Mongolia Outdoor Adventure Tour

A 11 day trip to Mongolia 

Jeep expedition - driving through vast area with wild nature seeing a few of gers of nomad families, Enjoy the beauty of wild nature and stay overnight in tent camping under millions of brightly glittering stars! Wonderful meeting with kind and hospitable nomads are waiting for you. Discover the Gobi Desert- home dinosaur fossils, See wild horses in steppe, riding camels, hiking to sand dunes, riding horses and milking yaks too. Enjoy the throat singing and unbelievable flexible contortion acts.

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Detailed Itinerary

Places Visited 

Ulaanbaatar city, Gobi desert National Park with sand dunes, flaming cliff, vulture gorge, Wild Horses National Park, Khara Khorum -Ancient Capital City Site, Orkhon River basin area- UNESCO Cultural heritage area, Khangain Nuruu Mountain national Park with waterfall, yak herders, beautiful lakes, Ongi Temple Ruins damaged by communist people in 1930-s.

Departure Dates 

Any date between June and September

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Transfer to hotel, Check in hotel, Free time, Stay in hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast, Drive to Khustain Nuruu National Park, where herds of wild horse Przevalskii are re-acclimatizing since 1991, Lunch in restaurant at the national park,Explore wild horses /Mongolian name is takhi/, Visit natural museum displaying about wild horses and the national park area including flora and fauna, Drive to Elsen tasarhai sand dunes /210 km & 5-6 hours driving/, Dinner, Stay overnight in Ger camp.

Day 3

Breakfast, Drive to Khara Khorin town, where developed Khara Khorum capital of Great Mongolian Empire in 13-th century, Lunch, Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery Museum - First Biggest Buddhist Center in medieval ages and it was closed and badly damaged in 1930's, Explore Turtle rock on the south hill, Visit to horse breeder's family to explore the nomadic lifestyle and to have talking with nomads about their life and tradition, There is nice chance to try Mongolian national drink-Airag-fermented mare's milk and other milk products, Experience daily activities of local people, 1 hour horseback riding, Dinner-Mongolian Cuisine-Barbecue picnic, Stay overnight in tourist camp.

Day 4

Breakfast, Drive to Tovkhon temple in beautiful mountainous area /80 km-3 hours/, Trekking visit to Buddhist temple, After lunch hiking to small cave called mother belly, Soft hiking to the peak of hill with stupa, where the surrounding nature view looks fascinating, Free trekking in the mountains, Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp.

Day 5

Breakfast, Drive to ancient deer monuments and complex of graves dated to III.B.C. Drive to Ongi Buddhist Temple ruins /310 km/, On the way lunch picnic, Visit to Ongi temple ruins damaged by communist people by 1937-1939, Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp.

Day 6

Breakfast, Drive to Bayanzag Flaming cliffs, where dinosaur fossils were found in 1922, later its dimension was used in Jurassic Park movie, Explore the Saxaul forest -Gobi native tree - in Gobi steppe, Box lunch near cool spring in open air, Driving in Gobi steppe to Khongor picturesque sand dunes with width of 150 km and 300 m height, Rest in tourist camp, Dinner, This day driving distance is 310 km and it takes 8-9 hours driving, Stay overnight in Ger tourist camp.

Day 7

Breakfast, Hiking to sand dunes and enjoy with skiing down from dunes, Explore the fascinating view of sand hills and rocky mountain ranges, Trekking to cool spring near the sand hills, Lunch at the tourist camp, Visit local camel breeder family to discover the Gobi lifestyle and try diary products from camel milk, 1 hour camelback trekking along sand dunes, neighboring to big mountain ranges, Dinner, Stay overnight in Ger camp.

Day 8

Breakfast, Driving to Yollun Gorge in mountainous area for 180 km /5-6 hours/, On the way explore wild ass and herd of gazelles in Khavtsgait valley, Visit the beautiful Eagle Gorge in Gurvan Saikhan Mt, Trekking and photographing spectacular high cliff walls, wild animals such as eagle and wild sheep, glacier, At opening of the valley is a Local Natural History Museum displaying interesting information about the animals of the area, Visit the museum "Three Beauties of Gobi", Dinner, Stay overnight in tourist camp.

Day 9

Breakfast, Fly to Ulaanbaatar city back, Transfer to hotel, Lunch, Visit to main Square Sukhbaatar, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, Dinner, Stay in hotel.

Day 10

Breakfast, City Tour including Visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, Lunch in Chinggis restaurant, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, Natural History Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Mongolian Dinner in Modern Nomads restaurant, Stay in hotel.

Day 11

Breakfast, Visit to Tonukuk Monument , Transfer to the airport, Departure.