16 days in Mongolia Itinerary

16 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mongolia trip itinerary maker

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Fly
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 8 nights
Train
2
Selenge Province
— 1 night
Drive
3
Dalanzadgad
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Khorgo
— 1 night
Drive
6
Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
Taxi to Ulan Bator, Fly to London

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Ulaanbaatar

— 8 nights
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Explore hidden gems such as Cheketours and Gobi. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Square, get engrossed in the history at Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia, see Off-Road Tours, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar online driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Ulaanbaatar Standard Time (ULAT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from London in March: highs in Ulaanbaatar hover around 33°F, while lows dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Selenge Province.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Selenge Province

— 1 night
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

Plan my day in Selenge Province using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Ulaanbaatar to Selenge Province takes 6 hours. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Selenge Province

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Dalanzadgad

— 1 night
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Khermen Tsav and then make a trip to Khongoryn Els.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dalanzadgad trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Selenge Province to Dalanzadgad. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Parks · Nature

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. You'll set off for Khorgo on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Khorgo

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Khorgo journey tool.

Explore your travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Khorgo with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Kharkhorin

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kharkhorin road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Khorgo to Kharkhorin takes 4.5 hours. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Mongolia travel guide

4.3
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.