If you don't have time for a multi-day tour to the Gobi desert, try this one day "Semi-Gobi" experience instead. Instead of flying to the desert, take a short drive to Elsen Tasarkhai, a semi-desert region with mountains in the distance. After lunch, take a hike or take a horse or camel ride to the sand dunes. You'll also make a short visit to a local nomadic family to learn about their culture and traditions before heading back to Ulaanbaatar.
The largest equestrian statue in the world, the imposing Genghis Khan Statue Complex is a must-see when in Mongolia. Tour the complex in its entirety on this guided tour from Ulaanbaatar, which includes all transportation, entrance fees, and a guide to make the most of your experience. Plus, visit nearby Terelj National Park, hike to Aryabal Monastery, and visit a local nomad family to learn more about the best of Mongolia’s culture, nature, and history—all in one day.
Combine two adventures in one on this full day excursion from Ulaanbaatar. First, visit the largest equestrian statue in the world at the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, where you can also take souvenir photos is traditional Mongolian clothing. Continue on to Terelj National Park, the most accessible natural area from the capital city. Have lunch at Turtle Rock and hike to Aryabal Monastery. Later, visit with a nomadic family before heading back to Ulaanbaatar.
Venture into the Mongolian countryside for the day on this day trip to Hustai National Park. Most famous for its population of wild Asian horses, the park offers ample opportunity for outdoor activities like bird watching, photography, and hiking. Have lunch in the park, then visit a local horseman family, where you can take a short ride and learn about how important these animals are to the nomadic way of life. The trip ends with drop-off back at your hotel.
Visit Mongolia’s ancient capital and oldest monastery on this guided tour to Erdene Zuu and Kharkhorin from Ulaanbaatar. Following pickup from your central lodging, head out for a scenic drive through the Mongolian countryside en route to the Erdene Zuu Buddhist temple complex. Tour the site with your guide to learn about its ancient roots and the changes it endured through Chinese invasions and communism before transferring back to your hotel in the evening.
The Gobi Desert proper is more than 400 miles (644 kilometers) from Ulaanbaatar. But for a short trip the “Semi-Gobi” desert in central Mongolia delivers sand dunes, oases, and nomads. On this overnight tour, ride a camel to the Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes, spend the night with a nomadic family, watch wild horses in Hustai National Park, and meet Mongolian horsemen. Your tour includes door-to-door transportation and most meals.
A perfect day tour of Mongolia for those who are on a tight schedule but want to explore, see & experience Mongolia with places that are photogenic & scenery. In this day tour you will also visit must see places in both Terelj National Park and Chinggis Khan Statue Complex, which are Ariyabal Meditation Temple, Turtle Rock & Genghis Khan Statue. As a bonus horse riding in the park over the endless steppes of Mongolia.
With so many fascinating landscapes and such a rich culture, visiting Central Mongolia can feel overwhelming for a first-time visitor. This five-night guided tour ensures that you use your time well by taking you to the most important sites in the region without the hassle of planning where to go or how to get there.
Even if you only have a day or two in Mongolia, you can still get out into the open spaces the nation is known for. This door-to-door tour of the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park brings you straight to the area’s signature experiences: Turtle Rock, a Buddhist temple, and the towering Genghis Khan Statue Complex. Along the way, meet a nomadic family, ride a camel, and enjoy an authentic lunch.
Take a half-day private tour from Ulaanbaatar to see the world’s largest tribute to equestrianism, the Chinggis Khan Statue. The drive to the national park takes about two hours, during which you can sit back and enjoy the views. Once at the monument, you’ll have time to explore the area and take photographs of the statue. You will also have the opportunity to try on traditional Mongolian garb and take souvenir photos (available for purchase) before returning to Ulaanbaatar.
Leave the big city of Ulaanbaatar behind and venture out into the Gobi desert for a glimpse into traditional Mongolian life. After a short flight to Dalanzadgad, the adventure begins with a tour of the town. The fun continues from there, with visits to Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park, Eagle Valley, Khongor sand dunes, and Bayanzag, and more. Visit a camel herder and enjoy a short ride, and sleep in comfortable tourist camps at night.
