Best of Mongolia is Look Mongolia’s signature tour among central southern and northern Mongolia that gives chance to explore the most highlighted places such as Eagle valley, Singing dune, ancient capital Kharkhorum, Deep blue Khuvsgul Lake, Erdenezuu Monastery, Khorgo-White lake national park, reindeer people and more. Traveling along the Gobi desert, central vast steppe, and northern mountains, experiencing nomadic culture will be fabulous memory of your life. Whatever you want to see wherever you want to travel you can comfortably choose the right trip from our tours.
Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and meet our guide and driver. Transfer to hotel and check-in. In the afternoon city tour in Ulaanbaatar city: visit Sukhbaatar Square, Chinggis Khaan’s monument, Natural History Museum, and visit Zaisan Memorial for Panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2. Yoliin Am Valley
Take a flight to the South Gobi region via eye challenging open steppe. Gobi desert will give you an exotic view of the desert with a wonderful view of horizons, rare species of mammals and plants. Arrive at the camp and relax. Visit Eagle valley well known as Yoliin Am that located in Gobi Gurvan Saikhan national park. It is the end of the Altai mountain ranges and chance to see wild animals such as wild sheep, ibex, golden eagle and of course vultures. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 3. Khongor Sand Dune
Drive to Khongor sand dune well known as Singing Dune. Khongor sand dune is one of the biggest sand dunes of Mongolia. It has an extraordinary length of approximately 100kms and 12 kilometers wide. There is an oasis near a river Khongor at the northern edge of the sand dunes. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 4. Leisure Day in Khongor dune
Stay at the Khongor sand dune and relax. In the afternoon visit local camel herder family and ride camel to the dune. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 5. Bayanzag – Flaming Cliffs
Drive to Bayanzag, well known as Flaming Cliffs. Bayanzag is an important site for both archaeological and paleontological findings. Complete dinosaur skeletons and eggs are excavated from red cliffs, which look like fire. American explorer Roy Chapman Andrew had discovered this area in the early 20 century and getting famous all over the world. If you see carefully, you could find a piece of bone or dinosaur egg. In the afternoon, short hiking Gobi tree-saxaul forest. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 6. Ongi Temple
Drive to Ongi temple ruin. It was the largest Buddhist center in the Gobi region. There are 2 complexes of temple ruins that were built up in the 1780s. During political repression in the 1930s,’ these two temples destroyed and many lamas were executed and imprisoned. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 7. Kharkhorum
Drive to Kharkhorum. Visit Erdenezuu monastery which is the first Buddhist monastery in the country. It was built in 1586 near Kharkhorum city ruin. And see the archaeological site of the Kharkhorum ancient capital city of Mongolia. And have a short visit to Monument dedicated to the Greatest Dynasties of Mongolia. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 8. Erdenzuu-Tsenkher Spa
A day in Kharkhorum. Visit Erdenezuu monastery which is the first Buddhist monastery in the country. It was built in 1586 near Kharkhorum city ruin. And see the archaeological site of the Kharkhorum ancient capital city of Mongolia. After lunch, drive to Tsenkher hot spa. Have a spa bath and relax at ger camp.
Day 9. Khorgo National Park
Drive to Khorgo Terkh National Park. On the way, we will see a tree named 108 branches of a tree with a covered blue scarf (Khadag) and Mongolians are believe that praying for this tree brings good luck and see Chuluut river great canyon which huge creation of volcanic earthquake Arrive at Khorgo and overnight at ger camp.
Day 10. Zuun Nuur
Drive Zuun nuur camp which located on the way to Khuvsgul Lake. Afternoon hiking along the lake area and visit the local nomad family. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 11. Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Drive to Khuvsgul Lake. Lake Khuvsgul, like a dubbed as Mongolia Switzerland and a lake surrounded by green forest mountains. Also, it is 1% of the freshwater resources in the world. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 12. Reindeer Herder
Visit Tsaatan well known as reindeer people where lived app 50kms from our campsite and it takes 2.5 hours of driving. (Depends on year around) if the climate is hot they move to the mountain looking for a good living condition for their reindeers. There will be two families one is Tsaatan reindeer herder and Shaman. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 13. Khuvsgul Lake
Stay a full day at the Lake Site in order to hike and horseback ride. Overnight at ger camp.
Day 14. Ulaanbaatar
Take a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping opportunities to cashmere and souvenir shops. In the evening, enjoy Mongolian Folk Music and Dance Performance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15. Departure
Check out hotel and transfer to the airport for departure.
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|24 Aug||07 Sep||Open|
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4 star hotel accommodation in Ulaanbaatar for 2 nights shared room
Transportation by Japanese van or bus in Ulaanbaatar
Ger camp accommodation for 5 nights
English speaking tour guide
Horse and camel riding cost
International airfare transportation
Any additional not mentioned above