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Northern Mongolia Tour

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Northern Mongolia Tour 9 days/ 8 nights

DAY 1 Amarbayasgalant Monastery

We will pick you up from your hotel or guesthouse at 8:30 am. Then, our tour will head to Amarbayasgalant monastery. Amarbayasgalant Monastery is a place where you can learn about Mongolian culture, history, and architecture. When you visit, you can explore the temples, take in the beautiful artwork, and relax in the peaceful surroundings. 

Distance: 360m ( 7h drive on paved/ dirt road )
Lunch/ Dinner
Amarbayasgalant

DAY 2 Urantogoo Uul

Today, our destination is Uran Togoo. Urantogoo Uul is an extinct volcano on the western side of the Uran Togoo Natural Monument in Bulgan province. This place is a great spot to take a break when you’re traveling to Khuvsgul Lake. When you climb to the top of Urantogoo Uul, you can enjoy an unobstructed view all around.

Distance: 380km ( 6h drive on dirt/ paved road )
Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Uran togoo

DAY 3 Khuvsgul Lake

Khuvsgul Lake is a major tourist attraction in Mongolia. Visitors come to enjoy its natural beauty, go hiking in the surrounding mountains, and experience the traditional Mongolian culture of the local Tsaatan people. Its breathtaking scenery and unspoiled environment make it a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the northern regions of the country.

Distance: 380km ( 7h drive on paved road )
Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Northern Mongolia Tour

DAY 4 Khuvsgul Lake

Today, enjoy your relaxing time at Khuvsgul Lake. Take a leisurely walk along the lakeshore, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and savor the picturesque views. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Reindeer Tsaatan family. (Some Tsaatan families come to Khuvsgul Lake from June until the end of August)

Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Reindeer in Khuvsgul

DAY 5 Shine Ider

While Shine Ider Village is officially part of Khuvsgul province, it’s situated on the border between Khuvsgul and Arkhangai provinces. This village often serves as a resting place for travelers on their way to Central Mongolia. The main view in this place is mostly forest and open grasslands, which makes it a perfect peaceful and quiet spot for travelers passing through.

Distance: 220km ( 6h drive on pave/dirt road )
Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Mongolia tour package

DAY 6 Terkh & Khorgo

Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park is a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts. Visitors can engage in activities such as hiking,  horseback riding and exploring the volcanic formations. One of the park’s highlights is Horgo Volcano, a dormant volcano covered with basalt. Hiking to the volcano and exploring its unique crater is a must-do activity.

Distance: 180km ( 6h drive on dirt road )
Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner

DAY 7 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: 190km ( 6h drive on paved/dirt road )
Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Explore Central Mongolia Tour

DAY 8 Elsen Tasarkhai +Kharkhorin

This morning we will head to Mini Gobi, on the way Explore Kharkhrum city. Visit Erdenezuu monastery and Kharkhorum museum. 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. Camel riding 1h

Distance: 170km ( 4h drive on dirt/ paved road )
Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner
Elsen tasarkhai

DAY 9 Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we’ll head from Semi Gobi to Ulaanbaatar and drop you off at your booked hotel or guesthouse. Explore Northern Mongolia Tour with us!

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

Northern Mongolia Tour 9 days

We offer two different types of tour arrangements for our customers.

  • The standard tour includes Standard Ger Camps, which offer an alternative type of hotel accommodation.

  • The budget tour includes Ger Guesthouses, which are operated by nomadic families.

Standard Package

2 person-$1780 per person

3 person-$1440 per person

4 person-$1350 per person

5 and more-$1260 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 8, Lunch- 9, Dinner-8
*Ger camp 8 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
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

Budget Package

2 person-$1300per person

3 person-$1200 per person

4 person-$112o per person

5 and more-$990 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 7, Lunch- 8, Dinner-8
*Ger Guesthouse 8 nights
*English speaking tour assistant/cook
*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
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

About Northern Mongolia Tour

This Northern Mongolia Tour offers a diverse range of experiences, from exploring historical sites to enjoying the stunning natural landscapes of this beautiful country. 

Highlights of Northern Mongolia Tour

The 9-day Northern Mongolia Tour offers a fantastic opportunity to explore the region’s rich history, culture, and natural beauty. 

Amarbayasgalant Monastery: Explore the Monastery Complex and hike in the hills surrounding the monastery.

Urantogoo: Hiking to the summit provides breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Khuvsgul Lake: Lake Khvwsggl is one of Asia’s biggest freshwater lakes and is often called the “Blue Pearl” of Mongolia. You can hike, ride horses, or just relax by the lake, enjoying the peaceful scenery.

Khorgo &Terkh National Park: Hike to Horgo Volcano and experience a horse trek around the park

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

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

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 for a Northern Mongolia Tour

Summer (June to August):

The best time to embark on a Northern Mongolia tour for most travelers is during the summer, from June to August. During this period, you can expect pleasant daytime temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F). Summer in Northern Mongolia brings lush green landscapes and is perfect for activities like hiking, horseback riding, and enjoying the region’s natural beauty.

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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