China & Northeast Asia

Discover Mongolia

Discover Mongolia Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Depart UK.
  • Day 2 : Arrive Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 3 : Explore the Bogd Khan Palace Museum and Winter Palace. Also visit Sukhbaatar Square, Government House and Zaisan Hill. Enjoy a traditional Mongolian dinner.
  • Day 4 : Visit the Museum of Mongolian History and the Natural History Museum. Discover Gandan Monastery and explore the local markets.
  • Day 5 : Travel to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park with its forested mountains and grasslands. Stay overnight in a ger.
  • Day 6 : Meet a local family and learn about their lifestyle. Return to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 7 : Depart for a journey through the Gobi Desert using a 4WD vehicle and staying in ger camps.
  • Day 8 : Travel through the South Gobi visiting the Sangiin Dalai Temple and continue to Bayanzag.
  • Day 9 : Visit the Flaming Cliffs and travel to Yolyn Am. Hike through the gorge to the ice field.
  • Day 10 : Travel to Khongoryn Els and walk on the huge Singing Sand Dunes.
  • Day 11 : Travel to Ongiin Khiid and visit a ruined monastery by the banks of the Ongii River.
  • Day 12 : Take the long drive to the ancient city of Karakorum.
  • Day 13 : Explore Karakorum and visit the Erdene-Zuu Monastery. Return to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 14 : Fly to the UK.

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Highlights

  • Historical Ulaanbaatar
  • Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
  • Meet a Mongolian Family
  • Gobi Desert
  • Flaming Cliffs
  • Singing Sand Dunes
  • Ongiin Khiid Monastery
  • Karakorum ancient city
  • Ger Camp accommodation

Duration

14 days

Prices

Around £3,900 staying in 4 star hotels and standard ger camps
Upgraded accommodation on request