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Ring of Mongolia

14 days  |  Starts/Ends: Ulaan Baatar  |  from USD $4,899

Kicking off in the 13th century capital of Mongolia, camp out in a ger in beautiful Terelj National Park & explore the remote Gobi desert. Complete with fossilised dinosaur remains, bizarre rock formations, sand dunes & Mongolia's first Buddhist Monastery - this trip covers it all in 14 exciting days!

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Day 1
Ulaan Baatar

Included transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy sightseeing in Ulaan Baatar, including the Gandan monastery and the Natural History Museum. Evening concert of Mongolian traditional music and dance. Welcome dinner at the restaurant.
Overnight: Ulaan Baatar  |  Dinner

Day 2
Terelj National Park

Ulaan Baatar - Terelj National Park. Drive to Terelj National Park and the tourist camp. The gers are in a beautiful natural setting, where it's easy to meet with locals and see their daily lives, interact with them, explore on horse back, go bird watching, trekking or swimming in the Tuul River.
Overnight: Ulaan Bataar  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 3-4
Terelj National Park

Spend two days at leisure in Terelj NP. This mountain forest is a protected area, sheltering bears, musk deer, elk, wolves, foxes and badgers. Enjoy horse riding, take a trek to Turtle Rock and visit the nomadic tented camps.
Overnight: Terelj Ger camp  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 5
Bayanzag

Ulaan Baatar - Dalanzadgad - Gobi desert. Transfer to Ulaan Baatar airport. Fly to Dalanzadgad. (There are only two domestic flights a week on Tuesday and Friday. In July and in August there are daily direct flights to South Gobi desert.) Arrive and transfer to Gobi desert Tourist Ger Camp. In the afternoon, drive to Bayanzag; archeological finds of the Paleolithic era were found here as well as a complete dinosaur skeletons, eggs and hatchlings from the cretaceous period. Free time to explore the " Cemetery of Dinosaurs". Return overland.
Overnight: Gobi Ger camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6
Yolyn Am Canyon

Today enjoy a camel riding tour of the strictly protected area of Yolyn Am Canyon. Camping in a tent, close to Yolyn Am.
Overnight: Gobi Ger Camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7
Yolyn Am Canyon

Camel riding excursion in Yolyn Am Canyon. If travelling in July, it is the time to see the permanent ice. The endemic plants and impressive wildlife such as numerous vultures, ibex and argali. The boundary of the Protected Area is marked and at the entrance the visitor will find a small, well-maintained museum and a few gift shops.
Overnight: Gobi Ger Camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8
Ulaan Baatar

Gobi - Ulaan Baatar. Transfer to Dalanzagad airport and fly to Ulaan Baatar. Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Ulaan Baatar  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9
Bayangobi

Ulaan Baatar - Bayangobi. Departure for Bayangobi (Elsen Tasarhai - a spectacular sea of sand dunes) - 280 km from Ulaan Baatar. Lunch (lunch box) on the way to the tourist camp, where we are staying tonight. This afternoon we have a walking tour of the area.
Overnight: Bayangobi Camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10
Khogno Khaan mountains

We visit Ovgont temple at the Khogno Khaan mountains, followed by a visit to a Nomad family and explore the surrounding area in the afternoon.
Overnight: Bayangobi Camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11
Kharakorum

Bayangobi - Kharakorum. After breakfast, departure to Kharakorum (100 km) Accommodation at the Ger camp. Visit Erene Zuun monastery - the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. It was built by the initiative of the most influential Khalkha lord Abtai Khan, in 1586 on the spot of Kharkhorin, the famous capital of the Mongolian Empire in the 13th century. In the afternoon we visit a Nomad family to observe the nomadic way of life and taste milk products, including airag (fermented mares milk).
Overnight: Kharakorum Camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12
Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall

After an early breakfast, travel to Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall. Explore the waterfall area and have a lunch box. Drive back to Kharakorum, to our accommodation for the night at the tourist camp.
Overnight: Kharakorum Camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13
Ulaan Baatar

Kharakorum - Ulaan Baatar. We travel to Ulaan Baatar and check into our hotel. Rest of the day is free. Dinner at a city restaurant or at the hotel.
Overnight: Ulaan Baatar  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14
Ulaan Baatar

Our trip ends today with a transfer to airport.
Breakfast

Combine this tour with a Trans-Siberian journey.

Why not incorporate this exciting adventure, as part of an epic Trans-Siberian journey from Beijing to Moscow or vice versa. With a choice of additional stops in Buddhist Ulan Ude, Siberia's Irkutsk and breathtaking Lake Baikal and Yekaterinburg - gateway to the Ural Mountains.

Contact us for further details and suggestions.

Trip Highlights

Ulaan Baatar
The Gobi Desert
Yolyn Am Canyon
Khogno Khaan mountains
Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall
Terelj National Park
Bayanzag - 'the cemetery of dinosaurs'
Bayangobi - a spectacular sea of sand dunes
Kharakorum - Erene Zuun monastery, the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia

Included

Arrival and departure transfers (day 1 and day 14)
13 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 13 dinners
Ulaan Baatar - Gandan Monastery, Natural History Museum & traditional Mongolian music and dance show
Economy class flights - Ulaan Baatar to Gobi and Dalanzadgad to Ulaan Baatar
Bayanzag excursion, Moltsog Els
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Horse and camel riding fees
3 nights hotel, 5 nights ger, 4 nights tourist camp and 1 night camping (tent)
English speaking guide
Terelj National Park
Canyon of Yolin Am, Nature Museum, Camel Breeding facility
Kharakorum
Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall

Not Included

Flights and visas
Laundry, drinks and items of a personal nature

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Ring of Mongolia - 14 days
USD $4899
USD $79

Prices are indicative< and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Tour Details
Starts
Ulaan Baatar
Ends
Ulaan Baatar
Departs
Sundays
Hotel Rating
3 star
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 13, Lunch: 11, Dinner: 13