12 days in Mongolia Itinerary

12 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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12 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

5
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Ulaanbaatar is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, examine the collection at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Statue Complex, and admire the landmark architecture of Gandantegchenling Monastery.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar trip builder site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Ulaanbaatar. Expect a daytime high around -12°C in February, and nighttime lows around -32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery
Genghis Khan Square ©
Genghis Khan Square

2
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley, take an in-depth tour of Kharakhorum Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kharkhorin online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin takes 5.5 hours. You'll set off for Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
On the 18th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kharkhorin to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Nature Parks
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

3
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad ©
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els, explore the stunning scenery at Khermen Tsav, and then admire the verdant scenery at Yolyn Am. On the next day, head outdoors with Flaming Cliffs.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dalanzadgad tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Dalanzadgad. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Flaming Cliffs
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Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els

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