Arrival in Ulan-Bator city. Ulan Bator is Mongolia's capital and largest city. Its population as of 2014 was over 1.3 million; almost half of the country's total population. Located in north central Mongolia, the municipality lies at an elevation of about 1,310 metres (4,300 ft) in a valley on the Tuul River. It is the country's cultural, industrial and financial heart, the centre of Mongolia.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will start the sightseeing tour in Ulan-Bator city. The first destination will be “National Museum of Mongolia”. It is the largest national museum of Mongolia located in Ulan- Bator. Exhibitions cover prehistory, pre-Mongol Empire history, Mongol Empire, Mongolia during Qing rule, ethnography and traditional life, and twentieth-century history.
Then, we will visit “Winter Palace of the Bogd Khan”. The palace is the only one left from originally four residences of the eighth Javzandamba Khutughtu, who was later proclaimed Bogd Khan, or emperor of Mongolia. The palace displays many of the Bogd Khan's possessions, such as his throne and bed, his collection of art and stuffed animals, his ornate ceremonial ger. After lunch, we will walk through the city center and visit at State Department Store, souvenir and antique shops and cashmere shop. After dinner, we will take a rest at the hotel.
|Ulan-Bator –Khustai National Park – Nomad’s Land||
After breakfast at the hotel, we will take a bus to Nomad’s Land to visit nomadic family. We will have a chance to explore traditional way of living and taste various kinds of diary products and airag (fermented horse milk). Horseback riding is available. (Fee shall be charged by tourist.) In the afternoon, we will travel to Khustai National Park. Khustai National Park, located in Töv Province, is a national park of Mongolia. The Tuul River runs through the park. The Mongolian Government declared Hustai National Park as a Specially Protected Area in 1993, one year after the initiation of the reintroduction project of the Takhi (Przewalski's horse) from Switzerland to the Hustain Nuruu. The area covers 50,600 hectar land. Today, number of Przewalski's horse reached at more than 200. Then, we will go back to Nomad’s land and stay overnight in the Mongolian yurt. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 2-4 people can stay in per yurt.)
|Nomad’s land-Ulan-Bator (100 km)||
After breakfast at the nomadic family, we will travel back to Ulan-Bator city. Our first destination will be “Gandantegchilen Monastery. The Gandantegchinlen Monastery is a Tibetan-style Buddhist monastery in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar that has been restored and revitalized since 1990. The Tibetan name translates to the "Great Place of Complete Joy". It currently has over 150 monks in residence. It features a 26.5-meter-high statue of Avalokiteśvara. After that, we will visit Buddha Statue Garden Complex. The complex was built in 2005 by the fundraising, lead by Gurudava Rinbuchi.The Buddha Statue is 23 m in height. Then, we will see a concert of Mongolian National Song and Dance Assembly at 6 : 00 pm. The entertainment includes traditional song and dance, Buddhist dance and acrobat show. After the show, we will have a dinner at the local restaurant in Ulan-Bator. After dinner, we will walk through the Ulan-Bator city to explore the city night. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 3-star hotel.)
|Ulan-Bator-Chinggis Statue-Terelj National Park (70km)||
After breakfast, we will continue our city sightseeing. Firstly, we will visit Parliament House and Chinggis Square, located in the center of the city. There is General Sukhbaatar Statue, situated in the middle of the square. He was a founding member of the Mongolian People's Party and leader of the Mongolian partisan army that liberated Khüree during the Outer Mongolian Revolution of 1921. Enshrined as the "Father of Mongolia's Revolution", he is remembered as one of the most important figures in Mongolia's struggle for independence. There are Central Post Office and National Academic Drama Theater near. Then, we will travel to Terelj National Park by bus. On the way to the Terelj, we will stop by and visit Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue. The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, part of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex is a 40-metre (131 ft 3 in) tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback. The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. It is on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor centre, itself 10 metres (32 ft 10 in) tall, with 36 columns representing the 36 khans from Genghis to Ligdan Khan. After arriving at the tourist camp in Terelj, we will enjoy boat travel and horseback riding. After having dinner, we will stay overnight in Mongolian yurt. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 2-4 people can stay in per yurt.)
|Terelj – Ulan-Bator||
After breakfast, we will go to airport for our flight back home. (Breakfast included.)
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