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Central Mongolia Tours

Central Mongolian Tour

 Central Mongolian Tour 9 days/ 8 nights

DAY 1 Arrival in UB

Our team will greet you at the airport. After you freshen up from your flight, we will start our first day around Ulaanbaatar, beginning with Gandan Monastery. From there, we will proceed to the National History Museum, which tells the rich history of Mongolia. Afterward, we will take a walk around Sukhbaatar Square. We’ll have dinner before dropping you off at the hotel.

Hotel*** (Lunch/Dinner)
Ulaanbaatar city tour

DAY 2 Terelj NP

We will pick you up from your hotel  at 9:00 am. Then our tour will head to the Genghis Khan statue. After exploring Genghis Khan statue complex, we will drive to Terelj National Park. Gorkhi Terelj is one of the most visited and interesting parks of Mongolia.  Furthermore, one of the most recognizable attractions in Terelj is Turtle Rock. Notably, just a few kilometers from Turtle Rock, you will discover another must-see spot: the Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

Distance: 100km ( 2h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Mongolian Short Tours

DAY 3 Elsen Tasarkhai

After breakfast our tour will head to the Semi Gobi  Elsen Tasarkhai. Elsen Tasarkhai is a stunning semi-desert region located in central Mongolia. It boasts a unique mix of sandy dunes, grasslands, rocky formations, and small water bodies, creating a captivating natural scene. The area is often referred to as the “Mini Gobi” due to its resemblance to the larger Gobi Desert. Camel riding 1h.

Distance: 340km ( 6h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Central Mongolia Tour

DAY 4 Orkhon Valley

Today’s our destination is the Orkhon Valley. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Orkhon Valley, with its lush grassy plains, winding river, and the stunning Khangai Mountains in the background, while going for hikes and horseback rides to fully experience this breathtaking landscape. Visit the Orkhon Waterfall, one of the most famous attractions—a picturesque waterfall framed by rocky cliffs. Horse riding 1h

Distance: 185km ( 4-5h drive on paved/ dirt road)
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
Orkhon waterfall

DAY 5 Tuvkhun Monastery

Drive to the Tuvkhun Monastery located atop a mountain in the Khangai range. It is one of Mongolia’s oldest Buddhist monasteries. After your arrival, begin a 10-kilometer uphill hike to the monastery through the forest. Explore the sacred places within the monastery, including the temple and the Mother’s Abdomen Cave. Today, you’ll fully embrace the traditional way of life by staying overnight in a nomad’s extra ger.

Distance: 50km ( 1-1.5h drive on dirt road)
Ger Guesthouse (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
Tovkhon Khiid

DAY 6 Tsenkher Hot Springs

The hot springs are renowned for their mineral-rich waters, which are believed to possess healing properties owing to the presence of various minerals, including calcium, sodium, and sulfur. The natural surroundings offer a tranquil and serene environment, making it an ideal place for relaxation. Moreover, it’s not only a haven for relaxation but also a fantastic spot for nature enthusiasts and photographers.

Distance: 55km ( 2h drive on dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
Explore Central Mongolia Tour

DAY 7 Kharkhorum

Kharkhorin was established as the capital of the Mongol Empire by Genghis Khan’s son, Ögedei Khan, in 1235. It served as the political, cultural, and economic center of the empire for several decades. Adding to its historical allure, one of the most famous landmarks in Kharkhorum is the Erdene Zuu Monastery. Built in 1585 on the ruins of the ancient city, it is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia. 

Distance: 125km ( 3-4h drive on dirt/ paved road )
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
Kharkhorum Tour 4 days

DAY 8 Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we’ll head from Kharkhorin to Ulaanbaatar. Check into a hotel and enjoy a free day to explore the city on your own.

Distance: 365km ( 6h drive on paved road )
Hotel*** (Breakfast/ Lunch)

DAY 9 Departure from Mongolia

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel, and then transfer you to the airport or train station to end the tour.


Central Mongolian Tour 9 days/ 8 nights

2 person-$1730 per person

3 person-$1410 per person

4 person-$1320 per person

5 and more-$1180 per person


*Breakfast- 8, Lunch- 8, Dinner-7
*Hotel*** 2 nights, Ger camp 5 nights, Ger Guesthouse 1 night.
*English speaking tour guide
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Camel riding 1h
* Horse riding 1h
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)

Not Included

-International Airfare and Mongolia visa fee
- Travel insurance
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks ,snacks, bar bills, laundry
- Hotel early check-in and late check-out
- Single supplement
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

About Central Mongolian Tour

Central Mongolian Tour a diverse range of experiences, from exploring historical sites to enjoying the stunning natural landscapes of this beautiful country. 

Highlights of Central Mongolian Tour

The 9-day Central Mongolian tour offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the region’s rich history, culture, and natural beauty. Throughout this tour, you will have the chance to immerse yourself in Mongolian culture, learn about its history, and witness the stunning natural beauty of the central region.

Ulaanbaatar: Explore the capital city of Mongolia.

Terelj National Park: Visit iconic attractions such as Turtle Rock and Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes: Experience the unique contrast of sand dunes and lush greenery. Enjoy camel riding.

Orkhon Valley: Discover the picturesque Orkhon River Valley, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy horseback riding.

Tuvkhun Temple: Hike to the monastery through the forest. Explore the nomadic culture and lifestyle of the Mongolian steppe.

Tsenher Hot Springs: Relax in the therapeutic hot waters surrounded by scenic mountains.

Kharkhorum (Karakorum): Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery, Mongolia’s oldest Buddhist monastery. Visit the Kharkhorum Museum to learn about the region’s history.

The Best Time To Explore Central Mongolian Tour

Summer (June to August):

Summer is the peak tourist season in Central Mongolia. The weather is warm, with daytime temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F). This is the best time for outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding, and camping. The lush green landscapes are at their most vibrant during this season. Experience Mongolia with our 9-day Central Mongolian Tour.


How To Book This Tour

What is Standard Ger Camp ?

What is Ger Guesthouse ?

Some nomadic families who live within national parks or sightseeing areas, run their own small business that rents ger accommodation for backpackers. It gives you a chance to get closely acquainted with the way of life and Nomadic way of lifestyle. During our budget tours, you will stay in Mongolian traditional accommodation Ger Guesthouse. Ger Guesthouse has 4 -6 beds. And occupancy is based on multi-share but with only your group members and not with other tours. Most nomadic families do not have formal toilets in their summer places. So the most you can expect to find is a designated toilet trench that may be screened on three sides. No showering facilities will be available in some of the local ger guesthouses.

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