Mongolian Stopover and More
Day 1 Arrive Ulaan Baatar
Arrive Ulaan Baatar where you are met and transferred to your homestay for one night. After you have had time to refresh you will be taken on a two hour orientation walking tour of UB. In the evening you will be taken to a folk show which will last about one and a half hours. Afterwards you will be taken to a local Guanz (local restaurant) where you can try some famous Mongolian mutton food called Buuz (drinks at own expense). You will then be driven back to your homestay.
Day 2 To the Terelj National Park
About 0900 you will be driven to a Ger camp in the Terelj National Park which is about one hour north east of UB. The rest of the day you can relax, go for a walk up the hill behind your Ger, go for a horse ride (US$5 per hour) or just wander around the valley with its forests, streams and tranquillity. Your guide will stay with you and assist you with whatever activity you wish. In the evening you will visit a Nomadic Ger and enjoy dinner with the Nomads. **
Day 3 In the Terelj National Park
Today you can do whatever you want. Your guide will still be with you and will look after you and translate for you. In winter cross-country skis and toboggans will be supplied. Overnight in a Ger.
Day 4 Return to Ulaan Baatar
At about 1000 you will be driven back to your homestay in Ulaan Baatar. This afternoon you are free to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city and to do some shopping.
Day 5 Day trip to Manzushir Monastery
After a leisurely breakfast you will be taken to Manzushir Khiid (monastery). This idyllic Khiid is about 46km south west from Ulaan Baatar. Picnic lunch at the monastery. Afternoon free to explore Ulaan Baatar. For those who want some exercise you can cycle one way or both ways. It would take the average person about three hours to cycle to the Khiid. Overnight homestay. **
Day 6 End of trip
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport or railway station.
**Mountain bikes are available so if you would like a bit of exercise you can cycle there and back or just one way. A guide and vehicle support is included. The Terelj is about 70km from UB and Manzushir about 40km.
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How to get to Ulaan Baatar
Departing Ulaan Baatar
NB All trips visit a Nomadic Ger for some local hospitality and/or camp next to a Nomadic Ger. However vegetarians and those who are lacto intolerant beware