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Highlights:
  • Enjoy an idyllic landscape of thick evergreen forests, crystal-clear streams and lakes explore tsaatan life style.
  • Be part of the scenic Terelj National Park & enjoy its natural beauty and peacefulness
  • Visit the 13th Century Complex & experience the life of Chinggis Khaan’s time
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Available: Mid-May through Mid-October every year
Transportation: Mini bus or Jeep, Domestic flight RTN Khuvsgul - UB

Itinerary

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and meet at airport. Transfer to a 4 Star hotel. Lunch in Modern Nomads restaurant. City tour, including Chinggis Khaan square in the heart of the city with views of Parliament building, Mayor’s House, Opera House, Cultural Palace and many other modern buildings. We continue our trip with a visit to Gandan Monastery. This is Mongolia’s largest and most important center of buddism, which was built in 1838. The highlight is the magnificent Migjid Janraisig Temple. Hundreds of images of the Buddha line the walls of the temple, and the centerpiece is an awe-inspiring statue of Migjid Janraisig. The 26-meter high sculpture is made of dazzling copper covered with gold. Inside the hollow statue are 334 sutras, 27 tons of medicinal herbs and over 2 million bundles of mantras. Afterwards, we’ll enjoy a Mongolian traditional concert. A welcome dinner will be held at the Peace Pub. Overnight in Ulaanbaatar.

Option 1. After breakfast we leave Ulaanbaatar and fly to Murun, capital of Khuvsgul Province (679km, 1.20h). Lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, transfer to the ger lodge "Dream Khuvsgul" located 102km from Murun, along Khuvsgul Lake (1.30min by car). The remainder of the day free for leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Dream Khuvsgul ger lodge.

We visit a Tsaatan family. The Tsaatan live in the traditional nomadic style and survive almost entirely off their reindeer herds. After lunch, you are free to spend the afternoon as you wish. You have the option to walk or ride horses and take in the idyllic scenery around the lake. Dinner and overnight at the ger lodge.

We begin the day with a morning excursion out onto Khuvsgul Lake. After our boat ride, we enjoy a leisurely horseback ride along the shores of the scenic lake. Lunch will be at the Dream Khuvsgul lodge restaurant. The rest of the day is free for leisure. Dinner and overnight at the ger lodge. Bon fire in the evening.

After breakfast, we drive to Murun to take a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Today’s destination is Terelj National Park, a nature reserve set in a deep valley between forested hillsides, granite boulders, and mountain streams. Transfer to the Dream Terelj lodge located 50km from Ulaanbaatar. After lunch, enjoy the Terelj National Park, Turtle Rock, and Aryabal Monastry, a scenic meditation temple (13km, 20min). Dinner and overnight at the ger lodge.

Begin with a visit to a remarkable monument, a grand statue of Chinggis Khaan astride his horse (50km, 40min). The statue stands 131 feet tall atop a 33 foot high coliseum. Built at the site where legend holds, Chinggis Khaan found a golden whip that inspired his future conquests. It is said to be the world’s largest equestrian statue. Afterwards, we continue our trip to the 13th Century National Park (37km, 40min). The park is a re-creation of life in the kingdom during the 13th century. Visitors can enjoy annual celebrations, customs, and traditional craft work. Here the guests can dine with Khaans and Queens, visit the residence of lords, learn to write in Mongolian script, and play a horse headed fiddle. Enjoy lunch at the village. Late afternoon, we drive back to the Dream Terelj lodge (87km, 2h) for dinner. Overnight at the ger lodge.

After breakfast, we drive to Ulaanbaatar and visit Bogd Khaan Palace Museum. The complex was built between 1893 and 1903 and named, “The Temple of Developing Wisdom” and dedicated to the 8th Bogd King Javzandamba, the head of the Mongolian religion. On April 1, 1926, after Bogd Khaan’s death due to illness in 1924, a state museum office was created and it was decided to transmit the remaining property of the Bogd Khaan to public museum ownership. It was converted to a museum building, displaying objects of historical and artistic value, religious idols, the royal collection of stuffed animals, and other items which had been owned or used by the Bogd Khaan. Now the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum consist of seven Summer Prayer temples and the Winter Palace, which was built in the European style. Afterwards, we ascend the 200 steps to the top of Zaisan Monument to enjoy panoramic views of the city and the four sacred mountains that surround it- Bayanzurkh, Chingeltei, SonginokhairKhaan and Bogd Khaan. Have lunch at the BD Mongolian Barbeque restaurant. After lunch, shopping at the Gobi cashmere factory outlet and State Department Store. Enjoy a farewell dinner at the Peace Pub. Overnight in Ulaanbaatar.

After breakfast, we drive to the airport for International departure.

Start date End date Space available Max
5/Jun 12/Jun 15 16
14/Jun 21/Jun 10 16
23/Jun 30/Jun 5 16
5/Jul 12/Jul 5 16
14/Jul 21/Jul 3 16
23/Jul 30/Jul 0 16

Included services

  • Guiding and interpreting service
  • All transportation as listed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation hotel and camp
  • All meals as listed in the itinerary
  • 0,5l*3 bottled water per day
  • Domestic flights
  • All entrance fees
  • Horse, camel and reindeer ride trial
  • Boat rental
  • Visa support invitation letter

Not included in the services

  • International Airfaire + Tax
  • Travel Insurance and visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, camera or video fees at any sites etc.
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips for your guides and drivers
  • Optional activities

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