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7D6N Highlights of Mongolia

Tour Code: A-17/114

HOTLINE: (65) 6438 5633 

 Price Guide / Validity

THE DEAL:

  • 7D6N local hotels stay for 1 for $1288 (up to $1699 value) For Minimum 14-16 Full Paying Adults
  • 7D6N local hotels stay for 1 for $1348 For Minimum 10-12 Full Paying Adults.
  • 7D6N local hotels stay for 1 for $1418 For Minimum 06-08 Full Paying Adults.
  • 7D6N local hotels stay for 1 for $1588 For Minimum 04 Full Paying Adults.
  • 7D6N local hotels stay for 1 for $1988 For Minimum 02 Full Paying Adults.

Travel Period: Immediate - 10 October, 2017 (Check out) 

Book by: 01 October, 2017

♥ Hightlights

Half day city tour:

- English Speaking Guide 
- “Wonders of Mongolian Art” evening show by famous “Tumen Ekh” ensemble.
- Experience the Mongolia's nomadic culture while styiong in Ger Camps near National Reserve Parks. 

⚑ WHERE YOU WILL BE STAYING

Premium Hotel 4 or The Grand Hill Hotel 4 Or Similar -  (★★★★)

Mongolia is a unique travel destination that offers you the modern, lively, culturally-rich city of Ulaanbaatar and its surrounding 1.5 million square kilometers of country where our millenniaold nomadic lifestyle co-exists with rapidly changing development throughout the country.

Mongolia’s big sky and vast fenceless landscapes will overwhelm you, bring forth your inner spirit of adventure and make you forget your hectic city days. A democratic and free country, with people renowned for their big smiles and straightforward character, Mongolia truly opens one’s inner spirit. 

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Bayan Gobi Ger camp Or Similar - Gobi (★★★★★)

Ger Camps are traditional Mongolian nomad’s accommodation, where the tourists are placed during their stay In National Parks. The Gobi is the perfect place to experience tru nomadic life and all the fun of camels which are surprisingly more comfortable than horse riding as they walk slowly and gently, and we will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them. 

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Ikh Mongol or Munkhtenger Ger camp -Kharkhorin (★★★)

The sites of this ancient capital of Mongolia Karakorum ( spelled also Kharkhorin) and the Erdenezuu monastery with their 108 stupas are undoubtedly at great interest to travelers. 

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Moltsog Els or Hustai Ger camp Or Similar - Khustain Nuruu National Or Hustai National Park 
(★★★)

The grassy landscape is home to the world's last truly wild horses. It’s worth spending at least one night in the park, as you are most likely to see takhi and other wildlife at dusk or dawn.

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Terelj Lodge or Guru Ger camp or Similar  - Terelj
 (★★★)

 1600 metres (0,99 mile) above the sea level, in the strictly protected area of Khentii. The area is cool and the alpine scenery magnificent, and there are great opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, swimming (in icy-cold water), rafting, horse riding

***Room, bedding and facilities vary from hotel to hotel***

✚ Add-Ons (Payable to Travel Star)

  • - Single Room Supplement:
    • * SGD 365 per person for 5 nights in 1 room
    • * There is no single supplement charge for Ger camp because they have 3-4 beds in a camp.
  • - Triple room policy:
    • * Not available. If necessary, extra bed can be used. But extra bed is not appropriate for adults. But really need to share 1 room, the charge same as TWN/DBL.
  • - Infant / Child policy:
    • * under 2 years old: FREE OF CHARGE
    • * 3-10 years old: 30% at the regular adult price.
    • * 11 years and above: 100% at the regular adult price.

 

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Singapore ✈ Ulaanbaatar

  • Welcome to Mongolia! Upon arrival, your tour guide will greet you at the arrival hall and accompany you in a comfortable vehicle to your hotel and help you with the check-in procedure.
  • We leave the rest of the day free for you to be on your own.
  • You may need some time to relax and recover from the long-distance flight or possibly from jet-lag.

