Welcome to Terelj Area

Terelj was first developed for tourism in 1964 and 30 years later it became part of the national park. It’s a bit crowded with ger camps these days, but you can easily get away from the hustle and bustle. Be prepared for mosquitoes, especially in late summer.

Pay the admission fee at the park entrance. Note, passengers on the public bus from Ulaanbaatar rarely have to pay this as the bus usually drives past the entrance without stopping.

Terelj village is about 27km from the park entrance, at the end of a paved road.

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Kharkhiraa Turgen Mountain Climbing

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival day in Ulaanbaatar. Stop At: Ulaanbaatar City Museum, UlaanbaatarReaches the hotel with Guide. On city tour - – Sukhbaatar square, Bogd Khan Palace museum Zaisan memorial momument, and Tumen-ekh traditional folk concert. We will have dinner with traditional meal. Stay overnight in Hotel.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at Narantuul hotelDay 2: local flight to UlaangomStop At: Ulaangom city hall After breakfast in the hotel, on local flight to Ulaangom for 3 hours. Take a look around Ulaangom town and their blackmarket. Lunch in town then visit to herder family near Uureg lake to see herder family lifestyle and will go on horse riding tour. Stay the night near the lake.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at Uvs hotelDay 3: Trip to base campStop At: БөхмөрөнAfter breakfast, passing through Khotgor coal mine and will see the Olon Nuur valley. Lunch will be served at herder family home. The luggages will be loaded on camel, you will decide to go whether on horse or on foot to the base camp.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • Dinner • BreakfastAccommodation included: overnight campingDay 4: Hiking to high campStop At: БөхмөрөнIn the early morning, carrying luggage to the higher land. There you will see plants that grow on high altitude. You will be at high altitude camp and prepare for next climb. There can be extra days depending on weather condition.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight campingDay 5: Climbing dayStop At: БөхмөрөнClimbing continues in the morning to reach the top. Then, walks down to the high altitude camp for lunch. Then packing to camp base for a night stay.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight campingDay 6: Sightseeing tourStop At: Бөхмөрөн Loading the luggages from camp base, heading back to the herder family there you will be served special dish named Khorkhog (meat dish prepared in its skin or a rumen sac into which red hot stones are put in order to cook the meat). After the visit, driving to Goojuuriin Waterfall, stay the night by the waterfall.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight campingDay 7: Tour to Khyargas lake Stop At: Khyargas Lake, Uvs ProvinceAfter Breakfast, driving to Khyargas lake. You will be placed at tourist camp. You can spend the day as swimming in the lake and enjoying the nature.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight campingDay 8: Ulaangom- UlaanbaatarStop At: Chinggis Khaan International AirportDrive to Ulaangom airport to go on flight to Ulaanbaatar city. Stay overnight in Hotel.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Dinner • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at "Narantuul" hotelDay 9: Sightseeing tourStop At: Genghis Khan Statue Complex, UlaanbaatarThis day we will drive to Chingis Khan Statue 55km from Ulaanbaatar. Then visit Nisleg Center, you will fly on light airplane around Grokhi and Terelj area. You would do horse riding, visit herder family and then to the camp.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at "Ger" camp. Day 10: Leisure day at campStop At: Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, UlaanbaatarLeisure day at camp, in the afternoon we will drive to Ulaanbaatar and stay overnight Hotel.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at "Narantuul" hotelDay 11: ShoppingStop At: Narantuul MarketShopping on largest black market and State Department Store. Take the evening flight from the Ulaanbaatar.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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Trans-Mongolian Adventure

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Local Living Mongolia—Nomadic Life

It was from Mongolia that Ghengis Khan set forth to conquer the world. This unique adventure is your chance to return to this heartland and let its people and scenery capture your heart. Leave Ulaanbaatar and the modern world behind and stay with three different families to experience life as a nomad. From Orkhon Valley to Gorkhi Terelj National Park, you'll live in gers, take tea with your neighbours, ride horses, and learn archery and garment-making skills. It's 10 days like you never imagined.

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