Trip Length: 1 day.
Trip Type: Easy.
Tour Code: SMT-MM-1D
Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Group size: 1-2 adults in private or more participants.
Season: Daily, mid-May-Sept.
Total Distance: approx. 300Kms/186miles.
Airfare Included: No.
Tour Customizable: Yes.
Tour Highlights: This short journey designed especially for small groups, families, private and funny travel. Seeing grasslands, seeing wild flowers and beautiful vistas. The ruins of Manzhir Monastery are located approx. 4kms/2.49miles north of Zuunmod town, inside Bogd Khan National Park. Former Buddhist Monastery built in 1733, and destroyed in 1937, but partially restored in 1990. The main temple has been restored and converted in museum, but others building in the area remain in ruins. The monastery and the museum are not as impressive as those in Ulaanbaatar-it is the beautiful forest sitting that makes a visit worthwhile. Bogd Khaan National Park, which was put under State Protection in 1778 - creating the world's first recognized National Park. We would be pleased to have you join us.
The Best Time to Travel to Mongolia: The travel season begins in mid-May, when the tourist Gers camps start opening. July and August are the peaks tourist season. September is autumn.
Day 1-Ulaanbaatar-Manzhir Monastery-Ulaanbaatar. (L).
Upon your early arrival in Ulaanbaatar (UB or ULN) by air or by train, or pick up at your hotel or guesthouse, meet Samar Magic Tours team and directly drive towards to the ruins of Manzhir Monastery (approx. 46kms/29 miles, 1.30-1.50 hrs. driving).
Visit the main temple that has been restored and converted in museum. See a large boiling kettle that is known to have been used here to cook food for 1000 people at one time. Explore the beautiful forest sitting that makes a visit worthwhile.
Free time for hiking and walking. Seeing grasslands, take some photos, seeing wild flowers and beautiful vistas.
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar (approx. 46kms/29 miles, 1.30-1.50 hrs. driving). On the way, meeting nomadic people.
Arrive in UB and transfer. Tour Ends.
|Daily, mid-May-Sept.||+10 persons||4-9 persons||3 persons||1-2 persons|
|1-day of Manzhir Monastery Tour||$ 85 or 78 €||$ 105 or 97 €||$ 169 or 155 €||(Click here to enquire or book)|
2016/17 Land tour costs per person in $ US or in Euros (€), based on double or twin standard room from (1 day, excluding flights) - (Click here to enquire or book)
Free: If you have a group of 16 persons (15 paying persons + 1 free)
CHARGE FOR CHILDREN IN MONGOLIA:
0-3 years old: free;
From 4-11 years old: 50% at the regular adult price.
From 12 years old and above: 100% at the regular adult price.
All transportation in private with Mongolian speaking driver, including the petrol.
Services of English speaking guide.
Entrance fee to Hustain Nuruu Wild Horses Reserve.
Lunch in Hustain Nuruu Wild Horses Reserve.
Meeting Nomadic people.
What's Not Included?
Hotel & Tourist Gers Camp accommodation, transport, guide, entrance fees, and food in UB city (on early request-Click here to enquire).
Flights, and train tickets.
Occasional flight delays or cancellation.
The binoculars, telescopes and tripod.
Any rescue costs or costs of early departure.
Changing of date of departure from Ulaanbaatar.
The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa, the necessary passport pictures, and the International airfares.
Items of personal nature such as gratuities to porters at hotels, telephone / telex / fax charges, laundry, beverages, meals, optional activities, and services not specified in the itinerary.
Any circumstances beyond of our control, such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather conditions, etc.