Horse trekking and Discovery of Gobi

8 nights 9 days trip

Day 1- Gorkhi Terelj national park, Tsonjin Boldog-Chinggis Khan statue complex, 13th  century complex

First we will drive to Gorkhi Terelj national park. Once there, we will go horse riding and travel to wonderful places around terelj .Next we will visit Chinggis Khan statue complex.We will see the biggest Statue of CHinggis Khan in the world. Visitors walk to the head of the horse through its chest and neck, where they have a panoramic view.Then we will drive to 13th  century complex. The everyday life of herders, pastoral culture, the way of breeding in the life-stock, the methods of producing dairy products, horse training and catching horses with lasso pole, processing the leather straps, riding horses, yaks and camels are available with your choice to experience the life of XIII century in Mongolia.Overnight in the tourist camp.

Day 2- Sukhbaatar square, National  museum of Mongolia,Mongolia Nomadic

Let’s immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National History Museum. Three floors of a rich, glorious, violent and noble past, from prehistory to Soviet period, including the creation of the great Mongolian Empire by Genghis Khan. Walk in the centre of Ulan-Bator. Discovery of Chinggis Khan Square and the House of Parliament.Then we will drive to Mongol Nomadic camp.There we will do and see:

  • the milking the animals (yaks, goats, mares)
  • the creation of dairy products
  • other animal based products such as felt making, and leather work
  • a nomadic move, when the pack animals are moving the yurts from one location to another using carts

Overnight in the Mongol Nomadic camp.

Day 3- Baga gazriin chuluu (Baga gazar stone)

Early in the morning we will drive to visit Baga gazar stone.You will see beautiful and wonderful stone massif and wild sheep. In the 19th century, two respected lamas lived here, and we still can see their inscriptions in the rock. According to the legend, Genghis Khan too is supposed to have lived in this wonderful area where it’s pleasant to walk.Overnight in the tourist camp.

Day 4-White stupa

We travel in one of the emptiest areas of Mongolia. Between rock desert and semi-arid steppes, we reach the white stupa, Tsagaan Suvarga. For centuries, this 30-meters  high, abrupt, stupa-shaped mountain, is honored by the Mongolians. The traveler will be surprised by the sumptuous lunar landscapes that evoke the end of the world, and by the many fossils. This area was totally covered by the sea a few million years ago.Overnight in the tourist camp.

Day 5-Yoliin am,Khongor sand dunes

Early in the morning we will drive to Dalanzadgad province canyon of Yol.Hiking in the canyon of Yol, the bearded vultures canyon. We will walk in the bottom of the canyon that is covered with perpetual snow. The canyon is so steep-sided, that sun rays make the ice melt only in August. The rest of the year, there’s ice everywhere in the canyon.Next we will visit Khongor sand dunes. It’s one of the largest sandy areas of Mongolia. Overnight in the tourist camp.

Day 6- Bayan zag-Red Cliff/Flaming cliff

Visit of the cliffs of Bayanzag, today best known as “flaming cliffs”, owing to their ochre red color, where is located the “cemetery of dragons”. The cliffs and the saxaul forests that surround them are the evidence of the time when Earth was still inhabited by huge creatures : dinosaurs. Paleontologist Roy Andrews Chapman was the first man to discover in 1922 some bones and eggs of dinosaurs that we can see today in the Natural History Museum of Ulan Bator and in other museums in the world.Overnight in the tourist camp.

Day 7-Ongi monastery

West Saikhan Ovoo, some mountains located along the Ongi River, are the perfect place to rest between Northwest of Mongolia and Gobi Desert. In the bends of the river, we can see the ruins of two monasteries, Barlim Monastery on the Northern bank, Khutagt Monastery on the Southern bank.Let’s discover this site, best known as Ong lamasery, and the museum. In 1937, the Soviets almost completely destroyed the homes and monasteries where one thousand lamas were living. In 2002, some lamas came back and began to rebuilt the monastery, with few resources but much enthusiasm.Overnight in the tourist camp.

Day 8- Erdenedalai soum

Erdenedalai  is a sum  and town of Dundgovi Province in central Mongolia. Erdenedalai sum is the second most populous sum of Dundgovi Province after Saintsagaan.

Overnight in the tourist camp

Day 9-Ulaanbaatar city





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