monastery; Kharkhorum; Orkhon waterfall; Hot Springs; Terkh white Lake and Khorgo Volcano; Lake Khuvsgul
Best Mongolia tour
Duration-13 days/12 nights
Group size– 2- 5 travelers
Departure -May 20 to Sep 20. Dates are flexible and able to customize.
Activities –horse riding, camel riding, hiking, cultural experiences,
Location– Gobi desert,Central and North Mongolia
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DAY 1 FLIGHT TO DALANZADGAD & YOL VALLEY
In the morning, you will be transferred to the city airport for morning flight to Gobi Desert (~1.5 hours). Upon arrival, your tour guide and driver meet you and depart to Yol Valley . Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. You can discover enormous cliffs and narrows and a glacier that doesn’t melt until the end of the June.
DAY 2 KHONGOR SAND DUNES
On this day, our trip will continue to Khongor Sand Dunes
These are Mongolia’s largest sand dunes, reaching height of 300 meters in some areas. Although it could be a little challenging to get to the top of the Dunes, the breathtaking scenery and a vast landscape are always worth it. Experience the endangered two-humped Bactrian camels and big open blue skies in the Gobi Desert. Dune journey, camel riding and trekking.
DAY 3 BAYANZAG- FLAMING CLIFFS
Today we will drive to Bayanzag.
Bayanzag (The Flaming Cliffs) is famous for its historical events, dinosaur fossils and the very first discovery of the Dinosaur eggs. Roy Chapman Andrews, an American explorer who is known for his leading a series of expeditions named this site “Flaming Cliffs” as the colors turn more inevitably red especially at a sunset. It is illegal to remove or move the dinosaur fossils from its first place if you found one.
DAY 4 ONGI MONASTERY
Drive to Ongi monastery
The older southern complex consisted of various administrative buildings as well as 11 temples. The northern complex, built in the 18th century, consisted of 17 temples – among them one of the largest temples in all of Mongolia. The grounds housed also 4 Buddhist universities. It was completely destroyed in 1939. Although there is little left, it is interesting to go there to explore the ruins.
DAY 5 KHARKHORUM
Early morning we will start drive to Kharkhorum
Kharkhorum was the capital of the Mongolian Empire between 1235 and 1260, and the Northern Yuan in the 14–15th centuries. Genghis Khan set up the first plan to build the capital and after his death, his son Ugudei continued the construction and established the capital. Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery and modern style historical Museum . Best tour
DAY 6 ORKHON WATERFALL
Drive to Orkhon Waterfall
The Waterfall was formed by volcanic eruptions about 20.000 years ago, the waterfall cascades from a height of 20 km. It is a scenic, tranquil spot and the surrounding nature is undisturbed, where is hiking.
DAY 7 TSENKHER HOT SPRINGS
DAY 8 TERKH WHITE LAKE
Today we are going to drive to Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur
It is an astonishingly beautiful lake with relatively pure fresh water. Torrents of lava issuing from the Khorgo volcano blocked the north and south Terkh rivers, so forming the dammed lake of Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake at an altitude of 2060 meters above sea level.After exploring the environment, you can prepare yourself for next day’s horse trip.
DAY 9 HORSE TRIP TO KHORGO VOLCANO
DAY 11 LAKE KHUVSGUL
The Lake Khuvsgul located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia. It is about 1100m above the sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second most freshwater lake in Asia.
DAY 12 KHUWSGUL LAKE
DAY 13 FLIGHT BACK UB
This morning, transfer to the local airport for return flight to Ulaanbaatar. On the way to local airport, we will visit Uushig ancient Deer Stone Monument as another wonder of the Khuvsgul region. This is most clearly depicted deer stones left behind by bronze-age men. A deer, an arch, a shield, a horse, a knife, the moon, the sun and a mirror figured belt were engraved on the stones. Upon arrival in UB and transferred to your hotel. Explore Best Mongolia tour
2 person-$2770 per person
3 person-$2400 per person
4 person-$2220 per person
5 person-$2150 per person
*Traditional Barbecue Khorkhog-1
*Domestic flight tickets
*Ger camp 12 nights
*English speaking tour guide
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Camel riding and horse riding
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)
*Pick up and drop off from/ to train station or airport
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
-Excess luggage charges
-Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
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Guide- An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
Vehicle- Road Mongolia is tough and it requires excellent vehicles with experienced drivers. We ensure reliable and excellent vehicle including 4wd Japanese Mini-van and Korean Van
Personal things to bring with you
Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a waterproof jacket and a hat and headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don’t forget insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss, water purifying tablets and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ). All your camera equipment.