Explore Terelj National Park and go on a horse ride on this full-day tour. Depart from your Ulaanbaatar hotel in an air-conditioned minivan with your guide and make your way to the large Genghis Khan statue. Escape the city and make your way to Terelj National Park. Go on guided hikes and meet a nomadic family as you explore the hills. Take time to ride a horse through the countryside and enjoy a local lunch.
With this tour, you will experience the best of central Mongolia in just 3 days including all the must-see places: Erdene Zuu Monastery, Kharkhorin an ancient capital city of Mongol Empire, UNESCO World Heritage Site-Orkhan Valley, semi-Gobi and Khustai National Park, where world's last wild horses are. Plus, you will have the opportunity to experience an authentic nomadic lifestyle and ride a horse and camel in the steppes and sand dunes of Mongolia. A great way to escape busy city life and enjoy the beauty of central Mongolia has to offer. Watch a beautiful sunset over the Ugii lake in central Mongolia.
Get out of the city and into Mongolia's beautiful countryside on this tour to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, one of the largest protected areas in Mongolia. Head to the park after taking a city tour of Ulaabaatar, and then visit the famous Genghis Khan Statue Complex, home to the world's largest equestrian statue. This tour is ideal for those looking to deepen their knowledge of Mongolian culture, history, and wildlife.
Visit the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, which includes the 131-foot (40-meter) statue of the ruler on horseback as well as a history museum and souvenir shop. Then it’s on to the “13th century zone” to observe—and experience—how people lived during that time. Visit six “camps’ including the Craftsman camp, Herders camp, and Shaman’s camp, then enjoy a traditional Mongolian lunch at the King's Palace.
This full-day tour showcases the major sights of Ulaanbaatar including the Gandan Monastery, Mongolian National History Museum, Narantuul market. Tour guide take you through the lively Naran Tuul market, also known as the “Black Market,” is also a highlight. Lunch, bottled water, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Finally we are going to visit Mongolian real cashmere factory store.
The Naadam Festival is Mongolia biggest and oldest sporting festival, taking part over three days in July. On this tour, arrive in time to watch the spectacular opening ceremony; watch traditional sporting events like horse racing, wrestling, or archery; and enjoy lunch at the venue. Accompanied by a local guide, you’ll gain a fascinating insight into the famous festival and its significance to Mongolians.
Since Genghis Khan’s cavalry first swept across the steppes, Mongolians have been famed for their way with horses. Learn the role these animals still play in Mongolian life as you ride from a base station outside Ulaanbaatar to the mountainside ruins of Manzshir Monastery, an 18th-century Buddhist temple. Enjoy an authentic lunch as you soak up the magnificent landscapes with your guide at your side.
Dive into the world of Mongolian cuisine in a local home just outside of Ulaanbaatar. Step into a traditional Ger home, otherwise known as a yurt, and learn to make typical Mongolian dishes such as homemade noodle soup and steamed dumplings from scratch. Discover Mongolian customs and get to know your local hosts as you cook and enjoy a delicious meal.
See a different side of Mongolia as you pedal the wooded hillsides and open valleys of Mt. Baga Khentii with a guide on this intermediate mountain biking tour. Soak up views from atop the giant Genghis Khan Statue Complex then cycle across the steppes among yaks, sheep, and goats. Enjoy a picnic lunch in a lush meadow, full safety equipment, and door-to-door round-trip transfers.
With few roads and even less public transport, Mongolia is hard to get around independently. Escape the city for the wilderness without the transport hassles on this private guided door-to-door tour of scenic Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Hike among spectacular rock formations, visit a sweet Buddhist temple, eat lunch in a local resort, and opt to take a short horse ride.
Experience life like a nomad during this small group horseback riding tour in Terelj National Park. Travel two hours outside the capital city of Ulaanbaatar to the stunning rural landscapes and rolling hills of the Mongolian countryside. Follow a highly-qualified guide through the vast open space, then sit down for a traditional Mongolian meal that includes local beer, chums and meat. Tour is limited to four people to ensure a truly personal experience.
All in one day, beautifully managed day tour about highlights of Ulaanbaatar Mongolia. See as much as you can in a 9-hour private tour. Including lunch and WI-FI hotspot throughout the trip. Admission to Tumen Ekh folk assemble.