Ulaanbaatar city tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ulaanbaatar

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The city tour includes all the main destinations in Ulaanbaatar to give you a full insight into the history of the World's most moved capital. The city's history traces back to the year 1638 when the first religious head of Mongolia, Bogd Zanabazar was elected. Since then, the city has faced struggles of both maintaining its Nomadic heritage whilst swapping hands between armies of different Nations until its modernization in XX century.
Pick up from the place of accommodation in the morning and visit the following destinations: Gandan Monastery - Ulaanbaatar's main monastic center and home to the 26.5m tall Medicine Buddha Statue. Witness the morning prayers of the local monks and learn the history of Buddhism in Mongolia Sukhbaatar Square - After, the monastery visit, drive for city center to visit the Sukhbaatar square which may be linked to two of the three XX  century revolutions of Mongolia. The square is statue to famous Leaders and Generals of Mongolia. National History Museum of Mongolia - Home to wide range of artifacts that cover the history of Mongolia since the Ancient times up to the modern day revolution of 1990. The most famous of the Museum's halls give introduction to Mongol Empire era and its people.  Luncheon - By the time one finishes touring of the museum, it is already a high time for lunch. Ulaanbaatar city offers a flexibility towards both traditional and modern day restaurants. The favorite choices  for the first timers in Mongolia is the Mongolian Barbecue lunch.  Zaisan memorial hill - After lunch comes the trip to the Southern section of the city where the most expensive apartments and shops are located. The first stop will be the Zaisan memorial hill dedicated to the fallen of the WW2. which offers a panoramic view of the whole city.  Bogd Khan Winter Palace - Winter residence of the last aristocratic ruler of Mongolia. The Winter Palace was  also known as the Green Palace. Green Palace is home to the Winter Mansion and Summertime praying chambers of the Bogd Khan. As the other palaces of Bogd Khan are no longer accessible, only the Winter Palace has full display of items related to the Khan and his reign. Transfer to accommodation after the Bogd Khan Winter Palace.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities