Orkhon waterfall and Tsenkher hot spring tour

  • Duration: 10 days tour
  • Availability: May to October is the best season
  • Begin and end: Ulaanbaatar city
  • Tour type: Adventure tour
  • Price: 1550$ p/p

Our highlights

  • Visit to the ancient city of Karakorum and Erdenezuu Monastery.
  • Exploring the scenic Orkhon Valley and Orkhon Waterfall.
  • Relaxing in Tsenher Hot Spring, the second hottest spring in Mongolia.
  • Experiencing the nomadic lifestyle and staying in traditional ger camps.
  • Sightseeing in Hustai National Park and viewing the wild Takhi horses.


The Orkhon Waterfall and Tsenher Hot Spring Tour offers a captivating journey through Central Mongolia, highlighting its rich history, nomadic culture, and stunning natural landscapes. This tour combines the serene beauty of Orkhon Waterfall with the soothing experience of Tsenher Hot Spring, the second hottest spring in Mongolia.

Explore national parks, visit ancient cities, and immerse yourself in the nomadic lifestyle while enjoying the wild nature of this wonderful place. Embark on the Orkhon Waterfall and Tsenher Hot Spring Tour to discover the heart of Mongolia.

This adventure offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, providing a memorable experience that will leave you longing for your next trip to this enchanting land.


Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

  • Morning: Arrival at Ulaanbaatar City.
  • Afternoon: Tour briefing and visit to the Zaisan Memorial for a panoramic view of the city.
  • Evening: Welcome dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 2: Ulaanbaatar to Elsen Tasarkhai

  • Morning: Drive to Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes.
  • Afternoon: Camel riding and exploring the sand dunes.
  • Evening: Overnight stay in a ger camp.

Day 3: Elsen Tasarkhai to Orkhon Valley

  • Morning: Visit Erdenezuu Monastery and the ancient city ruins of Karakorum, the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire.
  • Afternoon: Continue to Orkhon Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Evening: Overnight stay in a nomadic family’s ger.

Day 4: Orkhon Waterfall

  • Morning: Hike to Orkhon Waterfall, also known as Ulaan Tsutgalan.
  • Afternoon: Picnic by the waterfall and explore the surrounding nature.
  • Evening: Return to the ger camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Orkhon Valley to Tsenher Hot Spring

  • Morning: Drive to Tsenher Hot Spring.
  • Afternoon: Relax in the natural hot spring flows of Tsenher Hot Spring.
  • Evening: Overnight stay in a ger camp near the hot springs.

Day 6: Tsenher Hot Spring

  • Morning: Optional activities such as horseback riding or hiking.
  • Afternoon: Continue enjoying the hot springs and exploring the area.
  • Evening: Overnight stay in the ger camp.

Day 7: Tsenher Hot Spring to Tuvkhun Monastery

  • Morning: Drive to Tuvkhun Monastery.
  • Afternoon: Visit the monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Mongolia.
  • Evening: Return to the ger camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8: Tuvkhun Monastery to Hustai National Park

  • Morning: Drive to Hustai National Park.
  • Afternoon: Explore the park and see the Takhi horses (Przewalski’s horses).
  • Evening: Overnight stay in a tourist camp.

Day 9: Hustai National Park to Ulaanbaatar

  • Morning: Return to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Afternoon: Free time for shopping and sightseeing.
  • Evening: Farewell dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 10: Departure

  • Morning: Transfer to the airport for your departure.
  • This tour involves moderate physical activities including hiking and camel riding.
  • Weather in Central Mongolia can vary; bring suitable clothing for both warm and cold conditions.
  • Respect local customs and traditions when visiting nomadic families and monasteries.

Tour Price Includes

  • Accommodation in hotels, ger camps, and with nomadic families.
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Transportation in a comfortable vehicle.
  • English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to national parks and monasteries.
  • Camel riding and other specified activities.
  • Invitation letter for visa purposes.

Tour price excludes

  • International flights to and from Mongolia.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs and optional activities.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Additional beverages and meals not included in the itinerary.

Tour details:

  • Comfortable walking shoes and sandals.
  • Warm clothing for evenings and mornings.
  • Swimsuit for the hot springs.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • Personal toiletries and a towel.
  • Camera and extra batteries.

Toilets in ger camps and hotels are modern and clean.

Toilets in nomadic family accommodations are basic but hygienic.

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

Ensure your safety and comfort throughout the tour.

Provide knowledgeable guides and reliable transportation.

Organize activities and accommodations as per the itinerary.

Follow the tour guide’s instructions for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Respect local customs and traditions.

Inform us of any dietary restrictions or medical conditions in advance.

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.

2 nights in a hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

4 nights in ger camps.

3 nights with nomadic families.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are provided daily.

Meals include a variety of local and international dishes.

Vegetarian options are available upon request.

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