22 days in Mongolia Itinerary

22 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mongolia trip planner

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Fly
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Ulaanbaatar
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kharkhorin
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tsetserleg
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Khorgo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khatgal
— 2 nights
Fly to Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport, Drive to Sukhbaatar
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Sukhbaatar
— 5 nights
Drive to Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport, Fly to Dalanzadgad
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Dalanzadgad
— 1 night
Drive
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ulaanbaatar

— 3 nights
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Ulaanbaatar is known for museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Genghis Khan Square, make a trip to Zaisan Memorial, walk around Buddha Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manzshir Monastery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar trip builder app.

Busan, South Korea to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Ulaanbaatar Standard Time (ULAT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Busan in March, things will get colder in Ulaanbaatar: highs are around 0°C and lows about -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Gorkhi Terelj National Park

— 2 nights
On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gorkhi Terelj National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulaanbaatar to Gorkhi Terelj National Park. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -17°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll travel to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Kharkhorin

— 1 night
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kharkhorin tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gorkhi Terelj National Park to Kharkhorin. You'll set off for Tsetserleg on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Tsetserleg

— 2 nights
You've now added Tsenkher Hot Spring to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tsenkher Hot Spring.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tsetserleg trip planner.

You can drive from Kharkhorin to Tsetserleg in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Khorgo.

Things to do in Tsetserleg

Nature · Parks

Khorgo

— 2 nights
On the 16th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Khorgo online trip planner.

Getting from Tsetserleg to Khorgo by car takes about 6 hours. You'll set off for Khatgal on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Khorgo

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Khatgal

— 2 nights
Khatgal is a village in Mongolia on the southern tip of Lake Khövsgöl. Your day by day itinerary now includes Khovsgol Nuur. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Khovsgol Nuur.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Khatgal visit planner.

You can drive from Khorgo to Khatgal in 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sukhbaatar.

Things to do in Khatgal

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Sukhbaatar

— 5 nights
Sükhbaatar is the capital of Selenge Province in northern Mongolia, on the Orkhon river.City population is 19,224 (end of 2007)HistoryThe city was founded in 1940 and named after the Mongolian revolutionary leader Damdin Sükhbaatar.TransportSükhbaatar is the northernmost railway station on the Trans-Mongolian Railway in Mongolia. Sukhbaatar is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Holy Mother Tree of Mongolia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sukhbaatar travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Khatgal to Sukhbaatar. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to Dalanzadgad.

Dalanzadgad

— 1 night
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Khongoryn Els and then appreciate the views at Yolyn Am.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dalanzadgad trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sukhbaatar to Dalanzadgad. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park with the Route module. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your 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.