• Discovery Mongolia Tour.

In discovery Mongolia tour, we try to offer you our best destinations for your vacation in Mongolia. From this trip, you will see and experience the best highlights of the country. This discovery tour takes you to last unspoiled destinations, famous attractions, least populated landscape, vast Gobi desert, scenery Khangai Mountains, last nomadic tradition, domestic and wild wildlife and unique history. We will start our adventure from Gobi desert its famous – Vulture Valley, Khongoryn Els sand dunes, Flaming Cliffs, Baga Gazar rocky mountain, Tsagaan Suvraga nature formations, Ongi temple ruins and than we keep continuing to central region – Kara Korum lost capital, first Buddhist Erdene Zuu monastery, Korgo extinct mountain and Great White Lake national parks and meet with locals, visit at nomads and leisure at natural spas. Afterwards, we travel into northern Mongolia its best to fresh watered Lake Huvsgul, Khoridol Saridag mountain national parks and meet with last survived reindeer people. Lastly, we travel down to visit at legendary second largest Buddhist monastery Amarbayasgalant and Uran Togoo extinct volcano mountain and enjoy seeing hundreds of livestock, nomadic families, and pristine nature. We set up tents every evening and it brings us to love and respect the nature.

Dates:15nights / 16days

Day 1. Leaving Steppe riders to Baga Gazar Mountain Nature Reserve.

Day 2. Tsagaan Suvarga Mud Stone Nature Formations.

Day 3. Yolyn Am /Vulture Valley/

Day 4.  Khongoryn Els /Sand Dunes/.

Day 5. Bayan Zag /Flaming Cliffs/

Day 6.Ongiin Khiid Monastery Ruins.

Day 7. Kara Korum Ancient Capital & Legendary Buddhist Monastery Erdene Zuu.

Day 8. Tsenher Hot Spring, Khangai Mountain National Park.

Day 9. Khorgo Terkh National Park & Great White Lake.

Day 10 – 11. Jargalant Hot Spring & Murun City of Huvsgul Province & Lake Huvsgul.

Day 12. Leisure Day at Lake & Visit at Reindeer People.

Day 13 – 14. Uran Togoo Nature Reserve, Bulgan Province.

Day 15. Second Largest Buddhist Monastery, Selenge Province.

Day 16. Travel back to Ulaanbaatar or Steppe rider’s Camp.

Day 1. Leaving Steppe riders to Baga Gazar Mountain Nature Reserve.

We will drive a half day trip out to the Baga Gazar mountain nature reserve. These mountains consists of granite stone massifs and where are located in Mongolian granite rock zone, middle Gobi desert. The ruins of a small monastery are on the south east part of the mountain. The area has got many species of wild animals and birds, such as ibex, argali, vultures, hawks and eagles. In the evening, we are transferred to camping spot. Overnight at tents,

Day 2. Tsagaan Suvarga Mud Stone Nature Formations.

Today we are heading to Mongolian Gobi desert which occupies one third of the country. On the way, we break our journey stop at Tsagaan Suvarga mud stone nature formation place. We will reach the Tsagaan Suvarga and explore to see different formations and go for hiking around. Stay overnight at tents.

Day 3. Yolyn Am /Vulture Valley/

We will start driving to Yolyn Am, known as ‘Vulture Valley’. Take a trip to Yol Am and Dungene valley – a wonderfully picturesque place with ice in summer, and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Gobi museum. These areas are situated in the Three Beauty of Gobi mountain national park which covers the most southern points of the Altai Mountains. Stay overnight at tents, in valley of mountain range.  

Day 4.  Khongoryn Els /Sand Dunes/.

We will drive to the sand dunes called Khongoryn Els.  It is one of the largest sand dunes in the country and it lies 125km, 20km wide and 400m high. It gives you big challenge to climb to summit and capturing some photos of sun set and rise. Camping overnight at tents, nearby sand dunes.

Day 5. Bayan Zag /Flaming Cliffs/

In the morning, we will drive 4 hours to the famous Bayan zag /Falming Cliffs/ which is an important fossil finds have been known. It was famed by American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews who visited there in the 1920s. The area is the most famous place for findings of the first discovery of dinosaur fossils. There is also picturesque saxaul forest the place is named after and colorful rocks which is brilliantly colorful. Stay overnight at tents, nearby cliffs.