  • Accommodation: Premiun Hotel 4* or The Grand Hill Hotel 4*

Bayan Gobi Sand Dunes & Camel Trail (B/L/D)

  • In the morning at 8am our trip starts to Bayan Gobi magnificent sand dunes - surrounded by hills with willow trees, streams and bushes, and appear as a small desert in the center of the country.
  • This sand dune is 80km long and the widest part of the sand dune is 9-10km.
  • After check-in and lunch time, we will take some personal refreshment in Ger camp.
  • In the afternoon, we will visit local camel herder family in their Ger, explore their unique nomadic lifestyle.
  • Its chance to try drinking Hormog (fermented Mongolian camel milk).
  • The sand dunes are the perfect place for camel riding. We will discover this magnificent place on camel back.
  • Mongolia is home to 2/3 of the two-humped Bactrian camels in the world.
  • It is a gentle, calm and extraordinary patient animal and can carry on without water for a month.
  • Bet, you never rode a Bactrian camel, riding a Bactrian camel is much more comfortable than the camel in Sahara, India or anywhere else.
  • Its two humps support you from both sides and easy pace will comfort you so much.
  • Dinner and overnight at the Ger camp near the sand dunes.

  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Bayan Gobi Ger Camp

Kharkhorin & Erdene Zuu Monastery (B/L/D)

  • At 10am, we will drive towards to a small village and one of the country’s major tourist destinations and historically known as Karakorum which was an ancient capital of Mongolia Empire.
  • Also, this was one of the most important cities in the history of the Silk Road.
  • Upon arrival, we will check-in and lunch at the Ger camp.
  • In the afternoon, visit museum of Karakorum.
  • Not much of the ancient town still exists but the nearby museum provides an excellent presentation on the archaeological research that has taken place at the site, and on Mongol history before and after occupation of the town.
  • You can see artifacts found by the various archaeological expeditions as well as a scale model of the town prior to its destruction.
  • Karakorum was ancient city of Mongol Empire, which was the largest contiguous empire in the World history.
  • This city founded by Great king Genghis Khan in the 13th century and lately was moved to Khanbalig (modern Beijing) by Kublai Khan, greatest of the successors of Genghis Khan and founder of the Mongol (Yuan) dynasty in China.
  • Continue to visit the oldest and the magnificent Buddhist Monastery complex of Erdene Zuu, built in the 16th century, with 108 stupas.
  • Here you can see interesting listen to monk chanting Buddhist sutras.
  • Return to the Ger camp for dinner and overnight.

  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Ikh Mongol or Munkhtenger Ger Camp.

Hustai National Park & Wild Horse Park (B/L/D)

  • After breakfast, we will drive to the Hustai National Park.
  • The park is home of last wild horses in their natural environment in the world, known as Perzevalski horse (takhi).
  • The National park has over 450 species of vascular plants, 200 of which are medicinal.
  • After check-in and lunch at Ger camp, rest and relaxing for refreshment.
  • The best time to observe these wild horses in their natural habitat is around 2-3hrs earlier than sunset, during they come down from mountains for water to stream.
  • We will take short drive and hiking to see the horses.
  • There is great opportunity to take photo for these endangered horses.
  • If you are lucky, you can see fox, deer, marmot, eagle and more wild animals.
  • Besides of the wild animals you can find here beautiful sceneries of the Mongolian nature that features mountain and steppe.

  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Moltsog Els or Hustai Ger Camp

Terelj National Park Trip & visit Nomadic Family (B/L/D)

  • After breakfast, drive towards to Terelj National Park.
  • It’s one of the most visited national parks in Mongolia.
  • You can see the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones; some of them look quite similar to turtles.
  • After check-in and lunch at the Ger camp, we will take short drive to see Turtle Rock - interesting rock formation looking like a turtle and visit Ariyabal meditation temple - surrounded by scenic mountains with massive rock formations and sits at top of the mountain.
  • This small hike is seen as a ritual to cleanse one’s sins.
  • From the top, you can enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking the Terelj National Park.
  • Also, we will visit local nomadic family to experience firsthand how people live the country side, a lifestyle which has not changed for centuries.
  • Here you can help the herders with their daily tasks to get an idea of how nomadic people alongside of their livestock.
  • Mongolia is the best destination for horse riding trip and especially Terelj national park is the best recommended place for horse trek.
  • After given preliminary instructions, orientation about horse riding, we will discover around nature from horseback for one hour.

