Detailed Tours Description
Day1 Arrive Ulaan Baatar
Arrive in Ulaan Baatar at any time.
Day2 Ulaan Baatar
As the city used to be a Russian protectorate, much
of the architectural styles remain alongside traditional Mongolian gers
(tents) and modern shops. You have free time to explore the Museum of Natural
History with its dinosaur exhibits, the Choijin Lama Temple Museum with
displays of Buddhist artifacts, or perhaps the Ganden Monastery, the most
important in the country.
Head south through the steppe to Horbund where we visit
the ruins of an ancient monastery. See gazelle, cranes, and eagles in the
Day4-5 Yolyn Am
Visit the restored Monastery of Ongi Khidd on the way
to the Flaming Cliffs area made famous for the fossils and dinosaur eggs
discovered there in recent years. Yolyn Am, the Vultures Mouth is an incredible
gorge in the desert. Hike deep into the gorge to where ice remains, even
Day6-7 Gobi Desert
Travelling through the desert we get to explore some
of the largest dunes in the Gobi.
We head north through beautiful mountains for our first
family stay (or camping). Literally meaning dirty water, Guvchin-Us is a
small rural town.
We visit the ancient capital city and beautiful Erdene
Day10 Tsensher hotsprings
Relax in the hot spring water at the ger camp or hike
the nearby hills.
Day11-12 Great White Lake
Continue across the green hills to Great White Lake.
This natural volcanic lake surrounded by rocky mountains provides a surreal
landscape in Khorgo. Climb up to one of the peaks for spectacular views
of the nearby area.
Day13 Grasslands (Shine Inder)
Our drive takes us deep into the steppe to really experience
the nomad life as we head towards Khovsgol Lake
Day14-16 Khovsgol Lake
Journey through emerald green grasslands dotted with
the white 'gers' (traditional tents) of nomads to the pure waters and pristine
wilderness of Khovsgol Lake. Swim in the icy waters or hike through the
Day17-18 Selenge River
Soak in the beautiful surroundings of the picturesque
Selenge River region.
Day19 Khustai National Park
Khustai National Park is home to the wild Takhi horses,
the last truly wild horses in the world.
Day20 Ulaan Bataar
Head back to the capital through the grasslands to
explore Ulaan Baatar once again.
Day21 Depart Ulaan Bataar