China & Northeast Asia

Mongolia: Best Bits

Our 'best bits' itinerary includes what we feel are THE top sights to see in Mongolia during your visit.

Mongolia: Best Bits Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Depart UK and fly overnight to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 2 : Arrive in Ulaanbaatar.
  • Days 3-7 : Gobi Desert – travel to Dalanzadgad, one hour 20 minutes by air or seven hour 30 minutes by road, escape the modern world and spend five days exploring the harsh majesty of the Gobi Desert. Staying in ger camps, see Yolym Am, Khongoryn Els, the Flaming Cliffs and Ongiin Khiid.
  • Day 8 : Mt Khongno Khan – en route to Karakorum explore the historical ruins and beautiful scenery around the foot of Mt Khongno Khan.
  • Day 9 : Karakorum – discover the remains of the city founded by Genghis Khan in 1220 which remained capital for just 40 years before the seat of power was moved to Khanbalik (now Beijing). Today you’ll find Mongolia’s first Buddhist monastery here, built from the city’s remains.
  • Day 10 : Tsenkher Jiguur Hot Springs – soak in natural thermal hot springs and enjoy your beautiful surroundings.
  • Days 11-12 : Great White Lake – more exquisite scenery formed by the Khangai mountain range with excellent bird and wildlife spotting opportunities.
  • Days 13-14 : Lake Khovsgol National Park – one of Mongolia’s most pristine environments, mountains and meadows are full of plants, birds and beasts.
  • Day 15 : Travel to Ulaanbaatar via Moron, one hour 30 minutes by road or a one hour 20 minute flights.
  • Days 16-18 : Ulaanbaatar – spend three days enjoying the revelries of the Naadam Festival.
  • Day 19 : Travel to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, two and a half hours from Ulaanbaatar. Explore beautiful alpine scenery and even visit a local nomad family to catch a glimpse of their lifestyle before spending the night in a ger camp.
  • Day 20 : Travel back to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Days 21-22 : Ulaanbaatar – spend two days soaking up the atmosphere and seeing the sights of Mongolia’s capital. Visit the magnificent Gandan Monastery and Chinggis Khan Square or delve into the backstreets of the city for a more authentic experience.
  • Day 23 : Fly Ulaanbaatar to UK.

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Highlights

Khongoryn Els – Ger Camp – Lake Khovsgol – Naadam Festival – Flaming Cliffs

Duration

23 days

Prices

4 star price from £6,990

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