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Mongolia family tour 9 Days/ 8 Nights

DAY 1 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Our driver will welcome you at the airport. After checking into the hotel, feel free to relax and have a good rest to recover from your flight. You can explore the city independently.

Hotel**** ( no meals)
Ulaanbaatar city tour

DAY 2 Kharkhorum

Today, we will pick you from your hotel at 8:30 am. Then, our tour will depart to Kharkhorum. Kharkhorum was the capital of the Mongol Empire from 1235 to 1263. Today, Kharkhorum is a small village and one of Mongolia’s major tourist destinations. Explore the Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1585 on the ruins of the ancient city.

Distance: 385km ( 6h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Karakorum

DAY 3 Ongi Monastery

Ongi Monastery is located at the foot of Mount Saikhan Ovoo, near the village of Saikhan Ovoo in the province of Dundgovi. The monastery was one of the largest and most respected monasteries in Mongolia before it was destroyed in 1939 by the communist authorities. Even though there isn’t much left, it’s still interesting to visit and explore the ruins.

Distance: 295km ( 6h drive on dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Ongi Monastery

DAY 4 Bayanzag

Today, we will be driving to Bayanzag. Bayanzag, also known as The Flaming Cliffs, is famous for its historical events, dinosaur fossils, and the very first discovery of dinosaur eggs. American explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, known for leading a series of expeditions, named this site “Flaming Cliffs” because the colors become even more vibrant, especially at sunset. 

Distance: 170km ( 5h drive on dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Mongolia family tour

DAY 5 Khongor sand dunes

Khongor Sand Dunes are among the largest sand dunes in Mongolia, covering an area of 180 kilometers in length. The tallest dunes, reaching heights of up to 800 meters, are in the northwestern part of the range. Climbing these dunes can be tough for many people. But when you get to the top, you’ll see an amazing view of the desert. Experience riding on two-humped Bactrian camels.

Distance: 130km ( 5h drive on dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Gobi desert Tour

DAY 6 Yol Valley

Yol Valley is a beautiful narrow valley in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park in Mongolia. Tall cliffs and rocks add to the valley’s stunning appearance. You can explore the towering cliffs, narrow passages, and even come across a glacier that doesn’t melt until the end of June. Enjoy a leisurely hike and capture charming landscapes and wildlife through photography.

Distance: 180km ( 5h drive on dirt/ paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Gobi desert Tour

DAY 7 Flight to UB & Terelj National Park

This morning, you’ll be transferred to the local airport for your flight to Ulaanbaatar. Your flight is scheduled to depart at 08:40 am and will arrive at the city airport at 10:00 am. Once you land, our guide and driver will welcome you at the airport. Then our tour will head to Terelj National Park. Gorkhi Terelj is one of the most visited and interesting parks of Mongolia.  

Distance: 100km ( 2h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Mongolia family tour

DAY 8 Chinges Khan Stautue &UB

After brekfast we will drive to the Genghis Khan statue. After exploring Genghis Khan statue complex, we will drive back to UB. Explore Mongolia’s history at the museum, featuring captivating exhibits on culture and artifacts. Afterwards, enjoy traditional Mongolian music and dance at the Tumen Ekh Ensemble.

Distance: 100km ( 2h drive on paved road )
Hotel**** (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Chinges Khan Statue Complex

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. 

Breakfast

9 days Mongolia family tour

Standard Package

2 person-$2020 per person

3 person-$1680 per person

4 person-$1590 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 8, Lunch- 7, Dinner-6
*Hotel**** 2 nights, Ger camp 6 nights
*Domestic flight
*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, snacks,bar bills, laundry
-Travel insurance
-The excess baggage charge for domestic flight
-Single supplement
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

About Mongolia family tour 9 days

This tour offers a well-rounded experience, blending nature, history, adventure, and culture, making it an unforgettable journey through the diverse landscapes of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert and Central region. 

Highlights of Mongolia family tour

The 9-day Mongolia family touroffers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and adventure. In the Gobi, you can explore the sand dunes, canyons, and unique rock formations. 

Baga Gazarin Chuluu: Explore special rocks and hills that make a beautiful landscape. Hike through rocky terrain and take stunning photos of the desert scenery.

Tsagaan Suvarga (White Stupa): Marvel at eye-catching white and red limestone rock formations that resemble ancient stupas. Capture the colorful cliffs against the blue sky.

Yol Valley : Hike through the breathtaking beauty of a deep, narrow canyon surrounded by tall cliffs.

Khongor Sand Dunes: Climb to the top of the dunes to take in the panoramic views. Enjoy camel riding.

Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs): Discover the famous red sandstone cliffs, renowned for dinosaur fossils. Enjoy breathtaking sunset views as they turn fiery red.

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

Terelj National Park and Chinges Khan Statue Complex

Hiking and Horseback Riding: Enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and horseback riding.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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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