Explore the Beauty of Eastern Mongolia 15 days

Tour in the endless vast steppe connecting the Earth and the eternal blue sky is once-in-a-lifetime experience. Chinggis khaan, the greatest emperor of Mongols, or the founder of the largest empire in the world, was born in this part of Mongolia. The region offers you remarkable historic sights and the undisturbed beauty of Mother Nature. Welcome each day with beautiful sunrise and discover the greatness of this part of the world. 

Route:

Ulaanbaatar - Khentii province - Dornod province - Tuv province - Ulaanbaatar

Duration:

14 nights / 15 days

Price From:

US$ 2090

Region:

Eastern and Central Mongolia

Tour highlights:

Steppe of Menen, Lake Buir, Khalkh River, Ruins Kherlen Bars, Baldan Bereeven monastery, Uglugchiin Wall, Rashaan khad , Dadal, Kerlengiin huduu aral, Undurkhaan

In this classic tour through Central and Eastern Mongolia we have included the best attractions and most scenic spots. This well balanced tour will include history, adventure, education, enjoyment and activities.

  • Day 1. Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 2. Ulaanbaatar - Khentii province - Khukh nuur. 215km. (L/D)
  • Day 3. Baldan Bereeven - Uglugchiin Kherem - Rashaan had. 173km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 4. Bayan Adraga - Dadal. 117km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 5. Dadal - Dornod province - Kherlen Bariin tuuri. 170km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 6. Kherlen Bariin tuuri - Choibalsan. 120 km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 7. Choibalsan - Menengiin tal - Buir nuur. 300km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 8. Buir nuur - Khalkh Gol sum - Buir nuur. 120km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 9. Buir nuur - Choibalsan. 300km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 10. Choibalsan - Undurkhaan. 325km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 11. Undurkhaan - Khuduu aral. 135km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 12. Khuduu aral - Gun galuut. 80km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 13. Gun galuut - Chinggis khaan equestrian statue complex - Ulaanbaatar. 138km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 14. Ulaanbaatar/Departure. (B)

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar

Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, you will be greeted by your guide and driver. Transfer to a hotel. After check-in the hotel and rest for some time, we will start city tour including a visit Gandan monastery, National history museum followed by walking to Chinggis khaan square and also explore Zaisan memorial hill for the whole city panoramic view (L/D).

Day 2. Khukh nuur (215 km)

After having breakfast, drive to Khukh Nuur, Khentii province. Have a lunch and camp in a Khukh Nuur tourist camp which locates next to Khukh Nuur. Khukh Nuur is known as a place that Temujin was made Great Chinggis Khaan by this area. Some of researchers say Chinggis Khaan might be buried by this area also. After lunch visit the Lake and explore the Khar Zurkhen Mountain. Historian would give speech about Chinggis Khaan’s History which related in this area. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 3. Baldan Bereeven–Uglugchiin kherem–Rashaan had (173 km)

Early morning, drive to visit Baldan Bereeven monastery, Uglugchiin Kherem, Rock Rashaan with paintings. Overnight at the camp ‘Chinggisiin Toonot’.

Baldan Bereeven Monastery: It’s located in Umnudelger sum, Khentii aimag, established in 1777 by lama Tseveendorj after completing the main temples. The Chogchin Dugan or Great Hall was completed in 1813. Baldan Bereeven means Drepung in Sanskrit ‘Pile of Rice’. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 4. Bayan Adraga – Dadal (117 кm)

After breakfast, continue driving to Dadal sum, north of Khentii aimag. Explore the Chinggis Khaan’s birthplace Deluun Boldog and Lake Chinggisiin Gurvan Nuur. Historian will give the speeches about the Chinggis Khaan’s History by the Chingisiin Gurvan Nuur. And visit the Chinggis Khaan’s Monument . Overnight at the camp ‘Gurvan nuur’. On the way to Dadal, a visit the museum of Queens in Bayan Adraga sum. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 5. Norovlin – Kherlen Bariin tuuri (170 км)

After breakfast, drive to visit Kherlen Bariin Tuuri or Ruins of Kherlen Bars. On the way to ruins, visit the Shihihutug’s library and his statue in Norovlin sum. Exploration of a nomad family, wildlife and star watching. Overnight stay in a Tent (B/L/D).

Day 6. Kherlen Bars Tuuri - Choibalsan (120 km)

After having breakfast, explore and visit a nomad family. Horse riding is at your own expense. After check-in the hotel in Choibalsan, you will start the city tour including the history museum of Dornod, a man’s rock pile, a walk to Bunhan hill and going for a walk on the Youth’s square. Overnight and dinner in a hotel (B/L/D).

