Travel Mongolia in a nomadic way! We are the leaders of 4x4 Mongolia
here, so we don't miss any natural & cultural
wonders of Mongolia at all!
Explore Mongolia in depth, peaceful overland
drive - no expensive internal flights!
- Pay only
170 USD/day or even less for this all inclusive
21 day package - BEST VALUE!
Join us on this epic Mongolia tour through this wonderful country of ancient history, unique Mongolian nomadic culture, and rare wildlife species, untouched beautiful landscape, Gobi Desert and hospitable Mongolian people whose lives are not changed in many ways since the days of mighty Genghis Khan and his empire. This fantastic Mongolia trip is specially designed to bring you all these unique features nowhere else to be experienced.
Our Mongolia travel starts from the 17th century magnificent Amarbayasgalant monastery, the crystal clear Lake Huvsgul & the beautiful Horidol Saridag Mountains, Tsaatan people, picturesque Khorgo-Terkh National Park and ancient capital at Karakorum. The next half of the tour takes you to the Gobi Desert and its wonderful sites: Ongi monastery ruins, Bayanzag the Flaming Cliffs, the Khongor sand dunes and the glacial Yoliin Am. And from the Gobi we drive to the north through the steppes to visit the huge petroglyph gallery of the Gobi, and Ikh Gazar granite mountains and reach amazing Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve - a home to endangered wildlife and many other sites on the way.
Landscape and cultural sightseeing blend easily in Mongolia - you will have the chance to visit families of nomads, remote Buddhist monasteries and traditional events, and to take part in horse-riding or guided walking if you wish - there are also endless opportunities for photography.
Discover True Mongolia with Mongolia's leading travel company Selena Travel!
Tour grade: Easy
Duration: 21 days/20 nights
* Duration of the
trip can be changed to suit your needs.
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Tour dates for 2013:
May 31 - June 20;
June 21 - July 11
(Naadam Festival add-on
July 12 - Aug 1 (Naadam Festival pre tour available),
Aug 02 - 22;
Aug 30 - Sep 19 (Includes
Tour price 2013: per/person
add-on (11 & 12 July)
. For children of family trip
. 1 free space for every 16 PAX
. Courier briging min 3 pax
. More attractive prices for groups of 12 and
more people! More!
Included in the price:
. Accommodation in excellent hotel (twin), good
ger camps (twin sharing)
. Guiding and interpreting service
. 4WD cozy Delica minivan(s) equipped with AC
+ driver with fuel, lubricants and maintenance
. All meals according to the itinerary
. Sightseeing and cultural show admissions according
to the itinerary
. 0.5 day camel ride in the Gobi
. 0.5 day horse riding in Gun-Galuut
. 0.5 day kayaking in Huvsgul
. Supply of bottled water, daily
. Entrance fees for protected areas and national
. Visa support invitation letter where applicable
. Return ticket confirmation
Visa fees, International Airfare, Travel insurance,
Optional activities and Gratuities.
in Ulaanbaatar, dealing with jet lag. Ulaanbaatar city sightseeing: Arrival
in Ulaanbaatar, our guide and driver will meet
us at the airport and aid with check-in at the
central hotel. On Day 2, we take a tour of the city, including
the Gandan Buddhist Monastery, Mongolian National
Museum and Genghis Monument on the Sukhbaatar
Amarbayasgalant - Bulgan - Moren. This
morning we drive to the north toward Lake Huvsgul,
break our journey in magnificent Amarbayasgalant
monastery and the picturesque Bulgan province in
the northern Mongolia. On Day 5 we continue the
drive through the forest mountains of northern Mongolia
to Moren, a small town in the north. B+L+D
- Uushig Deer Stones - Lake Huvsgul. 3.5
hour drive north with a stop at the famous Uushig
Deer Stones from time immemorial takes us to the
shores of Lake Huvsgul, called “Mother Ocean”
by the locals, enjoy hiking etc. We spend the
night at friendly Toilogt ger camp by the lake.
Day 7 is spent in leisurely activities and sightseeing
on Lake Huvsgul and its surroundings - admire
the inspiring beauty of Lake Huvsgul on a panoramic
drive to Mt.Khyasaa, visit the Tsaatans "Reindeer
people" and enjoy a 2 hour kayaking. B+L+D
Huvsgul - Moren - Jargalant. This morning
we rise early to take one last look at the beautiful
Lake Huvsgul and then drive to the south toward
Karakorum, the ancient capital. We break our journey
in Jargalant Hot Springs in the ardent Khangai
- Khorgo Terkh - Tsenkher Hot Springs.
A drive south takes us to the stunning
Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan, surrounded by volcanoes
and home to many species of wild bird. We hike
to the Khorgo Volcano and other interesting sites
in the park. On Day 10 we reach the Tsenkher Hot Springs via lovely Tsetserleg
town (Zay Bandida monastery visit included). B+L+D
Ancient capitol Karakorum
- Ongi - Bayanzag "Flaming Cliffs".
