Schedule 2016 & 2017
|jul 12||jul 20||aug 06||aug 14|
|sep 03||sep 11|
2006 was the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Mongolian nation by Chinggis Khaan. Although the finer detail's of Genghis Khan's life are not fully known, his birthplace is thought to be at Dadal Sum, an attractive wooded area in North-west Hentii region. The area contains trails and lakes for visitors as well as a museum where you can learn why this fierce warrior and great leader is still revered today. Dadal Sum once housed one of three great lamaist temples consecrated to Genghis Khan, but which was razed in the 1930s. Now there are stone monuments to him erected in the surrounding beauty of the Mongolian countryside.
Why choose this tour
- Learn About Our History
- Take Breathtaking Photographs
- Explore Rashaan Rocks
- Visit Uglugch Walls
- Visit Genghis Khan’s Birthplace
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and City tour
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and check in the hotel. After lunch, take a city tour including a visit to the National History Museum and Natural History Museum. We will have dinner at a local restaurant and return to the hotel for a well-earned rest. Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)
"UB City" tour
Tour to Khan Khentii Mountain National park
After breakfast, we will drive to the northeast out of Ulaanbaatar to reach the Khan Khentii Mountain National park which will be quite exciting with exploration of attractive landscape composing of mountains, forest, grassland and rivers. Overnight in tourist camp with full board. (B+L+D)
in Khan Khentii Mountain National Park
After breakfast at the camp we will drive to small lake Khokh nuur where Chinggis khaan was entitled as a Khan of Mongols in 1189 and listen to brief historical highlights about significant event in the history of Mongolia. Then we will visit the ruins of Bereeven Monastery. Once here you can walk around exploring the river, natural landscape and wildlife – a great place for photos. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Drive to the Rashaan Rocks another historical place where Genghis Khan held ceremonies of sacrifice to worship Huh Tenger or the Blue Sky. Ancient scripts and drawings related to the earlier periods of history of history are also found on that rocks. Overnight tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)
Today's spot is the ruins of Uglugch walls where the Great Khan was living for some time. This area has a number of ancient graves and stone monuments. An experimental excavation will be held. In the afternoon try out horse riding and visit a nomad family to discover their way of life, their culture and traditions. Overnight tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)
in Birthplace of Chinggis Khaan
Birthplace of Genghis Khan
Today's destination is Deluun boldog - Birthplace of Chinggis khaan who was selected as the 'Man of millennium' of the world was born in 1162 in Dadal sum. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Terelj National Park
Up early to drive to Terelj National Park. You'll explore the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones, some of them look quite similar to turtles. The forest consists of Aspen, Larch and Birch trees which support bears, deer, wolf, wild boar, eagles and others. Dinner and overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar and city tour options
After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar and visit to Bogd Khan Palace, a series of beautiful traditional buildings where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. After lunch you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops. In the evening you can attend a concert performance of national folklore before having a farewell. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)
Services included in the price
|Shared accommodation in the hotel|
|Shared accommodation in tourist ger camp|
|Guiding and interpreting service|
|All meals as listed in the itinerary|
|Daily supply of bottled water|
|Transfers by vehicle 4x4|
|All entrance fees|
|Camel ride trial|
elevation (heart, lungs, elevation sickness, sun etc.
Services not included in the price
|Optional activity cost|
|Excess baggage charges|
|Single room supplement|
All prices are USD per person based on double occupancy. Single supplements are only available at hotels.
Single gers cannot be guaranteed. If a suitable roommate is not available,
a single supplement fee ($70) will be invoiced.
The best time to make this trip:
May to September is the best season, with the peak season in July for the Naadam Festival. July and August are also the wettest months of the year, but be assured; our climate is such that you will still have many sunny days at this time.
Discover Mongolia use the highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private vans or 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days. A day's drive in the countryside will be approx 200-250km.
In Ulaanbaatar, you will be dining at fine European and Asian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from tourist camps. It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement. Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian. Alcohol is not provided on the trip but tourists are free to bring their own.
We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be stay in a standard 3-4 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar and a tourist ger camp (traditional dwelling) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 or 4 people per ger) in the countryside. All accommodation offered by Discover Mongolia is personally checked by our staff to ensure high standards.
An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
Personal things to bring with you:
Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a waterproof jacket, sandals and a hat and headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don't forgot insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ). All your camera equipment.
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