TSENKHER JIGUUR HOT SPRING
|Interesting Sites:||Hot spring with a temperature of 86.5 degrees Celsius. Large Taikhar rocks stand in the middle of the grassy steppe. Symbolic ruins of ancient Mongol Empire capital city — Karakorum and Erdene-Zuu Monastery, the oldest and biggest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia, built on the ruins of Karakorum. The monastery is an example of the best of Mongolian Buddhist architecture and contains many religious artworks. Prezewalski wild horse.|
|Available:||June 01 - September 30|
|Length of Tour:||7 nights / 8 days|
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Lunch at the hotel. City tour including a visit to the dinosaur fossils at the National History Museum. Dinner in a Mongolian national dwelling, a ger. Overnight at the hotel.
Visit to Gandantegchinlen Buddhist Monastery, with a 25m high gold-plated statue of Buddha and numerous traditional temples. Drive to Karakorum, 380km away. Overnight stay at the ger camp.
Visit to Erdene-Zuu Monastery in Karakorum on the way to the Tsenkher Jiguur hot springs. Overnight stay at ger camp at the spa.
Bathing in hot springs at the camp. Visit a local nomadic family by yak cart. Overnight stay at ger camp.
Excursion to Taikhar Chuluu site, 45km from the camp. In the afternoon drive to the Bayangobi. Overnight stay at Ger camp.
Drive to Khustai Nuruu Protected Area to see the Przevalski wild horses, recently re-introduced in Mongolia. Overnight stay at ger camp.
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city. Evening performance by a Mongolian folklore group. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Transfer to the airport and departure.