Visit Ancient Mongolia

Step off the beaten track and experience green hills and glittering Lake Khuvsgul on this 10 day trip. Travel deep into the countryside with your guide and enjoy panoramic views over the Lake Khuvsgul. Travel to Central South of Mongolia and experience the raw beauty and tradition of this remote region. Hidden from the world for many years, it is hard to imagine that this secluded country once created the largest land empire ever.

 

The length of the trip can be adjusted according to your schedule.

Over night destination

Kharkhorum, Orkhon Valley, Tsenkher Hot Springs, Elsen Tasarkhai (Mini Gobi).

Style

Experience everyday life of Nomads, Culture, History

Accomodaton arrangements

Over night at Nomadic families guest yurt, Tourist ger camps

Inclusion

Accommodations, 3 meals per day, entrance to the museums and monasteries, airport pick up and drop off.

Exclusion

Travel/ Medical insurance, Camel/horse rides, accommodations and meals in Ulaanbaatar City.

Package Price

Itinerary

Day 1  Kharkhorum

Start the day by an early drive to the lost capital of Genghis Khan at Karakorum (approximately 6-7 hours) and visit the magnificent Erdene Zuu Monastery, where you will see a distinct mixing of the styles of Mongolian and Tibetan Buddhism.
Karakorum was once the heart of the Mongol Empire and today, you’ll still see remnants of the long standing walls that encircle the city. Also in the afternoon, visit the newly established Karakorum Museum

 

Overnight at tourist ger camp. (L/D)

Day 2  Orkhon Valley

Leave Kharkhorum drive to Orkhon Valley Spend time in stunning Orkhon Valley and visit nearby waterfalls. Hike to the 17th-century Tuvkhon Monastery for a spectacular view of this verdant valley.

 

Over night at Nomadic Families guest yurt. (B/L/D)

Day 3 Tsenkher Hot Springs

Todays destination is Tsenkher Hot Springs (approximate 2 and half hour drive). If you are feeling a little bruised or achy from your travels, bouncing over Mongolian roads, then an hour or two in the springs is just the ticket for you.

 

Over night at tourist ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 4  Ugii Lake to Elsen Tasarkhai

Today we will visit Ugii Lake which is located in the territory of the Arkhangai province continue to Elsen Tasarkhai between 4 hours, a common border between Tov, Ovorhangai and Bulgan provinces

 

Over night at Nomadic Families guest yurt. (B/L/D)

Day 5  Khustai – Ulaanbaatar

Drive back to the capital for last minute sightseeing. Opt to see a local cultural show, an excellent display of dancing and Mongolian throat singing. (B/L)

4 nights & 5 days
Important notes

Our section has been carefully compiled to help you prepare for your tour in the best possible way, to answer any questions you have, and to minimize any inconveniences you may experience on tour.

 

Experienced travellers may already be familiar with many of the topics covered in this document, yet proper preparation is what transforms a good time into a fantastic time! In addition to familiarizing yourself with this information, please see our website, and view the most up to date tour itinerary. You should also read our terms & conditions carefully. We take great care to compile the latest information and update all of our documents regularly. However, Railway Mongolia, LLC does not accept any liability for vehicle-related injuries or fatalities to the travelers occurring in the course of the tour. Your Railway Mongolia tour will bring you into contact with cultures and experience the vast array Mongolian traditional food. Your guide will be able to explain about food. In most places you will be eating meals provided by Nomadic family. Those with special dietary requirements may request for a guide who has cooking skills. Vegetarian lacto-ovo options (while limited) can be offered for all included meals, provided we are notified at time of booking.

 

Being prepared will help you to adjust to this, but there will always be times when it is best to simply relax and go with the flow. Events will often move at their own pace and may occasionally be frustrating, but this is all part of your travel experience, and we will do our utmost to ensure you have an amazing once in a lifetime experience.