The Endless Steppe of Mongolia 6 days

Way to free your mind and soul may lie within this endless steppe, joining the Earth and the eternal blue sky. The eastern part of Mongolia is the place where you can experience the most beautiful sunset and sunrise which makes it unique for both local and foreign travellers. The tour includes the historic battlefield of Khalkh gol of 1939 as well as the most eastern lake that straddles the border between Mongolia and China, 4th largest city Choibalsan and Steppe of Menen.

Route:

Ulaanbaatar city - Choibalsan city - Buir Nuur - Khalkh gol

Duration:

5 nights / 6 days

Price From:

US$ 1098

Region:

Eastern and Central Mongolia

Tour highlights:

Choibalsan city, Memorial of Mongolia Heroes, Buir Lake, Khalkh Gol Sum, Steppe of Menen 

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 – Choibalsan.  (B/L/D)
  • Day 3. Choibalsan – Menengiin Tal – Buir nuur. 300km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 4. Buir Nuur – Khalkh Gol sum. 120 km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 5. Buir Nuur – Choibalsan-Ulaanbaatar. 300km. (B)
  • Day 6. Ulaanbaatar / Departure.  (B)

Day 1 (Wed). Ulaanbaatar

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to a hotel. Half or full day tours are
available.

Day 2 (Thu). Ulaanbaatar – Choibalsan

Choibalsan is located in the centre of the Mongolian Eastern region and is the city that
famous for ancient historical sites. You will enjoy the monument and memorial of Mongolian Heroes, Soviet pilots, Soviet hero N.F. Gastello, the G.K.Jukov Museum and the Commander of the Red Army Corps. There will be a city tour including the history museum of Dornod, a man made rock pile, a walk to Bunhan hill and a walk in the Youth’s square. The night will be spent at the local hotel. (B/L/D)
13:50 am Flight to Choibalsan
15:20 am Arrival at Choibalsan City

Day 3 (Fri). Choibalsan – Menengiin tal – Buir nuur 300km

You will be driven to Buir lake where you can explore and view the countless birds. Fishing, swimming and sunbathing are available. It is possible to ride a camel and visit a nomadic family. (B/L/D)

Day 4 (Sat). Buir nuur – Khalkh Gol sum – Buir nuur 120 km

On this morning, you can enjoy the sunrise and have breakfast at the camp. We will drive to Khalkh Gol sum. The area of Khalkhgol sum is famous for its ancient historical sites. For
instance, the Battles of Khalkhin Gol, statues, the Ikh Burhant complex. You will enjoy the monument of Khalkh Gol victory, the statue of Yakovlevch, the monument of Mongolian border guards, the memorial of 90 warriors, the statue complex of victory and the
museum ‘Yalalt or Victory’. Then we will return back to the camp of Buir lake. (B/L/D)

Day 5 (Sun).  Buir nuur – Choibalsan – Ulaanbaatar 300km

After breakfast, we will drive back to Choibalsan city. On the way, enjoy the great steppe of Menen. We will have a picnic lunch. After that we will arrive at the airport of Choibalsan.
15:50am Flight to Ulaanbaatar. 17:20am Arrival Ulaanbaatar
You can have some rest at the hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 6 (Mon). Ulaanbaatar / Departure 200 km

You will have breakfast at the hotel and will be transferred to the railway
station or the airport for international departure. (B)

TOUR AVAILABLE DATES:

05th of June – 12th of June/2017
03rd of July – 10th of July/2017
07th of Aug – 12nd of Aug/2017

Include:

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

 Exclude:

  • 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 IDD call, internet, laundry, items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers
  • Airfare or train ticket
  • Airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 44pound / 20kilo)
  • Changes of arrival/departure flights
  • Additional services
  • Any charges of major force beyond our control (e.g. imposition, 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