From the unique culture of Ulaanbataar to the stunning landscapes and remote communities of the Gobi Desert, this journey is a great introduction to Mongolia.

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The vast landscapes of the Gobi Desert

A stay in a remote ger camp on the edge of Gurvansaikhan Gobi National Park

Visit Bogd Khan Palace Museum, former home of Mongolia's '8th Living Buddha'.

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Day by day Itinerary

Essential Mongolia

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Day 1

ULAANBATAAR

Visit the Gandan Monastery, the National Museum and the Zanabazar Fine Arts Museum.

Day 2

ULAANBATAAR

Please see Day 1 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)

Day 3

HUSTAIN NURUU NATIONAL PARK

Drive to Hustain Nuruu National Park, home to the last remaining species of wild horse, the takhi - once extinct in the wild but now thriving here. Later, stop at the Ongut stone complex —the largest grave complex in central Asia, over 1,000 years old. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

ULAANBATAAR - GOBI DESERT

Fly to the Gobi. After a hike, drive to your Mongolian-style eco lodge. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5

GOBI DESERT

Explore the spectacular panoramas of the world’s northernmost desert. Visit a nomadic family and learn about their way of life (B)(L)(D)

Day 6

GOBI DESERT

Please see day 5 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)

Day 7

GOBI DESERT - ULAANBAATAR

Fly to Ulaanbataar. Upon arrival, visit the Bogd Khan Palace Museum, former home of Mongolia’s ‘8th Living Buddha.’ Enjoy a cultural performance in the evening. (B)(L)(D)

Day 8

ULAANBAATAR

Transfer to the airport. (B)

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