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Your English-speaking tour guide will meet you at the location of your choice in Ulaanbaatar at 8:50 am for a day of adventurous experience. Your day will start with a brief city tour, where you will visit the archaic temple to attend an ancient Buddhist ritual and a locals market for a for food culture, followed by a car trip to Genghis Khan Statue, which is located an hour away from the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.

The second stop of your trip will be Genghis Khan Statue Complex that includes a museum and a scenic view from the top of the statue. The Genghis Khan’s statue is the current largest 131 feet (40 meters tall) equestrian statue in the world. Moreover, you will witness the giant Mongolian boots, which is the largest leather shoe in the world.

Your third stop is Gorkhi-Terelj national park, where you will feel the complete relaxation and connection to a nomadic lifestyle of Mongolia. Truly a unique place to get the knowledge about Mongolian culture and religion. Following by hiking to Turtle Rock (gigantic nature-made eighty feet tall boulder in the shape of a turtle) and visiting the local Mongolian family, which will give you a chance to explore Mongolian culture and lifestyle from insider's perspectives. Ride a yak carriage and pet a horse. After an eventful day, you will be returned back to the location of your choice in Ulaanbaatar. Last but not least: Be prepared for the best experience you will ever have in Mongolia!
Locations visited
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
Genghis Khan Statue Complex
Rara Avis Travel
Overview
Get out of the city and into Mongolia's beautiful countryside on this tour to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, one of the largest protected areas in Mongolia. Head to the park after taking a city tour of Ulaabaatar, and then visit the famous Genghis Khan Statue Complex, home to the world's largest equestrian statue. This tour is ideal for those looking to deepen their knowledge of Mongolian culture, history, and wildlife.
Highlights
  • Tour Ulaanbaatar with a guide, including a visit to a Buddhist temple and the market
  • Drive out to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, one of the largest and most beautiful protected areas in Mongolia
  • See the world's largest equestrian monument at the Genghis Khan Statue Complex
  • Visit a local family to learn more about everyday life in Mongolia
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Mongolian culture and history
  • Lunch included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A must-take Short Trip from UB

I booked this trip with Mongolia Short Tours Agency - a very recommendable agency! I understand that there are grander future plans for the Genghis Khan Statue. More attractions will be placed around it... But as it is, the grand statue is already a sight...More

Thank DanjCruz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Enjoyable way to see Mongolia

I really enjoyed my day trip with this company, Heidi my guide was friendly, knowledgeable and had great English. I was mostly keen to see the statue and national park so was nicely surprised when we also visited monastery and a look out in UB...More

1  Thank Seaofgreen1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
horseback or oxcart to a rural ger for lunch was a highlight

Our excellant guide Tanya picked us up on time and we drove to the Ghensis Khan Statue which is huge.Explored the small museum and went up to the viewing platform in the horse's head. Then drove to Terelj national park for lunch. A real bonus...More

2  Thank helen p
Reviewed 21 June 2018
Fantastic Time in UB

I had an incredible time on this day tour lead by our local guide Heidi (Gunjee). After being picked up from the hostel, we started early in the morning at 9am in a small group of 5 and began with a visit to the amazing...More

2  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 12 June 2018
Out and close to the city around 60-70km

Well, quick getaway to see the sights and well it could be a fun road trip. Plus there is 13th century museum right next to it, where you can try on different clothes and try the local food.

1  Thank Tsenguun B
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