Mongolia Adventure Tour – 16 Days
Explore Natural and Cultural History in Fascinating Landscapes
A happy guest described our Mongolia Adventure Tour as “the most exciting and fascinating trip I have ever taken.” The tour is a great round trip from Mongolia’s capital city Ulaanbaatar. You venture south into the desert, to the most iconic sites of the Gobi. On return, you take in some of the most outstanding historic and spiritual sites of the country, including the ancient capital Kharkhorin. The last few days of this educational adventure experience you spend relaxing in scenic and tranquil sites in Gorkhi Terelj National Park.
Visit National Parks and a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site
The Mongolia Adventure Tour brings you to four of Mongolia’s National Parks, several Nature Reserves and the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape, in which lies the ancient capital of Kharkhorin. These vast area in the heartland of Mongolia, entails the heritage of a succession of empires. It was inscribed in 2004 as UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site, and is also referred to as the “cradle of nomadic civilization.”
Travel in Habitat of Iconic Wildlife Species
The National Parks visited include “Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park” in the Gobi. It is Mongolia’s largest national park, and it is named after the three mountain ranges at its core – “The Three Beauties of the Gobi”. These rugged mountains are home to rare wildlife species including snow leopard and its prey species like Argali and Ibex. Within this park lie some of the most famous natural landscape attractions of Mongolia, including Yoliin Am (Vulture Gorge), the Flaming Cliffs (Baynzag) and the Singing Sands (Khongoryn Els).
The Mongolia Adventure Tour also visits Hustai Nuruu National Park, home of the re-introduced Takhi, the wild horse of Mongolia, and habitat for large herds of elk. The last few days of the Mongolia Adventure Tour are reserved for you to relax in the scenic settings of Gorkhi Terelj National Park, with beautiful grasslands and forest landscapes.
True Adventure Travel
To explore the varied and vast landscapes of Mongolia, your main mode of travel for the Mongolia Adventure Tour is by reliable 4×4 vehicles. The drivers are veterans of countryside travel in Mongolia. Your guide is caring and knowledgeable, with excellent English language skills.
And for your adventure travel experience, you can try local modes of transports in the course of your Mongolia Adventure Tour. All to your liking and ability. Ride a camel to the sand dunes. Hike through narrow gorges. Climb the stairs to a mountain top temple. Take a horseback ride. Travel by oxcart to the hidden ruins of the Temple of the Peaceful Princess deep in Gorkhi Terelj National Park.