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The Saga of Genghis Khan

Private tour
8 days
3 cities
2nights

Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Radiating a unique mixture of Mongolian traditions and Soviet housing, all spiced up with purely Eastern aesthetics, distinctive Ulan Bator has it all to become one of the most unforgettable destinations you've ever traveled to. Surrounded by the pristine countryside, the vibrant Mongolian capital pulsates with an indigenous vibe which is felt from the very first minutes of your stay. Consider having a walk around Sukhbaatar Square to see the Government Palace with the huge colonnade monument in honor of Genghis Khan, the legendary figure in Mongolian history. Discover local heritage in the National Museum of Mongolia, marvel at the ancient Gandan Monastery, meet nomadic families and even consider spicing up your experience by living in a traditional yurt in the stunning Gorkhi-Terelj National Park! Of course, make sure to try local specialties to fully experience the profound Mongolian soul and their endless love for freedom and nature. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival to Ulan Bator
    Welcome to Ulan Bator - the historical capital of Mongolia! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your hotel for check-in.

    There is no program planned for this evening, so you can dine in one of the local restaurants, start exploring the city center on your own or take a good rest to overcome your jetlag.

    Day 2: Ulan Bator City Tour
    After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Ulan Bator.

    During the tour you visit the National Museum of Mongolia, one of the leading museums in the whole country and the one which is responsible for preserving Mongolian cultural heritage. You also stroll along the main streets of the city, see the Parliament house and walk through the central Sukhbaatar Square formerly known as Genghis Khan Square. After the tour you enjoy lunch.

    In the evening you enjoy Welcome dinner at the centrally located restaurant and return to your hotel.

    Day 3: Gandan Monastery
    After breakfast you meet your guide and explore the legendary Mongolian Buddhist Gandan Monastery in Ulan Bator. Here you have a chance to see monks during the worship and see the impressive Golden Buddha Statue of Migjid Janraisig.

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    Best Western Tuushin Hotel
    5-star hotel
    Prime Minister Amar street 15, MN- 14200, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Best Western Tuushin Hotel
    Deluxe Double City View Breakfast Included
    You will be staying in a hand-picked downtown hotel. We carefully inspect all of our hotel properties and recommend only the ones that are conveniently located to major city attractions, have great atmosphere, comfortable rooms, and guarantee exceptional service.... show more
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Hustai ger camp
Hustai National Park
4nights

Hustai National Park, Mongolia

Located a few hours drive from Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, Hustai National Park represents an outstanding tourist attraction mainly due to the Przewalski’s horse, the gem of the Asian fauna. In total, when there, you have the chance to observe more than 40 different mammals and hundreds of plant species which is very exciting, especially if you're a wildlife enthusiast. Have a family outing to Hustai National Park to explore picturesque natural spots and enjoy the pacifying panorama of sand dunes....
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    Day 3: Visit of the Hustai National Park
    You venture to the Hustai National Park - the site of a unique reintroduction scheme of Przewalskii’s horse, called "takhi" by Mongolians. It became extinct in the wild in 1969 and, since 1992, has been successfully reintroduced here.

    The national park is rolling Steppe Mountains with rather large patches of birch and aspen forests. There are also visible remains of Neolithic graves. In addition, red deer and wolf population has increased quite a bit during the last few years, as well as Mongolian gazelle, so you might have a chance to witness these beautiful animal species in their natural surroundings.

    You stay overnight at a ger camp that is a Mongolian traditional nomad dwelling.

    Pease, note: recommended travel time is from end May to early June. During low season Hustai Tourist Camp provides limited service and no entertainment program.

    Day 4: Trip to Karakorum
    Early in the morning after breakfast, you take a trip to the Karakorum enjoying magnificent sceneries of Mongolian steppes along your way.

    The ancient capital of Mongolia Karakorum is located on the right bank of Orkhon River. This settlement was founded by Genghis Khan in 1220, and during the era of its prosperity, it was a major junction along the Silk Road trade route. At that time, the inhabitants of the city were mostly merchants and craftsmen who came to the Karakorum from all over the world. Khubilai Khan then moved the capital of the Mongolian Empire to China, establishing the Yuan Dynasty, and since then the Karakorum began losing its importance.

    Today you have a chance to visit probably the earliest surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia - the Erdene Zuu monastery. It was built by Avtai Sain Khan on the ruins of the Mongolian capital the Karakorum in 1586. Today it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list entitled as Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.

    You stay overnight at a ger camp.

    Day 5: Trip to Ugii Lake
    After breakfast, you are transferred to Ugii Lake - one of the best lakes for fishing abundant in pike and catfish. It is the biggest lake in Mongolia covering an area of over 25 square kilometers. On the way, you visit two Turkish monuments located about 60 kilometers from the imperial town of Karakorum. The first monument is dedicated to the Turkish prince Kul-Tegin, and the other - to his brother Bilge-Khan.

    In the afternoon you reach the lake and enjoy free time viewing picturesque sceneries and hiking on the lakeshore. You stay overnight in a ger camp.

    Day 6: Visit to Elsen Tasarkhai
    After breakfast, you continue your exploration of Mongolia at Elsen Tasarkhai that constitutes a part of the Great Mongolian Sand dunes that stretch for miles and miles ahead. You have a unique chance to take some memorable photos in the typical Mongolian surroundings: a combination of desert, picturesque mountains, river and green grassland.

    In the afternoon you visit a nomad family to see their everyday rituals and routines. You stay overnight in a ger camp.

    Day 7: Return to Ulan Bator
    After breakfast you are transferred back to Ulan-Bator. 

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    Double Ger Full Board Included
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1night

Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Radiating a unique mixture of Mongolian traditions and Soviet housing, all spiced up with purely Eastern aesthetics, distinctive Ulan Bator has it all to become one of the most unforgettable destinations you've ever traveled to. Surrounded by the pristine countryside, the vibrant Mongolian capital pulsates with an indigenous vibe which is felt from the very first minutes of your stay. Consider having a walk around Sukhbaatar Square to see the Government Palace with the huge colonnade monument in honor of Genghis Khan, the legendary figure in Mongolian history. Discover local heritage in the National Museum of Mongolia, marvel at the ancient Gandan Monastery, meet nomadic families and even consider spicing up your experience by living in a traditional yurt in the stunning Gorkhi-Terelj National Park! Of course, make sure to try local specialties to fully experience the profound Mongolian soul and their endless love for freedom and nature. ...
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    Day 7: Folk Show
    Upon your arrival you check in to the hotel and go for lunch at one of the finest restaurants in the city. In the afternoon enjoy free time, so you can do some shopping at local cashmere and souvenir shops.

    Later today you take a chance to enjoy a national folk show performed by a famous Mongolian ensemble "Tumen Ekh" featuring traditional songs, throat singing, tsam mask dance and other traditional Mongolian performances.

    In the evening your return to your hotel and enjoy Farewell dinner.

    Note: Folk show in Ulan Bator is available from the middle of May to the beginning of October.

    Day 8: Departure from Ulan Bator
    Today is the last day of your amazing Mongolian journey. After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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    Best Western Tuushin Hotel
    5-star hotel
    Prime Minister Amar street 15, MN- 14200, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Best Western Tuushin Hotel
    Deluxe Double City View Breakfast Included
    You will be staying in a hand-picked downtown hotel. We carefully inspect all of our hotel properties and recommend only the ones that are conveniently located to major city attractions, have great atmosphere, comfortable rooms, and guarantee exceptional service.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
    $163
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at downtown hotel in Ulan Bator and tourist ger camp in Hustai National Park;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • All meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees according to the program;
  • Full Mongolian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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