DISCOVER TO KHARKHORIN & ORKHON VALLEYOrkhon valley, Mongol sand dune
The real taste of nomad.
In 1220 Chingis Khan decided to build the capital city of his vast Mongolian Empire at Kharkhorin. The building was completed by his son, Ogedei Khan. Erdenezuu (The Hundred Treasures) was the first center of Lamaism in Mongolia.
Tour length: 4 Days
D A Y 1. Drive to the Kharkhorin monastery 365 km and see the Erdenezuu Monastery.
D A Y 2. After breakfast, drive to the Orkhon Water Fall about 3 hours through Tovkhon Monastery.
D A Y 3. Stay with a nomad family through Mongol Sand Dune.
D A Y 4. Return to UB after lunch, arrive at about 5 PM.
- Driver and tour assistant: Reliable and professional driver and English-speaking local tour guide who also cooks will assist you to make your adventure tour around Mongolia in reality.
- Accommodation: You usually stay in extra ger which is prepared by nomads.
- Food: You will have a lunch as original Mongolian food in the finest local restaurants on the way and the breakfast and dinner are cooked by the tour guide. Vegetarian are welcome. Drinks provide 1.5 liters of mineral water per day.
- Fees: National Park and museum fees are included in the price of the tour.
- Activities: You are able to ride a horse or (camel) and local guide will be your assistant for how to ride a horse or camel safety
- Vehicle type: Japanese jeep, Russian or Korean minivans, gasoline inclusive.
Below are the answers to some of the questions we get asked the most often, please have a look if your questions is already there, if not feel free to email us to [email protected]; r[email protected]
1. When is the best time to come to Mongolia?
May to September is the best season, with the high season in July for the Naadam Festival. August and September are also suitable months of the year, our climate is such that you will still have many sunny days at this time.
2. Is Mongolia a safe destination?
Mongolia has one of the lowest crime rates in the world and people are known for their nomadic hospitality and kindness and they will make you feel very welcome. But when you are in the street of Ulaanbaatar city, you have to watch your bag and wallet unless there are many pickpockets around.
3. What should I bring with me?
Warm and thin layers of clothing, waterproof jacket, good walking boots, sandals and a hat and/or headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don’t forget insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ) and camera equipment.