Mongolia Short Tour
- Watch & get the inside track on largest horseman statue in the World at Tsonjin Boldog Resort
- Ride sturdy Central Asian tarpan horse just like legendary nomads Mongols at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
- Meet wild horse in their natural habitat and hike through the Khustai National Park with a skilled guide and learn about Takhi, wild horse, and other wildlife.
- Visit to authentic nomadic family & overnight in a traditional ger dwelling
Experience the grandeur of the around Ulaanbaatar as you explore three fantastic National Parks on this exciting journey. Those are Gorkhi-Terelj, Khustai and Bogd Khan Mountain. Plus Genghis Khan's Horse Statue.
Length: 3 days
Area: Around Ulaanbaatar
Potential dates and weather condition: all year around
Difficulty: Easy - moderate (No experience necessary. The trip suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 440 km
Day1. Tsonjin Boldog Resort and Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Day2. Khustai National Park
Day3. Bogd Khan Mountain National Park
Day1. Tsonjin Boldog Resort - Genhgis Khan's horse statue & Gorkhi-Terelj National Park - horse ride, Turtle Rock, Ariyabal Temple
We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Tsonjin Boldog Resort (55 km). 40 m high Genghis Khan’s Horse Statue is believed to be highest equestrian statue in the World. There’s an elevator to observation desk on the top of the horse head. Also, there is 2 museums, Military Armaments of Huns and Great Mongolian State.
Then we will drive to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park (50 km). Situated 70 km northeast of Ulaanbaatar, Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is famous for its unique granite rock formations and pristine alpine scenery, and is a popular destination for tourists based in the capital and for Mongolians on weekend trips.
A 2 of hours is all you will need to enjoy the most breathe-taking views that no other horse stable in the Gorkhi river area can offer you! Nature lovers, horse lovers, young people or not so young, this trip is for everyone! With no experience required.
Then we will make short hike to picturesque lovely meditation Ariyabal Temple which is surrounded by scenic and rocky mountains and sits at middle of the them. Monks performs meditation ritual for many years amongst beautiful and tranquil mountains. To get to the top, you would cross the suspension bridge and climb up on 108 stairs, according to Buddhist prayer beads. Overnight in the nomadic family.
Day2. Khustai National Park - nomadic family, wild horses
Then we will drive to our nomadic family (160 km). On arrival you will have dinner at the nomads’ ger. Enjoy the joyful atmosphere and learn the clever nomads' way of life by taking every chance of taking part in the nomadic life activities like a nomad. Experience the milking cows or goats. Watch how they produce tasty and nutritious dairy products. Then, participate in the nomads’ daily chores - prepare dried dung from a nearby mountain for the family’s household use for making fire.
Next day morning, we will drive to Khustai National Park. National Park Khustai where re-introduction of the wild takhi horses (Przhevalsky's horses) has taken place since 1992. Takhi is last wild horse subspecies surviving in the 21st century. It was discovered in western Mongolia in the late 1870s by the Russian explorer N.M. Przhevalsky. Several expeditions since 1969 have failed to find this horse, which probably crossed with half-wild domesticated horses and lost its distinct features. Specimens have been kept and bred in zoos, and Mongolia in the late 20th century attempted to reintroduce them into the wild. Overnight in the nomadic family.
Day3. Bogd Khan Mountain National Park - buddhist temple ruin and hiking
After breakfast time, we will drive to Bogd Khan National Park (130 km). Situated in the front of Ulaanbaatar city and on the bank of the Tuul River, Bogd Khan Mountain Strictly Protected Area is oldest Government officially protected place in the World and was declared a sanctuary in 1778 for protection of its great variety flora and fauna. Then we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city (50 km) and you will transferred to your accommodation.
Please carefully check what is include and what is not include in the prices!.
460 USD (based on single person)
Included: 2 nights in the local nomadic family, food service (L-2, D-2, B-2), land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag
Child Policy: 0 - 3 years old baby free of charge, 4 - 12 years old child: 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
How to book this tour?
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- Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
- This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
- All transactions will be conducted in United States currency, U.S Dollars
- It is your responsibility to ensure you are in correct pick up location at correct time as stated on your booking form.
- No smoking in travel vehicles or aircraft.
- Trip itineraries may include some element of risk.
- In the budget arrangement, you have to bring your own sleeping bag. If you like you can hire it from us.
Why food was not included in the Budget Arrangement and is it easy to get food there?
You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself.
I want to join to another group. Is it possible?
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