Mongolian Overland Tour

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$1,520.00

Mongolian overland tour, the ancient realm of Genghis Khan, has emerged from the shadow of Communism and is now open to the world. Meet one of the last nomadic cultures on earth, where a traditional way of life endures as it did a millennium ago.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Culture, Guided Tours, History
  • Activity Level Moderate
    3/8
  • Group Size Small Group
    1-6
All about the Mongolian Overland Tour.

This is the best way to discover Mongolia, travel through the breathtaking landscapes, experience nomadic lifestyle and culture. This 16-day overland tour takes you to the most popular travel destinations of Mongolia. You will encounter yourself in chilling areas of Lake Khovsgol, known as Blue Pearl of Mongolia, the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia. Then travel to Mongolia’s historical site, Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape – UNESCO’s world heritage. You will also explore Gobi Desert where prehistoric remains, impressive dunes and camel herding nomads are awaiting your visit. Our experienced tour team will let you explore all the wonders this trip offers.

Highlights

  •  Beautiful Khuvsgul Lake National Park
  •  Orkhon Valley Cultural landscape – Ancient capital Karakorum and Erdene Zuu Monastery
  •  Khorgo-Terkh National Park
  •  Gobi Desert – Dinosaur Trail
  •  Camel herding nomad family

This trip can be customized according to your wishes. If you have any changes to the accommodation, the duration, the destination or other change requests, please contact us.

Our main goal is satisfied travelers.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • All Accommodations
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Special Meals
  • All transfer & transports + experienced drivers
  • Tour and trekking guide for the entire journey (in English, German, Korean, Chinese available)
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees are mentioned as program
  • Camel riding
  • Horse riding
  • Complimentary drink water during the tour,
  • Visa invitation letter, if required
  • All service charge, local and Gov’t tax
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour 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
  1. Day 1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

    Short city tour. Gandan monastery and the Museum of National History. Prepare for exploring trips in the Mongolian countryside.

    (Lunch)

    🏠 in the hotel

  2. Day 2 Visit Amarbayasgalant Monastery

    This morning drive to famous Amarbayasgalant Monastery. Excursion through the monastery, located at the foot of Burenkhaan mountain, Amarbayasgalant or ”Monastery of Tranquil Felicity”, is one of the largest and most important monasteries in Mongolia. Built between 1727 and 1736 with more than 40 temples in honor of Zanabazar, the first Bogd Gegeen (Spiritual leader of Mongolian Buddhism), it is one of the very few monasteries to have partly escaped the destruction of 1937, after which only the buildings of the central section remained. The entire contents: the Tankas, statues, and manuscripts were looted by the Communists or hidden until more fortunate times. Restoration work began in 1988 and now the Amarbayasgalant monastery shows great stylistic unity.

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    🏠 In the camp

  3. Day 3 Heading to the Khovsgol Lake

    Heading to Khovsgol Lake, we will have overnight stop in a middle way in Khutag-Undur.

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    🏠 in the camp

  4. Days 4-5 Enjoy Magnificent Khovsgol Lake

    Arrive at Khovsgol Lake National Park. Magnificent Khovsgol Lake – itself is one of the natural wonders of the world covering an area of 2.760 km2. This is an island of taiga forest, crystal-clear lakes, icy streams, and lush grass. Magnificent surroundings will make our 2 nights stay enjoyable.  Walking along the lakeshore and hiking in vicinity areas.

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    🏠 in the camp,  Hiking 3 hours

  5. Day 6 Stopover at Shine-Ider village

    Leave Khovsgol Lake after walking along the shore and have lunch at Murun town. After lunch drive to Shine Ider soum, surrounding by beautiful landscape.

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    🏠 in the camp

  6. Day 7 Exploring Khorgo- Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur NP

    Hiking in Khorgo-Terkh National Park – An astonishingly beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by extinct volcanoes at an altitude of 2.060 m. The lake is 16 km wide and 10 m deep with its deepest point at 28 meters and over 20 kilometers in length. It has lovely sandy shores and enough warm water good for swimming. The area offers great adventure for visitors with its caves, mountain cliffs, and Khorgo volcano creator. Explore the lake and the volcano creator.

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    🏠 in the camp, Hiking 3 hours

  7. Day 8 Relaxing at Tsenkher Hot Spring

    Arrive in Tsenkher Hot Springs & Spa, which locates in the middle of forested hills and breathtaking mountains. Enjoy the nature and hot spa after a long drive. You can discuss options for exploring the local area with your tour guide.

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    🏠 in the camp

  8. Day 9 Discover ancient capital Kharkhorin

    Arrive in Kharkhorin. Ancient capital city Kharkhorin was founded in 1220 in the legendary Orkhon river valley. It was from there that the Mongol Empire governed, until Khubilai khan, the grandson of Chinggis Khaan, moved the city to Beijing. On the ruins of Kharkhorin, in 1586, was built Erdene Zuu Monastery which is surrounded by monumental walls with 108 stupas. The monastery is kept till nowadays and it is considered as one of the leading religious centers of Mongolia. Visit Erdene Zuu Monastery and the local market of art crafts and antique items. Tourist ger camp.

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    🏠 in the camp

  9. Day 10 Explore mystical Ongi Monastery

    Drive to the south towards Gobi Desert. Overnight stop at Ongi River and Saikhan ovoo area of Middle Gobi province. Ongi Monastery, a small mountainous area with the sites of remains of ruined old monasteries. Once the monastery has served as a midway point for Buddhist pilgrimages going to holy Tibet. Enjoy the sunset from the top of the mountain.

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    🏠 in the camp

  10. Day 11 Bayanzag - The Flaming Cliffs

    Drive towards Bayanzag, red stone cliffs and canyons- a classic desert of rock, red sands, scrub, sun, and unbelievable emptiness has become known to the world as ”Cemetery of Dinosaurs”. The red sandstone cliffs and canyons of Bayanzag are where the fossil beds of dinosaur bones and first-ever recorded dinosaur eggs in 1922 – discoveries which made world headlines by American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews first time. Nowadays there is a local museum which displays important facts and some exhibits of this famous area.

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    🏠 in the camp

  11. Day 12 Climb up Khongor Sand Dunes

    The dunes of Khongor are known as the « singing dunes » and they extend for 180 km and at some places they are 80m high. These spectacular dunes are bordered by lush green vegetation supported by a small river Khongor. Walking and Sliding at the dunes before the sunset and meditate in the middle of nowhere. Visit camel breeding family and get some experience with camel riding. Tourist ger camp.

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    🏠 in the camp,  Camel trekking 1 hour

  12. Day 13 Explore Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park

    Yol Valley in Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Yol valley is formatted by two high rock walls a big glacier on the ground kept frozen during hot summer days. It has breathtaking dramatic scenery and without a doubt it is one of the beautiful places in the country. Hiking along the valley and reach up the icy glacier. Visit the natural museum of localities.

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    🏠in the camp,  Hike 3 hours

  13. Day 14 Baga Gazriin Chuluu mountain area

    Arrive in Baga Gazriin Chuluu mountain area Dundgobi province. This is another granite rock formation in the middle of the steppe plains. 5 km away, the highest peak of 1768 meters in the area of Baga Gazriin Uul Mountain. Leisure time for rock climbing and hiking activities.

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    🏠in the camp,  Hike 2 hours

  14. Day 15 Take a city tour

    Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Free activities for personal exploration. Shopping & Cultural Performance. Farewell dinner.

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    🏠 in the hotel

  15. Day 16 Departure

    As your memorable trip comes to end, then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to your next destination or home.