Mongolia’s sublime beauty reveals itself in endless expanses of steppe and sky and an age-old nomadic culture that joins the people with the land. Journey through this remote, seldom-travelled region of Asia, from sprawling Ulaanbaatar to green, grassy plains where wild horses roam. Discover the country’s surviving Buddhist heritage on visits to historic temples and monasteries; walk across the rocks and sands of the sweeping Gobi, which conceal troves of dinosaur fossils; and get a taste of traditional Mongolian life at a horse and yak farm.
Tour many of Ulaanbaatar’s historic sites, enjoy the scenery of Khustai National Park, learn about Lama Buddhism from a head monk, Visit family-owned yak and camel farms, Explore historic monasteries, See Western Gobi’s biggest sand dunes
Hotels (3 nts), Ger camps (10 nts).
Group Size Notes
Max 14, avg 12
13 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Dinosaur Museum Visit, Ulaanbaatar
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Erdene Zhu Buddhist Monastery Visit, Kharkhorin
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Yak Family Farm Experience, Orkhon Valley
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Nomadic Family Experience, Khongoryn Els
Your Wellness Moment: Tsenkher Hot Springs Visit, Tsenkher. Arrival transfer. Ulaanbaatar city tour. Visit Khustai National Park. Visit the archaeological museum. Soak in hot springs. Hike to Tuvkhun Monastery. Orkhon waterfall hike. Visit Hoshuu and Ongiin Khiid monasteries. Flaming Cliffs excursion. Gobi desert excursion and dune hike. Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park excursion. Folklore show with dinner. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
ULAANBAATAR/HUSTAI NATIONAL PARK
HUSTAI NATIONAL PARK/KHARKHORIN
ORKHON VALLEY/ONGIIN KHIID
Khongoryn Els/Yolyn Am