This tour combines all the highlights of Mongolia – from the busy capital
Ulaanbaatar to the ancient nomads homeland of Orkhon Valley. We hope this trip shall be memorable and adventurous to you. All the attractions you might want to see and visit are included in this tour.

Arkhangai and Uvurkhangai provinces are located in the center region of Mongolia. It includes World Heritage Center Orkhon Valley and numerous archaeological remains of the nomads. And the site of the ancient capital city of Chinggis Khan – Kharkhorin – the center of the largest Land Empire the World has ever known.

Khushuu tsaidam

Ever since “MondigitalTour” was established in 2001, our Talbiun Lodge have became the  best tourist camp  in World Heritage Center Orkhon Valley.

Naadam Festival is Mongolian major holiday and a wonderful time to experience the culture and people of this amazing land. The festival has its roots in the nomad wedding assemblies and hunting extravaganzas of the Mongol Army. The opening ceremony features marches and music from soldiers, monks and athletes before the real fun begins! In the Naadam Stadium, the three sporting passions of Mongolians, horse racing, wrestling and archery, are played out over 2 days.


  • Explore Central Mongolian Nature
  • Explore Orkhon valley National Park
  • Explore Naadam festival (Biggest traditional festival)
  • Explore Terelj national park
  • Visit ancient capital city of great mongol empire Kharkhorin
  • Experience a horse ride with local nomads
  • Stay in local Ger camps and Lodge
  • Visit Gobi desert

Our Price Includes

  • 9 overnights in Ger Lodges (triple bed) best of the area
  • Entrance fees and taxes of National Parks, museums and tourist attractions according to the program, travel permits
  • Naadam festival ticket
  • Car and driver during day 2 and 3. (during Naadam festival)
  • Domestic flight (Dalanzadgad city – Ulaanbaatar city)
  • All meals written in tour itinerary (breakfast, lunch, dinner) except alcoholic drinks
  • Professional guide (except day 13)
  • 2 way transfer to airport

Not includes

  • International flight tickets
  • Hotel in Ulaanbaatar
  • Car(Vehicle) and driver service
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Any activities not mentioned in our program
  • Personal travel and cancellation insurance
  • Everything not mentioned as inclusive
  • Clubbing
  • Visa


Day 1: Welcome to Ulaanbaatar

Our tour guide will welcome you at airport. And transfer to hotel you have booked.

Day 2: Naadam / Mongolian biggest traditional festival

Naadam Festival is the only one of its kind; it is a sophisticated and eloquent expression of nomadic culture, it is the honored celebration of a national independence, and it is an outstanding combination of arts and sports.Even, the core of the festival – three manly sports – the wrestling, horse racing and archery, embrace many elements of arts, such as singing, dancing and performing.Nomadic Mongolians have known when to throw the parties. Naadam Festival is held in the most enjoyable month of the most pleasant season in the country. Therefore, everyone takes the opportunity and enjoys the Festival in diverse schedule such as travelling to the countryside, camping out and gathering in their closest herds.


No hotel included

Day 3: Second day of Naadam festival

Today we will drive to horse racing place.

Mongolians enjoy horse racing throughout the year. However the most extended and the exciting one happens during the Naadam Festival. During the festival, participating horses are divided into six categories based on their ages. Distance of the race varies in each category: two-year-old horses race for 10-12 km (6-7,5 miles), for instance, stallions race for 23 km (14,5 miles) on average, and seven-year-old ones race for 25-26 km (15,5-16 miles). Moreover, though, the distance varies from race to race depending on the surface of the race field in different locations.

Horse jockeys are usually between 5 and 13. Due to the lengthy distance of the horse racing, jockeys are preferred to be light, yet experienced. During the race, jockeys not only ride horses, but also they are responsible for cherishing their horses with a special song called “giingo” and raising their spirits.


No hotel included

Day 4: Sand dunes/Elsen tasarkhai

In the morning we shall depart the hotel to start our journey toward Elsen tasarkhai. This 80-km sand dune is situated in a terrain of 3 Soums, Erdenesant of Tuv Province, Burd of Uvurkhangai, Gurvanbulag of Bulgan Province. The area is surrounded by sand dunes, hills covered with rare bushes and a small forest near a river presenting a unique combination of Mongolian mountains, forests and desert in one place. Here you can ride the majestic two humped camel and enjoy activities such as horse riding or trekking through the golden sands. We shall rest the night at ger camp under the starry sky which is spectacular and great relaxing.

Also we can ride a bactrian camel at sand dunes.


stay in sweet gobi eco camp – normal ger

Day 5: Kharkhorum ancient capital city and Orkhon valley

After breakfast we will head to Kharkhorin, the capital city of ancient Great Mongol Empire. Lunch in ger camp of Kharkhorin then we will see the Kharkhorin city ruin, Erdenezuu monastery which was built on it’s ruin and visit Kharkhorin museum. Lunch at ger camp.


