The Best 3 Days Tour in Central Mongolia
Get to the heart of the Silk Road on this guided 3-day door-to-door tour of Central Mongolia that includes Kharkharin (Karakorum), the Erdene Zuu Monastery, Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes, and Hustai National Park. Along the way, stay with a nomadic family in their home, see wild horses in their natural habitat, ride a 2-humped camel, sample homemade Mongolian dairy, and enjoy six authentic meals. Day 1: We will pick you up from your Ulaanbaatar hotel- drive to Karakorum /360 km/ - check-in to the local accommodation - half day Karakorum tour: Erdene Zuu Monastery, Karakorum Museum and Karakorum Open Museum and more - dinner time - overnight in the local ger guesthouse
Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it.
Day 2: After breakfast - drive to Elsen tasarkhai /70 km/ - ride 2 humped camels - lunch - drive to Khustai National Park /270 km/ - visit to nomadic family and enjoy their daily life and taste organic dairy products - dinner - overnight in the nomadic family
Elsen Tasarkhai Sands is smaller sand dunes, several km long, continuously lies in the lowland of Khugnu Khan Mountain. Sand dunes represents landscape, climate & ecology of Gobi Desert, in this region.
Day 3: After breakfast - drive to Khustai National Park - lunch time - search and explore wild horses in Khustai national park - drive to back to Khustai tourist camp - horseback riding - drive to Ulaanbaatar /76 km/ - transfer to your accommodation.
National Park Khustai where re-introduction of the wild takhi horses (Przhevalsky's horses) has taken place since 1992. Takhi is last wild horse subspecies surviving in the 21st century.