  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Terelj Lodge or Guru Ger Camp

Genghis Khan's Statue Complex - Classic Highlight in UB city trip (B/L/D)

  • After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar.
  • On the way, we will visit “Genghis Khan Statue Complex” which is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world.
  • There is a recreation area, restaurants, and souvenir shops occupy the base structure.
  • From here, we use an elevator or walk to the head of the horse through chest and back neck of the horse, where we can have farseeing and good panorama view over the complex area.
  • After lunch at “Modern Nomads” restaurant in the city, we will start guided city tour and visit Genghis Khan’s Square & Parliament House and National Museum of Mongolia to get an overview of Mongolia’s history and culture.
  • Examine on nomadic life, including Stone and Bronze Age artifacts, traditional costumes, and sacred relics. Next, we will visit “Gandan” Monastery, Mongolia’s largest functioning Buddhist monastery.
  • Listen to the horns calling lamas and monks to temple, and capture the monks’ daily rituals while visiting the adjoining Megjid Janraisig and Temples.
  • The temple houses feature a 26-meter-high majestic gilded statue of Migjid Janraisig.
  • Afterwards, we will attend at “Wonders of Mongolia” folklore show by famous Tumen-Ekh Ensemble - is one of the most successful folk art groups to share traditional Mongolian music with the world, having traveled to over 40 countries.
  • Farewell dinner will be served at “Bd’s Mongolian Barbeque” international chain restaurant.
  • Transfer to the hotel.

  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Premium Hotel 4* or The Grand Hill Hotel 4*

Ulaanbaatar✈ Singapore

  • As your memorable trip comes to end, then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to your next destination or home.
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✔ INCLUDES:

  • English speaking professional tour guide at all times
  • 6nights accommodations based on twin/double occupancy
  • Hotel 4* in the city – 2 nights
  • Hotel 3* in Kharkhorin- 1 night
  • Ger camps with standard Ger – 2 nights
  • Ger camps with deluxe Ger – 1 night
  • All meals 16 as specified in the itinerary: 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches & 5 Dinners
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in air-conditioned vehicle + Experienced driver
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as described in the itinerary
  • “Wonders of Mongolian Art” evening show by famous “Tumen Ekh” ensemble
  • Camel riding at Bayan Gobi sand dunes – 1hour
  • Horse riding in Terelj National Park – 1hour
  • 2 x bottled drinking water per day/pax during the trip
  • All service charge, local and government Taxes
  • Visa invitation letter, if required

✘ EXCLUDES:

  • All meals not specified.
  • Travel and Medical insurance.
  • Visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature, porterage and tipping and sightseeing not mentioned.
  • Personal expense like tip, laundry, camera fee in monuments, joy rides not included.
  • Any domestic/ international airfare is not included.
  • Daily personal expenses.
  • Hotel early check-in and late check-out
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Type of transportation:
- for 2-3 travelers: will use 4X4 Lexus, Nissan & Toyota Land Cruiser Jeeps.
- for 2-4 travelers: will use 4X4 Mitsubishi Delice Space Gear
- for 24-40 travelers, will use Coach Hyundai Coaches.

# What is tourist Ger camp?
It’s most popular accommodation type for countryside trip in Mongolia that consists of 20-30 Gers (Mongolian traditional yurt - is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt), a restaurant and some entertainment facilities. Each Ger has 2 beds and furnished with a table, chairs and a wood-stove. Modern toilet and hot shower facilities is separate house. The restaurant mostly serves with Western and Mongolian meals. Most visitors prefer to stay in Ger, which provide an authentic taste of Mongolian culture and adventure, their most enjoyable experience in Mongolia. Ger camps are fully equipped sanitary facilities such as hot and cold showers, sauna, laundry and comfortable toilet in separate building.
Why travel to Mongolia?
Singaporean citizens No visa to Mongolia within 14 days for all types of passport
In today’s fast changing world, Mongolia is considered as one of the few exotic destinations and a place designed for nature and culture lovers that can offer beautiful unspoiled nature, world’s last truly nomadic culture and unrivalled hospitality which have been kept for centuries.