14 days in Mongolia Itinerary

14 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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14 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  28 h
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 8 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Kharkhorin
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h
3
Dalanzadgad
— 1 day
Fly:  35 h
End: Pittsburgh

8
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gandantegchenling Monastery and Choijin Lama Temple Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Hustai National Park and Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Spend the 9th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Saddle up on the 10th (Tue) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Migjid Janraisig Sum, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, and explore the world behind art at Zanabazar Museum of FIne Art.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar tour itinerary planner .

Pittsburgh, USA to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Ulaanbaatar Time is 13 hours. When traveling from Pittsburgh in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Ulaanbaatar: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Hustai National Park ©
Hustai National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery

1
day
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley, get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kharkhorin road trip site .

Drive from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orkhon Valley
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Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum

1
day
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad ©
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to Khongoryn Els, then take in breathtaking views at Khermen Tsav, and then appreciate the views at Yolyn Am.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dalanzadgad trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kharkhorin to Dalanzadgad in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Parks Nature
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Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els

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