8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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8 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Kharkhorin
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Olgiy
— 1 day
Fly:  28 h
End: Porto

3
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Gobi. Get outdoors at Bogd Khan Uul National Park and Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve. And it doesn't end there: get all the equipment you need at Cheketours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amarbayasgalant Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Marco Polo, and take in the exciting artwork at 976 Art Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ulaanbaatar online day trip planner .

Porto, Portugal to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Porto to Ulaanbaatar. In May, Ulaanbaatar is a bit cooler than Porto - with highs of 19°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amarbayasgalant Monastery, Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
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Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve ©
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
Bogd Khan Uul National Park ©
Bogd Khan Uul National Park
Cheketours ©
Cheketours

1
day
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kharkhorin attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Olgiy.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
day
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulgan Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Aimag Museum, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally don't miss a visit to Central Mosque.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Olgiy online visit planner .

Getting from Kharkhorin to Olgiy by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olgiy

Historic Sites Museums
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Bulgan Mosque ©
Bulgan Mosque

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