The magic of Mongolia
• Tour Code: CT02
• Destination: Ulaanbaatar, Uvurkhangai, Arkhangai, Tuv
• Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights
• Length of trip: 1720 km
• Tour Type: Extreme tour
• Best time to go: May-September
• Price: from 1040$

The magic of Mongolia

For most travelers, it is not easy to decide which part of wide open, beautiful Mongolian countryside to travel. The general picture of Mongolia is beautiful nature, blue sky, and nomadic culture. Even though people can find this picture in every part of Mongolia, they wish to see the most scenic places of Mongolian distinctive natural zones and have as much cultural experience as possible in one arrival. Every day you will drive by countless animals of nomads, drive on endless steppes and through lush green valleys dotted with nomads' ger dwellings. During "Magic of  Mongolia" tour, you can completely be out of the modernization, will be fascinated by virgin nature and learn a lot about the nomadic culture.





Upon arrival at Chinggis Khan International Airport in Mongolia, you will meetwith our driver. Transfer to your hotel, settling in.After freshening up, at 12 pm we start our first day around Ulaanbaatar, we will take you in the restaurant of your choice and then we will visit Gandan Monastery, the largest and one of the most important monastery of Mongolia. From here we will go to the National History Museum which tells the rich history of Mongolia. The heart of Ulaanbaatar, Sukhbaatar Square. Here we will see the Parliament House, National Opera and City Hall. In the evening, you will attend a performance of traditional dancing and khoomii (Mongolian throat singing). Overnight in hotel.

Day 2. Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes


Elsen Tasarkhai Sand dunes situated in a southern of Khugnu Tarna National Park. Guests will enjoy activities such as playing and surfing in sand, horse and two humped camel riding, visiting Mongolian herder’s family.Nature scene impresses tourists because of landscape diversity: sand dunes, meadows, steppe, and mountains.Overnight at tourist Ger camp in Elsen Tasarkhai. 




Today the pack yaks are loaded by our hosts and native nomads of the area who will lead us on this Naiman Nuur trekking journey. We start our trek across the hills and ridges into the Naiman Nuur area. Our support vehicle will not be able to follow. At higher altitude’s we catch spectacular, panoramic views over this wild terrain. We set up our tented camp at Huis Lake for two nights.Overnight in a nomadic family ger (B, L, D)



Today is the day to explore the picturesque Orkhon Waterfall which is situated on the Orkhon River, Mongolia’s longest river at 1,120 km. The local name of the waterfall is Ulaan Tsutgalan and the height is 24 m. The waterfall was formed by a unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes about 20,000 years ago. The water level of the waterfall fluctuates with the rainfall. Overnight in a ger camp (B, L, D)



We continue our journey to Tuvkhun Monastery, located at the peak of a remote, wooded mountain, built by Undur Gegeen Zanabazar in 1651 for his meditation. About 4 km hike up the mountain path leads to the Tuvkhun Monastery. Here we enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the scenery and visit the caves located around the monastery. Overnight in a nomadic family ger (B, L, D)

Day 6. KHORGO Volcano and Terkhyn tsagaan Lake


Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park covers 77,267 hectars including astonishingly beautiful Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake and Khorgo extinct volcano. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake was formed by lava flows from volcanic eruption many millenium ago and is excellent for swimming. Hidden along the shore are stretches of sandy beach, perfect for swimming.On the east of the Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake, dead volcano Khorgo lies. The volcanic crater is 200 meters wide and 100 meters deep. It’s surrounded by Khangai mountains, which reach as 3000 meters above the sea level.



We will travel on one of Mongolia’s few tarmac roads. There will be steppe landscape all the way. We’ll stop for picnic lunch at place with sand dunes and camels, locally known as “Little Gobi” or “Elsen Tasarkhai”.Travel to Kharkhorin, the ancient capital city of Great Mongolian Empire. Kharkhorin was established in the Valley of Orkhon River in 1220. It was one of the stops along the legendary Silk Road for 140 years. We will visit the oldest Buddhist monastery, Erdenezuu, the main treasure of Mongolian Buddhism. Erdenezuu Monastery was founded by Avtai Sain Khaan, a descendant of Chinggis Khan, on the ruins of Kharkhorin in 1586. Look around the little town of Kharkhorin and see the historical tower on the hill. Overnight in a ger camp (B, L, D)



Go to Aglag Buteel Buddhist monastery, 100 km to North West of Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia’s renowned Buddhist lama and artist Purevbat has initiated one-the Aglag Buteel monastery. Purevbat has being constructed the monastery to the south of Garid (Garuda) Uul, a stunning mountain with larch forest. Granite rocks have been carved as statues of Buddhist tradition, each signifies a particular symbolic meaning. Enjoy walking tour around the monastery and explore its rich heritage.Overnight in a nomadic family ger (B, L, D)



Drive to Terelj National Park, one of the most visited sites near Ulaanbaatar. Terelj is set in the picturesque valley of granite mountains and the beautiful Terelj River. We will then visit the Turtle Rock and the Temple of Meditation. Hike around.



Drive to Ulaanbaatar city. Overnight in hotel , transfer to departure




2 PAX - 1720$

3-4 PAX - 1390$

5-8 PAX - 1290$

9-12 PAX - 1220$



One free space for every 12 pax

Low season discount: 5-10% (May, September)

Please contact us for more trip details.



  • Hotels and Accommodation
  • English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, Germany, Dutch speaking guide at all times.
  • In the countryside all lodging will be in ger camps and nomadic family’s Ger.
  • Driver and car services
  • All meals
  • Park entrance fees
  • Horse and Camel ride
  • 1.5 liter of drinking water per day per person


  • Hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services
  • Travel insurance, medical insurance
  • Visa application fees
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses such as IDD call, internet, laundry, items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers
  • Airfare or train ticket
  • Airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 44pound / 20kilo)
  • Changes of arrival/departure flights
  • Additional services
  • Any charges of major force beyond our control (e.g. imposition, quarantine restrictions, etc…)


Packing list

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information

  • backpack or soft bag
  • day pack
  • head lamp/flashlight
  • spare batteries/bulb
  • personal medications
  • hiking boots/shoes
  • rain jacket with hood
  • fleece jacket or wool jumper
  • cotton t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts


  • lightweight trousers
  • shorts
  • warm hat
  • socks
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • sandals
  • sun glasses
  • sun cream
  • spare glasses
  • insect repellent


  • plastic bags
  • binoculars/camera
  • wet tissues
  • watch/ alarm clock
  • money belt/ pouch
  • insurance confirmation copy
  • emergency contact number