21 days in Mongolia Itinerary

21 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mongolia trip itinerary maker

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Fly
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Ulaanbaatar
— 12 nights
Drive
2
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kharkhorin
— 3 nights
Taxi to Ulan Bator, Fly to New Delhi

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Ulaanbaatar

— 12 nights
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Hustai National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandantegchenling Monastery, appreciate the history behind Genghis Khan Square, see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National History Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ulaanbaatar online trip itinerary builder.

Hong Kong, China to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Hong Kong in May: high temperatures in Ulaanbaatar hover around 19°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — Jun 3:

Dalanzadgad

— 3 nights
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Dalanzadgad is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Yolyn Am, take in breathtaking views at Khermen Tsav, explore the striking landscape at Bayanzag Saxual Forest, and make a trip to Khongoryn Els.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dalanzadgad trip planner.

Getting from Ulaanbaatar to Dalanzadgad by car takes about 8.5 hours. You'll set off for Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park vacation maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. You'll set off for Kharkhorin on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Kharkhorin

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the views at Orkhon Valley, get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Monument for Mongol States.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kharkhorin road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Kharkhorin with the Route module. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Mongolia travel guide

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Monuments · National Parks · History Museums
Land of the Blue Sky
An active outdoor vacation in Mongolia lets you get away from the modern world and explore a lifestyle long forgotten almost everywhere else on the planet. This sprawling "Land of the Blue Sky" extends between Russia and China, with a vast steppe populated by a just few hardy nomadic tribes. Remote and isolated for most of the 20th century, Mongolia now represents one of the world's burgeoning travel destinations, appealing to hikers, campers, and nature lovers of all ages. Used to the nomadic life, locals easily bond with foreign visitors and proudly gush about their country's awe-inspiring landscapes of steppes, mountains, and lakes, all with a wealth of wildlife and exotic plants.