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
Day 2Travel back in time to Kharkhorin
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.
Visit of the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai.
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.