The city was established in 1220. Kharkhorin was the capital of Mongolia for 140 years and the capital of the Mongol Empire for 32 years. The Erdenezuu monastery and the ruins of Kharkhorin were registered by UNESCO as world heritage in 1996. Major tourist attractions include Erdenezuu monastery, newly built Kharkhorin museum and Turtle rock.

In the evening we will come in Talbiun Lodge. Our lodge is located at the beautiful scenario of Khaalgan Denj, Khujirt sum of the Uvurkhangai province, the heartland of ancient nomads. We shall settle in our ger lodge and have a lunch. Our service and food are considered one of the best in the province.

Day 6: Orkhon valley

The Orkhon Waterfall water flows for remarkable 1120 km to the North and lies in the historically significant Orkhon Valley, UNESCO World Heritage site. The waterfall formed by combination volcanic eruption and earthquakes some 20000 years ago cascades down from a height 27 meters. There are many rocks and boulders around the river as well as some waterfalls like a small waterfall with 4-5 m height and the Ulaan tsutgalan waterfall is the biggest in Mongolia at a height of 26m.

Then Grave stones Temeen Chuluu: Temeen Chuluu burial site is on the many burial sites around camp Talbiun. The surrounding area has many tombs and burial mounds belong to the Bronze Age

Uurtiin tohoi. Mongolian for “Eternal Elbow”, this is a steep cliff bordering a right angled bend of Orkhon River. Located at 1630 meter above sea level and originally named Khuurtiin Tokhoi, the cliff offers a marvelous view over Orkhon Valley.


Talbiun Lodge – luxurious Tsomtsog ger or Glass roof ger

Day 7: Ongi Monastery

Breakfast at camp – Picnic lunch – Visit Ongi monastery – Dinner at camp

After breakfast we move to our next destination across the Ongi river in Saikhan Ovoo, district of Dundgovi province, in south-central Mongolia.

Ongi monastery Formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia, was founded in 1660 and consisted of two temple complexes on the north and south banks of the Ongi River. But during 1930s the monastery was completely destroyed and over 200 monks were killed by the communists. After democracy of Mongolia in 1990, monks returned to Ongi monastery where they had begun their Buddhist education as young children some 60 years prior. These monks started laying new foundation upon the old ruins, with a vision to restore Ongi monastery and revitalize Buddhism in Mongolia.


Stay in Ger camp (Ongiin nuuts) (Tsomtsog ger)

Day 8: Bayanzag (Flaming cliff)

We continue our trip to Bayanzag, bottom of Ancient Sea which excited 60-70 million years ago where a lot of Palentological findings have been discovered.

The place is known as Flaming Cliffs so named by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer, who had visited Mongolia in 1920. During the 2 years he searched through the Mongolian Gobi Desert & he found dinosaur fossils from Bayanzag, Nemekht.

B/L/ D

Stay in Gobi tour ger camp

Day 9 and 10: Khongor Sand Dunes

Today we will drive through vast terrains of the Gobi Desert to our next destination, Khongor Sand Dunes, tallest sand dunes in Mongolia.

These dunes are 20km wide and 100km long. The Khongoriin river flows along the sand

Dunes and gives birth to oases. The sand dune change the color with each hour of one day, from yellow to silver to rise colored at dawn. The dunes make sound like plane engine in a windy day so it has been named as ‘’The Singing Dunes”

B/L as snack/D   Stay in Gobi erdene ger camp (lux house)

Day 11: Yoliin Am /The eagle valley/- Gobi Mirage camp

After breakfast we drive to and visit the canyon of Yoliin Am part of Gobi Gurvan Saikhan natonal park.

The eagle valley a protected site in 1965, is 62 kilometers north-west of Dalanzadgad, in the centre of South Gobi aimag very wide entrance, it narrows gradually into a remarkable gorge. The mountains of the most southerly foothills of the Gobi-Altai reach an altitude of up to 2825 m. The national park has a size of 26 947 km2 and was founded in 1993. The Yolyn Am Gorge (Geierschlucht) is located between the peaks of the Three Peaks. When hiking here you are most likely to see the Lamming Vulture and its relative Moth Vulture.

B/L as snack/D Stay in Gobi mirage ger camp (Luxurious Tsomtsog ger)

Day 12: Yoliin am and Gobiin bayan burd ger camp.

Today we can drive around yoliin am until lunch at gobi mirage ger camp and then drive to Gobiin bayan burd ger camp. Its close to airport and next day early morning you have flight.


Stay in gobiin bayanburd ger camp (normal ger)

Day 13: Ulaanbaatar

Early morning we have a flight to Ulaanbaatar city. Check in at hotel and after get rest we can visit Department store and cashmere factory stores.

Today we will not have tour guide.

In the evening we have a dinner hosted by A Star Mongolia team.


No hotel included

Day 14: Departure

After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to Chinggis International Airport. We wish you safe trip.

Only transfer to airport.

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