Mongolian Winter tour/4 DAYS/

Short description

Mongolian winter is the most incredible winter that one might experience and there is plenty to see and enjoy during a winter travel. Glittering white snow, clear fresh air, sun, and little chills are the image of Mongolian winter. Taking this fantastic winter tour, you will meet the real Mongol nomads and spend some time in their warm ger and enjoy some wonderful hikes and horse riding at Terelj National park. Average temperatures will be in between  -20°C to – 40°C degrees, therefore you need right clothing for that.

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 and Erdene Zuu via Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes
    We will pick you up from your accommodation and start our tour directly driving to Elsen Tasarkhai sand dune for 250 kms. Elsen Tasarkhai sand dune is located at the Khogno Khan Nature Reserve, beautiful splendid mountains, and surrounding area represents two or three natural zones. A hour camel trekking with support of local camel man through the golden sand dunes. Continue travel to Karakorum, the ancient capital of Mongol Empire in the 13 th century. After the move of Mongolian capital to Beijing, and the fall of the empire, Karakorum was abandoned and then destroyed by vengeful Manchurian soldiers in 1388. Today, in the wide valley of the Orkhon River, awe-inspiring ancient monastery Erdenezuu coexists with Kharkhorin town.
  • Day 3 - Hustai 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 and helping & cooking Mongolian authentic dish with help of hostess etc. Also, we will do some horse riding through the breathtakingly beautiful areas and our horseriding activity suitable from beginners to advanced riders.
  • Day 4 - Gorkhi-Terelj national park via Chinggis Khan statue complex and Ulaanbaatar city
    First, we will drive to Terelj National Park for 80 km. It’s one of the most visited national parks in Mongolia. You can see the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones, some of them look quite similar to turtles. We will see Turtle Rock and visit Ariyabal meditation temple, which is surrounded by scenic mountains with interesting rock formations and sits at top of the mountain. The distance between the gate and the actual temple is about 1 km and it is only accessible by walking. Continue travel to Chinggis Khaan Monument. This statue, showing Chinggis Khaan (1162-1227) with a golden whip in his right hand gazing into the distance, has been erected at the Tsonjin Boldog site connected to many historic events in the territory of Erdene soum in Tov aimag, 54 km from Ulaanbaatar. The haughty and yet honorable statue is surrounded by 36 columns representing 36 Mongolian Khaans. The entire edifice is covered in 250 tons of steel. Visitors will ascend to the exhibition hall using an elevator at the back of the horse and will walk to the horse’s head passing through its chest and the back of its neck from where they will have an excellent panoramic view over the complex area and the scenery beyond. Tour will continue to Ulaanbaatar, arrival and end of the tour.
  • Day 5 - 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: 280km
    Time: 4 hours
  • Day 2 - Elsen Tasarkhai > Karakorum
    Distance: 80km
    Time: 1 hours
  • Day 3 - Karakorum > Khstai Nuruu
    Distance: 300km
    Time: 4 hours
  • Day 4 - Khustai Nuruu>Chinggis khan statue
    Distance: 150km
    Time: 2 hours
  • Day 4 - Chinggis Khan statue > Gorkhi-Terelj
    Distance: 20km
    Time: 30 minut
  • Day 4 - Gorkhi-Terelj>Ulaaanbaatar
    Distance: 60km
    Time: 1 hours
  • Day 5 - Home sweet home
    Distance: n/a
    Time: n/a
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