15 days in Mongolia Itinerary

15 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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15 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  27​h
1
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Kharkhorin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Olgiy
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Ulaanbaatar
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Lisbon

3
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Take a break from the city and head to Flaming Cliffs and Yolyn Am. Step off the beaten path and head to Khermen Tsav and Khongoryn Els. There's more to do: get outside with Tsagaan Suvarga.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Dalanzadgad holiday planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Dalanzadgad is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lisbon to Dalanzadgad due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Omnogovi Province
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Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav
Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am

1
night
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park tour builder website .

Explore your travel options from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Parks Nature
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

2
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, appreciate the views at Orkhon Valley, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Erdene Zuu Monastery.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kharkhorin trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Kharkhorin with the Route module. You will leave for Olgiy on the 24th (Mon).

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
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Central Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Aimag Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulgan Mosque, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To plan Olgiy vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kharkhorin to Olgiy in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Olgiy

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park ©
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Bulgan Mosque ©
Bulgan Mosque

5
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Get some historical perspective at Amarbayasgalant Monastery and Gandantegchenling Monastery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve and Bogd Khan Uul National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, make a trip to Genghis Khan Square, take an in-depth tour of National History Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ulaanbaatar online journey planner .

Fly from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Ulaanbaatar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve, Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve ©
Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve

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