47 days in Mongolia Itinerary

47 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Budapest
Fly:  13 h
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Amar Hiyd
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Khatgal
— 4 nights
Drive:  10 h 15 min
5
Khorgo
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Kharkhorin
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
7
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Dalanzadgad
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Mandalgovi
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
10
Olgiy
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Budapest

10
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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, don't miss a visit to Genghis Khan Square, admire the striking features of Gandantegchenling Monastery, and take an in-depth tour of Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ulaanbaatar trip tool.

Budapest, Hungary to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Budapest to Ulaanbaatar. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect nights in Ulaanbaatar to be much colder, around -7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Gorkhi Terelj National Park.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Off-Road Tours
Hustai National Park ©
Hustai National Park

4
nights
Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Gorkhi Terelj National Park is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trot along with a tour on horseback and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gorkhi Terelj National Park day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ulaanbaatar to Gorkhi Terelj National Park. In October, daytime highs in Gorkhi Terelj National Park are 8°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Amar Hiyd.

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Ariyabal Meditation Temple ©
Ariyabal Meditation Temple

4
nights
Amar Hiyd

Amar Hiyd ©
Amar Hiyd is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amar Hiyd day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Gorkhi Terelj National Park to Amar Hiyd with the Route module. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Khatgal.

Things to do in Amar Hiyd

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

4
nights
Khatgal

Khatgal ©
Khatgal is a village in Mongolia on the southern tip of Lake Khövsgöl. Khatgal is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Khovsgol Nuur and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Hovsgol National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Khatgal journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amar Hiyd to Khatgal. You will leave for Khorgo on the 7th (Thu).

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

3
nights
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
When in Khorgo, make a side trip to see Jargalantyn Am Site in Hanuy, approximately Hanuy away. On the 9th (Sat), spend a day ambling around Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

Plan my trip to Khorgo with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Khatgal to Khorgo takes 10.5 hours. You'll set off for Kharkhorin on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Khorgo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jargalantyn Am Site
Highlights from your plan
Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©
Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park

4
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Take a break from Kharkhorin with a short trip to Orkhon Waterfall in Bat Ulzii, about 2h 45 min away.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kharkhorin trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Khorgo to Kharkhorin takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arkhangai Province, Orkhon Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Ogii Lake ©
Ogii Lake
Orkhon Waterfall ©
Orkhon Waterfall

4
nights
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kharkhorin to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. You'll set off for Dalanzadgad on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

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

4
nights
Dalanzadgad

Dalanzadgad
A refueling station in the middle of the desert, Dalanzadgad acts as a gateway to the nearby national park.
Dalanzadgad is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Yolyn Am, head outdoors with Tsagaan Suvarga, don't miss a visit to Khongoryn Els, and take in breathtaking views at Khermen Tsav.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Dalanzadgad trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Dalanzadgad. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Mandalgovi.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Omnogovi Province
Highlights from your plan
Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav

3
nights
Mandalgovi

Mandalgovi ©
Mandalgovi is the capital of the Dundgovi Province of Mongolia, about 300 km south of Ulaanbaatar on the border of the Gobi Desert. When in Mandalgovi, make a side trip to see Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Small Rock Formation) in Govi-Altai Province, approximately Govi-Altai Province away. Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mandalgovi vacation builder website.

Drive from Dalanzadgad to Mandalgovi in 4.5 hours. You will leave for Olgiy on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Mandalgovi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Small Rock Formation)
Highlights from your plan
Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve ©
Ikh Gazriin Chuluu Nature Reserve
Baga Gazriin Chuluu  (Small Rock Formation) ©
Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Small Rock Formation)

4
nights
Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Olgiy is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, take an in-depth tour of Aimag Museum, make a trip to Central Mosque, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bulgan Mosque.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Olgiy trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mandalgovi to Olgiy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Olgiy

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