39 days in Mongolia Itinerary

39 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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39 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Olgiy
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Ulaanbaatar
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Amar Hiyd
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Khorgo
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Kharkhorin
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Dalanzadgad
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Dundgovi Province
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

2
nights
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Olgiy trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Ulaanbaatar to Olgiy is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) 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

11
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Ulaanbaatar is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ulaanbaatar travel planning website .

You can fly from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 23 — Aug 3:
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Gorkhi Terelj National Park is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Gorkhi Terelj National Park road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Ulaanbaatar to Gorkhi Terelj National Park with the Route module. In August in Gorkhi Terelj National Park, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll set off for Amar Hiyd on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Ariyabal Meditation Temple ©
Ariyabal Meditation Temple

3
nights
Amar Hiyd

Amar Hiyd ©
Amar Hiyd is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amar Hiyd online trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gorkhi Terelj National Park to Amar Hiyd. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Khorgo.

Things to do in Amar Hiyd

Historic Sites
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

4
nights
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Step out of Khorgo with an excursion to Jargalantyn Am Site in Hanuy--about 1h 50 min away. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Khorgo day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amar Hiyd to Khorgo. You'll set off for Kharkhorin on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jargalantyn Am Site
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©

4
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Take a break from Kharkhorin with a short trip to Orkhon Waterfall in Bat Ulzii, about 1h 45 min away.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kharkhorin road trip website .

Traveling by car from Khorgo to Kharkhorin takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

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
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Kharkhorin to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park with the Route module. You will leave for Dalanzadgad on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

4
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Dalanzadgad is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Yolyn Am, explore the stunning scenery at Khermen Tsav, head outdoors with Flaming Cliffs, and don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els.

Before you visit Dalanzadgad, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Dalanzadgad. On the 24th (Sat), you're off toDundgovi Province.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Omnogovi Province
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els

4
nights
Dundgovi Province

Dundgovi Province ©
Dundgovi is one of the 21 aimags of Mongolia. Go for a jaunt from Dundgovi Province to Govi-Altai Province to see Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Small Rock Formation) about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dundgovi Province trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Dalanzadgad to Dundgovi Province in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. On the 28th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Dundgovi Province

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Small Rock Formation)
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve ©
Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve

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