The Very Best Of Mongolia (14n/15d)

Tsagaan Suvarga

Tsagaan Suvarga

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar.
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, you will be greeted by your guide and driver. Transfer to a hotel. Half and full day tours are available.

Day 2. Terelj National Park. 80km
After breakfast, drive to Terelj National Park, 80km northeast of Ulaanbaatar. Spend the day touring the area and enjoying the magnificent alpine scenery. There are great opportunities for hiking, rock climbing and horse riding. You can visit a nomad family, explore their unique lifestyle, and experience horse riding. Return to the hotel. (L/D)

Day 3. Ulaanbaatar / Middle Gobi 220km
Early morning begin your journey to Baga Gazriin Chuluu, a unique formation of rocks. Visit ruins of an ancient temple and explore the area. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 4. Tsagaan Suvarga. 280 km
After breakfast visit ruins of Sum Khukh Burd Temple. Continue driving to Tsagaan Suvarga, a fascinating white lime stone cliff which resembles a stupa. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 5. South Gobi / Yol Valley. 280km
Drive further south. Arrive at the Three Beauties of the Gobi National Park. Spend the day on an excursion to Yol Valley hiking and enjoying stunning photographic opportunities. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 6. Khongor sand dunes. 200 km
After breakfast drive to Khongor Sand Dunes known as the Singing Dunes. A climb up to the sand dunes will be rewarded with a breathtaking view. In the evening observe a spectacular sunset, please prepare your cameras. Lunch, dinner and overnight in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 7. South Gobi / Bayanzag. 150km
Drive to the world famous Flaming Cliffs or Bayan Zag (saxaul tree forest of the Gobi). Explore the site of the first paleontological discoveries in Mongolia by following in the footsteps of Roy Chapman Andrews. Visit a nomadic camel breeding family and experience hospitality of Mongolian nomads. Enjoy a short camel ride. Lunch, dinner, and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 8. South Gobi / Ongi Monastery 150km
After breakfast drive to north. Visit the ruins of once great Ongi Monastery, visit local restored temple and have a walk in the surrounding area. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 9. Karakorum, Erdene-Zuu Monastery. 300km
After breakfast drive to Karakorum, the 13th century capital of the Great Mongol Empire. Visit Erdene-Zuu Monastery, which was the first and largest monastery in Mongolia. Tour the monastery and visit several temples with excellent examples of Buddhist thangka painting dating back from the 16th century. Visit the Karakorum museum. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 10. Tsenkher Hot Spring. 150km
Drive to the Tsenkher hot spring. Spend the day relaxing in natural spa and walking in the surrounding forest. Please do not forget to pack your swimsuit for this day. Optional massage and beauty services are available. Enjoy the spa again after dinner. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 11. lake UgiI. 240km
Drive to lake Ugii in Arkhangai province. The camp is located on the shore of lake Ugii. A magnificent view and countless water birds will be at your doorsteps. Lunch, dinner, and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 12. Hustain Nuruu National park. 270km
After breakfast drive to Hustain Nuruu National Park. Drive deep into the National Park to search for Przewalski horses (takhi), grandfather of all horses in the world. If you have binoculars, please bring them. View a short documentary and visit the museum. Overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 13. Hustain Nuruu, National park / Ulaanbaatar 120km
Breakfast at the camp. Drive to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel. (B)

Day 14. Ulaanbaatar.
All day free at leisure.

Day 15. Ulaanbaatar / Departure.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the railway station or airport for international departure.

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