1 pax: 620USD 2pax: 470USD
3pax: 450USD 4 & more pax: 430USD
This journey takes 3 days to the most popular travel destinations including ancient capital of Mongol Empire – UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Karakorum, oldest and most famous Erdene-Zuu monastery - Mongolian Buddhist culture experience and much more!
Khustain Nuruu National Park-famous for the reintroduction of Mongolia’s native horses, the Takhi or Przewalski horse. Sand dunes of the Mongol Els and the rocky outcrop of Mt Hugnu Khan, pure water steppe lake of Ugii.
Day 1: Mongol Els, “The Little Gobi Desert & Camel Trail
Pick up at 8:30am from your hotel in Ulaanbaatar and we load the jeep and start our journey to the west of Ulaanbaatar. Mongol Els is magnificent sand dunes-surrounded by hills with yellow trees, streams and bushes. Visit to local nomadic family and meet nomads, explore their nomadic lifestyle which has not changed for centuries. Then discover this magnificent place on camel back. Accommodation: Ger camp. Meals: L, D
Day 2: Karakorum-Erdenezuu Monastery & Ugii lake
Today we drive to Karakorum city, Erdenezuu Monastery. Visit the sights of the ancient capital of Genhgis Khan and Erdenezuu Monastery. Morning is the best time to visit Erdenezuu, which we do first thing after breakfast. The oldest Buddhist Monastery complex of Erdenezuu was built in 1586 under the direction of Avtai San Haanon the ruins of the ancient capital. Much of monasteries was destroyed during Stalinist purges of the 1930’s, but an impressive wall with 108 stupas and number of temples still remain. Also we visit museum of Karakorum and the symbolic ruins of ancient city of Mongol Empire. After lunch drive to Ugii Lake – is located up 1337m from the ocean level and it’s pure water step lake. There are over 10 kinds of fishes and home of 150 kinds of birds.Lake attracts a wide variety of birdlife, including cranes, ducks and other migratory birds. We stay tourist ger camp near the lake. Accommodation: Ger camp. Meals: B, L, D
Day 3: Hustain Nuruu National Park & Ulaanbaatar
Today we drive to Hustai National Park –home to the Mongolian Wild horse known as Przewalski horse(Takhi) with unique landscapes and steppe. The Takhi was once native to Mongolia but became extinct earlier this century, Through the efforts of several Mongolian and International organizations, this magnificent wild horse once again roams the steppes in Hustain Nuruu National Park.
Unique wild horse – Takhi reintroduction project at Hustai National Park started in 1992. As the successful implementation of the project today have over 220 Takhi in the Park. After lunch we will visit the Project Information ger center to learn more about the horses and take a guided through the park to view Takhi horses. There is great opportunity to take photo for these endangered horses. If you are lucky you can see deer, eagles and more animals.. Lunch upon arrival. Then we will explore the national park and hiking to see the wild horses in their natural habitat. Then return to the city and arrive in the hotel around 7pm. Meals: B, L
1 pax: 620USD 2pax: 450USD
3pax: 470USD 4 & more pax: 430USD