18 day trip in Central Mongolia and Great Gobi
North Mongolia blue pearl : which is called a Khuvsgul lake one of most attractive area for a travelers. Itinerary gives you chance to great gobi of Mongolia, Do not miss a chance to discover a Gobi via Central Mongolia through reach a north khuvsgul lake.
DRIVING TO TERELJ NATIONAL PARK
Terelj National Park, one way is 75 km, On the way explore Ovoo-the pile of stones, which was set for the god of nature and blue sky. Exploring the beautiful granite rocky hills, nomads home-Ger and their livestock in the pasture, Visit to Protected area, Explore the Turtle Rock, Soft trekking on the green meadow, Hiking to hills, Explore the green valleys, Horse trekking in the surrounding:
Biggest Chinggis khans statue in the world
Bogd Khaan summer palace
Overnight stay with a Nomad Ger.
- Day 2
LEAVING ULAANBAATAR FOR BAGA GAZRIIN CHULUU
We will start our tour after early breakfast in a Hostel . Baga Gazriin chuluu–located in Delgertsogt soum, Dundgovi province and surrounded by plain. The highest one is 15 km long and 10 km wide granite stone-mountain elevated at 1768m above sea level. There are also over 20 kinds of medical herbs like burnet, many kinds of world rare animals like marmot, ibex and mountain sheep. Also you can see Bolort Cave, eye treatment spa, rock images, petro glyphs, burial mounds many other sightseeing. There is a ruin of Choir monastery which was established by “Zaya” Damdin, a famous ancient historical, religious and scientific researcher. On the way we will stop for a lunch next to Zorgol Khairkhan Mountain . It will be great to have a lunch next to beautiful nature scene and then we will continue to drive to fist campsite of our trip . Nomad Family stay overnight
( Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 3
DRIVE TO TSAGAAN SUVARGA
After having a breakfast and pack all camping stuff we will drive to Tsagaan Suvraga / White Stupa / Tsagaan Suvarga(White Stupa) is located in Ulziit Soum, Dundgobi aimag. The name Tsagaan Suvarga(White Stupa)is given by local people to the impressive and legendary cliff which is eroded by natural phenomenon. Having 10 million years history, the cliff indicates different times by its colored layers. Tsagaan Suvarga(White Stupa)is interesting to see the sheer slope, facing east, which from a distance seems to be the ruins of the ancient city.Stay overnight in a Nomad family ,This is real chance to get to know about a nomad life also be a part of it.
( Breakfast+ Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 4
DRIVE TO YOL VALLEY
After having breakfast with a nomad family ,we will start driving to Yoliin Am , Yolyn Am (Mongolian: Ёлын Ам, Lammergeier Valley) is a deep and narrow gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains of southern Mongolia. The valley is named after the Lammergeier, which is called Yol in Mongolian. The Lammergeier is an Old World vulture, hence the name is often translated to Valley of the Vultures or Valley of the Eagles. Before we enter a valley we will visit a small museum to get know more about Gobi Gurvan saihan national Park .In this valley we will hike for see the ice gorge and beautiful nature scene , This place people admire to see ice middle of Gobi .Overnight stay in a Ger Accomdation
( breakfast +lunch +Dinner)
- Day 5
DRIVE TO KHONGOR SAND DUNE
After having breakfast, we will drive to the sand dunes called Khongoriin Els. The Khongoriin els also known as the singing dunes, these are the largest sand dunes in Mongolian, / 200m high, 12km wide and about 100km/ long and should not be missed if traveling through the Gobi. In this place we will have a Camel ride trial for a 1 hour to fell more good about Gobi We will stay overnight in a camp
( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner )
- Day 6
DRIVE TO ONGI MONASTERY
DRIVING TO ONGIIN KHIID
After having breakfast in the the Bayanzag, we will drive to Saikhan Ovoo which is a small village in the Middle Gobi province. Ongiin khiid (also referred as Ongi Monastery ruins) is a active small monastery with a temple which was built on the ruins of a monastery complex that was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia and founded in 1760 and consisted of two separate tempes complexes, Barlim khiid and Khutagt khiid, on the North and South of the Ongi Gol river about 18 km from Saikhan-Ovoo sub-provincial center, Dungobi province.)After seeing sightseeing of a Ongiin khiid overnight stay in camp .
( Breakfast + Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 6
DRIVE TO THE ANCIENT CAPITAL CITY KHARKHORIN
aKarakorum was the capital of Great Mongolia Empire in thirteenth century. It is located on the right bank of Orkhon river, 400 km south-west of Ulaanbaatar which is the current capital of Mongolia. In 1380, Karakorum was destroyed. But approximately two centuries later, on the same site, there arose the yurt of Avtai Khan, founder of the Erdene Zuu Monastery. Kharkorin city is full of sightseeing and historical spots . Overnight in a Ger Hostel
( Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 7
DRIVE TO ORKHON VALLEY WATERFALL VIA TUVKHUN MONASTERY
Day hiking trip to Tuvkhun Monastery. Tuvkhun monastery is located in the High mountains marking the north side of the Orkhon Valley lie the ruins of this ancient temple and retreat. Zanabazar founded the site in 1653 and lived, worked and meditated here for 30 years. Several pilgrimage sites have grown up around the temple and hermit’s caves, including one that is said to be Zanabazar’s boot imprint. overnight stay in Ger accomadtion.
