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Jewel of the North and Golden Gobi of the South

Destination: Khuvsgul, South Gobi, Tuv and Uvurkhangai  

Hot spots: Khuvsgul lake, Flamming Cliffs, Yol Valley, ancient capital Kharkhorin, Erdenezuu Monastery and Bogd National Park

Lengths: 13 nights/14 days

Adventure level: Moderate

Total driving km: 1100 km

Vehicle type: fly-drive (mini van and bus)

Season: May 15 – September 15

Day 1. Nation’s Capital - Ulaanbaatar.

You will start your tour in Mongolia with a meeting a professional Easy Tour team at the “Chinggis Khan” international airport and will be transfered to the one of the best quality hotels in the downtown of Ulaanbaatar. After loosen up from your flight, we start our first day roaming excursion around Ulaanbaatar, the nation’s capital starting from Sukhbaatar square. This smooth square is spirit of the capital and famous for its surroundings including Parliament House, National Opera Theatre, Cultural Palace and House of City Council. Our next move is Zaisan Hill; the cute small hill provides wide open view of the Ulaanbaatar. From there we visit the Natural History Museum which is well-known for its precious findings Dinosaur eggs and bones. After busy afternoon, we will witness fascinating performance of traditional folk songs, throat singing, beautiful melody of horse-headed fiddle, ethnic dances and arty contortion. Peaceful overnight in the hotel.

Day 10. Bogd Khaan National Park/Manzushir Monastery

We start our full day tour to the oldest national park after breakfast. The national park lies in the south of Ulaanbaatar, Bogd Khaan Mountain has been the most ancient national park of the country since 300 years ago. The Bogd Khaan Mountain is a blessed mountain because of its religious importance this powerful looking mountain has been untouched for many centuries. Several religious ceremonies take place a year near the highest peak of Tsetsee Gun with 2268m. Bogd Khaan Mountain boasts its stunning scenery with green forests of Siberian birch, cedar, larch and birch covering mountains. In summer time meadows between forests are covered by various beautiful alpine flowers. Numbers of wild animals including stag, wild boar, sable, wolf and fox are widely found in the mountains. Except the natural scenery, Manzushir Monastery is the key attraction in the area. The monastery was built in the 18th century but was in ruins after the communist purges of 1930s. This monastery was known throughout Mongolia for its religious services and its celebration of Tsam mask dancing. The monastery accommodated 350 monks in 20 temples including school of medicine, astrology and Buddhist philosophy. Overnight in the hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 11. Kharkhorin/Erdenezuu Monastery

After breakfast we have a full busy day excursion around Kharkhorin; an ancient Capital of Great Mongolian Empire and main treasure of Mongolian Buddhism, an Erdenezuu Monastery. Kharkhorin also considered as one of the highlights in tours in Mongolia. Kharkhorin was established in the valley of Orkhon river in 1220. It was one of the stop points of legendary Silk Road for 140 years. Kharkhorin played significant role in Mongolian history and was a capital city of Mongolian Great Empire until Khubilai Khaan, a grandson of Chinggis Khaan moved the capital to Beijing of Yuan Dynasty. We witness the almost 800 years old worshipping Turtle Rock near the temple. Erdenezuu Monastery – the first Buddhist monastery was founded by Avtai Sain Khaan, descendant of Chinggis Khaan, on the ruins of Kharkhorin in 1586. The monastery is surrounded by beautiful looking white walls with 108 stupas. For centuries it was a spiritual and intellectual centre of Mongolia and there are extraordinary collection of Buddhist paintings, priceless religious objects, special dresses for Tsama religious dance and excellently made Buddhist iconography with true Mongolian and Tibetan style. Overnight in the ger camp.

Day 12. Bayangobi/Ruins of Uvgun Monastery

After late morning breakfast, we start to drive to the Bayangobi. It is a unique place with many different forms of natural landscape; combination of a Gobi sand dunes, forests and rocky mountains. Opportunities to hike in the small sand dunes and riding a camel. Lunch in the ger camp. In the afternoon we visit Erdene Khambyn Khuree which is 20 kms drive from the camp. The monastery is located in the majestic looking Khugnu Khaan mountain. Enlightened Bogd Gegeen Zanabazar, a religious leader, philosopher, artist and sculptor was founded these Uvgun and Zaluu temples for his religious teacher. The soldiers of Oirad nobleman Galdan boshigt destroyed the monasteries and assassinated the monks in 1688. We have wonderful opportunities to visit horse breeder’s family and experience making of airag, the Mongolian traditional drink made by mare’s milk. Horse riding opportunities on true Mongolian wooden saddles. Overnight in the ger camp.

Day 13. Hustai National Park/ Ulaanbaatar

Early morning breakfast we start our day trip to the Hustai National Park. On the way we explore forest steppe and steppe landscape with cool temperature and many wild birds and flowers. Arrive in the camp and lunch there. The park lies in the foothills of southern Khentii mountain range and it is the place where you can see wild horse called Takhi known as Przewalski horse to the world. The wild horses survive in nature by themselves because they have been reintroduced successfully to their homeland after 40 years of extinction. Currently, the number of Takhi has already reached more than 170. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar-the nations’ capital. Overnight and relax in the hotel.

Day 14. Departure

We conclude our classic journeys by transferring to the “Chinggis Khaan” International Airport with professional Easy Tour Team. 

