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Ulaanbaatar— 7 nights
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.Get a sense of the local culture at Gandantegchenling Monastery and Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia. Get some historical perspective at Migjid Janraisig Sum and Manzshir Monastery. Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Saddle up on the 22nd (Wed) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National History Museum, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Statue Complex, don't miss a visit to Genghis Khan Square, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ulaanbaatar road trip planner.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Chinggis Khaan International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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