16 days in Mongolia Itinerary

16 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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16 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Dalanzadgad
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Khatgal
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Khorgo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Kharkhorin
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Olgiy
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Ulaanbaatar
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Khongoryn Els and Flaming Cliffs. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Tsagaan Suvarga, explore the stunning scenery at Khermen Tsav, and appreciate the views at Yolyn Am.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dalanzadgad trip planning tool .

Berlin, Germany to Dalanzadgad is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Berlin to Dalanzadgad due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

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Side Trip

Omnogovi Province
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Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav

2
nights
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Khavtsgait Petroglyphs.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Khatgal.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

1
night
Khatgal

Khatgal ©
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hovsgol National Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Khatgal. On the 6th (Sat), you're off toKhorgo.

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Parks Nature
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Lake Hovsgol National Park ©
Lake Hovsgol National Park

1
night
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
On the 7th (Sun), stroll around Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Khorgo tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Khatgal to Khorgo takes 13 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks Nature
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©

1
day
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kharkhorin trip planner .

Getting from Khorgo to Kharkhorin by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olgiy.

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

1
night
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Aimag Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulgan Mosque, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Central Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Olgiy itinerary planner.

Getting from Kharkhorin to Olgiy by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Olgiy

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park ©
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Bulgan Mosque ©
Bulgan Mosque

4
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Explore hidden gems such as Amarbayasgalant Monastery and Silk Road Complex Monument [Migration]. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Saddle up on the 14th (Sun) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandantegchenling Monastery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hustai National Park, and take an in-depth tour of Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Ulaanbaatar, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

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