15 days in Mongolia Itinerary

15 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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15 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly + Taxi:  11​h 30​min
1
Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Ulaanbaatar
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Tokyo

2
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery and then get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kharkhorin trip planner.

Tokyo, Japan to Kharkhorin is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Tokyo to Kharkhorin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

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
night
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kharkhorin to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks Nature
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

3
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Yolyn Am, head outdoors with Flaming Cliffs, take in breathtaking views at Khermen Tsav, and make a trip to Khongoryn Els.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dalanzadgad visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Dalanzadgad with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Omnogovi Province
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Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els

7
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Ulaanbaatar is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Statue Complex, make a trip to Genghis Khan Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hustai National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ulaanbaatar travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Dalanzadgad to Ulaanbaatar takes 8.5 hours. In July in Ulaanbaatar, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
National History Museum ©
National History Museum
Genghis Khan Square ©
Genghis Khan Square

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