Stay with nomad family and Mongolian horse ride
Have you ever been inside of real nomadic lifestyle and culture? Do you want to discover and stay with people whose ancestors made the biggest empire in the world during medieval period? This trip gives you only one great chance to visit real Mongolian nomadic families and experience their everyday life, custom and tradition. Combine this with a visit to the symbolic ruins of Karakorum. Built under the orders of Genghis Khan in 1220, Karakorum became the real capital of the Mongolian empire. A fascinating tour of Mongolia’s rich heritage and way of life – an experience you cannot afford to miss.
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar & city tour
Take a city tour to Gandan Monastery & visit National Museum of Mongolia. Excursion to Zaisan Hill War Memorial. Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)
Drive to Khusuu Tsaidam & visit nomad family
Visit the family of a horseman. You are free to taste the favorite drink of Mongolians - airag, fermented mare’s milk. Overnight in nomad family. (B+L+D)
Ger program & horse ride around Orkhon Valley.
In the morning, help milking cows or horses. Attend the Mongolian Ger Program, which will give you an introduction to the traditional Mongolian dwelling, the ger. Overnight in nomad family. (B+L+D)
Horse ride to Khar Balgas ruin.
Today is horse ride to Khar Balgas ruin. In evening sit out under the night sky and stars, watching fun. Play traditional games. Overnight in nomad family. (B+L+D)
Visit yak herdsman family & yak ride trial
You are free taste dairy products and discover their daily life. Yak ride trial. Real authentic Mongolian barbecue. Overnight in tourist ger camp (B+L+D)
Drive to Ancient capital & oldest monastery
Visit Erdene-Zuu with 108 stupas, built in 1586. Karakorum museum & see the Great Mongol state period hall. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Tour to Elsen tasarkhai & visit a camel herdsman’s family.
Discover their daily life and ride a camel through sand dunes. In evening sit out under the night sky and stars. Overnight in nomad family. (B+L+D)
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar & Mongol Nomadic show
It demonstrates traditional living way of real Mongolian nomads & breeding & using of five kinds of livestockand movement by ox, yak, camel & horse carts. Souvenir & cashmere shops, National Folklore concert at UB. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)
You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport. (B)