Lake Khuvsgul lies within boundaries of the Khuvsgul National Park. This lake is sacred to all Mongols and is known as "mother sea" or also called "Blue Pearl of Asia". Water of Khuvsgul lake is unbelievably clean. This is a place in Mongolia where one can get sense of total unspoiled wilderness. You can hiking, birding, fishing, horse riding, kayaking. The Gobi desert is a treasure chest of fossilized dinosaur bones and eggs. It is a land of steppes and mountains and the second biggest desert in the world. There you can see the Eagle valley, you will experience the lifestyle of Gobi desert nomads.
Duration: 27 days/26 nights.
Ulaanbaatar. Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Free time. Overnight stay at hotel
Breakfast. City tour. Visit
Zaisan hill. Visit Museum of National &
Natural History. Folklore show. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast. Departure for the National Park "Terelj". Hiking, rock climbing.
Accommodation at the tourist camp. Lunch at the camp. Relax in national Ger in the beautiful Khan Khentii Landscape. Walking around. Dinner at the tourist camp. Overnight at the tourist camp.
Breakfast. Horse riding. Turtle Rock and the dinosaur statues are the main attractions with lunch and dinner. Overnight at the camp
After breakfast transfer to UB. Souvenir shopping. Visit Cashmere shops and fabric. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast departure to Manzhir monastery (60 km from
Ulaanbaatar). Exploration of surrounding area. Drive to a Middle-Gobi. On the way you can see Baga Gayariin Chuluu which is a sacred rocky mountain, 1760 m above sea level and is famous for its spectacular rock formations and beautiful natural environment. There is wood elms, growing on rocks. A 20m long cave a brook with 60cm hole are also in rocks of the mountain. See Oasis of Sum Khukh
Burd-an oasis in the Gobi with a small lake, which has an ancient stone fortress on it. The fortress built during 16-17th Centuries has 1.5m thick walls and no ceiling. Legend says any attempt to build a ceiling was interrupted by strong lightning there and the rocks were carried by10000 camels. Swan, Duck and Partridge are common on the lake. Stay in Ger camp for overnight
Drive to South Gobi desert. Driving 8 hours across a vast steppes transient to desert, lack in people, but compensated for an animals. Arrive in Ger Camp for overnight.
Trip to Canyon of Yoliin Am, the narrow canyon of a river which flows through Zuun Saikhan mountain (2,815 meters). The gorge has sheer rock walls with a height of about 200 meters in the central part. Visit Nature museum. Picnic lunch. Hiking in Gurvan Saikhan
Uul, the National Park, enjoying State protection. On the way back visit camel, horse, goat breeder's family. Horse, camel riding. Drive back to a tourist camp.
Trip to Bayanzag (Saksaul forest in the desert where complete dinosaur skeletons, it's fossilized eggs and other prehistoric giant animals are still being found). Bayanzag is internationally famous for dinosaur remains. Dinosaur eggs with a diameter of 10 to 15 centimeters were found here in Mongolia for the first time in the World. If you are lucky you can find something too. Picnic lunch. On the way back visit Moltsog Els. Drive back to the Camp for overnight.
Departure for Red Lake (Ulaan Nuur). Exploration of surrounding area. Arrive in Sayhan-Ovoo soum of Dundgobi (Middle Gobi), accommodate in a tent camp. On the way watch out ruins of 2 monasteries: Ongiin ,
Hoshoo. Overnight in tents.
Arrive in Kharkhorin city which was established in 1220 and was the capital city of Mongolia for 140 years and the capital of largest Chinggis Khan Empire world had ever known. Overnight at the tourist camp.
Breakfast. Visit Erdenezuu monastery. Walking around. Visit nomads. Overnight at the tourist camp.
After early breakfast departure for Ulaan Tsutgalan
waterfall (Orkhon waterfall). Explore the waterfall area. Accommodation in
After breakfast drive to Tsetserleg . Exploration of
surrounding areas. Visit Taikhar Chuluu (40 kms). Overnight in tents.
Drive to Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake (182 km) visit
interesting natural sites. Visit Chuluut canyon on the way. Exploration of surrounding area. Visit Nomads family. Overnight at Ger camp
Rest day, optional hiking, horse riding, fishing,
wild life viewing, visit interesting natural sites. Overnight at Ger camp.
After breakfast departure for Moron city (215 km).
Lunch. Continue driving to Khovsgol lake (135 km). Accommodation at the
tourist camp. Rest. Overnight in Ger Camp.
After breakfast Visit local family and horse riding
around the lake. Lunch. Dinner. Overnight stay in ger of the tourist camp.
Trekking in Munkhsardig mountain (the option could
be boating in Khuvsgul lake).
Overnight in the ger of the camp
Departure for Moron. Visit local museum. Continue
driving to Bulgan city (353 km). Overnight at the tourist camp. Rest.
After breakfast transfer to Erdenet (70 km).
Continue driving to Amarbaisgalant monastery (88 km). Visit monastery.
Departure for Darkhan city. Overnight at the tourist camp.
After breakfast departure for Bugant (150 km).
Exploration of surrounding area. Overnight at the tourist camp.
After breakfast transfer to Ulaanbaatar (235 km).
Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast. Departure for Hustai National Park (100
km from UB), where Przevalski Wild Horses are acclimatized. Accommodation at
the tourist camp. Lunch. Explore Wild horses and visit Nomad's family
Overnight at the tourist camp "Moltsog Els" with lunch and dinner
After breakfast transfer for Hogno Khaan Mountains.
Arrival to the "Bayangobi tourist camp". Drive to Elsen Tasarhai
through the green grassland and arrive at Sand dune, hiking around. Drive back
to UB. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast visit Gandan monastery with its
temples. Lunch. In the afternoon visit Bogd Khaan winter
palace, visit Choijin
lama monastery. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to the airport or train station.