Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights
Start/ End: Ulaanbaatar/ Ulaanbaatar
Transfer Distance: Approximately 3200km
Tour Route: Ulaanbaatar – Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex – Terelj National Park – Bayan Ulgii – Sagsai – Ulgii Town – Ulaanbaatar – Mongol Nomadic Site – Ulaanbaatar
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide, Other Languages upon Request)
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar Arrival – Haft Day City Tour By Minibus
Day 2: Ulaanbaatar – Chingis Khaan Statue – Terelj National Park
Day 3: Ulaanbaatar Capital – Bayan Ulgii
Day 4: Ulgii Town – Sagsai Golden Eagle Festival
Day 5: Bayan-Ulgii – Ulaanbaatar Capital
Day 6: Ub Capital – Mongol Nomadic Theme Camp
Day 7: Ulaanbaatar Departure
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar Arrival – Haft Day City Tour By Minibus (L, D)
11:00 Arrival at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport. Next, meet your English-speaking local guide, then transfer to the “Bayangol” Hotel.
13:00 Lunch in the Continental Restaurant
14:00 Visit the main square, the Chinggis Khaan Museum – the World’s 10th biggest and brand-new museum presenting all historical periods and highlights of Mongolian history. The nine-story modern museum with 15 exhibition halls will cover an area of 20 500 square meters.
16:00 Go shopping in the State Department Store
18:00 Traditional Folk concert
19:30 Dinner in the Hotel Restaurant. Then overnight in the hotel.
Transfer Distance: 120km (Paved road)
Day 2: Ulaanbaatar – Chingis Khaan Statue – Terelj National Park (B, L, D)
After breakfast in the hotel, drive to the Chinggis Khaan Statue Monument Complex at the Tsonjin Boldog. Lunch in the Bayangol Complex. Continue to drive to the TERELJ National Park and enjoy the Fantastic Granite Rock. Formation with Natural Wonderful Site Combination, such as Turtle Rock.
Pay a visit to Turtle Rock and the Ariyabala Monastery. Then climb a hill to an Aryabal Meditation Temple. Next, transfer to the tourist camp. Dinner and overnight in the tourist camp.
Optional program: Horse riding
Transfer Distance: 160km (Paved road)
Day 3: Ulaanbaatar Capital – Bayan Ulgii (B, L, D)
After breakfast in the tourist camp, drive to the Chinggis Khaan International Airport to fly to the BAYAN-ULGII province, the homeland of the Kazakh minority-only Muslim community in Mongolia. Next, arrive in ULGII town and transfer to the tourist camp.
After lunch, continue to visit the local Black Market to deeply understand local life and living style, then dinner and overnight in the Tourist camp.
The annual Golden Eagle Festival is taking place for 2 days. Eagle hunters from all over the region gather to display their birds, which weigh 12-15 pounds and have a wingspan of up to eight feet. The festival begins with a horseback parade of hunters, followed by a variety of shows and competitions in which birds are assessed on their speed and agility, then the winners will be announced. Traditional Kazakh games, such as “BushKushi” (goatskin grabbing on horseback), camel races, coin picking from the horseback, and others, are also on display during the festival.
Transfer Distance: 1 630km (Paved road)
Day 4: Ulgii Town – Sagsai Golden Eagle Festival (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to the Sagsai soum to participate in the Golden Eagle Festival. Not only enjoy seeing the Eagle performance and Horseman show but also having a Traditional roasted whole sheep meat Lunch with the Kazakh family. Folk concert during Lunchtime as well. Continue to drive back to the tourist camp. Afterward, dinner and overnight in the tourist camp.
The ULGII town, the capital of BAYAN-ULGII which is Mongolia’s Westernmost province, is located over 1 600 km from ULAANBAATAR CAPITAL /UB/ and surrounded by the breathtaking High Altai Mountains. The town has a strong Muslim influence, and ethnic Kazakhs represent most of the community here. Upon arrival, our local vehicle will meet us at the airport.
Transfer Distance: 80km (Country road)
Day 5: Bayan-Ulgii – Ulaanbaatar Capital (B, L, D)
Breakfast in the tourist camp then free time for packing before flying back to the ULAANBAATAR CAPITAL. Afterward, have lunch in a local restaurant in ULGII town. Next, fly back to the Ulaanbaatar Capital, and transfer to the hotel. Have dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 6: Ub Capital – Mongol Nomadic Theme Camp (B, L, D)
Breakfast in the hotel then drives to the Mongol Nomadic Theme Tourist camp with Original Mongolian Cuisine and Real Nomadic sites. You can ride there the camel, horse, and yak. Also, you will enjoy the nomadic Mongolian lifestyle by making milk products, felt producing, and any other real Nomad’s daily work and procedures. Following, drive back to Ulaanbaatar city. Spend time shopping. Then, packing and wrap-up time. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Transfer Distance: 120km (Paved road)
Day 7: Ulaanbaatar Departure (B)
After breakfast in the “Bayangol” hotel, transfer to the Chinggis Khaan International Airport. Your Mongolia trip ends.
Transfer Distance: 50km (Paved road)