Central Mongolia short tour /5 DAYS/

Short description

Karakorum city, which once served as the capital of Mongolian Empire and an essential station of the Silk Road, has much more to share than its current physical appearance. Mongolian largest and the historically most significant religious and cultural center – Erdenezuu monastery – is operating as a museum there. Some historical artifacts can be found on the way to Ogii Lake, which is home to a different species of birds and fishes.

Tour itinerary
  • Day 1 - Ulaanbaatar capital city of Mongolia
    Pick you up our driver and guide from Chinggis Khan international airport. Drive to Your hotel. Visit local outdoor market /bazaar/, Gandan Monastery and Mongolia national museum. Evening Leisure day in Ulaanbaatar city. Over night at Hotel
  • Day 2 - Karakorum, Erdene Zuu via Elsen Tasarkhai
    Drive to famous Khusuu Tsaidam, a Turkic inscribed monument of the Turkic State (6th – 8th Centuries A.D). The inscription was written by the grandson of Kultegin and devoted to the Bilge khan of Turkic Empire and his brother Kultegin in 732. Arrive at Ogii lake, this amazing lake has 27 km sq with average depth 7m. Delicate sand, whetstone coast and soft wave offer fantastic opportunity for bird watching, boating, kayaking, swimming and fishing. Dinner will be Mongolian barbecue Khorkhog. Stay overnight in Ger camp.
  • Day 3 - Kushuu Tsaidam, Ugii lake
    Drive to famous Khusuu Tsaidam, a Turkic inscribed monument of the Turkic State (6th – 8th Centuries A.D). The inscription was written by the grandson of Kultegin and devoted to the Bilge khan of Turkic Empire and his brother Kultegin in 732. Arrive at Ogii lake, this amazing lake has 27 km sq with average depth 7m. Delicate sand, whetstone coast and soft wave offer fantastic opportunity for bird watching, boating, kayaking, swimming and fishing. Dinner will be Mongolian barbecue Khorkhog. Stay overnight in Ger camp.
  • Day 4 - Khustai Nuruu national park
    Drive to Hustai National Park which is the site of re-introduction scheme of Przewalski’s horse, by Mongolian’s called Tahki. It became extinct in the wild in the 1960’s, and since 1992 has been successfully re – introduced to Hustai and other parts of Mongolia, from zoos around the world. Arrive at Hustai National Park, and leisure hiking in the surrounding mountains while you searching to see wild horse Takhi. Continue our way to Nomad family, which they live just outside National Park. Arrive at nomad family, meet the family members, then rest of the day you will spend to learn and to experience nomad people’s daily lifestyle and duties, including milking cows and sheeps, bringing the herds from pasture, producing dairy products, helping & cooking Mongolian authentic dish with help of hostess etc. Also, we will do some horse riding through the breathtakingly beautiful areas and our horse riding activity suitable from beginners to advanced riders. Stay overnight in the separate Nomad family Ger.
  • Day 5 - Ulaanbaatar city capital city of Mongolia
    Transfer to your accommodation. End of tour.
  • Day 6 - Home sweet home
    Leave Ulaanbaatar. Our driver drop off to Chinggis Khan international airport. Thank you for visiting our country

Essentials

Tour route
  • Day 1 - Ulaanbaatar
    Distance: n/a
    Time: n/a
  • Day 2 - Ulaanbaatar > Elsen Tasarkhai
    Distance: 290km
    Time: 4 hours
  • Day 2 - Elsen Tasarkhai > Karakorum
    Distance: 120km
    Time: 2 hours
  • Day 3 - Karakorum > Ugii lake
    Distance: 120km
    Time: 2 hours
  • Day 4 - Ugii lake > Khustai Nuruu national park
    Distance: 280km
    Time: 4 hours
  • Day 5 - Khustai Nuruu national park > Ulaanbaatar
    Distance: 100km
    Time: 2 hours
  • Day 6 - Home sweet home
    Distance: n/a
    Time: n/a
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