Trip Overview

Best of Mongolia

Tour rating: 4.84 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
Private tour to Mongolia

Have you ever considered mysterious Mongolia as a holiday destination? If not, you are missing out. This incredible country offers countless ways to spice up your trip, including attending an unforgettable folk show in Ulan Bator, admiring the striking beauty of the Gobi Desert riding a camel, spending a night in a traditional Mongolian yurt, and having a picnic in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains.

Best of Mongolia

8 days2 cities
Mongolia1 country
Private tour to Mongolia
From
$2,598
Tour rating: 4.84 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews

Have you ever considered mysterious Mongolia as a holiday destination? If not, you are missing out. This incredible country offers countless ways to spice up your trip, including attending an unforgettable folk show in Ulan Bator, admiring the striking beauty of the Gobi Desert riding a camel, spending a night in a traditional Mongolian yurt, and having a picnic in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains.

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Ulan Bator

first destination
2 days in the city & 1 day in the Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a hotel and 1 night in a ger camp
Day 1
Arrival to Ulan Bator
Transfer
Transfer

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 are no activities planned for this evening, so you are welcome to dine in one of the local restaurants and try some of the traditional Mongolian delicacies, start exploring the city center on your own or just stay in your room and have a good rest before the adventures ahead.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Visiting the Gandan Monastery & Arrival to Gorkhi-Terelji National Park
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel, meet your guide, and explore the legendary Mongolian Buddhist Gandan Monastery. Then you depart from the beautiful capital of Mongolia and travel to your camp.

Upon arrival, you have lunch and proceed to the picturesque Gorkhi-Terelji National Park where you go exploring its most popular attractions, including the famous Turtle Rock and the Aryabal Temple, located on a steep hill. There is a long walking path leading to the entrance of the temple. It features 108 steep stairs, symbolizing an elephant's elongated trunk. If you want, you can go all the way up to the sacred place and enjoy the magnificent views over the surrounding valley.

In the evening you have dinner at the camp and get ready to spend a night in a traditional Mongolian yurt.

  • Note: Optionally, you can book a one-hour pony ride.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

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Day 3
Meeting a Nomadic Family & Arrival to Ulan Bator
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast at the ger camp, you meet your guide and start the day by visiting a nomadic family to learn more about their culture, authentic lifestyle, and traditions. Then you continue to the iconic equestrian statue of Genghis Khan, located on the banks of the Tuul River.

During the tour, you enter the statue and admire its interior. Inside, you can find a replica of Genghis Khan's legendary golden whip and walk all the way up to the statue's head. At the top, you enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding scenery.

After a break for lunch, you make your way to the famous Zaisan Hill, offering the best views of spectacular Ulan Bator, and proceed to the cashmere factory where you learn how to transfer raw materials into a thread and then into clothing.

After the tour, you are transferred to your hotel in Ulan Bator and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

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5-star hotel
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Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

Welcome to Ulan Bator

Ulan Bator is the capital and largest city of Mongolia, this extraordinary Silk Road town has rich multi-ethnic history.

plane
Ulan Bator
Dalanzadgad
1 hr 30 min

Without a doubt, the most time-saving way to travel from the picturesque Mangolian capital to charming Dalanzadgad is a plane ride. All airplanes are safe, comfortable, and offer generous luggage space and legroom. One of our experienced drivers will take you to the airport and meet you when you land.

Dalanzadgad

second destination
3 days in the ger camp
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in the ger camp
Day 4
Flight to Gobi Desert & Exploring Khongoryn Els
Transfer
Transfer
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your private driver who transfers you to the airport. A comfortable plane takes you to the small oasis city of Dunhuang. Upon arrival, your driver-guide takes you to the amazing Khongoryn Els (also known as the "Singing Sands"), the biggest sand dunes in Mongolia.

Khongoryn Els takes the area of 965 sq km (373 sq mi) and offers some of the most striking views in the country. After exploring the massive sand dunes, you are transferred to your ger camp for overnight.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

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Day 5
Camel Breeding Family & Trip to Flaming Cliffs
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

The next morning after breakfast, you pay a visit to a local camel breeding family to learn about their lifestyle. After the visit, you are driven to Bayanzag to visit its famous dinosaur excavation site, famous for being the first place where a dinosaur's egg was found. There you have a chance to admire the picturesque landscape of the area.

