THE CLASSIC TOUR - 21 DAYS - 3211 KMS
Discover the legendary hospitality of Mongolian nomads. Horse riding in the Orkhon river valley, observation of Przewalski horses, climbing the Khorgoo volcano, visit of Kharkhorin - the ancient capital of Mongolia -, dive into the magnificant Khuvsgol lake, massage and baths at Tsenkher hot springs and trout fishing.
Be careful, the same village can have several different names which adds to the confusion. The best application is Mapsme which can be downloaded for free and whose names roughly match those of the map of Mongolia. Google maps is only recommended to find hotels. The names of the villages are often different
CHEKE TOURS - HUSTAI NATIONAL PARK - LUN - DASCHINCHILEN: 257 KMS
Departure from Cheketours to avoid the traffic in UB. This is the big start. Today, we drive to Dashinchilen through the Khustain Nuruu (Birch mountain) Nature Reserve. This nature reserve is a mountain where wild Prejevalsky horses are being re-introduced.
Sleep in a small hotel in Lun just opposite the petrol station or in Daschinchilen.
OGII LAKE: 108 KMS
s a freshwater lake in eastern Arkhangai, in central Mongolia. It is known for its fish and for birdlife. It is a stopover point for migrating waterbirds of the family Anatidae. Almost half the lake is less than 3 m deep.
There are several ger tourist camps around the lake. Camp or sleep in yurts from nomad families.
KHAIRKHAN - MORON -KHUVSGUL LAKE: 438KMS
Surrounded by majestic mountains Khovsgol lake is the most beautiful lake in Mongolia . It is an ideal place for camping, fishing and hiking. The lake is surrounded by a dozen summits over 2,000 meters high, which are covered with pine forests, and its water is so pure and clear that you can drink it. The Siberian border is very close and yaks and horses graze quietly the lush grass meadows. You can easily find nomadic families by the lake who offer accommodation in yurts as well as meals. The prices are very reasonable.
is the administrative center of Khövsgöl Aimag (province) in northern Mongolia. Good place to check your internet, buy some better food and enjoy some terrasses cafes. Many guesthouses to sleep.
SHINE IDER: 111kms
A typical Mongolia village with some shops where you can buy some food and petro
JARGALANG - TERKHIIN TSAGAAN LAKE: 140kms
also known as White Lake is a lake in the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. The Khorgo volcano is located near the eastern end of the lake and the Suman River. You can climb it to enjoy a gorgeous view of the landscape. Camp or sleep in yurts next to nomad families.
is the capital of the Arkhangai province. It lies on the northeastern slopes of the Khangai Mountains, 600 km southwest of Ulaanbaatar. It has a population of 16,553. Tsetserleg has an airport, with regular connections from and to Ulan Bator, a theatre, hotel, hospital, and an agricultural college. The main industry is food processing. Sleep in guesthouse with shower.
TSENHER HOT SPRINGS: 51KMS
After spending so many days riding a motorbike, what could be nicer than soaking away the day’s exertions in the indoor or outdoor hot springs, coming out of the ground at 86.5 degrees centigrade.
KHARKHORIN 119 KMS
The ancient capital of the Mongolian Unified Empire back to the XIII century and Erdene Zuu Monastery, a monastery built back in 1586 using not a single nail
TUVKHUN MONASTERY 88 KMS -A SMALL 2 HOURS TREK -
One of most beautiful monastery complex is situated on a forested rocky mountain, on the boarder of Uvurhangai and Arhangai provinces.ﾠ
Enlightened Bogd Gegeen Zanabazar chose the place to build a monastery in 1648, when he was 14 years old. The construction of the monastery started in 1651.ﾠ
ORKHON WATER FALL 43 KMS:
Falls from a height of 20 meters at Orkhon Waterfall, which is locally known as Ulaan Tsutgalan. The width of stream at the point where it forms the spectacular waterfall is 10 meters. Sleep in yurts next to nomad families.
