Gorgeous Areas in & around Ulaanbaatar - 4 day tour
Are you looking for personally guided short or day tours in and around Ulaanbaatar? If yes, this tour gives you a chance to visit the most popular and gorgeous areas around Ulaanbaatar and have an exciting city tour in the capital of Mongolia. In Ulaanbaatar, you will visit the most interesting museums, the city’s central square, Buddha Park and Zaisan Hill where you see the best panoramic view of the city. You will also enjoy wonderful Mongolian folk performances. The surrounding areas of Ulaanbaatar where you will visit belong to strictly protected areas and national parks. Enjoyable activities and adventures are waiting for you there. Please see more on the below itinerary.
|Tour code: SD-10
During the year
4 days/ 3 nights
Tour price for 2017:
| Group size
||Price USD/ per person
More attractive prices for more pax.
Note: Single supplement is available at 30 USD
Folklore performance is available only between June and September
|Included in the price:
- Tourist ger camps (twin/triple sharing)
- Transportation by private car/ bus with fuel
- Experienced driver
- Guiding/ interpreting service
- Meals as indicated on the itinerary
- A bottle of water, daily
- Museums and folklore performance
- Entrance fees for national parks & protected areas
|Excluded in the price:
- Single supplement fees
- Alcoholic drinks
- Video and photographing fees
- Extra and optional activities’ cost
- Tips for guide and driver
- For children of family tour (depending on age)
- Every 16th member is free for group tours
- Who brings minimum 3 pax
Tour Itinerary Day by Day
Exp: (Ger - a Mongolian traditional dwelling /Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- Day 1. City tour in Ulaanbaatar.
Meet at your hotel/ accommodations in the morning and we will have a city tour. Visit the National Museum of Mongolian History and Sukhbaatar Square, the city’s central square in front of the Mongolian Parliament building. Here we will provide you with some basic information about Mongolia and our capital, Ulaanbaatar. Have lunch at fine Mongolian restaurant. We will then visit Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, the last Mongolian king’s winter palace, Buddha Park, featuring a 23 meter tall statue of Buddha and the Zaisan Hill War Memorial. The huge monument on the top of the hill was created as a memorial to soldiers who died in World War II. Zaisan Hill overlooks the city and offers the best panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar and its surrounding sacred mountains. Later we will go shopping at a cashmere factory outlet store, a souvenir shop or whatever else you want to do. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Mongolian folklore performance of song, dance, music and contortionists. Transfer to your hotel/ accommodations. (L)
- Day 2. Terelj National Park, Turtle Rock and Meditaion Temple.
Meet in the morning and we will drive east to the beautiful Terelj National Park. Terelj is a picturesque place with high granite cliffs eroded by natural forces creating a wonderful landscape of granite tors as if carved by some giant sculptor. Visit the Turtle Rock formation, the symbol of the national park and “Aryabal” meditation temple where you will enjoy the best view of the park. Visit a nomadic family on the way back and learn about Mongolia’s traditional nomadic way of the life. Here you will have an opportunity to go horseback riding on your own if you like. Overnight in a traditional Mongolian ger. (Ger camp/ L, D)
- Day 3. Khustai National Park.
After breakfast we will drive to Khustai National Park. The park has an area of 506 square km and was established in 1993. The park protects the “Takhi” wild horse, also known as Przewalski’s wild horse. The park also contains a great diversity of other rare wild animals and plants. Transfer to a ger camp and have lunch. Visit a small museum of the Takhi wild horse and watch a short documentary film about Khustai NP. Enjoy seeing the Takhi wild horse and other wild life in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in the ger camp. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)
- Day 4. Manzushir – Ulaanbaatar.
In the morning we drive to Manzushir Monastery ruins in sacred Bogd Khan Mountain. Visit a small, but interesting natural museum. The brief visit to the museum will introduce you to some of the wildlife and natural beauty of the area. See a large boiling kettle that is known to have been used here to cook for 1000 people at one time. Visit the reconstructed main temple and the other temple ruins of Manzushir. Then a short and challenging walk will bring you to the unique historical and cultural expositions of god images carved in the granite rock. Have a picnic lunch. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar and go shopping at a cashmere factory outlet store, a souvenir shop. Transfer to your hotel/ accommodations. (B, L)