- Day 8
DRIVE TO TSENKHER HOT SPRING
After breakfast in Hostel we will continue discover a ancient capital Kharkhorin . Tsenher hot spring is a natural hot spring flows out whole year from a ground at 85 Celius degree .Which is second hottest spring Mongolia,This place great chance to enjoy a natural view and hot spring .You will get energy to continue discover Mongolian beautiful land escape .Overnight in a Nomad family .
( Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 9
DRIVE WHITE LAKE AND KHORGO VOLCANO AREA
DRIVE TO WHITE LAKE AND KHORGO VOLCANO
After breakfast we will drive to one of most beautiful lake in Mongolia which is just next to a Volcano,We will camp in this beautiful place to 2 nights to enjoy a nature and get rest . Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake (Mongolian: Тэрхийн Цагаан нуур) also known asWhite Lake is a lake in the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. TheKhorgo volcano is located near the eastern end of the lake and the Suman River springs from lake. Overnight in a tent.
(Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 10
HORSE TREKKING AROUND A VOLCANO MOUNTAIN
Next morning after breakfast We will make a half day horse riding trip to Volcano mountain ,and hiking .Also this day If you want take a time for fishing and swimming in a Lake Overnight in a Tent
(Breakfast +Lunch +Dinner )
- Day 11
DRIVE TO SHINE IDER
After 2 day enjoy in white lake we will drive to a most beautiful lake of Mongolia which is calles a Khuvsgul lake ,but before reach in there we have a 10 hour drive to a place called Shine Ider for our next homestay with a nomad family.Overnight in a Ger
( Breakfast + lunch +dinner)
- Day 12
Another highlight of this tour .Finally reach a huvsgul lake after all long day driving. One of the largest lakes of Mongolia, known as “ The Dark Blue Pearl ”. Located in the most northern province (Khuvsgul aimag), it is the largest tributary stream of Lake Baikal in Russia. Khuvsgol is 1645 m above sea level and is frozen from January until April or May.Try to imagine a 2760 sq km alpine lake, with water so pure you can drink it. Then add dozens of mountains 2000m high or more, thick pine forests and lush meadows with grazing yaks and horses, Overnight in a Ger
( Breakfast + Lunch+dinner )
- Day 13
VISITING REINDEER FAMILY AND FREE AFTERNOON
Early in the morning we will drive to Tsaatan (reindeer) family for experiencing the lifestyle of taiga forest people and get back in the evening. If you want to hiking around the mountains, you will see the brilliant view of the lake. In the evening we will have free time for taking photos and do some fishing there. We will stay overnight in a Mongolian ger.
(Breakfast, +Lunch +Dinner)
- Day 14
LAST DAY OF HORSE TREKKING IN LAKE
Last day of horse trekking .Today we will ride a horse back to place where we started .Overnight in Nomad family .
- Day 15
DRIVE TO URANTOGOO MOUNTAIN
After having breakfast, we will drive to the mountain called Uran Togoo which is an extinct volcano which is another attractive destination of Northern Mongolia which located about 60kms from Bulgan city. The area is situated in the Khutag-Undur district of Bulgan province. We will stay overnight in a Mongolian ger. ( Breakfast,+Lunch +Dinner)
(Breakfast+Lunch + Dinner)
- Day 17
DRIVE TO AMARBAYASGALNAT MONASTERY
After having breakfast, we will drive to Amarbayasgalant monastery, which is the second largest monastery in Mongolia, is located in the beautiful Iven Gol river valley on the foot of Burenkhaan mountain in Baruunburen town of Selenge province. This is one of the few monasteries in Mongolia, which survived mostly intact the purges of the 1930s. The beauty, decorations and construction of the monastery have made it one of the most magnificent architectural monuments in Mongolia. 1990 was the time when the circumstances came for Amarbayasgalant to be restored. Communism had fallen and the people were eager to revive their religious tradition. Amarbayasgalant was reestablished now and nowadays stands strong on its remarkable construction, as on its 300 years of history. We will stay overnight with a Mongolian traditional accommodation ger for tonight . (Breakfast+ Lunch + Dinner)
- Day 18
DRIVE BACK TO ULAANBAATAR
Today is last day of 17 days of adventure.You will drive back to Ulaanbaatar after visit a Amarbayasgalant monastery.On the road back you will visit a Greation temple of Mongolia
(Breakfast+ Lunch )