Day 7. Choibalsan – Menengiin tal – Buir nuur (300 km)

Drive to Buir lake. Explore and walk around lake and enjoy a walk around the shores of lake which is home to countless birds. You will have the opportunity to take in the breathtaking scenery of this beautiful lake. Fishing, swimming and sunbathing are available. Possible for camel riding and nomadic family visit. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).  

Day 8. Khalkh Gol sum (120 km)

This morning, enjoy the sunset and have breakfast at the camp. Drive to Khalkh Gol sum. The area of is famous for its ancient historical sites. For instance, sightseeing of the Battles of Khalkhin Gol, statues, human-like stone, ikh burhant complex. You will enjoy the monument of victory, statue of Yakovlevch, monument of Mongolian border guards, memorial 90 warriors, statue complex of victory and a museum ‘Yalalt or Victory’. Back to camp of Buir lake. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 9. Choibalsan (300 km)

After breakfast, drive back to Choibalsan city. Today, enjoy the great steppe of Menen. Check in the hotel and have some rest. Enjoy leisure time. Overnight stay in a hotel (B/L/D).

Day 10. Choilbalsan - Undurkhaan (325 km)

Drive to Undurkhaan city after breakfast. Visit an ethnographical museum in the city. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 11. Undurkhaan – Khuduu aral (135 km)

Drive to Khuduu aral. Khuduu Aral is the place that The Secret History Mongols was written in 1240. And archeologist found the ruin of ancient city Aurag near Huduu Aral. After lunch in a Huduu Aral Ger camp, explore the Chinggis Khaan’s monument and ruin of Aurag city. You would be find the natural mineral spring near the ruin of Aurag city which believed by locals that Chinggis Khaan and their warriors was used to drink from this spring. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 12. Khuduu aral –Gun galuut (80 km)

Drive to Gun Galuut Nature Reserve. Lunch at a camp. Horse riding to lakes Ikh-Gun and Ayaga for bird watching. Watch for White cranes, Swan geese, Whooper swans, Duck species and others. On the way back visit a nomadic family, taste airag and have lunch with the family. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 13. Gun galuut - Chinggis Khaan Equestrian Statue Complex -Ulaanbaatar (138 km)

Drive to Ulaanbaatar. On the way visit Tsonjin Boldog to see Chinggis Khaan Equestrian Statue Complex which is situated 54 km from Ulaanbaatar, on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog, where according to legend, he found a golden whip. A 40m tall statue of Chinggis Khaan on horseback, holding a golden whip and is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. A visitor center with 36 columns representing the different 36 kings of lineage of Chinggis Khaan. Visitors walk to the head of the horse through its chest and neck, where they can have a panoramic view. A 9 meters tall traditional boot, which is considered as the biggest in the world, and a golden whip are displayed.

Check-in the hotel in Ulaanbaatar (B/L/D). 

Day 14. Ulaanbaatar / Departure

Transfer to the railway station or the airport for international departure.

 

Tour available dates:

    04th of June – 17th of June / 2018

    16th of July – 29th of July / 2018

    06th of August – 19th of August / 2018

 Tour includes:  

  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation hotel in Dornod
  • English speaking guide at all times.
  • In the countryside all lodging will be in ger camps and tent
  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary.
  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by a chauffeur-driven 4WD jeep, minivan or bus in the city area.
  • Park entrance fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1 liter of drinking water per day per person 

Package price DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar, hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services, travel insurance, medical insurance, visa application fees, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses such as items of a personal nature, gratuity to local guides and drivers, airfare or train tickets, airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 33 pounds / 15 kilograms), changes of arrival/departure flights, additional services, any charges of force majeure beyond our control (e.g. imposition of quarantine restrictions, etc.), optional excursions unless stated in your itinerary, etc.

 

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information.

  • backpack or soft bag
  • waterproof bag cover
  • day pack
  • head lamp/flashlight
  • spare batteries/bulb
  • personal medications
  • waterproof hiking boots
  • waterproof jacket with hood
  • waterproof over pants
  • fleece jacket or wool jumper
  • cotton t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts
  • lightweight trousers
  • shorts
  • socks
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • sandals
  • sun glasses
  • sun cream
  • insect repellent
  • resealing (Ziploc) plastic bags
  • binoculars/camera
  • watch/ alarm clock
  • money belt/ pouch
  • insurance confirmation copy
  • emergency contact number