Full-Day Tour of Ulaanbaatar With Museum and Black-market
Explore the highlights of Ulaanbaatar on a full fay tour with a local guide. Start with a visit to the National History Museum of Mongolia, followed by a visit to Gandan Monastery, the most important Buddhist site in Mongolia. Fuel up with a traditional Mongolian lunch, then it's on to the famous Black Market for some shopping for everything from horse saddles to traditional Mongolian clothing. The finale is a visit to a local cashmere and wool factory where you can purchase garments made from the hair of Mongolian goats. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included. Your tour of Mongolia's capital begins with a pickup at your centrally located hotel. The first stop is Chingghis Khan Square, the city’s geographic and social center, with its famous statue of the founder of the Mongolian Empire mounted on his horse. Fronting the square are the Parliament Palace and mausoleum. Moving on to the National History Museum of Mongolia, you'll survey the country’s ancient past and storied empire, founded by Chingghis Khan in the year 1206, as well as life during the 20th-century Soviet era.