This express travel is more suitable for visitors, who want to discover Mongolia in quick glimpse. This travel offers exploring to Elsen Tasarkhai, which is impressive land with its amazing sand dunes. You have an opportunity to be a part of history in the ancient capital of Mongolia – Karakorum. Have a religious journey to one of first monasteries in Mongolia – Erdene zuu khid. We will see tree which has 108 branches and covered by blue scarf (Khadag). Mongolians believe that praying to this holy tree brings good luck. The Chuluut (stony river) is a river flowing down through the valleys of the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia, and a tributary of the Ideriin gol. It is 415 km long, the width at the mouth into the Ider River is 80 m, and the maximum depth is 3 meters. It is usually frozen from November to April. Stony River locates at 30 km from Tariat soum of Arkhangai province. Mongolia’s Khuvsgul Lake or in Mongolian Dalai Eej / Ocean mother/ Khuvsgul Lake considers as Mongolia’s Switzerland. Khuvsgul is one of seventeen ancient lakes worldwide more than 2 million years old, and the most pristine (apart from Lake Vostok) as well as being the most significant drinking water reserve of Mongolia.
Upon your arrival time to UB city. Our guide will warmly welcome you, and drive to Gorkhi Terelj National park located in the Khentii Mountain range. This park is the popular destination beacuse of its gigantic granite rock formations, a famous Crawling turtle rock alpine forests and flower scenery. Overnight in tourist camp (L+D)
Early morning after breakfast our journey will head to west site heading to the Elsen Tasarkhai, located 275 km west of Ulaanbaatar, is a unique combination of forested mountains and desert type landscape in one location. Great place to ride a camel. After lunch drive to the ancient city Karakorum 90 km and have short excursion to monument dedicated to Greatest Dynasties of Mongolia. Excursion to Erdene zuu monastery, one of the first Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia. It is surrounded by a monumental wall with 108 Stupas measuring 400×400 m. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, drive to Khorgo Terkhiin National Park. On the way we will see tree which has 108 branches and covered by blue scarf (Khadag). Mongolians believe that praying to this holy tree brings good luck. The Chuluut (stony river) is a river flowing down through the valleys of the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia, and a tributary of the Ideriin gol. It is 415 km long, the width at the mouth into the Ider river is 80 m, and the maximum depth is 3 m. It is usually frozen from November to April. Stony river locates at 30 km from Tariat soum of Arkhangai province. Chuluut canyon stretches 25 km in long, above 20 m in high. After canyon we will arrive at Khorgo. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake also known as White Lake is a lake in the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. The Khorgo volcano is located near the eastern end of the lake and the Suman River springs from lake. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, drive to Khuvsgul Lake or Dalai Eej / Ocean mother/ Khuvsgul lake considers as Mongolia’s Switzerland. Khuvsgul is one of seventeen ancient lakes worldwide more than 2 million years old, and the most pristine (apart from Lake Vostok) as well as being the most significant drinking water reserve of Mongolia. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Today we will wake up earlier to enjoy Morning glory looking at sunrise at Khuvsgul lake side you will witness the most breathtaking scenes of Blue Pearl of Mongolia. The reflections of the surrounding larch forest and majestic Khoridol Saridag mountain range on the blue lake water are extremely amazing. We will Hike in the surrounding forest mountains to have a better look of the crystal blue lake. There are horse riding and fishing opportunities around the lake. Enjoy relaxing by the lake shore or hiking on the edge of the great Taiga forest and exploring the flora & fauna of the area. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D
After breakfast drive to Murun city and drive to Amarbayasgalant Monastery – The Monastery of Tranquit felicity. It was commissioned by Manchu emperor Kang Xi in purpose of serving as a last resting place for the Ondor Gegeen Zanabazar – the first Buddhist spiritual leader of Mongolia. Lunch is on the way. Dinner and Overnight in a ger camp near the Monastery. (B+L+D)
After breakfast visit to the Amarbayasgalan monastery and drive to Ulaanbaatar city. Arrive in UB city and check in hotel.
