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TMN101: 10 Days Private Tour of Ulaanbaatar - Hustai National Park - Karakorum - Ongi - Bayanzag - Khongor Sand Dunes - Eagle Valley - Terelj National Park - Ulaanbaatar
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star handpicked hotels & Ger camp
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
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Day 1 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Welcome to Ulaanbaatar! Your flight will land in Chinggis Khaan International Airport and after passing through customs, our driver will greet you with a warm smile and will be holding a name-board. We can also pick you up at the Ulaanbaatar Railway Station. Then we will transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city by yourself.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Ramada Ulaanbaatar City Center
Day 2 Hustai National Park
In the early morning, we will pick you up at your hotel and begin our Mongolia tour package with a visit to Gandan Monastery, the largest and the most prosperous temple in Mongolia, famous for a 26-meter-high majestic gilded statue of Megjid Janraisig. And then drive to Hustai National Park. It will be a good opportunity to walk and relax in nature and to observe wildlife, among which, the most famous is the native wild horse named Takhi - Przewalski Horse.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hustai Ger Camp
Ulaanbaatar Gandan Monastery
Gandan Monastery
Day 3 Hustai - Karakorum
Drive to Karakorum, ErdeneZuu Monastery, Museum of Karakorum, have a walk of the small city. (B+L+D)
Head to Karakorum, also called Kharkhorin, it was the ancient capital of the Great Mongolian Empire and have a walk of the small city to see the symbolic ruins. After lunch, visit the ErdeneZuu Monastery, which is presumably the earliest surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia, followed by a visit to the museum of Karakorum.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tourist Ger camp
Day 4 Karakorum - Ongi Temple
A full day exploration to Ongi River & temple ruins. Then enjoy the vast steppe. (B+L+D)
The journey for today's Mongolia packages covers 290km and will pass through the rolling hills and vast steppes to get to middle Gobi. On the way, we will take a break at a tourist camp. Enjoy the stunning landscape of Ongi River & temple ruins which is on the way from South Gobi to Karakorum. It is the ruin of large monastery on the bank of the river. We will visit the ruins and a small local museum.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tourist Ger camp
Erdene Zuu Monastery, Karakorum
ErdeneZuu Monastery
Mongolia grassland
Herdsmen in Mongolia
Day 5 Ongi Steppe - Bayanzag (Flaming cliffs)
Drive to Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs), the land of Dinosaurs. (B+L+D)
Today we will drive to flaming cliffs, Bayanzag. En route, we will enjoy the vast steppe of the country. It is a place famous for the unearthed remains of the Dinosaurs that lived here 60 million years ago. We will explore around including the saxual trees and wander on the red hillocks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mongol Gobi Ger Camp
Day 6 Khongor Sand Dunes
A full day exploration to the largest and the most famous Khongor sand dunes, the Singing Dune. Visit a local herder family and camel riding. (B+L+D)
In the morning, we will drive west and have a full day exploration of the extraordinary Khongor sand dunes, Mongolia's largest and most famous sand dunes, reaching heights of approximately 800 meters and stretching over 100kilometers along the mountains. It is known locally as the "Singing" or "Sounding" Dunes. The view from the top of the sand dunes has to be one of the most amazing in Mongolia. Here we will have a good opportunity to know how local herder family lives and try the two-humped camels.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Gobi Discovery Ger camp
Camel rides
Camel riding at sand dunes
Day 7 Yol Valley
Drive to Yolyn Am (Eagle Valley), hike along the gorge and enjoy the amazing scenery. (B+L+D)
Continue the Mongolia tour package to Yolyn Am (Eagle Valley) in the morning, which is a deep and narrow gorge situated deep within the arid Gobi. Trek through the valley for around 3-4 hours. The stunning scenery and rare animal life make this a special place and worth a visit. Also discovering the ice glacier in the Gobi will be an exciting experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Juulchin Khan Bogd Ger camp
Day 8 Flight to Ulaanbaatar - Terelj National Park trip
Take a flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Terelj National Park, Turtle Rock, Ariyabal Meditation Temple. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, we will drive to take a domestic flight to Ulaanbaatar. After landing, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer to Terelj National Park to explore the geological structures and enjoy the fresh air. Also we will see Turtle Rock, an interesting rock formation and visit the Ariyabal Meditation Temple - surrounded by scenic mountains with massive rock formations and sits at top of the mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Terelj Lodge Ger camp
Terelj National Park, Mongolia
Terelj National Park
Day 9 Genghis Khan's Statue Complex - Ulaanbaatar
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar, Genghis Khan's Statue Complex. Free time in the afternoon, a farewell dinner. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. En route, visit the 40meters high Genghis Khan's Statue Complex which is the biggest equestrian statue in the world. From the base, you can take an elevator or walk to the head of the horse. At the top you can have a panoramic view of the area. The afternoon is free for you to go shopping for some souvenirs and local products accompanied by your tour guide. The farewell dinner will be served at a local fancy restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ramada Ulaanbaatar City Center
Genghis Khan's Statue, Ulaanbaatar
Genghis Khan's Statue Complex
Day 10 Departure from Ulaanbaatar
Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A nice journey home! (B)
Your Mongolia packages tour comes to an end today. After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to Chinggis Khaan International Airport to help you to board your flight and say farewell to you. Or if your flight is late in the afternoon, you may have some free time before departure.

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
  • The prices above are not applicable during the Naadam Festival in July.
Price Includes
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels/ Ger camps
  • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • All Internal flight (one way): + included all tax, free luggage allowance is 15-20kg
  • All service Charge & Local Taxes
  • Two bottled mineral waters during the tour per day
Price Excludes
  • International Flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Mongolia Visa fees
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