10 days in Mongolia Itinerary

10 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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10 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Amar Hiyd
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Kharkhorin
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

5
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Gandantegchenling Monastery and Migjid Janraisig Sum will appeal to history buffs. National History Museum and Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Saddle up on the 3rd (Tue) and explore with a tour on horseback. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Hustai National Park, see the interesting displays at The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs, pause for some photo ops at Zaisan Memorial, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ulaanbaatar road trip app .

George Town, Malaysia to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from George Town to Ulaanbaatar, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from George Town in August: highs in Ulaanbaatar hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amar Hiyd.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Museums
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Hustai National Park ©
Hustai National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery

1
night
Amar Hiyd

Amar Hiyd ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amar Hiyd travel route planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulaanbaatar to Amar Hiyd. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Amar Hiyd

Historic Sites
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

1
day
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): appreciate the views at Orkhon Valley, then get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery.

Before you visit Kharkhorin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Amar Hiyd to Kharkhorin with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orkhon Valley
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Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum

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