We visit the magnificent Erdene Zuu Monastery, Karakorum Museum
and its surroundings then drive to the Great Gobi
desert. Visit the Ongi monastery ruins and then
reach Bayanzag the Flaming Cliffs - the world
famous red cliffs that is a great site for dinosaur
- Khongor - Yoliin Am - Tsagaan Suvarga. We continue our journey to the Khongor
sand dunes, the largest and the most beautiful
sand dunes of Mongolia, where we have the chance
to climb to the top for excellent views of the
Gobi, or to walk through the green oasis at the
base. Then we visit the stunning Yoliin Am Gorge
in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan national park and hike
on the Gobi glacier and view wildlife. Then we
drive to the north and stop at the fascinating
Tsagaan Suvarga - an ancient inland sea & visit the natural "gallery of petroglyph".
Suvarga - Ikh Gazariin Chuluu - Gun-Galuut. We
drive through the beautiful Gobi deserts capes
to the north and reach Ikh Gazariin Chuluu - an
interesting granite rock formation in the Middle
Gobi. On Day 18 we have a great leisure day in
amazing Gun-Galuut, which is located in the valley
of the Kherlen River. We hike to Mt. Baits to
view the gorgeous Argali mountain sheep and the
White Napped Crane, Whooper Swan and other birds.
Visit a nomadic family and learn their ways to
tend their livestock. Optional fishing or kayaking
on the river Kherlen. B+L+D
– Giant Genghis Monument - Ulaanbaatar.
Some sightseeing. This morning we drive
to Ulaanbaatar with a stop at Giant Genghis Monument
and transfer to the hotel. Then we visit the Bogd
Khaan’s Palace Museum – the residence
of the last king of Mongolia and the Buddha Park.
Enjoy a traditional folklore concert and farewell
dinner in the evening. B+L+D
Transfer to the airport after breakfast. B
Huvsgul - The Blue Pearl of Asia: Lake
Huvsgul, the second largest freshwater lake
in the world after Lake Baikal in Buryatia,
is popular for its pure water, awesome Alpine-like
landscapes, wonderful wildlife and the different
ethnic people living around it. Lake Huvsgul
region is a destination in itself and an entire
tour could be devoted to this specific part
Mongolia Travel info
is one of the most beautiful
national parks in Mongolia with its crystal
clear Terkh Lake and the Khorgo Volcano. The
nature beauty is awesome here and is a great
place for hiking, horse riding and relaxing.
You can visit the Hell of Yellow Dog, Ice Hole
and the Youth Cave that are pretty impressive!
city of Karakorum:
In 1220 great Chinghis
Khaan declared it as the capital city of his
vast Empire. Today there are many interesting
sites left to visit; the legendary turtle rock
sculptures, Buddhist stupas and the ruins of
this once great city to name a few. Erdenezuu
- the 1st Buddhist monastery in Mongolia was
established in 1586. Today Erdenezuu monastery
still shows its glory with collections of many
priceless religious objects and incredibly beautiful
Mongolian arts. It has a massive square wall,
420 meters in length each side, 108 Stupas &
is the most mysterious
place on earth The Gobi invites you to reveal
its secrets. This region is famous for its unique
natural formations, many places where you can
dig and find real dinosaur fossils, flora and
fauna not found anywhere else in the world.
There is plenty to photograph- impressive herds
of gazelles & sightings of the rare Khulan
(Asiatic wild ass).
famous for its fossilized dinosaur remains.
Dinosaur nests with eggs were found here as
well as whole fossilized skeletons.
The Khongoriin Els
extend along the northern side of Sevrei and
Zuulun mountain ranges. These dunes are 180
km long, 15-20 km wide and up to 200m high.
There is a small oasis near Khongoriin gol stream,
which flows along the northern edge of the dunes.
The scenery here is simply spectacular.
Am (Vulture's Gorge)
is a narrow valley
located in the Zuun Saikhan Mountain range,
with thick pieces of ice almost all year around
hidden in its depths. This area is home to rare
animals such as the Argali (wild sheep) and
Ibex as well as Vultures and other large birds.
truly the marvellous combination of high mountains,
colourful flowers, pretty lakes, rivers and
wetland waters with full of waterbirds including
some rare and endangered species like the Argali
wild sheep, Siberian White Cranes, Hooded Cranes,
White-Naped Cranes, Whooper Swans etc. Argali
Wild Mountain Sheep is rare, endangered species
in the world. You can photograph herds of Argali
from the closest distance in Baits & Berkh
the Tsaatan people...
can count the stones at the bottom of the lake while
think yaks are only in Tibet? Then see Mongolian
can we praise you enough for the fantastic trip
that you arranged for us? Glenn
and LaVonne, USA