Day 1. Ulaanbaatar, the capital – Mongol Els, mini gobi
Head to Mongol Els which is mini gobi in central Mongolia where we will ride two humped camel on sand dunes. Go hiking for an hour to a beautiful small temple in Khugnu khan mountain where you will admire the diversity of landscape of the area.
Day 2. Mongol Els – Karakorum
Travel to Karakorum, the capital of Mongol Empire in 13th century and a place of great history, and visit a small but informative history museum. Visit the main attraction, Erdenezuu monastery – the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia and UNESCO world heritage.
Day 3. Karakorum – Khustai nature reserve
Hit the road and travel to Khustai nature reserve, the motherland of wild horses, the Takhi. Go deep into the heart of the park where you will find wonderful burial site with a magnificent deer stone. Admire the wildlife of the park as you see dozens of wild animals as red deer, wolf, fox, marmot and you’ll definitely have a chance to see the amazing Takhi grazing just around you.
Day 4: Khustai nature reserve – Ulaanbaatar
Take a horse riding in vast open steppe where you will find only your shadows, and maybe a herd of horses. After lunch we will head back to Ulaanbaatar and enjoy a proper shower and luxurious bed in your hotel for a while, or do cashmere or market shopping in the late afternoon. In the evening you will admire the traditional cultural performance including Mongolian throat singing, contortion, and traditional music instruments etc. After the performance you will be taken to your hotel.
Available from March – November
- Private transport
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee to national parks and sightseeings
- Bottled water supply
- Travel insurance
- Optional activities
- Anything not mentioned in “It includes”