Semi Gobi & karakorum
About the tour
Visit the ancient capital of Mongolian Empire – Karakorum city. Mongolian largest and the historically most significant religious and cultural center – Erdenezuu monastery – is operating as a museum there. Different stone relics and other ancient artefacts are standing around the city to reveal the history and stories dated back to hundreds of years ago.
Elsen Tasarkhai, marvellous oasis with sand dunes, vegetations, lake and birds, is located close to Karakorum. Therefore, during this trip, you have the chance to experience noteworthy historical, religious, natural and adventurous side of Mongolia, all in one short period of time
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Day1. Visit the ancient capital Karakorum
From Ulaanbaatar drive to Karakorum, the symbolic ruins of the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire. Visit Erdene-Zuu, the oldest monastery, with 108 stupas, built in 1586. Then visit Karakorum museum and see the Great Mongol state period, Stone Age, Bronze Age, Ancient state period halls. Overnight in Ger camp. (L+D)
Day 2. Visit mini Gobi- Elsen tasarkhai
Drive to Elsen tasarkhai – Gobi type area with huge sand dunes. After lunch in tourist camp, there is an opportunity for a camel ride trial through the sand dunes. In the evening, we will stay overnight in a Ger. (B + L + D)
Day 3 . Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast, drive back to Ulaanbaatar and finish the trip. (B)
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