7 days in Mongolia Itinerary

7 days in Mongolia Itinerary

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7 days in Mongolia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Ulaanbaatar
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kharkhorin
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Amar Hiyd
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Newark

3
nights
Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar ©
The capital and largest city in the country, Ulaanbaatar stands as Mongolia's transport, cultural, and commercial hub.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Silk Road Complex Monument [Migration]. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gandantegchenling Monastery and Bogd Khaan Palace Museum of Mongolia. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National History Museum, learn about all things military at G.K Zhukov house Museum, examine the collection at Choijin Lama Temple Museum, and appreciate the history behind Zaisan Memorial.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ulaanbaatar route planner .

Newark, USA to Ulaanbaatar is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Newark to Ulaanbaatar. In August, Ulaanbaatar is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kharkhorin.

Things to do in Ulaanbaatar

Parks Nature Museums
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National History Museum ©
National History Museum
Chenresig Temple ©
Chenresig Temple
Gandantegchenling Monastery ©
Gandantegchenling Monastery

1
day
Kharkhorin

Kharkhorin
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erdene Zuu Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Kharakhorum Museum, and then admire the verdant scenery at Orkhon Valley.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kharkhorin visit planner .

You can drive from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Amar Hiyd.

Things to do in Kharkhorin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orkhon Valley
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Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Orkhon Valley
Orkhon Valley
Kharakhorum Museum ©
Kharakhorum Museum

1
night
Amar Hiyd

Amar Hiyd ©
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amar Hiyd travel route tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kharkhorin to Amar Hiyd. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amar Hiyd

Historic Sites
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery ©
Amarbayasgalant Monastery

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