3 Day Karakorum and Elsen Tasarkhai tour
Our first destination is the Karakorum. This city once served as the capital of the Mongolian Empire and an essential station of the Silk Road. Karakorum city has much more to share than its current physical appearance. Mongolia’s largest and the historically most significant religious and cultural center – Erdenezuu Monastery – is operating as a museum there.
ElsenTasarkhai, a marvelous oasis with sand dunes, vegetation, lake, and birds, is located 80km from the Karakorum. Therefore, during this trip, you have the chance to experience the noteworthy, historical, religious, natural and adventurous side of Mongolia, all in one short period of time.
Leave Ulaanbaatar and explore one part of Central Mongolia on this 3-day trip –Learn about the symbolic ruins of the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire, largest and the historically most significant religious and cultural center – Erdenezuu Monastery.
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What's included :
- 2x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- 2x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 2 nights
- 2 nights accommodation
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Private English speaking guide
- Air-conditioned van
- 1 hour camel riding
- Entry/Admission - Erdene Zuu Monastery
- Entry/Admission - Kharakhorum Museum
What's excluded :
- Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
- Travel insurance
- Personal equipment
- Optional activity cost
- Alcoholic drinks
Day 1: Visit the site of Ancient capital
Stop At: Erdene Zuu Monastery, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
After meeting in Ulaanbaatar drive to the Karakorum, the symbolic ruins of the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire.
Visit Erdene-Zuu, the oldest monastery, with 108 stupas, built in 1586.
Duration: 6 hours
Stop At: Kharakhorum Museum, Khushuu Tsaidam Rd, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
Then visit the Karakorum museum and see the Great Mongol state period, Stone Age, Bronze Age, Ancient state period halls.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in tourist camp by Orkhon River.
Day 2: Visit Elsen tasarkhai and camel ride trial
Stop At: Elsen Tasarkhai (Sand Dune Mini Gobi), Rashaant, Mongolia
In the morning, drive to Elsen Tasarkhai - Gobi type area with huge sand dunes.
After lunch in a tourist camp, there is an opportunity for a camel ride trial through the sand dunes.
In the evening, we will play traditional games and stay overnight in a tourist camp.
Duration: 1 day
Accommodation included: Overnight at ger camp
Day 3: Drive back to Ulaanbaatar
Stop At: Discover Mongolia Travel, #1101 Metro Business Center, Улаанбаатар, Mongolia
After breakfast, drive back to Ulaanbaatar and finish the trip.
Duration: 2 minutes
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up in your accommodation.
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.