Legendary Routes of Mongolia
Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
You will be greeted by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel. Optional half or full day city tours are available. Overnight stay at a centrally located hotel.
Day 2: Lake Khukh Nuur [L,D]
After an early breakfast, drive to Khukh Nuur, 215 km (158 miles) from Ulaanbaatar. Have a lunch and camp in Khukh Nuur Tourist Camp which is located near Khukh Nuur. Khukh Nuur is known as the location where Temujin was bestowed with the title ‘Chinggis Khaan’. After lunch.visit the lake and explore Khar Zurkhen Mountain. A historian would give a speech about Chinggis Khaan’s life, which is specific to this area. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 3: Binder Soum [B,L,D]
This morning, drive to Binder Soum, 220 km (137 miles)from Lake Khukh Nuur. We will see Uglugchiin Kherem Wall which is 3 km in length, is made entirely of stones without the use of mortar. Today, it stands 3.1 meters tall at its highest point and there are approximately 60 tombs near the wall. Oglochiin Kherem may be a burial place of great historical Mongol figures, such as Chinggis Khaan or Khubilai Khaan. Picnic lunch and overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 4: Dadal [B,L,D]
In the morning drive to Chinggis Khaan’s birthplace, Dadal Soum, 120 km (75 miles)away from Binder Soum. The journey will follow the banks of Onon River. Keep your cameras handy and catch the photo opportunities along the way. Arrive in a Ger Camp, which is close to Chingisiin Gurvan Lake. In the afternoon visit a Buriad Family and experience unique culture of this ethnic group. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 5: Dadal [B,L,D]
Explore the birthplace of Chinggis Khaan, Deluun Boldog and Chingisiin Gurvan Lake. A historian will take you on a journey to Chinggis Khan’s period. Afterwards, visit the Chinggis Khaan’s Monument. In the afternoon enjoy horse riding in the steppes. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 6: Undurkhaan [B,L,D]
Drive to the center of Khentii province, Undurkhaan, 260 km (162 miles) from Dadal Soum. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 7: Khuduu Aral [B,L,D]
Drive to Khuduu Aral, 135 km (84 miles) from Undurkhaan. Khuduu Aral is the place where the “Secret History of the Mongols” was written in 1240. In the area archaeologists found the ruins of ancient city Aurag. After lunch, explore the Chinggis Khaan’s Monument and the ruins of Aurag City. It is believed that Chinggis Khaan used to drink from the natural mineral springs near the ruins. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 8: XIII Century Park [B,L,D]
In the morning, we will drive to XIII Century Park. The complex covers area of 15 by 15 km (10 x 10 miles). It consists of 6 camps and tribes which are very unique on their own. Everything is built in a XIII Century fashion. It will be an unforgettable experience of Mongol History. Overnight stay in a Ger Camp.
Day 9: Ulaanbaatar [B]
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar for 96 km (60 miles). On the way visit Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex. Transfer to your hotel after arrival in Ulaanbaatar. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 10: Departure [B]
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport or railway station for your international departure.