• Ulaanbaatar City Tour.

Highlights of Day Trip: National Museum of Mongolian History, Gandan Khiid Buddhist Monastery, Sukhbaatar Square,  Bogd Khan Palace Museum, Zaisan Hill Memorial Statue and Mongolian Folklore Performance with Tumen Ekh.

 

National Museum of Mongolian History was established in 1924. Exhibitions cover prehistory, pre-Mongol Empire history, Mongol Empire, Mongolia during Qing rule, ethnography and traditional life, and twentieth-century history. The ethnographic collection has significant displays of the traditional dress of various Mongolian ethnic groups and of snuff bottles.

Gandan Khiid Buddhist Monastery is second largest religious monastery in Mongolia. The monastery was constructed by order of the 5th Bogd Khan in 1838 and it is center of astronomy, philosophy and medicine of Mongolian Buddhism. The 13th Dalai Lama stayed in the residence in 1904. Largest standing 26.5-meter-high statue of Avalokitesvara Buddha includes in the monastery complex.

Sukhbaatar Square main square of Ulaanbaatar, famed by Sukhbaatar after he made people’s revolutionary in Mongolia and that related with 20th century of Mongolian history. In 2006, square has changed name for Genghis square.

Bogd Khan Palace Museum built between 1893 and 1903, housed residence of last Buddhist leader Bogd Khan in early 20th century. The complex includes six temples. Each room contains Buddhist artworks, including sculpture, thangka, appliqué etc.

Zaisan Hill Memorial Statue
is best place to see panoramic view of capital. It also built by people of Mongolia to successful victory of Soviet troops for WW2.

Mongolian Folklore Performance, Tumen Ekh ensemble, Mongolia’s premier traditional performance group. Featuring folk, traditional music, song, dance and contortion, Tumen Ekh is a must-see for visitors to Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar and those interested in the colorful art and culture of the land of the blue sky.

Day Itinerary:

  • Gandan Khiid Monastery – Buddhist center of Mongolia.
  • National Museum of Mongolian history.
  • Suhbaatar Square – main square of Ulaanbaatar.
  • Lunch
  • Bogd Khan Palace Museum.
  • Zaisan Hill – Memorial statue for watching panoramic viewing of capital.
  • Mongolian Folklore Performance by Tumen – Ekh ensemble.

Set departure tour, Dates & Tour Price:

2017: Everyday.

Tour Price:

  • 2 pax 90 USD per person
  • 3 pax 80 USD per person
  • 4-5 pax 70 USD per person

Price Included – English speaking guide, Transfer, lunch, bottled water, entrance fees for museums and folklore performance.