Jeep tour to Arkhangai

  • Duration: 17 days tour
  • Availability: June to August is the best season
  • Begin and end: Ulaanbaatar city
  • Tour type: Jeep tour
  • Price: 6750$ p/p

Our highlights

  • Exploring Khustai Nuruu National Park and seeing wild horses.
  • Relaxing in the Tsenkher hot spring.
  • Visiting the historic Erdene Zuu Monastery.
  • Riding Bactrian camels in the Gobi Desert.
  • Learning about nomadic culture and traditions.


The Jeep tour to Arkhangai is an exciting adventure through Central Mongolia, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and outdoor activities. This two-week journey will take you through diverse landscapes, from the Gobi Desert’s sand dunes to the forested mountains of the Arkhangai province.

You’ll have the chance to explore national parks, encounter nomadic families, and visit historical sites. This tour is ideal for those who seek to experience the heart of Mongolia in a comfortable and immersive way.

This Jeep tour to Arkhangai promises an unforgettable journey through Mongolia’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage. From the Gobi Desert’s sand dunes to the serene Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake, you’ll experience the beauty and traditions of Central Mongolia.

Whether you’re exploring national parks, meeting nomadic families, or relaxing in hot springs, this tour offers a unique and immersive adventure in the heart of Central Asia.


Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

  • Check-In: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, transfer to your hotel, and check-in.
  • Welcome Dinner: Enjoy a welcome dinner with a brief orientation about the tour.

Day 2: Ulaanbaatar City Tour

  • City Tour: Visit the central square, museums, and the largest monastery in the city.
  • Opening Ceremony: Attend an opening ceremony featuring traditional throat singing and a performance by local artists.

Day 3: Ulaanbaatar to Khustai Nuruu National Park

  • National Park: Drive to Khustai Nuruu National Park to see the wild horses (Przewalski’s horses).
  • Picnic Lunch: Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the park’s beautiful scenery.
  • Overnight Stay: Overnight at a traditional ger camp.

Day 4: Khustai Nuruu to Khugnu Khan Mountain

  • Short Trek: Morning trek in the Khustai Nuruu area.
  • Horseback Riding: Experience horseback riding near Khugnu Khan Mountain.
  • Nomadic Family: Visit a nomadic family to learn about their lifestyle.

Day 5: Khugnu Khan to Ugii Lake

  • Lake Ugii: Travel to Ugii Lake, known for its bird watching and beautiful surroundings.
  • Free Time: Spend your free time exploring the lake area.
  • Overnight Stay: Overnight at a ger camp near the lake.

Day 6: Ugii Lake to Arkhangai Province

  • Nomadic Herders: Meet nomadic herders and learn about their traditions.
  • Tsenkher Hot Spring: Relax in the Tsenkher hot spring.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay at a nearby ger camp.

Day 7: Arkhangai Exploration

  • Khorgo Volcano: Visit the extinct Khorgo volcano.
  • Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake: Enjoy activities at Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake, such as hiking and yak cart rides.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay at a ger camp by the lake.

Day 8: Arkhangai to Tsetserleg

  • Small Town Visit: Explore the small town of Tsetserleg, including local markets and cultural sites.
  • Buddhist Monastery: Visit a local Buddhist monastery.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay at a local guesthouse.

Day 9: Tsetserleg to Orkhon Valley

  • Orkhon River: Travel to the Orkhon Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Horse Racing: Witness traditional horse racing.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay with a nomadic family.

Day 10: Orkhon Valley to Tsenkher Hot Springs

  • Hot Springs: Return to the Tsenkher hot springs for a relaxing soak.
  • Outdoor Activities: Engage in outdoor activities like hiking and horseback riding.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay at the hot springs.

Day 11: Tsenkher Hot Springs to Erdene Zuu Monastery

  • Erdene Zuu Monastery: Visit the historic Erdene Zuu Monastery.
  • Panoramic View: Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay in a traditional ger camp.

Day 12: Erdene Zuu to Kharkhorin

  • Ancient Capital: Explore Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire.
  • Museum Visit: Visit the local museum to learn about the Great Mongolian Empire.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay in a local guesthouse.

Day 13: Kharkhorin to Middle Gobi

  • Travel: Journey to the Middle Gobi region.
  • Flaming Cliffs: Visit the Flaming Cliffs, famous for dinosaur fossils discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay in a ger camp.

Day 14: Middle Gobi to South Gobi

  • Gobi Desert: Continue your journey to the South Gobi.
  • Bactrian Camels: Ride Bactrian camels across the sand dunes.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay in a ger camp.

Day 15: South Gobi Exploration

  • Bayanzag: Visit Bayanzag, known for its striking red sandstone formations.
  • Bird Watching: Engage in bird watching in the surrounding area.
  • Overnight Stay: Stay in a ger camp.

Day 16: Return to Ulaanbaatar

  • Travel Back: Head back to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Free Time: Enjoy some free time in the city.
  • Farewell Dinner: Gather for a farewell dinner.

Day 17: Departure

  • Check-Out: Check out from the hotel.
  • Departure: Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Weather: Be prepared for varying weather conditions, including cool evenings and potential rain.

Cultural Sensitivity: Respect local customs and traditions, especially when visiting nomadic families and religious sites.

Tour Price Includes

  • Accommodation: Stays at hotels, ger camps, and guesthouses.
  • Meals: All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) are included.
  • Transportation: All ground transportation, including jeeps and camel rides.
  • Guides: Professional English-speaking guides.
  • Activities: All listed activities and entrance fees to parks and museums.

Tour price excludes

  • Flights: International and domestic flights to and from Ulaanbaatar.
  • Personal Expenses: Souvenirs, extra drinks, and other personal expenses.
  • Travel Insurance: Insurance is not included and must be arranged independently.

Tour details:

Clothing: Layered clothing for varying temperatures, comfortable shoes, and a hat.

Gear: Sunscreen, sunglasses, a reusable water bottle, and a camera.

Essentials: Personal medications, toiletries, and a small first aid kit.

Ger Camps: Shared facilities at ger camps.

Hotels/Guesthouses: Private or shared bathrooms depending on the location.

During the tour you will visit the places that are famous to the locals and are an important part of the city’s culture.

Safety: Ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the tour.

Guidance: Providing knowledgeable guides and reliable transportation.

Support: Offering assistance with any issues or concerns during the trip.

Respect: Respecting local customs, traditions, and the natural environment.

Punctuality: Being on time for departures and activities.

Preparedness: Bringing necessary items and being ready for the adventure.

Please check the weather forecast once you have chosen your tour date. And try to pack an extra jacket for the evenings.

We kindly ask you to pay a deposit to confirm your trip.

The remein balance can be paid 7 days before the start of the tour (but we are very flexible with payment terms)

Here is our cancellation policy that we recommend our clients follow.

Cancelling the tour within more than 2 months, 50% of your deposit payment will be reinbussed.

Cancelling the tour less than one month, the deposit payment will not be reinbussed.

Ger Camps: Experience traditional Mongolian ger camps.

Hotels: Comfortable hotels in Ulaanbaatar and small towns.

Guesthouses: Local guesthouses in smaller communities.

Breakfast: Typically served at your accommodation.

Lunch: Often picnic lunches during day trips.

Dinner: Includes traditional Mongolian dishes and international options.

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