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  • Private Tour Code: P8-1
  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Availability: 1 Jun - 20 Sep
  • Trip from: Ulaanbaatar
  • Price: from US$ 1,360 p/p
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Mongolia Travel Map and 8 days tour in Mongolia

Tour Highlights:

  • This classic tour covers the major destination and must-see attractions in Mongolia
  • Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
  • Suitable for first-time visitors experience the combination of the history, culture and nature of Mongolia
  • Relaxing in wild nature and exploring the Mongolian nomadic lifestyle… Horseback and camel riding, climb to sand dunes, hiking and driving through the wilderness are the main activities.

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 01:  Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Day 02:  Bayan Gobi sand dunes & camel riding
Day 03:  Orkhon valley and Orkhon waterfall
Day 04:  Tsenkher Hot Spring, Khangai Mountains
Day 05:  Karakorum & Erdenezuu Buddhist Monastery – Lake Ugii
Day 06:  Hustai National Park (Wild Horse Park)
Day 07:  Ulaanbaatar city tour
Day 08:  Departure

DATE & PRICE

Private Tour – Price 2020/21

US$ 1,360 per person

* A private tour price is based on a group of 2 adults sharing one room.
* If there are more people in your group of family or friends there will be more discounts.
* This tour package can be fully customizable to fit your travel plan between 01 Jun and 20 Sep!

What’s included in the Price?

  • Private English-speaking guide at all times,
  • 7 nights’ accommodation based on twin/double (Hotel 4*) and twin share (Tourist camp)
  • All meals as listed: Breakfast – 7, Lunch – 6, Dinner – 6,
  • Private Transfers/Transport with comfortable vehicles
  • All entrance fees are as mentioned in the program
  • A Cultural Show - featuring traditional performances,
  • Camel riding in the Bayan Gobi sanddunes ~1 hour
  • Horse riding at Orkhon valley ~ 1 hours,
  • Complementary drink water during the tour
  • All service charge, local and Gov’t tax
  • Visa invitation letter, if required

What’s NOT included in the Price?

  • Visa to Mongolia (Get in advance),
  • International flights &Travels insurance
  • Hotel early check-in and late check-out
  • Tipping and other personal expenses
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 01

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Welcome to Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by Amicus driver in the arrivals hall at the international airport and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure and have a good rest to recover from the jet lag. If you feel like going for a walk and checking out places nearby, feel free to ask the hotel receptionist for recommendations.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*. Meals: None

DAY 02

Bayan Gobi sand dunes & camel riding

At 8am, your tour guide and driver will pick you up and start your trip to Bayan Gobi sand dunes – surrounded by hills with willow trees, streams and bushes, and appear as a small desert in the center of the country. This sand dune is 80km long and the widest part of the sand dune is 9-10 km. Also, the sand dune called as mini Gobi Desert.
In the afternoon, we will visit camel herder family and explore their unique nomadic lifestyle. There, we will visit camel herder family and discover this magnificent place from on camel back. The sand dunes are perfect place for camel riding. Mongolia is home to 2/3 of the two-humped Bactrian camels in the world. It is a gentle, calm and extraordinary patient animal. Dinner and overnight at Tourist camp.
Accommodation: Tourist camp. Meals: B, L, D.

DAY 03

Orkhon valley and Orkhon waterfall

Today we will travel to across vast grassy plains, interspersed with basalt rocks and meandered rivers. Our slow progress on the damaged track leaves us plenty of time to observe the different scenes of nomadic life. Orkhon Valley recognized as a “Cultural Landscape” of the UNESCO World Heritage in 2004. Orkhon waterfall was formed by volcanic eruption and earthquakes some 20000 years ago. The Waterfall cascades down from a height 27 meters. Once we come, we will check in and have lunch. Take an excursion to the waterfall and explore around the nature.
In the evening, we will enjoy visiting the local nomad family to experience firsthand how people live in the country side and a lifestyle which has not changed for centuries. From there, we explore the around nature from horse back for one hour.
Accommodation: Tourist camp. Meals: B, L, D.

DAY 04

Tsenkher Hot Spring, Khangai Mountains

After breakfast, drive towards through forested mountain road to the beautiful valley of Tsenkher, which is the some of the lushest countryside in Mongolia with green forested mountains and meandering rivers.
There is famous Tsenkher hot spring that reaches +86.5″C, supposed to have curative properties for arthritic joints and other ailments.
Check-in, lunch at Ger camp and time for relaxing. There are you can do hike and walking around the camp for watching wild flowers. Have a relaxed evening taking a hot bath in the hot spring water.
Accommodation: Tourist camp. Meals: B, L, D.

