Near Ulan Bator, lies the area of Terelj, with its forests of larches, its rocky formations sculpted by the elements, its tumultuous rivers and its green pastures where nomads and herds live in harmony in this exuberant nature . Spend three days with a family of the region to have a good overview of the nomadic way of life and discover, hiking or horse riding, the natural beauties of the park.
Journey to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, a real gorgeous green setting at the gates of the capital : rocky formations sculpted by erosion, mountains tree-filled with pines, plains scattered with wild flowers and edelweiss, rivers and lakes.
Stop at turtle rock, from where we walk until Aryaval Monastery.
Stay at herders' from the valley. During your stay, you will discover their way of life and you will be proposed many activities, such as milking, making traditional dairy products, or rounding up the animals with a horse.
Those who wish can leave for a ponytrek along the Tuul River to go deeper in the park. Riding our horses, we'll discover a contrasting landscape made of rivers, steppes and forests.
You will attend the preparation of a Mongolian barbecue that you will enjoy with yours hosts.
In the morning, we can hike again, or stay with the family. We'll have lunch with the family for the last time.
Drive to the 40 meters-high equestrian statue of Genghis Khan. This statue is the tallest in the world of a man on horseback. Visit of the museum located inside the statue.
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 shopping in the centre of the city.