Day 6.Ongiin Khiid Monastery Ruins.

We will head off to Central Mongolia destinations and we will go smoothly disappearing from Gobi desert and break our journey to stay at Ongi monastery ruins. The monastery used to have about 500 monks and built in the late 18th century for dedicating the first visit to Mongolia by a Dalai Lama. The monastery was reopened in 1990 and current Dalai Lama visited in 1992. Stay overnight at tents, on bank of the Ongi river side.

Day 7. Kara Korum Ancient Capital & Legendary Buddhist Monastery Erdene Zuu.

This morning we travel to Kara Korum, it was famed ancient capital of Mongolian empire by Genghis Khan in 13th century. We visit at legendary Erdene Zuu Buddhist monastery which built on ruins of capital Kara Korum and it contains history of Mongolian Buddhism. After that, we visit at local museum and get full information of ancient capital from here. In the evening, we transfer to camping spot nearby famous Orkhon river. Tents, B+L+D.

Day 8. Tsenher Hot Spring, Khangai Mountain National Park.

Today our journey is heading towards to northern Mongolia which is beautiful scenery and mountains with grazing livestock. On the way we break our journey to stop overnight at hot spring. We will take a rest in spa. Stay overnight at tents, in the beautiful camping spot. B+L+D.

Day 9. Khorgo Terkh National Park & Great White Lake.

In the morning, we travel through beautiful landscape, forested mountains, rivers and livestock to Khorgo terkh national park which is famous scenery park in the central region. We arrive and visit at Extinct volcano mountain, Great white lake and hiking around. Stay overnight at tents, B+L+D.

Day 10 – 11. Jargalant Hot Spring & Murun City of Huvsgul Province & Lake Huvsgul.

Full 2 days, we travel in the northern Mongolia. Enjoy from scenery, mountain passes, ranges, rivers, hundreds of livestock such as yaks and hospitality nomads. On the way, we stay overnight at hot spring or midway at nearby nomadic family. We stop at Murun capital city of Huvsgul province, northern Mongolia and late evening, we arrive at lake Huvsgul and stay overnight at tents nearby shore of lake side. B+L+D.

Day 12. Leisure Day at Lake & Visit at Reindeer People.

Today we will have leisure day at lake Huvsgul and enjoy hiking on bank of lake. Lake Huvsgul is top scenic attractions of Northern Mongolia with high mountains and it contains 65 percent of water recourses’ in Mongolia and second largest fresh watered lake in the country. Afternoon we visit at reindeer herders people and try to ride reindeer. Those people are only few ethnic group where lives in the high mountains with grazing their unique reindeers. Stay overnight at tents, B+L+D.

Day 13 – 14. Uran Togoo Nature Reserve, Bulgan Province.

Today we are heading toward back to down and our journey takes full 2 days travel to Uran Togoo extinct mountain in the beautiful mountain nature reserve. We also cross rivers, passing mountains and visiting at nomadic families with hundreds of yaks. We arrive at late evening and stay overnight at tents, B+L+D.

Day 15. Second Largest Buddhist Monastery, Selenge Province.

In the morning, we start our trip and pass visiting at Bulgan capital city and erdenet mining city. Afterwards, we are get jump into scenery again and visit at Amarbagasgalant second largest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia and explore around it. We stay overnight at camping on bank of stream water. It is last opportunity to see hundreds of yaks. B+L+D

Day 16. Travel back to Ulaanbaatar or Steppe rider’s Camp.

Today it is our last day trip, that heading to Ulaanbaatar. We also travel in the still beautiful places and late evening we arrive at capital or steppe rider’s camp. End of services. B+L+D.

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Set departure tour, Dates & Tour Price:

2017: Summer.

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Tour Price:

  • 4 – 5 pax 1750 USD per person
  • 2 – 3 pax 2150 USD per person

Price Included – English speaking guide, all meals, accommodation in tent, bottled water, entrance fees, transport.