2 Day Central Mongolia & 1 Day to the Statue of Kenghis Khan and Terelj National

Must SEE destinations packed in 3 days. You should not miss Genghis Khan Statue Complex. After visiting Statue we will drive to Terelj National Park. After our breakfast, we will go to Hustai National Park and Semi Gobi. On a third day we will visit the History Museum of the old capital, Erdene Zuu temple and Archeological Museum.  
Genghis Khan's legendary city was founded in 1220 in Erdene Zuu, Kharhorin, on the Silk Road. In 1235, his son Ogoodei built the city and raised around it a surrounding wall with four doors. The surrounding wall of the city surrounded a 400 metres square area. The city had fourstone turtles, whose some are still visible.The city was completely destroyed by Ming troops in 1380. A few relics still remain, notably two granite turtles, the base of a palace, some stone lions, two columns and a few traces of irrigation channel.

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$748

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Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Hustai National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Elsen Tasarkhai
    • Entry/Admission - Kharakhorum Museum
    What's excluded :
    • All Fees and Taxes

  • Day 1: Terelj National Park including Statue of Genghis Khan. 

    Stop At: Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, # 101 Apartment 203, 15th Khoroo, Khan-Uul disctrict, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar 17011 Mongolia
    You will be leaving the city early in the morning to take advantage of the better asphalt road to arrive at Chonjinboldog area where Chinggis Khan Monument is located within an hour.
    You will see true nomadic lifestyle as soon as you travel outside of the city of Ulaanbaatar. Chinggis Khan Monument is an extremely tall stainless steel statue of Ghengiis Khaan approximately 1 hour drive away from Ulaanbaatar. You may take an elevator ride up to the horse neck with spectacular view of the surrounding countryside. There is also a small archaeology museum in the base of the statue as well as a decent restaurant along with ubiquitous souvenir shops. You may try on traditional Mongolian costumes at the museum. After Chinggis Khan Monument, you will head to Terelj National Park which is the most accessible natural attraction from Ulaanbaatar. Hiking, horseback riding, and rafting are the most popular activities in the park. Terelj National Park has many excellent rock formations for rock including two famous formations named for things they resemble: "Turtle Rock" or "Melkhii Khad" in Mongolian and "the Old Man Reading a Book" or "Praying Lama Rock."  You will enjoy lunch at Turtle Rock. After lunch, hike to Aryabal Monastery via a decent path and enjoy beautiful scenery along the way. In the evening, you will visit a nomad family to experience Mongolian lifestyle and hospitality

    We’re going to have lunch (L) and then move towards Hustai.

    By the evening, we will be arriving in near area of Hustai to stay over nomadic family.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Near area of Hustai to stay over nomadic family.

    Day 2: Hustai National Park

    Stop At: Hustai National Park, Ulaanbaatar 13 Mongolia
    After we get up early in the morning, we’re going to the special reserve area to spot wild horses while having morning water in a well..  It’s easier to find them before the sun is up, otherwise they can be hidden in the forest.

    Khustain Nuruu National Park, also known as Hustai National Park, is a large conservation area in Central Mongolia’s Töv Province. It’s known for its population of wild takhi (Przewalski's horse) and its ger (yurt) camps. Trails lead across the steppe to the remote Moilt camp. In the park’s southwest, the Ungut monuments are a collection of ancient Turkic stone figures and Bronze Age rock carvings.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Elsen Tasarkhai, Rashaant, Mongolia
    The Gobi desert is far away for a short weekend or a day's visit; therefore, this "semi-Gobi" in central Mongolia is your chance to experience desert life. Imagine a picture that consists of the Rocky Mountains in the back, sand dunes extending over dunes, green trees in and by the dunes, and a river flowing along the dunes.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Stay overnight at nomad family.

    Day 3: Kharkhorin-Ancient Capital City og Mongol Empire

    Stop At: Kharakhorum Museum, Khushuu Tsaidam Rd, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
    Ancient Capital Kharkhorin is the Mongolian capital at the time of Chinggis Khaan’s Great Mongolian Empire in the 13th century. Mongolians call this place “Kharkhorin but it is also known as Karakorum. Visit the magnificent Erdenezuu Buddhist monastery decorated with 108 white stupas and Kharkhorin City Museum to learn about the former capital’s history and see archeological findings. Marco Polo arrived in Kharkhorin right at that time and he met with Chinggis Khan’s grandson Kublai Khan.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Ulaanbaatar
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Travel Mongolia

Activity ID: V-37134P188

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