Tshenkher Jihur Hot Springs (7n/8d)

Tsenkher Jiguur is known for its hot springs

Tsenkher Jiguur is known for its hot springs

Day 1.
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Lunch at the hotel. City sightseeing tour including a visit to the dinosaur fossils at the National History Museum. Dinner in a Mongolian national dwelling, a ger. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2.
Visit to Gandantegchinlen Buddhist Monastery, with a 25m high gold-plated statue of Buddha and numerous traditional temples. Drive to Karakorum ger camp, 360km away. Overnight stay at the ger camp.

Day 3.
Visit to Erdene-Zuu Monastery in Karakorum on the way to the Tsenkher Jiguur hot springs. Overnight stay at ger camp at the spa.

Day 4.
Bathing in hot springs at the camp. Visit a local nomadic family by yak cart. Overnight stay at ger camp.

Day 5.
Excursion to Taikhar Chuluu site, 45km from the camp. In the afternoon drive to the Bayangobi ger camp. Overnight stay at Bayangobi ger camp.

Day 6.
Drive to Khustai strictly protected area to see the Prezevalski wild horses, recently re-introduced in Mongolia. Overnight stay at ger camp.

Day 7.
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city. Evening performance by a Mongolian folklore group.     Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8.
Transfer to the airport and departure.

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