30 days in Mongolia Itinerary

30 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 3 nights
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Khatgal
— 2 nights
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Khorgo
— 3 nights
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Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
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Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 1 day
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Ulaanbaatar
— 9 nights
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Olgiy
— 2 nights

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Flaming Cliffs and Khermen Tsav. Visiting Tsagaan Suvarga and Yolyn Am will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els.

Plan my day in Dalanzadgad using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Baghdad, Iraq to Dalanzadgad is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Ulaanbaatar Standard Time (ULAT) is 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav
Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am

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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park travel app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. You will leave for Khatgal on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks · Nature
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

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Khatgal

Khatgal ©
Khatgal is a village in Mongolia on the southern tip of Lake Khövsgöl. Explore hidden gems such as Lake Hovsgol National Park and Khovsgol Nuur.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Khatgal tour itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Khatgal. You will leave for Khorgo on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Khatgal

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Lake Hovsgol National Park ©
Lake Hovsgol National Park
Khovsgol Nuur ©
Khovsgol Nuur

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Khorgo

Khorgo ©
On the 12th (Sun), spend a day ambling around Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Khorgo journey planning tool.

Getting from Khatgal to Khorgo by car takes about 10.5 hours. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Khorgo

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

2
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Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Orkhon Valley and Erdene Zuu Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kharkhorin tour planner.

Traveling by car from Khorgo to Kharkhorin takes 4.5 hours. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

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Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Gorkhi Terelj National Park ©
On the 18th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gorkhi Terelj National Park route builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kharkhorin to Gorkhi Terelj National Park. In May in Gorkhi Terelj National Park, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Historic Sites
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Ariyabal Meditation Temple ©
Ariyabal Meditation Temple

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Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Get some historical perspective at Amarbayasgalant Monastery and Dashchoilin Monastery. Get in touch with nature at Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve and National Park Mongolia 13th Century. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Cheketours, view the masterpieces at 976 Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Migjid Janraisig Sum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Gorkhi Terelj National Park to Ulaanbaatar with the Route module. In May in Ulaanbaatar, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olgiy.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 27:
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Bogd Khan Uul National Park ©
Bogd Khan Uul National Park
Dashchoilin Monastery ©
Dashchoilin Monastery

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Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Central Mosque and then take an in-depth tour of Aimag Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Olgiy trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Ulaanbaatar to Olgiy in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olgiy

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

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