Day 2. Gandan Monastery/Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Early breakfast in the hotel then we start our busy day with Gandan Monastery a heart of Mongolian yellow head Buddhism. We will experience the sense of Buddhism in Mongolia and see the outstanding and impressive 24m golden plated statue of Buddha; Megjid Janraiseg. This monastery is the largest and most important monastery of Mongolia with 500 monks. Our next stop is National History Museum which tells rich history of Mongolia with many colorful exhibits; historical findings, traditional handicrafts and dressing. In the afternoon, we drive to Gorkhi Terelj National Park, located in the Khentii Mountain range. This park is the popular getaway destination because of its gigantic granite rock formations, a famous “Crawling Turtle Rock”, alpine forests and flower scenery. Wonderful opportunities for horse riding and hiking and return to Ulaanbaatar for the evening.

Day 3. Murun/Lake Khuvsgul

We start our adventure by flying to Murun, a capital of scenic


 Khuvsgul province. We continue our picturesque drive to Khuvsgul lake, second largest freshwater lake in the Central Asia with over one percent of the world’s freshwater and a maximum depth of 262m. This gorgeous lake is fed by ninety six rivers and streams but only Egiin River flows out from the lake, joining the Selenge River on the way to its sister Lake Baikal. Khuvsgul lake is inhabited by nine species of fish, while the nearby taiga forest, forest steppe, mountains and the lake provide habitat for 68 species of mammals, including argali, ibex, elk, reindeer, musk deer, brown bear, lynx, marten, beaver, wolf and moose as well as 244 species of birds and 750 species of plants. The lake is surrounded by dozens of stunning mountains, thick pine forests and lush meadows with grazing yaks and horses. We hope that the lake  will give you a relaxation and make your tour in Mongolia wonderful.Overnight in the ger camp near the lake.

Day 4. Lake Khuvsgul

In the morning we hike in the surrounding forest mountains to have a better look of the crystal blue lake. Riding around the shores are breathtaking and lots of fishing opportunities with boats. In the afternoon, we ride to the up north to visit Reindeer village where we can experience Tsaatan; reindeer breeders’ unique everyday life, traditional tent dwelling “Urts” and herds of reindeers. Return to the ger camp and overnight in the ger.

Day 5. Ulaanbaatar/Natural History Museum

After breakfast at the camp we drive back to Murun. On the way we enjoy alpine scenery with pine, larch trees and green lush meadows with full of yaks, cattle and horses. We catch our flight back to Ulaanbaatar and this afternoon we have an opportunity to visit Museum of Natural History that holds millions of years old Dinosaur’s eggs and bones discovered in Mongolia including famous “Fighting Dinosaurs” skeletons. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 6. South Gobi

Early morning breakfast and we start our one and half hours flight to Dalanzadgad; a true capital of South Gobi province. The Gobi Desert is called “Golden Gobi” the mystical place that captivates the imagination. It is an extreme area with wide temperature changes, sparse vegetation and small community of hearty nomads. The Gobi is also unique for its fauna; homeland of “Prince of the Gobi” the two humped Bacterian camel and world’s only desert bear, the Gobi bear. We visit camel breeders’ families for riding a camel and wonderful photo opportunities. Gobi Desert - can be a different experience of your tour in Mongolia than any other spots. Overnight in the ger camp.

Day 7. Yol Valley/Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park

After peaceful morning wake up and breakfast we drive to the majestic Gobi Gurvan Saikhan (Three Beuties of the Gobi) National Park where we will enjoy incredible “Yol Valley”. The valley is the unusual narrow canyon of a river that flows through the Zuun Saikhan Mountain. The sheer rock walls stand 200m and the canyon has stunning green meadows with thick glacier layer that is deeply set between the walls. During the summer rainfall water runs from the top of the walls forming waterfalls. We can trek or ride a camels and horses along the canyon and may have an opportunity to glimpse rarely found wild sheep Argali, mountain goat Ibex and Yol Lammergeier. Overnight in the ger camp.

Day 8. Bayanzag/Flamming Cliffs

A relaxed breakfast at the camp and start surfing to the Bayanzag known as a Flamming Cliffs to the world. Through the journey we witness the arid desert including camel herds and herding families. We arrive in the ancient red rock creation, Bayanzag formed 60-70 million years ago, famous as Flamming Cliifs named by Roy Andrew Chapman, an American explorer who visited Mongolia in 1920s. The striking red Bayanzag cliffs have dinosaur fossils, eggs and bones all over the place and neighbored by bushy Saxual tree forests. We ride little bit further to the north to explore Moltsog Els sand dunes where ride a camel on the dunes. We drive back to ger camp and overnight.

Day 9. Ulaanbaatar/ Bogd Khaan Palace Museum

In the morning we drive to the airport at Dalanzadgad where we catch our flight back to Ulaanbaatar. In the afternoon, we have a chance to visit the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum; the palace known as the Green Palace. The palace was built in 1903 dedicated to the 8th Bogd Gegeen, the head of lamaist religion and last khan of Mongolia. Amazing bronze castings, silk paintings, paper icons, mineral paintings, god statues made by Zanabazar and his students including a royal ger made out of snow leopard skins are the main attraction of this palace. Overnight in the hotel. Our tour in Mongolia is now complete.

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1pax 5023$
2pax 3387$
3-5pax 2840$
6-9pax 2398$
10-15pax 2171$
16+pax 2122$
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