Escape to the Ancient Capital tour 3 days 2nights tour will allow you to see the most significant and beautiful landmarks, temples and attractions of Central Mongolia. See the successfully reintroduced Przewalski horses, stay overnight at mini desert in a traditional ger camp, visit the ancient capital Kharkhorin’s ruins, visit museums and have lunch by the lake. This tour is perfect for people who want to visit many places in short time with the light to moderate physical activity.
ItineraryDay 1: Przewalski horses and camels Stop At: Hustai National Park, UlaanbaatarAfter picking up everyone, we begin our journey and head to our first stop Khustai National park. At the park we will find the wild Przewaski’s horses that were once known to be extinct in Mongolia. The National park also serves as home to many other wild animals and plants. Have lunch at the camp. Then continue driving until we reach Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes. We will ride camels among the sand dunes, have dinner and stay overnight in mongolian ger camp. Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: local lunch • Dinner: at the campAccommodation included: overnight in mongolian ger Day 2: Kharkhorin cityStop At: Kharakhorum Museum, Kharkhorin, Ovorkhangai ProvinceAfter breakfast we bid the camel herder family and continue driving towards Kharkhorin. Upon reaching the destination we will visit Kharkhorin museum to get familiar with the history of Great Mongolian Empire period. After viewing the museum and learning about the 13th century Mongolian history we will go to the camp, have lunch and take a rest for the day. Dinner at the camp.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: at camp • Lunch: at camp • Dinner: at campAccommodation included: Overnight at a ger camp Day 3: back to UlaanbaatarStop At: Erdene Zuu Monastery, Kharkhorin, Ovorkhangai ProvinceAfter some rest and breakfast, we will go see the Erdenezuu Buddhist Monastery built at the beginning of the 16th century when Buddhism entered Mongolia and familiarize ourselves with the 16th century Mongolian history. Drive to Bileg Khan’s museum. Further drive to Ugii lake for lunch. After short rest we will head back to Ulaanbaatar city.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: at camp • Lunch: local lunch No accommodation included on this day.