22 days in Mongolia Itinerary

22 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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22 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  28​h
1
Dalanzadgad
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Khorgo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Kharkhorin
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Olgiy
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Ulaanbaatar
— 8 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Madrid

2
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Visiting Yolyn Am and Flaming Cliffs will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Khermen Tsav, head outdoors with Tsagaan Suvarga, and don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dalanzadgad trip itinerary planning tool .

Madrid, Spain to Dalanzadgad is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Ulaanbaatar Time is 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Omnogovi Province
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Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav

2
nights
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
On the 11th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. You'll set off for Khorgo on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks Nature
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

1
night
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Khorgo tour itinerary maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Khorgo. You will leave for Kharkhorin on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks Nature
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©

1
night
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Kharakhorum Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery, and then admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kharkhorin journey planner.

Traveling by car from Khorgo to Kharkhorin takes 5.5 hours. You will leave for Olgiy on the 16th (Fri).

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

2
nights
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Step out of the city life by going to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Olgiy trip maker tool .

Getting from Kharkhorin to Olgiy by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. You will leave for Ulaanbaatar on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Olgiy

Parks Nature Tours
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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park ©
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Bulgan Mosque ©
Bulgan Mosque

8
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Get in touch with nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park and Bogd Khan Uul National Park. Saddle up on the 22nd (Thu) and explore with a tour on horseback. Spend the 25th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hustai National Park, explore the world behind art at Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art, don't miss a visit to Zaisan Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Migjid Janraisig Sum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around -7°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Hustai National Park ©
Hustai National Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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