Eight hundred years ago the Mongols won an empire on horseback. Follow their path from their ancient capital, Karakorum, up the stunning Orkhon Valley, past waterfalls, hot springs and ancient Buddhist retreats. This nine-day itinerary is perfect for travelers looking for a moderately difficult horse trek that combines history, culture and natural beauty.
Mongolia 2-Week Tours & Itineraries
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See the best of Mongolia on this sweeping 14-day tour through the country's colorful urban centers and wild natural landscapes. Highlights include swimming in beautiful Ugii Lake, camping overnight in a traditional ger (yurt), visiting Ongi Monastery, and riding a camel on the sand dunes of Khongoryn Els. You'll also hike in the deep rocky gorge of Yolyn Am, boat on Khuvsgul Lake, and do some cultural sightseeing in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.
Discover two of Mongolia's most distinctive landscapes on this dynamic two-week itinerary. It all starts in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, where you'll have a chance to explore before heading to Ölgii to camp under the stars in a traditional ger (yurt). Trek to Malchin Peak, see the lush White River Valley, then visit a local Kazakh family and meet the eagles they train for hunting. Ride a camel through shifting sand dunes, climb the fiery cliffs of Bayanzag, and end back in Ulaanbaatar to tour the city's top sites.
See the best of Mongolia's wildlife and culture on this wide-ranging 14-day tour. You'll see wild horses, Pallas's cats, and a wide variety of rare birds in their natural habitats as you explore the red cliffs of the Gobi Desert, the rocky ravine of Yolyn Am Gorge, and several national parks. Sleep under the stars in a traditional Mongolian ger (yurt), falling asleep to the sounds of nature, before heading back to the capital city of Ulaanbaatar for some sightseeing and shopping at the end of the trip.
Pack your hiking shoes, as this 14-day highlights tour takes you to some of Mongolia's best landscapes. Start with two days in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar before heading into the countryside to traverse the Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes atop a camel. Take a city break in Kharkhorin, then hike up a mountain to admire the Tuvkhun Monastery. You'll also discover the unique rock formations of Tsagaan Suvarga and Baga Gazariin Chuluu on foot and horseback before ending back in the capital.
Spend two weeks admiring Mongolia's vibrant capital, vast landscapes, and rich culture with the opportunity to attend the annual Naadam Festival. Start in the bustling streets of Ulaanbaatar to visit the city's many landmarks. Then, head to Lake Khovsgol, where you can discover scenic landscapes by boat, horseback, or trekking. From here, witness traditional rituals and games during the festival before transitioning into nature to explore flaming cliffs, towering sand dunes, and lush canyons.
This epic 14-day experience takes you into Mongolia's Altai Mountains, traversing ancient routes on horseback just like the Mongols of old. Start in Ulaanbaatar, where you'll tour the city and visit the equestrian statue of Genghis Khan. Then, you're off to Ölgii to begin a multiday horse trekking adventure! Ride along the shores of Khoton Lake, see the icy glacier waters of the Tsagaan Gol, and meet Kazakh eagle hunters. Finish back in Ulaanbaatar for more sightseeing and a traditional folklore performance.