2 Days Kharkhorin ancient capital city and Khustai National Park

General description
Heartland of Mongolia bestows wide variety of landscapes with vast valleys, green meadows, thick pine forests, lava fields and rich flora and fauna. Despite all, it also carries splendid historical and cultural sites. By expressing thru Mongolian Heartland, you still be able to discover most of Mongolian nomadic lifestyle, step in the former capital of Great Mongolian Empire and pay a visit first yet oldest Buddhist Monastery Erdene-Zuu. We won’t let you get bored, finally see the only surviving species of wild horses in the world, the Takhi, also named as Przewalski horses

per adult from

$623

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • • Transfers upon arrival and departure
    • • Guide service at all times.
    • • Park entrance fees
    • • Horse and Camel ride
    • • In the countryside all lodging will be in ger camps / nomadic family’s Ger.
    What's excluded :
    • • Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar
    • • Travel insurance, medical insurance
    • • Alcoholic beverages

  • Day 1: Kharkhorin ancient capital city

    Stop At: Övörkhangai, Mongolia
    Ulaanbaatar –Kharhorin 365km
    ● A morning drive will take us to Kharhorin, the former capital of Great Mongolian Empire in the 13th century. Although considered as an ancient capital, there are very few remains left from this historic place. We will visit the one of the largest and oldest Buddhist monastery named “Erdene Zuu” which was built upon the ruins and foundations of capital Kharhorin in 1586. Luckily it has survived communist purges in 1937 and was re-opened as a museum.
    ● Excursion to the local museum of Kharhorin city where you will explore traces of Mongolian history dating from early Stone Age to Great Mongolian Empire. The museum offers great collections of items that were found from various excavation and expeditions around Kharhorin and Orkhon Valley. Following the museum we will stopover by other sites such as phallic rock and Turtle rocks.
    ● Horse riding around 1h

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: We would prepare everything /vegan, vegetarian and meat/
    • Dinner: We would prepare everything /vegan, vegetarian and meat/
    Accommodation included: ● Overnight optional: Tourist ger camp /nomadic family ger / ger guesthouse.

    Day 2: Khustai National Park and Ulaanbaatar

    Stop At: Töv, Mongolia
    Kharkhorin – Ulaanbaatar 360km
    ● On the way to Ulaanbaatar, we will stopover at Khustai National Park which is known as being a home of Przewalski wild horses. Named as “Takhi” in Mongolian, these are the last and only breed of wild horses in the world. Since its re-introduction, today in the Park, there are some 300 wild horses.
    ● The equality of the various ecosystems within the park assures abundant wildlife. 46 mammals, 172 birds, 2 amphibians, 3 reptiles, 16 fish, and over 289 insect species have been recorded.
    ● Back to Ulaanbaatar

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: We would prepare everything /vegan, vegetarian and meat/
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Mongolian Vision Tours

Activity ID: V-119740P65

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