Must see

Kharkhorin, the former capital of Mongolia

During the barbarian conquests, Kharkhorin was the centre of a world now disappeared. Oriental princes, Indian Maharajahs, Chinese dignitaries and Occidental explorers rushed to the court of the Khan, the most important person at that period. Make a trip back in time and discover the vestiges of this old city of the silk road.

Day 1The reserve of the wild horses

Ulan Bator - Khustai national park

  • Journey to Khustai Reserve that houses the Przewalski horses (takh). Twilight is the best moment to observe them. We'll walk until the river where they drink, and observe them with no fear to bother.

Meal and accommodations
Lunch: Made by your team
Dinner: Khustai camp
Accommodation: Khustai camp

Day 2Travel back in time to Kharkhorin

  • Visit of Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetan-inspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas. Visit of the Museum of Kharkhorin.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Khustai camp
Lunch: Local restaurant
Dinner: Anja camp
Accommodation: Anja camp
1h 30m-110km

Day 3Joys of desert in Khogno Khan

  • We arrive at the splendid rocky formations of Khogno Khan. Discovery of the park : semidesert steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80-kilometre (49,71 miles) long sand dunes, are characteristic of this arid area nicknamed "Mini-Gobi".

  • Walk until Erdene Khambiin Monastery. "Monk Erdene's Monastery" dates from 17th century and was built in the mountain. Zanabazar built it in honour of his teacher, monk Erdene.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Anja camp
Lunch: Picnic from the camp
Dinner: Sweet gobi
Accommodation: Sweet gobi
4h 30m-280km

Day 4Back to the Mongolian capital

  • Back to Ulan-Bator. Last herds of wild horses crossing the road outside our dumbfounded eyes, last yurts smoking far away, the steppe will be with us until the last moment.

    Arrival in town and settling in at your hotel, where you can rest a few moments.

  • Rest of the day free. With our guide, you can go and shop in the centre of the city.

Meal and accommodations
Breakfast: Sweet gobi
Lunch: Local restaurant
Accommodation: Hotel Nine
duration 4 days. International flight not included.

from 600€ (per person)

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