Three Weeks Tour

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Tour Overview

Duration: 20 nights 21 days

Converting Distance: 3300 km

Accommodation: Ger camp

Food: 21 breakfast 21 lunch 20 dinner

Group Size: min 1-2, max 6 (big groups are available)

Activity: Camel riding, Horse riding, Swimming, Climbing to the top of the sand dune, Watch sunset, Exploring Dinosour fossils, Bird watching, boating, Explore nomad family, Milking goats

Tour fare included
  • Accommodation during the trip
  • Driver+4WD vehicle+petrol
  • English speaking tour guide/cook
  • All meal/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner/
  • Bottled water supply for 1.5 liter p.p everyday
  • Entrance fees for the national parks and museum
Tour fare excluded
  • International airfare
  • Personal Items
  • Optional activity costs
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Snacks
  • Travel insurance

Itenirary

Day 1 Baga Gazriin Chuluu - Small Rock Formation

Our destination for today Baga gazriin chuluu /rock formation/ is a 15 km long and 10 km wide stone massif, is located Middle Gobi. Over 20 kinds of medical herbs and many species of animals such as wild sheep, ibex and marmot exist here, if you have chance you might the wild animals. Surtiin am is one of many beautiful places in Baga gazriin stone massif. This is a narrow canyon with asp, birch, white whicker and elm tree, as well the ruin of a stone temple and the site of 2 yurts where monks lived and meditated since the seventieth century.  Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 2 Tsagaan Suvraga - White Stupa

Early morning we will start drive to  White Stupa which is located in Ulziit Soum, MIddle Gobi. The name Tsagaan Suvarga (White Stupa) is given by local people to the impressive and legendary cliff which is eroded by natural phenomen on. Having 10 million years history, the cliff indicates different times by its colored layers. Tsagaan Suvarga is interesting to see the sheer slope, facing east, which from a distance seems to be the ruins of the ancient city. Enjoy hiking around colorful Stupa, feeling like meditation in there. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 3 Yol valley – Gobi Three Beauty National Park

After breakfast we will start drive to the “Gobi Three Beauties” National Park and will hike to the narrow ice canyon. It is called Yoliin am (Volture’s mounth) by the locals is one of the main attractions in the Gobi for its stunning vistas. This area is a home to endangered snow-leopards and Lammergeyers(Bearded Vulture) where “eternal ice” usually remains throughout summer. There you guys might see some wild animals.  Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 4 Khongor Sand Dune

After breakfast we will drive to Khongoriin Els which is called the “Singing Dune” for the sound of the wind howling through the dunes. Its over 180 km long, 3-5 km wide, lowest point 10m high, highest point is 200-300 m high from the earth. Its around 1530-1600 meter a.s.l. This is one of the largest and most spectacular sand dunes and a cold water spring with a river that leads to two small ponds. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 5 Second day at the Khongor Sand Dune

Today we have no driving and we will ride a Camel around the dune and will climb to the top of the Singing dune in the evening to see the Great Sunset. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 6 Bayan Zag - Flaming cliff

Today we will drive to the homeland of Dinosour Fossils to explore it. This is Neolithic site where the large dinosaurs' skeletons on show in Ulaanbaatar Natural History Museum were found. In the west, it is better known as the Flaming Cliffs so named explorer Roy Chapman Andrews. He also discovered petrified forests remain of mammals and in particular the skeleton of hornless rhinoceros, the largest known mammal in the world. Overnight in a Ger camp.

