21 days in Mongolia Itinerary

21 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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Ulaanbaatar
— 6 nights
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Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 1 night
3
Olgiy
— 2 nights
4
Kharkhorin
— 1 night
5
Khorgo
— 1 night
6
Selenge Province
— 1 day
7
Khatgal
— 2 nights
8
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 1 day
9
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights

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Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Escape the urban bustle at Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve and Cheketours. Explore hidden gems such as Aryabal Meditation Temple and Dashchoilin Monastery. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manzshir Monastery, look for gifts at Gobi, brush up on your military savvy at G.K Zhukov house Museum, and stroll around Bogd Khan Uul National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ulaanbaatar planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Ulaanbaatar due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in November, with highs in Ulaanbaatar at -6°C and lows at -23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve ©
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
Bogd Khan Uul National Park ©
Bogd Khan Uul National Park
Cheketours ©
Cheketours

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Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Gorkhi Terelj National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gorkhi Terelj National Park holiday maker website.

Explore your travel options from Ulaanbaatar to Gorkhi Terelj National Park with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Gorkhi Terelj National Park can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Olgiy.

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Historic Sites
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Ariyabal Meditation Temple ©
Ariyabal Meditation Temple

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Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Aimag Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Central Mosque and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Olgiy planning tool.

You can fly from Gorkhi Terelj National Park to Olgiy in 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Olgiy

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park ©
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

1
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Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kharkhorin journey app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Olgiy to Kharkhorin takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Khorgo.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Khorgo sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Kharkhorin to Khorgo in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Selenge Province.

Things to do in Khorgo

Nature · Parks
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©
Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park

1
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Selenge Province

Selenge Province ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Selenge Province road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Khorgo to Selenge Province. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Khatgal.

Things to do in Selenge Province

Historic Sites
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

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Khatgal

Khatgal ©
Khatgal is a village in Mongolia on the southern tip of Lake Khövsgöl. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Hovsgol National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Khatgal holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Selenge Province to Khatgal with the Route module. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Khatgal

Nature · Parks
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Lake Hovsgol National Park ©
Lake Hovsgol National Park

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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Khatgal to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (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

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Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els and then head outdoors with Flaming Cliffs. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Khermen Tsav and then head outdoors with Tsagaan Suvarga.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dalanzadgad sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Dalanzadgad. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els

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