Out-of-this-world cliffs have been formed due to the millions of years of erosion and they offer great photo opportunities. It was American zoologist Roy Chapman Andrews who discovered this place and named Flamig Cliffs, because of the bright red color the cliffs turn at the sunset.

After the tour, you return to your camp for overnight.

  • Please, note: optionally, you can go on a 1-hour camel ride across the magnificent Gobi Desert to admire its vast natural beauty.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

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Day 6
Trip to Yolyn Am
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

You spend the day exploring the Yolyn Am - a deep and narrow gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains of southern Mongolia. The name of this remarkable place is often translated as the Valley of the Vultures or the Valley of the Eagles.

During the tour, you admire the natural beauty of the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, its unique structures and formations. Also, the breathtaking valley is among the best places to explore the wildlife of the region and a great spot to look for the Golden Eagles, the vultures, and the wild Agrli sheep. As a special treat, you have a picnic right in the park.

After the tour, you return to your camp.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.

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Mongolian Yurt
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There is no better way to truly explore the rich Mongolian heritage than spending a night in an authentic Mongolian yurt. In the gallery, you can see several examples of what they look like and make sure that they are able to offer everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Welcome to Dalanzadgad

Thinking about a desert, people usually picture the unbearable heat, strong winds, and endless dunes. If that's your case than Dalanzadgad is about to surprise you. Welcome to a magical place where you can find ice in the desert even if it's the middle of June.

plane
Dalanzadgad
Ulan Bator
1 hr 30 min
A comfortable flight from the charming city of Dalanzadgad to the beautiful capital of Mongolia is among the most comfortable ways to travel between these cities. One of our local drivers will take you to the airport and meet you upon arrival.

Ulan Bator

third destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in the centrally located hotel
Day 7
Flight to Ulan Bator | City Tour & Folk Show
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

Following breakfast, you are transferred to the airport for your flight back to the amazing capital of Mongolia. Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and takes you to the hotel for check-in. Then you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go on a walking city tour, covering the most interesting attractions of Ulan Bator.

During your walk, you visit the National Museum of Mongolia, one of the leading museums in the whole country, responsible for preserving the Mongolian cultural heritage. You also stroll along the main streets of the city, see the Parlament house, and walk through the central Sukhbaatar Square, formerly known as the Genghis Khan Square. After the tour, you return to your hotel where you can have some rest or go exploring the city on your own.

In the evening, you attend an amazing Mongolian folk show at the State National Song and Dance Academic Ensemble of Mongolia (transfers are included). After the show, you have your evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Departure from Ulan Bator
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Mongolia tour! Following breakfast, you check out from the 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!

Breakfast is included.

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5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

Welcome to Ulan Bator

Ulan Bator is the capital and largest city of Mongolia, this extraordinary Silk Road town has rich multi-ethnic history.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Full Mongolian visa processing service for Australian and New Zealand citizens;
  • Accommodation at downtown hotel in Ulan Bator and tourist ger camps in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park and Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Full board while staying in ger camps;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Economy class flights between Ulan Bator and Dalanzadgad;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Folk show in Ulan Bator;
  • Entrance tickets to Aryabal Temple and National Museum of Mongolia;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: the price per person of Mongolian visa processing for Australian citizens is 4,407 AUD for a two-travelers package and 3,987 AUD for a friends trip.

Note: Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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

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Tour Highlights

  • Memorable trip to the Gandan Monastery
  • One night in a traditional Mongolian yurt
  • Meeting a Nomadic Family
  • Exploration of the Khongoryn Els
  • A visit to a camel breeding family
  • Trip to Yolyn Am
  • Guided city tour & Folk Show in Ulan Bataar

What To Know

  • Leave some room for local purchases: Mongolia is famous for its camel cashmere, so we suggest bringing home some of the softest and warmest sweaters or blankets
  • Hardly any bank outside of Mongolia will stock Tugrik bills or even coins so that you'll have to change your money after arrival
  • Mongolia is a very sunny country, don't forget your sunglasses and sunscreen
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