INTINERARY

MAP OF MONGOLIA

Day 1 Visit in Ulaanbaatar

Arrival at the airport, meeting with our driver and guide. Transfer to your hotel, settling in and rest. We will take you in the restaurant of your choice. Let's immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National History Museum. Walk in the centre of Ulaanbaatar. Discovery of Gengghis Khaan Square and the House of Parliament. Enjoy a Mongolian traditional show at Tumen Ekh: folkloric dances, contortion, and of course khoomi, the overtone singing. Welcome dinner in Mongolian style restaurant.  Overnight in the hotel.

Day 2 Genghis Khan Statue Complex and 13th Century

53 kms from Ulaanbaatar 2 hours 

After having breakfast, we will drive to “Genghis Khan Statue Complex”  which is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world. There is a recreation area, restaurants, and souvenir shops occupy the base structure. From here, we use an elevator or walk to the head of the horse through chest and back neck of the horse, where we can have farseeing and good panorama view over the complex area. Optional: Fly in the Auto gyro discovering in beautiful areas by airplane window.

46 kms from Statue 2 hours 

Afternoon we will drive to the “13th Century “complex.  This is the only camp in Mongolia where you can visit the old time micro kingdom of Genghis Khaan and his empire. We will enjoy the craftsmen art work, Mongolian calligraphy, learn to write Mongolian traditional scripts, dine in the kings and queen’s palace, practice archery, horse training and catching horses with lasso pole, riding horses and camels or simply sit back and enjoy the beautiful countryside landscapes and the clear blue sky. We will visit six different camps. Overnight in ger camp.

Day 3 Ulaanbaatar-Khogno Khan

280 kms from Ulaanbaatar 6 hours 

Up early morning we will drive to the splendid rocky formations of Khogno Khan National Park. Discovery of the park: semi desert, steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80km long sand dunes, are characteristic of this arid area nicknamed "Mini-Gobi". Visit a local nomad family conversing about their unique lifestyle of the local area. They’re very hospitable friendly hosts which they will offer a traditional delicacy made of camel’s milk. Camel-back trek along the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai. Overnight in the ger with a local family.

Day 4 Khogno Khan-Orkhon Valley

195 kms from Khogno Khan 5 hours 

Today we will drive to the Orkhon Valley. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the valley is a land of nomadism and many breeders set their summer camp there. On the way, we will see Uurtin Tokhoi Canyon scenic spot. Once at the camp, you can take a rest from this long journey in a comfortable ger by Orkhon river. 

Day 5 Journey to Orkhon Waterfalls

After breakfast we will hike or horse riding to Ulaan Tsutgalan, white flood flowing on the black stone, transformed in rainbow by a short sunray and the largest waterfall of Mongolia, 7 km away from the camp. On the way you will stop by a local yak herder family to taste their dairy products and learn more about the nomadic way of life. Once at the camp, you can do some fishing, play archery, rafting, pétanque, or just relax. Dinner is real authentic Mongolian barbecue, prepared in the traditional style with hot stones. Overnight in the ger camp.

Day 6 Orkhon Valley-Kharkhorin

122 kms from Orkhon Valley 4 hours 

Today we will drive to long distance for 3 hours about 130 kms. Journey to Kharkhorin, the former capital of Mongolia. The legendary city of Genghis Khan was founded in 1220 and was one of the stages of the silk road.

Genghis Khan Complex and Orkhon Valley

8

days

From €1160* / person

OVERVIEW

In this tour, you will discover Genghis khan statue and 13th Century, Khogno Khan park, Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of the Mongolian Empire, as well as the other landmarks of the Orkhon Valley such as its waterfalls. Also we staying in Mongolian traditional accommodation called ger with nomadic people and ger camp. You will fly, hike, camel and horse riding and rafting on an amazing adventure.

TOUR BRIEF

  • Duration: 7 nights / 8 days

  • Activities: Visiting cultural heritage sites, experiencing nomad culture, exploring varied natural landscapes, hiking, camel riding, horse riding, and rafting 

  • Distance: 1200kms 

  • Group: Min 2 - Max 12

  • Season: May – October

PRICE

* prices vary according to group size

 

RATES BY GROUP SIZE

 

2        pax                          1450 EUR p/p           

3-5     pax                          1350 EUR p/p

6-9     pax                          1290 EUR p/p        

10-12 pax                          1160 EUR p/p

INCLUDED

  • Transfers airport / hotel / airport

  • 2 nights in 3* or 4* hotel in Ulan Bator, breakfast included

  • Full pension during the tour

  • Bottle water

  • 3 nights in comfortable yurts camps with warm shower

  • 2 nights with a host family, in a guest yurt

  • Journeys in Japanese or Russian 4WD jeep or minibus with Air con + Driver

  • Petrol

  • English or French speaking guide

  • Camel and Horse trek

  • Local guides for the treks

  • Entrance fees for parks and museum indicated in the program

NOT INCLUDED

  • International transport

  • Passport and visa fees

  • Repatriation insurance

  • Travel insurance

  • Drinks / alcohols extras

  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program

  • Single room supplement: Single supplement is available at 50 euros in the hotel (for 1 nights)

  • Single ger supplement: Single supplement is available at 20 euros per night at ger camps

OUR TIPS

For your journey in Mongolia, it is possible joining a fixed departure tour with a group, which has the advantage of providing a friendly atmosphere and to let you benefit from the best price. Our groups are composed of an average of 2 to 12 participants.

We offering camel riding, horse trekking and hiking tour based on local community. Nomadic families live in the area are main parts of the tours. They will supply camels, horses, meals, and accommodation for tourists.

Visit of Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetan-inspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas. Visit of the Museum of Kharkhorin. We’ll be staying overnight in the ger with a local family.

Day 7 Kharkhorin-Ulaanbaatar

350 kms from Kharkhorin 6 hours 

Today we will drive to Ulaanbaatar for 6 hours 370kms. Last herds of wild horses crossing the road outside our dumbfounded eyes, last yurts smoking far away, the steppe will be with us until the last moment. Arrival in town and settling in at your hotel, where you can rest a few moments. Rest of the day free. With our guide, you can go and shop in the center of the city. Optional: Ulaanbaatar by night (night club or pub)

Day 8 Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. We go with you to the international airport of Ulaanbaatar. The transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight.

Office Address

Orkhon Camp & Tours,

Residence-41, Bayangol District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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