24 days in Mongolia Itinerary

24 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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24 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  17​h
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Dalanzadgad
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Kharkhorin
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Darhan
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Khatgal
— 2 nights
Drive:  27​h
7
Olgiy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

3
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 wealth of natural beauty at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandantegchenling Monastery, take an in-depth tour of National History Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Silk Road Complex Monument [Migration].

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ulaanbaatar travel route website .

Bengaluru, India to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Ulaanbaatar due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in October, with highs in Ulaanbaatar at 8°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Museums
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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery
Genghis Khan Square ©
Genghis Khan Square

3
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad ©
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els, then explore the stunning scenery at Khermen Tsav, and then appreciate the views at Yolyn Am.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dalanzadgad day trip website .

You can drive from Ulaanbaatar to Dalanzadgad in 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Flaming Cliffs
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Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khongoryn Els ©
Khongoryn Els

1
day
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
On the 19th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park sightseeing planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough 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

4
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Step out of Kharkhorin with an excursion to Orkhon Waterfall in Bat Ulzii--about 1h 45 min away.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kharkhorin trip itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Kharkhorin with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Darhan.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arkhangai Province, Orkhon Waterfall
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Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery

1
night
Darhan

Darhan
Darkhan is the second largest city in Mongolia and the capital of Darkhan-Uul Aimag . On the 24th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Dakrhan-Uul, then appreciate the history behind Seated Buddha Statue, then pause for some photo ops at Morin Khuur Monument, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kharagiin Khiid.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Darhan trip planner .

Getting from Kharkhorin to Darhan by car takes about 8 hours. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Khatgal.

Things to do in Darhan

Historic Sites Museums
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2
nights
Khatgal

Khatgal ©
Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Lake Hovsgol National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Khatgal road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Darhan to Khatgal takes 10 hours. On the 28th (Mon), you're off toOlgiy.

Things to do in Khatgal

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Khovsgol Nuur
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Lake Hovsgol National Park ©
Lake Hovsgol National Park
Khovsgol Nuur ©
Khovsgol Nuur

2
nights
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Central Mosque, then explore the striking landscape of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, then get engrossed in the history at Aimag Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bulgan Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

Traveling by car from Khatgal to Olgiy takes 27 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

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

3
nights
Gorkhi Terelj National Park

On the 1st (Fri), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then don't miss a visit to Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gorkhi Terelj National Park driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by flight from Olgiy to Gorkhi Terelj National Park takes 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -7°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Ariyabal Meditation Temple ©
Ariyabal Meditation Temple

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