26 days in Mongolia Itinerary

26 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ulan-Ude
train:  15 h
1
Darhan
— 3 nights
Train:  5 h
2
Ulaanbaatar
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Olgiy
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Ulaanbaatar
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Kharkhorin
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Khorgo
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
7
Govi-Altai Province
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
8
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
9
Dundgovi Province
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Ulaanbaatar

3
nights
Darhan

Darhan ©
Take a break from Darhan with a short trip to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Ulaanbaatar, about 3h 45 min away.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Darhan day trip planner.

Ulan-Ude, Russia to Darhan is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Darhan

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

4
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Genghis Khan Statue Complex, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aryabal Meditation Temple, see the interesting displays at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Government Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar online tour planner.

You can drive from Darhan to Ulaanbaatar in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Ulaanbaatar sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Olgiy.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hustai National Park ©
Hustai National Park
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia ©
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia
Choijin Lama Temple Museum ©
Choijin Lama Temple Museum

4
nights
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Olgiy attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Ulaanbaatar to Olgiy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Ulaanbaatar on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Olgiy

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park ©
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Bulgan Mosque ©
Bulgan Mosque

few
hours
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
On the 11th (Wed), make a trip to Ulaanbaatar Railway Station, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dashchoilin Monastery, then shop like a local with Altan Khaan Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Mongol Costumes Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ulaanbaatar, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Altan Khaan Gallery ©
Altan Khaan Gallery
Ulaanbaatar Railway Station ©
Ulaanbaatar Railway Station
Dashchoilin Monastery ©
Dashchoilin Monastery

3
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin ©
On the 12th (Thu), explore the activities along Ogii Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Orkhon Waterfall.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kharkhorin online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Khorgo.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ogii Lake, Orkhon Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Ogii Lake ©
Ogii Lake
Orkhon Waterfall ©
Orkhon Waterfall

2
nights
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Khorgo vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Kharkhorin to Khorgo takes 5.5 hours. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Govi-Altai Province.

Things to do in Khorgo

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©
Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park

2
nights
Govi-Altai Province

Govi-Altai Province
Govi-Altai is one of the 21 aimags of Mongolia. For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Govi-Altai Province trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Khorgo to Govi-Altai Province with the Route module. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

2
nights
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park online journey builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Govi-Altai Province to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Dundgovi Province.

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

3
nights
Dundgovi Province

Dundgovi Province ©
Dundgovi is one of the 21 aimags of Mongolia. Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring the stark beauty of Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dundgovi Province trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Dundgovi Province. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dundgovi Province

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve ©
Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve

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