Tour grade: Easy
Many people think that Mongolian winter is unbearable cold and there is nothing to do and see in Mongolia in winter from November until mid April. However, they are all wrong! Mongolian winter is the most incredible winter that one might experience and there is plenty to see and enjoy during a winter travel. Glittering white snow, clear fresh air, sun, and little chills are the image of Mongolian winter. Taking this fantastic winter tour, you will meet the real Mongol nomads and spend a day like a nomad in their warm ger and enjoy some wonderful hikes in stunning Terelj National park. Last but not least, don't miss the chance to enjoy our super discounted rates!
Landscape and cultural sightseeing blend easily in Mongolia – you will have the chance to visit families of nomads, remote Buddhist monasteries and traditional events, and to take part in horse-riding or guided walking if you wish – there are also endless opportunities for photography.
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, Sightseeing
Meet at the airport, transfer to a centrally located good 3* hotel. Visit the Gandan monastery, Museum of Mongolian National History and the Genghis monument on the Sukhbaatar square. Centrally located excellent hotel 3* L
Ulaanbaatar - Gun-Galuut
Drive to famous Gun Galuut Nature Reserve and transfer to a real Mongolian nomadic family. Live with them for a day and learn more about their lifestyle. Explore the surrounding places and visit the Baits Mountain to see endangered wild mountain sheep Argali. Nomadic family B+L+D
Gun-Galuut - Giant Genghis Monument - Terelj National Park
This morning we drive to Terelj for 2.5 hours with a stop at Giant Genghis Monument. Terelj National Park is famous for its beautiful nature scenery and high granite mountains and is a great place for hiking and skiing. Visit the Turtle rock and the temple of meditation.Ger camp B+L+D
Terelj – Ulaanbaatar
We drive back to Ulaanbaatar, and transfer to hotel. Visit the Palace museum of Bogd Khaan, Zaisan memorial hill and Buddha park. Farewell dinner at Mongolian barbeque restaurant. Centrally located excellent hotel 3* B+L+D
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Amazing Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve is one of the most famous nature reserves of Mongolia. Being recently founded, the breathtaking park is full of wildlife including Wild Mountain sheep Argali. Winter in Gun-Galuut is famous for mild temperature, snowy mountains, stunning scenery and a great chance to view wildlife while enjoying some good hiking or horse riding.
Terelj National Park is a great place for hiking, skiing and horse riding. Easily reached from Ulaanbaatar, Terelj is a favourite destination for both foreign and domestic tourists. There you can visit the wonderful Temple of Meditation and the interesting Turtle Rock.
by Rafaella, Benedetta, Lidia
by Margaret Suganda
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