Ancient Capital - Khar Khorin


 

Day 1    
Arrive Ulaanbaatar, meet & transferred to homestay. Balance of free day.

Day 2    
Drive to Hogno Haan. Optional trekking & horse riding. Visit the ruins of Uvgon monastery, Overnight in ger ( B,L,D )

Day 3    
Day trip to Khar Khorin to visit the Erdene Zuu monastery. In the afternoon return to Hogno Haan. Visit local nomads. Overnight in ger ( B,L,D )

Day 4    
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Free afternoon. Overnight in homestay ( B,L,)

Day 5    
Free day for central Ulaanbaatar sightseeing or shopping for local souvenirs. Late check out available at homestay ( B )

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How to get to Ulaan Baatar
Train #23 arrives in Ulaan Baatar at approx 1400 after departing Beijing at 0740 the previous day. This train operates twice a week. There is also a daily train from Irkutsk arriving UB at 0553 two days later. There are daily flights from Beijing and regular flights from Seoul, Berlin, Moscow, Tokyo and Irkutsk.

Departing Ulaan Baatar
Train #263 departs daily to Irkutsk departing at 2110 and train #24 departs to Beijing twice a week. There are daily flights to Beijing and regular flights to Seoul, Berlin, Moscow, Tokyo and Irkutsk.

Accommodation
This package is based upon using homestays in UB with Tourist Gers and tents as per the itineraries. However, should you prefer hotel accommodation in UB please ask. This will cost more and the price will depend on what standard of hotel you wish and what room types are available.

Visa
Australia/UK/New Zealand passport holders require a visa for Mongolia. US passport holders do not require a visa and all other nationalities should check with Passport Travel, their travel agent or the nearest Mongolian Consulate.

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.