Mongolia: Legendary Routes Of The Secret History (9n/10d)

The Uglugchiin Kherem Wall

The Uglugchiin Kherem Wall

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar you will be greeted by your guide and driver and transferred to a hotel. Half and full day tours are available. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 2. Lake Khukh Nuur. 215 km
After an early breakfast drive to Khukh Nuur, 215 km from Ulaanbaatar. Have a lunch and camp in Khukh Nuur tourist camp which is located near Khukh Nuur. Khukh Nuur is known as the location where Temujin was bestowed with the title `Chinggis Khaan`. After lunch visit the lake and explore Khar Zurkhen Mountain. A historian would give a speech about Chinggis Khaan’s life, which is specific to this area. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (L/D)

Day 3. Binder Soum. 220 km
This morning drive to Binder soum, 220 km from Lake Khukh Nuur. We will see Uglugchiin Kherem Wall which is 3km in length, is made entirely of stones without the use of mortar. Today it stands 3.1 meters tall at its highest point and there are approximately 60 tombs near the wall. Oglochiin Kherem may be a burial place of great historical Mongol figures, such as Chinggis Khaan or Khubilai Khaan. Picninc lunch and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 4. Dadal. 120 km
In the morning drive to Chinggis Khaan’s birthplace, Dadal soum, 120km away from Binder soum. The journey will follow the banks of Onon river. Keep your cameras handy and catch the photo opportunities along the way. Arrive in a ger camp, which is close to Chinggisiin Gurvan Lake. In the afternoon visit a Buriad family and experience unique culture of this ethnic group. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 5. Dadal
Explore the birthplace of Chinggis Khaan, Deluun Boldog and Chinggisiin Gurvan Lake. A historian will take you on a journey to Chinggis Khan’s period. Afterwards, visit the Chinggis Khaan’s Monument. In the afternoon enjoy horseback riding in the steppes. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 6. Undurkhaan. 260 km
Drive to the center of Khentii province, Undurkhaan, 260 km from Dadal. Dinner and overnight in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 7. Khuduu Aral. 135 km
Drive to Khuduu Aral, 135 km from Undurkhaan. Khuduu Aral is the place where the “Secret History of the Mongols” was written in 1240. In the area archeologists found the ruins of ancient city Aurag. After lunch, explore the Chinggis Khaan’s monument and the ruins of Aurag city. It is believed that Chinggis Khaan used to drink from the natural mineral springs near the ruins. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 8. XIII century park. 150 km
In the morning we will drive to XIII century park. The complex covers area of 15 by 15 km. It consist of 6 camps and tribes which are very unique on their own. Everything is built in XIII century style. It will be an unforgettable experience of Mongol History. Overnight in a ger camp (B/L/D)

Day 9. Ulaanbaatar. 96 km
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar for 96 km. On the way visit Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex. Transfer to your hotel after arrival in Ulaanbaatar. Stay overnight in a hotel. (B)

Day 10. Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport or railway station for international departure.

 

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