9 days in Mongolia Itinerary

9 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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9 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Kharkhorin
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Khorgo
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h 15​min
3
Khatgal
— 1 day
Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Ulaanbaatar
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Olgiy
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: New Delhi

1
day
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Kharakhorum Museum, and then appreciate the views at Orkhon Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kharkhorin day trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Kharkhorin is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kharkhorin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Khorgo.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
day
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): walk around Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Khorgo travel route planner .

You can drive from Kharkhorin to Khorgo in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Khatgal.

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks Nature
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©

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Khatgal

Khatgal ©
On the 18th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Hovsgol National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Khatgal trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Khorgo to Khatgal in 10.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Khatgal

Parks Nature
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Lake Hovsgol National Park ©
Lake Hovsgol National Park

2
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Visiting Bogd Khan Uul National Park and Gorkhi-Terelj National Park will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Amarbayasgalant Monastery and Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hustai National Park, appreciate the history behind Zaisan Memorial, make a trip to Genghis Khan Square, and examine the collection at Choijin Lama Temple Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ulaanbaatar trip planner.

Getting from Khatgal to Ulaanbaatar by car takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August in Ulaanbaatar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Olgiy.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Bogd Khan Uul National Park ©
Bogd Khan Uul National Park
Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

1
night
Olgiy

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulgan Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Aimag Museum, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Central Mosque.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Olgiy online travel planner .

Getting from Ulaanbaatar to Olgiy by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olgiy

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Bulgan Mosque ©
Bulgan Mosque

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