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Central Mongolian Highlights

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Central Mongolian highlights 6 days/ 5 nights

DAY 1 Terelj NP

We will pick you up from your location at 8:30 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 (Lunch/ Dinner)
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DAY 2 Elsen Tasarkhai

Today’s our destination is 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)
Elsen tasarkhai

DAY 3 Orkhon Valley

The Orkhon Valley is one of Central Mongolian highlights. 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 4 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: 120km ( 4-5h drive on dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
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DAY 5 Kharkhorum

Kharkhorum 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: 80km ( 1h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp (Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner)
Karakorum

DAY 6 Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we’ll head from Kharkhorum to Ulaanbaatar and drop you off at your booked hotel or guesthouse. Explore Central Mongolian highlights!

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

Central Mongolian tour 6 days

Standard Package

2 person-$1200 per person

3 person-$960 per person

4 person-$900 per person

group tour-$810 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 5, Lunch- 6, Dinner-5
*Ger camp 5 nights
*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
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Travel insurance
-Accommodation in UB
-Single supplement
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

About Central Mongolian highlights Tour 

This Central Mongolian tour offers a diverse range of experiences, from exploring historical sites to enjoying the stunning natural landscapes of this beautiful country. Central Mongolia is extremely rich in historical and cultural artifacts from various periods, in addition to its picturesque natural scenery.

Central Mongolian highlights

The 6-day Central Mongolian tour offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the region’s rich history, culture, and natural beauty. During the trip, you’ll see different landscapes: the Gobi Desert, the central Mongolian mountains, and wooded areas with fast rivers, clear streams, flowery fields, and valleys with basalt rocks.

Terelj National ParkVisit iconic attractions such as Turtle Rock and Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

Chinggis Khan Statue: Visit the massive 131-foot (40-meter) tall equestrian statue of Genghis Khan on horseback.

Elsen Tasarkhai Sand DunesExperience the unique contrast of sand dunes and lush greenery. 

Camel Riding: Enjoy a camel ride through the sand dunes.

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

Tsenher Hot SpringsRelax in the therapeutic hot waters surrounded by scenic mountains.

Kharkhorum (Karakorum)Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery, Mongolia’s oldest Buddhist monastery. 

Museum of Karakorum: Learn about the history of the Mongol Empire and its capital at this informative museum.

Stargazing:Mongolia’s remote locations offer exceptional stargazing opportunities due to minimal light pollution.

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 6-day Central Mongolian highlights tour.

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