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Mongolia is a land of infinite space; it is a wild country with untouched nature and is rich in both tradition and culture.
After arriving in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, you will take part in the amazing Nadam Festival, which is a sports competition. It is a major Mongolian holiday and a wonderful time for you to experience the culture and people of this land. You will then discover the famous Khustai National Park by wild horse (also known as Przewalski horse/Takhi). The park was declared as a Specially Protected Area in 1993 so as to conserve its biodiversity and to facilitate the re-introduction of the Takhi into their homeland; after 40 years of near extinction there are now over 170 of them left. You will also visit the ElsenTasarkhai sand dunes and Kharkhorum which was the ancient capital of the Great Mongolian Empire in the 13th Century.

    Destinations: Ulaanbaatar, Khustai National Park, Harhorin

    Overview
    Mongolia is a land of infinite space, a wild country with untouched nature, rich in tradition and culture. Arriving in the capital city of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, you will first discover the famous Khustai National Park, where you can stroll quietly on the meadows carpeted with edelweiss and other wildflowers. This park was declared as a Specially Protected Area in 1993 so as to conserve its biodiversity and to facilitate the re-introduction of wild horses. A large number of adventure activities such as rafting, horse riding, hiking and biking are possible. Follow in Marco Polo and Genghis Khan’s footsteps and spend a night in a typical Mongol ger camp. You will also visit the Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes and Kharkhorum ruins, which was the ancient capital of the Great Mongolian Empire in the 13th Century.

    Brief Itinerary
    Day 1 Ulaanbaatar arrival (no meal)
    Day 2 Ulaanbaatar city tour, drive to Khustai national park (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
    Day 3 Drive to Harhorin (Karakorum) ancient capital (Breakfast)
    Day 4 Harhorin, sightseeing (Breakfast)
    Day 5 Drive back to Ulaanbaataar (Breakfast)
    Day 6 Ulaanbaatar departure (Breakfast)

    Duration: 6 days
    Tour valid: Jun-Sep 2017
    Activities level: Easy to Moderate
    Transport: Private air conditioned vehicle
    Meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Hotel Accommodation: Mongolian tourist ger camp, Ulaanbaatar Ramada hotel
    Price: CNY 7540 per person
    Size of group: 4 persons

    Including:
    - Transfers on arrival and departure
    - English speaking guide at all times
    - All lodging in the countryside in ger camps
    - All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary
    - Park entrance fees
    - Sightseeing as per itinerary

    The above Package Price Per Pax excludes:
    - IN & out flights ands departure airport taxes (PLEASE ASK US FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE)
    - Visa arrangement fees (PLEASE ASK US FOR FURHTER ASSISTANCE)
    - Insurances
    - Personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, laundry, beverrages and meals, and highlights or sights which are not indicated in the program
    - Lunches & dinners not in the itinerary
    - Excess baggage charges
    - Tips to guides, porters & drivers if service is satisfied
    Day 1 Ulaanbaatar arrival (no meal)
    Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to hotel for the night. Ulaanbaatar Int’l Airport is about 25 km from the city. Approx. 30-40 min

    Lunch and dinner will be on your own. Overnight in Ulaanbaatar

    Day 2 Ulaanbaatar city tour, drive to Khustai National Park (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
    In the morning you will do short city tour including Sukhbaatar Square and National History Museum.
    Then drive around 110 km. (approx 2 hours) on paved road to Khustai National Park. Khustai National Park is famous for their wild horses (also known as Przewalski horse/Takhi). The park was declared as a Specially Protected Area in 1993 so as to conserve its biodiversity and to facilitate the re-introduction of the Takhi into their homeland; after 40 years of near extinction there are now over 170 of them left.
    A large number of adventure activities such as rafting, horse riding, hiking or biking are possible. Spend the night in ger of tourist camp.

    Day 3 Drive to Harhorin (Karkorum) ancient capital (Breakfast)
    You will drive about 200 km. to the Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes, which are situated in the Uvurkhangai, Bulgan and Tuv provinces, stretching through the Western side of Mount Khugnu Khan to Mount Batkhaan. The main road separates the sand dune into two parts, Mongol Els on the South and Khugnu Tarnyn Els on the North. The Elsen Tasarkhasi dunes are surrounded by the Khugnu Khan and Ikh Mongol mountains.

    On the way, you will visit also Nomads families and their gers. Then drive 90 km to Harhorin (also called Karakorum). Karakorum was the ancient capital of the Mongolian Great Empire in the 13th Century. Permanent structures were only ercted after Chinggis’s death by his son Ugedei Khaan. Karakorum served as the political, cultural and economic capital of the Mongols for only 40 years, before Kubilai Khaan moved it to Kanbalik, in what is now Beijing.

    You will stop at Phallic Rock, Turtle Rocks and Great Imperial Map Monument.

    Lunch in a village or town on the way, dinner in camp, at your own expense
    Overnight in the ger tourist camp

    Day 4 Harhorin sightseeing (Breakfast)
    Today you will visit the first Buddhist monastery in the country, Erdenezuu. It was built in 1586 then sacked during the purges in 1937. Only walls and 3 temples remain. You will also see Boovon had a secret stone statue of a man’s penis that was made by monks during the 18th Century in the goal of shaming young monks who did not follow rules.
    Afternoon optional program can be a horseback riding, visiting a nomad family, hiking along the river or just simply enjoying the grassland view and sun!
    Lunch and dinner on your own. Overnight in ger tourist camp.

    Day 05 Drive back to Ulaanbaatar (Breakfast)
    Drive about 370 km back to Ulaanbaatar and spend the night in Ulaanbaatar.

    Day 06 Ulaanbaatar departure (Breakfast)
    Transfer to airport for your departure. Trip ends.

    City: Terelj
    BeijingHotel Name: Mongolian Ger
    Information:Yurts have been continually in use since this time as habitation for the Mongolian nomadic peoples of the Central Asian Plateau. Archeological evidence proves that the first empire of steppe warriors in Central Asia, the Huns, who were active from the 4th to the 6th century AD, used yurts as their principal dwellings.
    Location: Terelj

    City: Ulaan Baatar
    BeijingHotel Name: Ulaanbaatar Ramada hotel
    Information: Ramada Ulaanbaatar Citycenter is a contemporary 4-star superior hotel offering modern accommodation in the heart of Ulan Bator.
    Location:Ulaanbaatar Ramada hotel, near Gandantegchilen Monastery, combines the best accommodations with a great location in the heart of the city.

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