We welcome you to Mongolia, our capital city Ulaanbaatar and Terelj national park
Our Price Includes
- 7 overnights in Ger Lodges (twin/double bed)
- Entrance fees and taxes of National Parks, museums and tourist attractions according to the program, travel permits
- 2 overnight in hotel
- Mini bus with 22 seat
- 2x Transfer to/from the Airport/Trainstation
- meals (breakfast, 2x lunch 2x, dinner 2x) except alcoholic drinks
- Pure water 1x per day
- International flight tickets
- Soft and alcoholic drinks
- Personal expenses
- Any activities not mentioned in our program
- Personal travel and cancellation insurance
- Everything not mentioned as inclusive
Arrive in Ulan Bator 14.20 hrs.
Ulaanbaatar (meaning red hero) is the capital of Mongolia, and the largest of it’s cities with a population of over 1 million. Located on the shore of the Tuul river, it is an interesting blend of Mongolian and Soviet-style architecture, with beautiful surrounding countryside. Your guide will be waiting for you at the station, and you will be taken to the Terelj National Park. Tonight, you will live and experience a nomadic lifestyle, when you spend a night in a traditional Yurt camp, staying in a traditional Nomad’s hut style accommodation. Dinner is included.
Overnight: Ger Camp
Stay in Hotel ****
Terelj National Park. Explore the area, visitors can experience the way typical locals live – the nomadic style. You will have the opportunity to explore Turtle Rock, and to visit a nomadic family to learn their amazing life style. You may want to go horse riding, a way of life for the locals.
Lunch is included today. Early evening return to Ulaanbaatar. Check in at your hotel. B/L/D
After breakfast, check out. At 10.30 hrs and depart with your local guide, who will introduce you to the sights of the city, including visits to the Gandan Monastery with its huge gold-plated Buddha, a symbol of Mongolian national pride and cultural revival. You will see the monks chanting, spinning prayer wheels and view the intricately embroidered “thanks”.
Visit the National History Museum, where you will see the artefacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present, Bogd Khan’s Winter Palace, which used to be a winter residence of the last Bogd Khaan of Mongolia, Javzandamba. The palace was built between 1893 and 1903, and is well known for its Gate of Peace, Temple and personal library of Bogd Khaan. The museum exhibits sculptures by Mongolia’s first Bogd Khaan Zanabazar, the famous Taras. The museum has about 21 valuable sculptures of Taras. Lunch is included today.
See also Zaisan Hill Memorial and Sukhabaator Square, named after Damdin Sukhbaatar, the ‘hero of the revolution’ who declared Mongolia’s final independence from the Chinese. There will be time for you to have an evening meal (not included) before going on to the station for the next leg of your journey