Day 7 Ongi Temple

After breakfast we will drive to Ongi and visit to the ruins of the temple.Ongi temple is a ruin of a big monastery on the bank of Ongi River. The river is about 500 kilometer long takes beginning from Khangai Mountain Range flows into Ulaan Nuur. This monastery has 28 temples and other buildings on the south slope of the Rocky Mountain like Balsa country and stupas which are not broken. This monastery had 1000 lamas and it was destroyed during the Stalinist purges in 1930s. Overnight in a Ger camp

Day 8 Kharkhorin - Erdene Zuu Monastery

Early morning we will start drive to Kharkhorin ancient capital city and will visit to the Erdene Zuu Monastery. It’s a ancient capital city called kharkhorin where developed Kharakhorum capital of Great Mongolian Empire in 13th century. Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery Musuem. It is a biggest Buddhist center in medieval ages and it was closed and badly damaged in 1930s. Visit to some other sightseeing. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 9 Orkhon Waterfall

We will visit to Uurt gorge,  Orkhon river, and the Red waterfall in Orkhon valley. Prepare for the next few days Horse trekking. The red waterfall is situated in historically significant  Orkhon valley, whose river flows an incredible 1120 km to the north before it joins the  Selenge  river. Also called Ulaantsutgalan, the waterfall was formed by unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes about 20000  years ago.  Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 10, 11, 12 - Navel 8 lakes

Today we will start horse trekking to the 8 lakes area. It is called Navel 8 lakes. The lakes are called Shireet, Khaliut, Bugat, Khaya, Shanaa, Doroo, Khuis and Bayan Nuur. The area covers 11500 hectare and became National Monument in 1992. It raised up to 2400-2500 meter high a.s.l. These lakes are interconnected by ground water channels. These are so fresh water lake. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 13 Tsenher Hot Spring

After breakfast we will drive to the Tsenher Hot Spring. The SPA is +86C hot. Here you will have opportunities to have bath in the healing spa. The spring consists of elements such as sulphur and calcium.Relax in the hot spa. Overnight in a tourist camp.

Day 14 Terkh White Lake

After breakfast we will drive to White lake(Terkh). The lake was formed by lava flows from a volcanic eruption many millennia ago This is 2060m a.s.l, 16 km long, 4-10 km wide, 20 m deep fresh water lake . Overnight in a Ger  

Day 15 Horgo Volcanic Crater

This day is no driving and bit relaxing day. Hike or horse trekking to the Khorgo volcano. It is the last volcano which extinct around 9000 years ago. 2240m high a.s.l. Swimming and fishing is possible for the personal interest. Overnight in a Ger camp

Day 16 Shine Ider Village - Ider River

Today we will head to Terkh white lake. But we will stop driving on the way in a Nomad’s Family to exchange the experience of their lifestyle. Overnight in a nomad’s Family

Day 17 Khovsgol Lake

Early in the morning we will drive to great Khovsgol lake. The lake is the second fresh water lake in Asia and second large lake in Mongolia with its 136 km long and 36 km wide and 264 meter deep. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 18 Second day at the Khovsgol Lake

This day is no driving, relaxing and will do horse riding or hiking around the Lake “Khovsgol”. Overnight in a Ger camp

Day 19 Uran Togoo Volcanic Crater

Our destination for today is Uran togoo. Its about 60 kilometer directly west of Bulgan city is the extinct volcano of Uran Uul and nearby Togoo Uul, now part of the 1600 hectare Uran Togoo-Tulga Uul natural reserve in the village of Khutag-Ondor. Trial to the top of the relatively unimpressive volcano lead up from the west side, which also have some nice camping areas. The Uran Togoo-Tulga Uul national monument is a national protected area in the Bulgan province. This mountain ranks as 4th highest mountain and its protected in 1965. In 1995, it was designated as a monument by Parliament Resolution with an area of 5800 hectares. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 20 Amarbayasgalant Monastery

At the end of the day visit to “Amarbayasgalant” monastery and enjoy the other nice monuments. It is ever beautiful and hidden jewel known as Amarbayasgalant monastery which is situated in the Iven river valley. The monastery was established in 1727-1736 in memory of Undur Gegeen Zanabazar at the order of the Manchurian emperor. Overnight in a Ger camp 

Day 21 Back to UB

Today we will head to UB city. We will have a lunch on the way 

Destinations

Contact us

Location:

Central Post Office-13, Box 655 Chonon Burt Building-305, 3F Seoul street-10 Sukhbaatar district-2 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 15160

Phone:

Mobile: (+976) 99117041

Email:

info@iristours.mn

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