Please contact us for prices of children (3-12 years old)
Package price includes:
Accommodation in Ger camp*- twin sharing
1 night in UB hotel twin sharing
Professional driver and tour bus
English speaking guide
Meals as mentioned in itinerary
Sightseeing entrance fee
Entrance fee to National parks and protected areas
Tickets to museums
Two Bottles of 0,5 litre drinking water per day
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Packages price excludes:
Ger camp single supplement 25 USD per person/per night;
If you are a citizen of one of the 46 countries that has been visa granted `visa-free access` to Mongolia, or 41 countries covered in a 30 day visa-free visit regime until 31st December 2016, you do not need to present a visa when entering Mongolia for tourism purposes. With exception of those, visitors are required to have a valid visa issue by Mongolian diplomatic missions or honorary consuls abroad. The following materials are required to obtain a visa under ground of tourism:
Passport, valid for at least six months from the end intended period of stay in Mongolia
One passport size photo
Completed and signed Visa Application Form for Tourists
Invitation from Mongolia (Either an invitation of the receiving entity, or an official request of the sending country and the organization).
Transit visa processing requires visa for next destination, and copy of onward tickets.
By airways: Providing you with comfort flights, Mongolia national flag carrier MIAT – Mongolian airlines operate scheduled and chartered flights to Ulaanbaatar from Berlin, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka and Beijing. The Chinggis Khaan international airport, conveniently located 18km southwest of the capital, hosts following carriers apart from MIAT:
We will always be happy to help arrange your international flight to Mongolia. By railways: if your holiday duration plan allows, another great way to get to Mongolia is via trans-Mongolian train. This is possible either fro Moscow of Beijing. Thw journey takes 4 nights and 5 days fro Moscow, and 1 night and 2 days from Beijing. It is a magical journey, which takes you from the heart of buzzing downtowns of metropolises into nomadic Mongolia, past the Great Wall of China through the Gobi desert, or Russian countryside villages through the Baikal Lake. Also trains to border cities run every day, as the cities of Ulaan-Ude (Russia) and Erlian (China) are both popular get-way destination for locals, for a little cultural sightseeing and a bit of shopping. You can let us handle your international railway tickets, to make your travel plan even smoother.
Foreign currency can be exchanged at commercial banks and Mongolian national currency “Tugrug“ are in notes of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 10.000 and 20.000. The currency code for Tugriks is MNT, and the currency symbol is ₮
The US dollar is preferred currency. Credit cards are also accepted at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops. UB and major cities have ATMs.
Mongolian nationwide electricity output is 220V/50HZ in a European style plug. Most likely all the sockets will feature 2 widely spaced round pins. Bit ni worries if your device is different, because universal plug converter is commonly found at relatively cheap price here in Mongolia.
Mongolians have several national holidays and celebrations, and when we talk about celebrating holidays, we means to do it nationwide. Believe us, celebrations take festival forms is most cases, and some certain are
We select restaurants based on our experiences, client satisfaction, location and cuisine. Normally we include three meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) each day during the whole trip.
In Ulaanbaatar, you can expect a good variety of quality restaurants with international foods. Breakfasts usually are served in western style at the hotel where you stay in Ulaanbaatar. Mongolian and Western cuisines are both available throughout Mongolia.
We generally eat breakfast and dinner in tourist Ger camp and some day of longer trip take a packed lunch. Your packed lunch will be carried in appropriate containers to prevent spillage or spoiling. Ger camps serve both Mongolian and international foods, and there will usually be a choice of main dish.
According to the Mongolian rating system, 2- 5 star hotels are approved to receive foreign guests. Our accommodations are carefully chosen, based on our research, our experience, and feedback from clients, to provide the best combination of high-quality accommodations, affordability, and convenient location. We give clients the opportunity to stay in a wide range of accommodation, depending on tour from 3* to 5* hotels in cities and best tourist Ger camps in countryside trip.