Joyful Adventure in Khangai Region Tour

11 days from $1640

Discover Khangai (mountainous and fertile pastures) region, which displays one of six natural zones of Mongolia which differs by its mountainous grassland with numbers of lakes and rivers dotted with colorful wildflowers, in other words - “PARADISE” for nature lovers. Its nature and weather conditions are appreciable for having a comfortable touring with the whole family.

We will start from the legendary Kharkhorin and Erdene zuu area after which will traverse to the north-west towards the Khangai mountain range. The region displays several freshwater lakes and there are wonderful opportunities to walk & hike, ride horses and camels, visit natural caves and slide at the sand dunes. Meeting with nomad families will be a unique experience for the entire group.


  •  Wonderful Khar lake surrounded by lovely sandhills
  •  Terkhiin tsagaan lake, Volcano creator, and natural caves
  •  Horse and camel riding, view domestic yaks
  •  Explore huge dinosaur skeletons and interesting findings
  •  Meeting with Nomadic families
  •  Erdene zuu monastery in Kharkhorin

Key Info

Physical level: Moderate Physical level: Moderate
Overlanding & Discovering Overlanding & Discovering

Tour Itinerary


Day 1.

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Transfer to the hotel. Unpack and rest in the hotel. Short city tour with Gandan Monastery, the National Museum of Mongolia, which represents Mongolian Culture starting from Stone Age to the 21st century and Buddhism, and Sukhbaatar Square (also known as Chingis Khaan Square). (L/D)

in the hotel

Day 2.

Erdene Zuu Monastery in Kharkhorin

Start our trip towards Kharkhorin - the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire. There’s almost nothing left from this great capital of the world, but in 1586, under the rule of King Avtai Sain, the Erdene-Zuu Monastery was built at the site of the ruins of ancient Kharkhorin. The Erdene-Zuu – means Hundred of Treasures was again destroyed during the Stalinist purges of the 1930s, but there are still various Buddhist statues, works of art, religious instruments, and even Tsam religious dance masks at the monastery. There are an amazing 108 stupas surrounding the monastery. (B/L/D)

in the camp

Days 3-4.

Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake National Park

Drive towards Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake National Park. We will drive via Tsetserleg town and arrive at the lake in the evening. The volcanic area around the lake is certainly the highlight of nature and the lake is one of the beautiful lakes of Mongolia. The lake, birdlife, and mountains are protected within the 73000-hectare Khorgo -Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake National Park. We will hike to the Khorgo volcano crater and visit interesting caves in its vicinity. Also, there are ample opportunities for fishing, swimming, hiking, watching domestic yaks. (B/L/D)

in the camp 3 hours

Day 5-6.

Khangai Mountain Range

Further from the lake we enter the mountainous area of Khangai Nuruu mountain range and cross Solongot mountain - pass. Head to Telmen Lake passing by Tosontsengel town. At the lake, you are able to walk around or hike up to the mountains. Short horse riding session. (B/L/D)

in the tent 3 hours

Day 7-8.

Beautiful Khar Lake - Lake Black

Continue our driving to Khar Lake - Lake Black - another wonder of natural beauty which occupies 40 sq. km area surrounded by magic sandhills. You will be impressed by the natural site: different kinds of landscape are harmonized into one natural scenery: sandhills, mountains, green forest, and several lakes and rivers. Camel riding experience and a visit to camel breeding family. Spend the rest of the day while enjoying the lake. (B/L/D)

in the tent 1 hour

Day 9.

Arrive in Uliastai town

Drive to Uliastai, the central town of Zavkhan province. Visit a local museum to learn the history and culture of the people. Rest in local hotel. (B/L/D)

in the hotel

Day 10.

Back to Ulaanbaatar

Take a flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Depending on the flight time, short city tour, or cultural performance of traditional arts in the evening. Farewell dinner together. (B/L/D)

in the hotel

Day 11.

Departure Day

Transfer to Chinggis Khaan International Airport or Train station and depart Mongolia. (B)

Prices & Inclusions

Prices & Inclusions
Group size Price/Per person
2 PAX 2240$
3-4 pax 2040$
5-8 PAX 1890$
9-12 PAX 1740$
13-15 PAX 1640$


Accommodation: Hotel****,* ger camp, tented camp
Guiding and interpreting service
Full board meals
Transport: 4x4 vehicle or minivan
Domestic flight (Uliastai-Ulaanbaatar)
Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks
Museums and cultural performance
Camping equipments

Not Includes

International airfare 
Personal equipment
Optional activity cost 
Excess baggage charges
Single room supplement 
Alcoholic drinks 
Travel Insurance
The extra cost for photography in museums
Tip for a tour guide, driver, etc


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