Western Mongolia classic tour

Code: Mongolia Tours
14 days

A 16 day jeep tour. The tour provides a close-up view of Western Mongolia’s culture and traditions. Travel snow covered peaks, desert lakes and green highlands. Various ethnic tribes inhabiting the region will introduce you to the rich heritage of their ancestors. Horseback riding, hiking, caving and fishing are the main activities. Tented overnights throughout tour, comfortable, active cultural experience.


Day 1


Arrive in Ulaanbaatar; you will be delivered to the hotel. After lunch, will be sightseeing in Ulaanbaatar. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to hotel. The rooms are facilitated with shower/toilet and telephone. After check-in, you will have the morning for yourself.

After the welcome lunch you will go on a city tour and visit the wonderful, still in use, Ganden Monastery, Sukhbaatar Square and the Winter Palace of the last King of Mongolia, the Bogdo Khaan. In the people's Historical Museum, you will get a good sense of the nomadic lifestyle of the Mongolian people.

In the evening we will attend a Mongolian folk dance and music performance, where we will enjoy very old Mongolian long songs, performances by contortionists, throat singers, dancing and more. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. 



Day 2


After breakfast at the hotel, travel by car to Hustain Nuruu National Reserve to view the Przewalsky wild horses.
Visit the museum to learn more about the wild horses.

Drive to Khogno khan mountain and Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes.Visit the picturesque Khogno khan mountain and Erdene hamba monastery. Hiking and admiring the nature beauty Overnight in tourist ger camp. /BLD/ 




Day 3

Erdene Zuu monastery

Drive to Erdene Zuu monastery. Look around this historical place. Erdene Zuu monastery is the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia.

It was built at the initiative of the most influential Khalkha lord Abtai Khan, in 1586 on the spot where Kharkhorin, the famous capital of the Mongolian Empire of the 13th century. Overnight in "Anar" Ger hotel. /BLD/ 





Day 4

Tsenkher Jiguur Hot Springs

Drive to Tsenkher Jiguur Hot Springs. For 2 days we will head to Tsenkher Jiguur Hot Spring, around 30 km south of the Arkhangai province centre. Tsetserleg, the Hot Spring, maintains a temperature of 86 degrees Celsius and contains hydrogen sulfide. There you can go bathing in the spring.

Visit a nomadic family. Observe the nomadic way of life and the technology of making milk products.

Taste airag (mare's milk), Vodka/from milk, to horse riding and take a hiking tour around the area. Overnight in a nomad family. /BLD/




Day 5-6

Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur (lake)

After breakfast in the camp, drive to Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur (lake). This lakeis an astonishingly beautiful lake with relatively pure fresh water.

The lake supports pike and other fish. Rare birds are found here. You will spenda  full day at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur.

Visit Khorgo Uul.
Hiking to the top of Khorgo, a craterous volcano that was active some 2000 years ago. Enjoy the beauty of nature, visit a nomadic family and experience their way of life. You stay there for the night. 




Day 7


Drive from the lake toTosontsengel village. We will visit a Mongolian family where we will stay for a night. 



Day 8


Drive to Homrog Village. On the way we will visit many lakes such as Telmen, Lake. There you could choose to spend the day hiking, riding horses or simply relaxing. We will go to the springs, where we stay for the night. 



Day 9


Drive to Khartermes  which is located on the bank of Khyargas Lake. 



Day 10


Drive to Bayan-Olgii province. In the morning, visit the town of Olgii. Overnight stay at a hotel. 




Day 11-12

Altai 5 Bogd mountain

Drive back to Bayan-Olgii. Overnight stay in a hotel.

After breakfast, we will drive to Olgii airport for a return flight to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to the hotel. We will attend a Mongolian Folk dance and music performance. 






Day 13


After breakfast will drive to Terelj National park .Hiking and horseriding there .Drive back to Ulaanbaatar .Overnight stay in a hotel 








Day 14


Transfer to airport for your return flight.