32 days in Mongolia Itinerary

32 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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32 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Olgiy
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ulaanbaatar
— 11 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Amar Hiyd
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Khatgal
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
5
Khorgo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Kharkhorin
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
7
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

3
nights
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bulgan Mosque. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Olgiy trip planner .

Ulaanbaatar to Olgiy is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toUlaanbaatar.

Things to do in Olgiy

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

11
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve and Gobi. Get a sense of the local culture at National History Museum and 976 Art Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Ulaanbaatar to Gorkhi Terelj National Park to see Ariyabal Meditation Temple about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aryabal Meditation Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Bogd Khan Uul National Park, and don't miss a visit to Zaisan Memorial.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ulaanbaatar trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Ulaanbaatar, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Amar Hiyd.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve, Ariyabal Meditation Temple
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National History Museum ©
National History Museum
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve ©
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
976 Art Gallery ©
976 Art Gallery

2
nights
Amar Hiyd

Amar Hiyd ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amar Hiyd holiday planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ulaanbaatar to Amar Hiyd. You'll set off for Khatgal on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Amar Hiyd

Historic Sites
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

2
nights
Khatgal

Khatgal ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Hovsgol National Park and Khovsgol Nuur.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Khatgal tour app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amar Hiyd to Khatgal. You will leave for Khorgo on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Khatgal

Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Khorgo online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Khatgal to Khorgo in 10.5 hours. You'll set off for Kharkhorin on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks Nature
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©

3
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Get a sense of the local culture at Kharakhorum Museum and Orkhon Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Ogii Lake and Orkhon Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kharkhorin planner .

Traveling by car from Khorgo to Kharkhorin takes 5.5 hours. You'll set off for Dalanzadgad on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arkhangai Province, Orkhon Waterfall
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Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery

3
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Explore hidden gems such as Khavtsgait Petroglyphs and Khermen Tsav. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Khongoryn Els, head outdoors with Tsagaan Suvarga, and admire the verdant scenery at Yolyn Am.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dalanzadgad trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kharkhorin to Dalanzadgad takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Omnogovi Province, Khavtsgait Petroglyphs
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Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav

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