30 days in Mongolia Itinerary

30 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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Gorkhi Terelj National Park
— 1 night
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Dalanzadgad
— 4 nights
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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
— 2 nights
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Khorgo
— 3 nights
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Khovsgol Province
— 2 nights
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Kharkhorin
— 4 nights
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Olgiy
— 3 nights
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Ulaanbaatar
— 7 nights

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Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Gorkhi Terelj National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gorkhi Terelj National Park day trip planning tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Gorkhi Terelj National Park is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Ulaanbaatar Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Cape Town in May, things will get slightly colder in Gorkhi Terelj National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about 2°C. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to Dalanzadgad.

Things to do in Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Historic Sites
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Ariyabal Meditation Temple ©
Ariyabal Meditation Temple

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, get outside with Flaming Cliffs, make a trip to Khongoryn Els, and explore the stunning scenery at Khermen Tsav.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dalanzadgad road trip planning website.

Getting from Gorkhi Terelj National Park to Dalanzadgad by combination of flight and car takes about 32 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Things to do in Dalanzadgad

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
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Yolyn Am ©
Yolyn Am
Flaming Cliffs
Flaming Cliffs
Khermen Tsav ©
Khermen Tsav

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Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Khavtsgait Petroglyphs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park.

Discover how to plan a Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dalanzadgad to Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Khorgo.

Things to do in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park ©
Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park

3
nights
Khorgo

Khorgo ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Khorgo trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park to Khorgo. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Khovsgol Province.

Things to do in Khorgo

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park ©
Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park

2
nights
Khovsgol Province

Khovsgol Province ©
On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Hovsgol National Park.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Khovsgol Province trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Khorgo to Khovsgol Province with the Route module. You'll set off for Kharkhorin on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Khovsgol Province

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Hovsgol National Park ©
Lake Hovsgol National Park

4
nights
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Kharkhorin is known for museums and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery, explore the activities along Ogii Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley, and take an in-depth tour of Kharakhorum Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kharkhorin online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Khovsgol Province to Kharkhorin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olgiy.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum

3
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Olgiy

Olgiy ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Central Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Olgiy online tour itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kharkhorin to Olgiy in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Ulaanbaatar.

Things to do in Olgiy

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
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Altai Tavan Bogd National Park ©
Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

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Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Saddle up on the 13th (Wed) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Gandantegchenling Monastery, make a trip to Zaisan Memorial, appreciate the history behind Genghis Khan Square, and stop by Mary & Martha Mongolia.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulaanbaatar route app.

You can fly from Olgiy to Ulaanbaatar in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Ulaanbaatar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park ©
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery
National History Museum ©
National History Museum

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