Eternal Blue Sky tour
Start: UB-back to UB
Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Destination: Central part of Mongolia
Why do we love this trip?
- Learn unique Mongolian Culture
- Discover the Nomadic lifestyle
- Spot Wild and Domestic animals
- Visit and meet real Nomads
- Feel real silence and wild nature
- Enjoy fresh and clean air
If you're feeling adventurous, you can choose this amazing tour. This itinerary is for those who have time and the desire to really experience the country. Through this trip you will be amazed by the Mongolian highlights, for example, The great Gobi desert with colossal sand dunes, and ice-filled canyons. and then the vast steppes of central Mongolia which is the heartland, loaded with both historical sites and natural beauty, with plenty of places to horse trek in forested mountains.
Detailed tour itinerary
Our guide will meet you at the airport upon your arrival in Ulaanbaatar city/capital of Mongolia/ and take you to the hotel you stay in. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Prepare yourself; on the most of days of this tour, we'll spend several hours on the road. Note: the camera with a full battery, torch, and other stuff/suitable clothing for horse/camel riding/.
Overnight in Hotel
After breakfast begins the drive to the central region of Mongolia. Elsen Tasarkhai is 280 km west from Ulaanbaatar. After lunch, we will visit a camel herdsman's family. Discover their daily life and ride a camel through sand dunes. In the evening sit out under the night sky and stars, watching the fun, singing, and dancing.
Overnight in tourist Ger camp. (B+L+D)
Drive to Ugii Lake (altitude 1387 m; surface area—25 sq. km). After lunch at the camp, drive to visit the family of a horseman. You are free to taste the favorite drink of Mongolians - airag, fermented mare's milk. Then volunteers are welcome to try milking the mares or participate by holding the foals next to their mothers or riding the horses. You may also enjoy tea and conversations with the family, take hikes or read a book around the family Ger. Enjoy a traditional Mongolian dinner.
Overnight with the family. (B+L+D)
In the morning see and help milking horses. Continue the tour in a nomadic family, giving you the chance to learn a little about the Mongolian way of life. After lunch attends the Mongolian Ger Program, which will give you an introduction to the traditional Mongolian dwelling, the ger. Learn how to assemble a Ger and how to pack the components on a yak cart. Bring drinking water from a well by a cow cart. The program duration is two to four hours. You would like to watch the sunset down on the beach of Lake Ugii.
Overnight in “Ugiin khishig” tourist ger & House camp. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, continue driving to Kharkhorin, the symbolic ruins of the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire. On the way, we will enjoy a beautifully changing landscape from semi-desert the Gobi into a forest steppe. Visit Erdene-Zuu, the oldest monastery, with 108 stupas, built-in 1586. Then visit the Kharkhorin museum and see the Great Mongol state period, Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Ancient state period halls.
Overnight in Ger tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Up early to drive to visit yak herdsman family. You are free to taste dairy products and discover their daily lives. Yak ride trial. After lunch drives to Hustai National Park and sees the Takhi, the Asian wild horse. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Takhi's small museum.
Overnight in Khustai tourist camp. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, drive back from the camp to Ulaanbaatar. Ulaanbaatar city tour and places where you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops before enjoying an evening concert of National Folklore.
Overnight in a hotel. (B+L+D)
You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport. (B)