DAY 05

Karakorum & Erdene Zuu Buddhist Monastery – Ugii Lake

In the morning, head to Kharkhorin, a small village, and one of the country’s major tourist destinations. Historically known as Karakorum, which was an ancient capital of Mongolia Empire founded by Genghis Khan in 1220. Also, Karakorum was one of the most important cities in the history of the Silk Road.
After lunch, we will visit the museum of Karakorum and learn more about the beautiful ancient Karakorum city and Genghis Khan.
Continue to visit the magnificent and the oldest Buddhist Monastery complex of Erdenezuu, built in the 16th century, with 108 buddhis stupas. Here you can see interesting listen to monk chanting Buddhist sutras.
In the late afternoon, we will take 1.5hrs drive to Ugii Lake – is located up 1337m from the ocean level and it is a pure water steppe lake, which is 7.9km long, 5km wide. The lake Ugii is a famous for its birdlife. Ogii lake has registered in the Ramsar Convention for being important breeding and staging area for a variety of waterfowl.
Check-in Ger camp on shore of the lake.
The rest of the day free time for your own.
Accommodation: Tourist camp. Meals: B, L, D.

DAY 06

Hustai National Park (Wild Horse Park)

Depart for the Hustai National Park. This area is home to the Mongolian wild horse known as Perzevalski’s horse (Takhi) with a unique landscape that features mountain and steppe.
Lunch and check-in at tourist camp near the National Park.
In the afternoon, we visit the information center and learn familiar with the national park and wild horse.
Take a short drive and walking to see the horses in their natural habitat. There is a great opportunity to take photos of these endangered horses. If you are lucky, you can see fox, deer, roe deer, eagle, and more animals and birds…
Accommodation: Tourist Ger camp. Meals: B, L, D.

DAY 07

Ulaanbaatar city tour

In the morning at 9am, we will return to Ulaanbaatar and visit Gandan which is the largest functioning Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. The main highlight of this monastery is 26-meter-high majestic gilded indoor statue of Megjid Janraisig.
After lunch, 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.
Continue to visit Museum of Mongolian National History – the museum presents Mongolian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present day.
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.
Our next highlight in the city is a famous cultural show in the city, which is featuring traditional performances by singers, dancers and contortionists. It’s a great chance to hear Khöömii (throat singing) and see some fabulous costumes. After dinner, transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*. Meals: B, L, D.

DAY 08

Departure

You will be free at leisure in your hotel or wander around on your own until being escorted to the Chinggis Khaan International Airport for your departure flight home. End of service. Meal: Breakfast

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FAQ & HELP

  • If you would like to book this trip, please send us your request.
  • A deposit of 20% of the total tour price is required to book and confirm this trip.
  • The balance must be paid at least 30 days prior to departure.

Deposit:

  • We accept online payments with Master/Visa/AMEX cards only as a deposit to confirm the trip.

Balance payment:

  • You should pay the balance to us by wire transfer. Usually it takes 2-3 working days until payment reach in our account.
  • Western Union is the fastest way to pay us. We can get your payment in a few minutes once you send the money.
  • Cash payment is only accepted in exceptional cases.

You will stay in a good 4-star hotel in Ulaanbaatar. An upgrade is possible on request!
During the excursion in the countryside, you will stay in Tourist Ger camps.
Tourist Camp is a kind of hotel that serves customers with Ger (Yurt) instead of a hotel room and always located at the best viewing spot. It’s the most popular accommodation type for a countryside trip in Mongolia that consists of 30-40 Gers (Mongolian traditional yurt), a restaurant and some entertainment facilities.
Most visitors happy to stay in Ger, which provide an authentic taste of Mongolian culture and adventure, their most enjoyable experience in Mongolia.
More information and pictures: What is the Tourist camp?

During your trip in Mongolia, you will be served mainly European dishes and sometimes authentic Mongolian foods. Lunch and dinner consist of 3-4 courses (soup and/or salad, main course, dessert) and bottled water.
If you require special meals due to religious, medical limitation and vegetarian food, please inform us so that arrangements can be made in advance.

Car: A good car is an important part of your comfort trip in Mongolia. There will be a good 4×4 car for this trip based on the number of people in your group.


Road:
The asphalted roads are 40% and the unpaved roads are 60%.
During the trip, it takes approximately 2-6 hours driving (80-280km) from one to next destination depending on road and weather condition on each driving day. But it is not nonstop drive! We can take a short stop frequently everywhere along the road for photographs, toilets, stretch and meet with local nomads.

  • 1st best months: June, July and August.
  • 2nd best months: May and September.

More information: The Best time to visit Mongolia

Hiking boots and sandals, waterproof jacket, raincoat, umbrella, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, comfortable shoe, insect repellent, sunscreen, and prescription medication (if required).
Gear: Camera, binoculars, flashlight and travel lamp. Some Tourist camps do not have 24-hour electricity. It is therefore recommended to bring your own travel lamp!

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