ULAANBAATAR CITY TOUR
Tour Length: 1 day
Tour date: Possible to choose own date!
Tour cost: based on per person:
[ 2 pax: $130, 3 pax: $95, 4 and more pax: $85]
DAY TOUR PROGRAM
- In the morning at 9am, your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby and our city tour starts with visiting “Gandan” Monastery, which is Mongolia’s largest functioning Buddhist monastery including the Mongolian Buddhist University. The highlight of visiting to Gandan is 26-meter-high majestic gilded indoor statue of Megjid Janraisig.
- Continue to visit Museum of Mongolian National History – the museum presents Mongolian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present day.
- After lunch at Modern Nomads restaurant, visit Sukhbaatar square which is lies at the heart of the city surrounded by important buildings such as government palace, banks and theaters and post office. There is an equestrian statue of Sukhbaatar and a massive Bronze statue of Genghis khan with his four warriors in front of Parliament House.
- Next, visit Bogd Khan Palace museum - the complex was a residence of 8th Bogd Javzandamba in 19th century, the head of Mongolian religion. The palace consists of seven Summer Prayer temples and the winter palace.
- Afterwards, we will visit Zaisan Memorial Hill is located in the south side of Ulaanbaatar City, right beside the Bogd Khan Mountain having a best view of the city and surrounding hills.
- In the evening, we will visit “Wonders of Mongolia” folklore show by famous Tumen-Ekh ensemble - is one of the most successful folk art groups to share traditional Mongolian music with the world, having traveled to over 40 countries.
- At 7.10pm, transfer to your hotel. End of trip.
What’s included in the Price?
- Private English speaking tour guide,
- Private transport + experienced driver,
- Lunch at "Modern Nomads" restaurant which is one of the best restaurant in UB,
- All entrance fees of sightseeings and museums
- Folklore Concert by "Tumen Ekh" ensemble.
- Bottled mineral water (0.5x2per person)
What’s Not included ?
- Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
- Daily personal expenses
- Travel insurance (trip, medical and personal)
1. The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
2. All the prices for the tour above are subject to reconfirmation from our trip managers when an actual booking is being made. We keep the right to change the itinerary because of time-table, or any other conditions not under our control.
3. Child definition: From Age 3 to 11 Years (usually enjoying 10%-40% discount. Contact our trip manager for the actual discount for your case). 12 Years old and above will be charged as Adult Price.
4. All tours & transfers are all based in English Speaking local guides. For other languages, please contact our trip managers for new quotations.
Back Info & FAQ?
Tour Destinations & Highlights:
Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia- Mostly described, as sunny, peaceful and open, Ulaanbaatar is a city of contrast where modern life comfortably blends with Mongolian traditional lifestyle. Wide streets are flocked by modern cars, while horsemen and cattle are still common scene.
The Gandan Monastery is the largest and most significant Tibetan-style monastery in Mongolia and one of Ulaanbaatar’s most interesting sights. . Built in the mid 19th century and it currently has over 200 monks in residence. The Migjid Janraisig Temple is an important part of Gandan Monastery. The temple houses features a 26-meter-high majestic gilded statue of Migjid Janraisig.
National Museum of Mongolian History - presents Mongolian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present day. Exhibitions cover prehistory, pre-Mongol Empire history, Mongol Empire, Mongolia during Qing rule, ethnography and traditional life, and twentieth-century history. The ethnographic collection has significant displays of the traditional dress of various Mongolian ethnic groups and of snuff bottles.
Genghis Khan's Square & Parliament House - lies at the heart of the city surrounded by theaters, government buildings and banks. There is a bronze statue of Sükhbaatar astride his horse, who is hero of the revolution, declared Mongolia’s final independence from the Chinese. The square now features . Another site of interest is the large construction site of massive bronze statues of Genghis Khan and his four warriors in front of Parliament House.
Bogd Khan Palace Museum - The complex was built between 1893 and 1903 dedicated to the 8th Bogd Javzandamba, the head of Mongolian religion. The palace museum consists of seven Summer Prayer temples and the winter palace. The collections of the museum include unique and valuable objects related to Mongolia's political, religious, and artistic history from the 17 to early 20-th centuries.
Zaisan Hill - War Memorial Statue is located in the south side of Ulaanbaatar City, right beside the Bogd Khan Mountain having a best view of the city and surrounding hills. There are a 15 m high golden-yellow standing statue of Buddha besides the hill and a memorial statue on the top of the hill honoring soviet soldiers who fought against foreign invaders in the territory of Mongolia and Manchuria in 1939 - 1945.
Folklore performance by Tumen Ekh ensemble - Mongolia’s premier traditional performance group; featuring folk song, traditional music, dance and contortion.
Tumen Ekh ensemble is one of the most successful folk art groups to share traditional Mongolian music with the world, having traveled to over 40 countries. The music of Mongolia expresses vastness, freedom and life in harmony with nature and the environment.
AMICUS TRAVEL FAQ ...?
Q: When do I need to pay?
A: Full payment is required!
Initial documents will be emailed to you within 48 hours of confirming your booking.
Q: What are my payment options?
A: Kindly make deposit, final & full payment via our secured online payment with Visa Card, Master Card, American Express and JCB card.
Q: What is the restaurant like?
A: We select restaurants based on our experiences, client satisfaction, location and cuisine. In Ulaanbaatar, you can expect a good variety of quality restaurants with international foods.
We mostly use following restaurants for lunch & dinner in the city trip: “Modern Nomads”, “bd’s Mongolia Barbeque”, “City Nomads” and “Khaan Ger” restaurant. Lunch is mostly served in Western food, and sometimes Mongolian food, or a combination.
Q: I am a vegetarian; will you provide vegetarian meals for me?
A: Sure, we can always make the arrangement according to your requirements. So if you have any special requirements on your food, please let us know so that we can inform the restaurants beforehand to meet your needs.
More read: Mongolia Travel FAQ
Reviews & Feedbacks:
"Hey Amicus crew! I had a great time traveling with you in the Gobi. The trip was fantastic. My one year stay in Mongolia wouldn’t have been perfect without this incredible journey. I’ll not forget meeting the nomad families, eating the Khuushur(drinking Mongolian vodka) and having a lot of for with you guys. Thank you Davaa, Ulzii, Jargalmaa, Eric, David, Erwan, Jeff, Micke, and Mr Cool!Mash ikh bayarlalaa (Thank you very much)"
Italy, Sep 04, 2014