Tour Highlights and Itinerary Take a sip of fermented camel milk in the ger of a nomadic Mongolian family. Experience the steppe, seeing temple ruins and magnificent landscapes. Capture the beauty of multiple national parks, treading over sand dunes and breathing fresh air. Walk up to Genghis Khan's statue and visit Mongolia's largest monastery. Enjoy a traditional meal and learn how to make dumplings with a local Beijing family.
Day01 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar You will arrive at Chinggis Khaan International Airport, where our friendly guide will greet you and take you to your hotel. Relax and enjoy the welcome dinner that has been arranged for you: authentic Mongolian cuisine. Meals: Dinner Accommodation: Corporate Hotel or similar
Day02 Ulaanbaatar-Eagle Valley, Gobi In the morning, we will take you to the airport, where you will board a flight to Dalanzadgad in southern Mongolia. After arriving, we will drive you to Yolyn Am (Eagle Valley), a narrow gorge in the middle of the Gobi Desert. You will have the opportunity to wander around this valley for 3-4 hours, and here you can see the large ice glacier that interestingly sits in the desert. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Juulchin Khan Bogd Ger camp or similar
Day03 Khongor sand dunes, Gobi In the morning, we will head west for a full day at Mongolia's largest dunes, the famous Khongor sand dunes. The view from the top of the dunes is breathtaking and will provide numerous photo opportunities. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Gobi Ger camp or similar
Day04 Gobi Desert-Bayanzag In the morning, you will see a living example of the nomadic lifestyle, as we will make a stop to see a traditional camel breeder family in their Ger. Here you can try "Hormog," fermented Mongolian camel milk. After lunch, we will drive you to Bayanzag (the "Flaming Cliffs"), a famous paleontological site known for its unearthed remains of dinosaurs from millions of years ago. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Mongol Gobi Ger Camp or similar
Day05 Bayanzag-Ongi River We will spend the entirety of today exploring the magnificent landscape of the Ongi River & temple ruins on the way to Karakorum. We will also visit a small museum and enjoy the steppe surrounding us. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Tourist Ger camp or similar
Day06 Ongi River-Kharakorum After breakfast, your guide will take you on a drive to Karakorum, the ancient capital of Mongolia. You will get to visit the ErdeneZuu Monastery, one of the earliest Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia. Then, we will take you to the Museum of Karakorum. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Tourist Ger camp or similar
Day07 Kharakorum-Hustai National Park We will leave in the early morning for a drive to Hustai National Park. Along the way, we will stop at the Elsen Tasarkhai sand dune, and you can see the native Przewalski's wild horse. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hustai Ger Camp or similar
Day08 Hustai National Park-Terelj National Park After breakfast, we will drive to Terelj National Park to enjoy the beautiful structures and breathe in the fresh air. You will see the rock formation of Turtle Rock and visit the Ariyabal Meditation Temple. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Terelj Lodge Ger camp or similar
Day09 Genghis Khan's Statue Complex-Ulaanbaatar After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Along the way, we will stop at Genghis Khan's Statue Complex. We will also visit the old Gandan Monastery. After this, you can shop for souvenirs and walk around. Your last dinner in Mongolia will be served at a local gourmet restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Corporate Hotel or similar
Day10 Ulaanbaatar-Home Drive to the airport and fly back. Meals: Breakfast
Price Includes Accommodations, Hotel taxes and service charges. Internal flight: Ulaanbaatar-Dalanzadgad, all tax, free luggage allowance(15-20kg). All transfers, sightseeing per itinerary in private air-conditioned vehicles. English-speaking tour guide for the entire portion of your scheduled trip. 25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners. Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary.
Price Excludes International Flights. Mongolia Visa fees. Optional tours and extension tours. Tips or gratuities to local guides and drivers. Personal expenditure. Travel insurance.