8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

5
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 striking landscape of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, get engrossed in the history at National History Museum, pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Statue Complex, and don't miss a visit to Genghis Khan Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ulaanbaatar trip app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ulaanbaatar. December in Ulaanbaatar sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Genghis Khan Square ©
Genghis Khan Square
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): appreciate the views at Orkhon Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Kharakhorum Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kharkhorin online journey planner .

You can drive from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin in 5.5 hours. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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