ONGI TEMPLE: 285 KMS
It is a ruin of big monastery of BariYonzon Khamba on the bank of the Ongiin River. This monastery has 28 temples and other buildings on the south slope of the Rocky Mountain like Balsa country and stupas haven't broken. This monastery had about 1000 lamas. Which itself was badly destroyed during the Stalinist purges in 1930s. All the temples were destroyed by Stalin's thugs. Since 1994 people rebuilt one Temple. Now there are 10 lamas studying.
The place is known as Flaming Cliffs so named by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer, who had visited Mongolia in 1920. He found 10 kinds of dinosaurs 8 were found from Mongolia. Also South Gobi has an oasis and most beautiful mountains Nemegt, Altan mountains and wide steppes and valleys with exotic wild animals like Asian wild ass, black tailed gazelle, and steppe wolf. This is one most beautiful place among the 33 Gobies of Mongolia where travelers can see pre-historical rock paintings, caves where monks have made meditations and ruins of ancient temples and
KHONGOR SAND DUNES: 142 KMS
These dunes are 20 km wide and 100 km long. The Khongoryn River flows along the sand dunes and gives birth to oases. The sand dune change the color with each hour of one day, from yellow to silver to rise colored at dawn / sundown. This dune is considered one of the biggest dunes with it is length of 180 km and width of 3-5 km. The dunes make sound like plane engine in a windy day.
YOLIN AM: 200 KMS
TSAGAAN SUVARGA ROCKY FORMATION: 240 KMS
The rocky formations of Tsagaan Suvarga, ”white stupa”, are located in the Southeast of the sum Ölziit, on the Southern border of the province of Dundgovi. These rocky formations eroded by the wind look like a ruined city if you observe them from a certain distance (85 kilometres, 52,82 miles). They are about 60 metres (196,85 feet) high and 400 metres (1312,34 feet) long.
BAGA GAZRIIN CHULUU: 262 KMS
The astonishing granitic formations of Baga Gazariin Chuluu, ”stone of the little place”, are located in the northwest of the province of Dundgovi, in the heart of the steppe, 250 km (155,34 miles) towards south of Ulaanbaatar, in the sum of Delgertsogt. At a height of 1751 metres (1,09 mile), they form a granite canyon erected in the heart of the steppe. The erosion polished the rock faces of the cliffs. Some of the lateral entries of the canyon are not very accessible, but most of them permit to enter and to make wonderful hikes in this rocky maze.
ZORGOL KHAIRKHAN: 97 KMS
Zorgol khairkhan is a sacred mountain, found in the area of Bayan Unjuul soum of Tov aimag/province, about 150 km from Ulaanbaatar. The peak is 1686 m ASL. Zorgol Khairkhan Mountain is venerated and revered by the local people, who believe that it is the siege of a great, benevolent spirit. The huge, red granite mountain does indeed have a diverse and beautiful nature to offer. It has many caves and water springs. home of the Argali wild sheep, Ibex and Red deer and many other animals.
CHEKETOURS: 136 KMS
CHEKE TOURS TO
HUSTAI 75 KMS
LUN 80 KMS
DASCHINCHILEN 102 KMS
OGII LAKE 108 KMS
KHAIRKHAN 136 KMS
MORON 201 KMS
HATGAL 101 KMS
SHINE IDER 210 KMS
JARGALANT 52 KMS
TSAGAAN NUUR LAKE 89 KMS
TSETSERLEG 171 KMS
TSENKHERIIN HOTSPRINGS 51 KMS
KHARKHORIN 119 KMS
TOVKHON MONASTERY 88 KMS
WATER FALL 43 KMS
ONGI MONASTERY 285 KMS
FLAMING CLIFFS 208 KMS
SEVREY - KHONGOR SAND DUNES 142 KMS
BAYANDALAI 151 KMS
YOLIN AM 64 KMS
DALANZAGAD 51 KMS
TSAGAAN SUVARGA 189 KMS
BAGA GAZRIIN CHULUU 262 KMS
ZORGOL KHAIRKHAN UUL 97 KMS
CHEKE TOURS 136 KMS
TOTAL 3211 KMS