Full-Day Tour To Terelj National Park From Ulaanbaatar
Archeology, Culture, History
Marvel at the grand Genghis/Chinggis Khan Statue Complex before heading to Terelj National Park. You will see Turtle Rock and hike to the serene Ariyabal Buddist Meditation Center amidst stunning mountains here. You also have a chance to ride horses for a short distance.
Visit the Turtle Rock and Aryabal meditation temple
Meet your tour guide at your hotel at 9 am and start the drive to Genghis Khan’s Statue Complex.
Explore the statue complex and have a good panoramic view from the top of the statue. The Genghis Khan Statue Complex is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world. It is connected to Ulaanbaatar by a paved road with 54km. A recreation area, restaurants, and souvenir shops occupy the base structure. From here, visitors use an elevator or walk to the head of the horse through the chest and back neck of the horse, where they can have a farseeing and a good panorama view over the complex area.
Drive to Terelj National Park and eat lunch at Ger camp. The National Park is popular among locals for its natural beauty, surrounded by forested alpine mountains and interesting rock formations.
Visit Turtle Rock formation, also called Melkhi Khad by the locals, is an interesting rock formation looking like a turtle. This giant rock formation is a popular spot for visitors to the area.
Ride a camel or travel on horseback around scenic nature.
Hike to Ariyabal Meditation Temple, situated in the scenic area of Terelj National Park, 3 km from Turtle Rock. The temple is surrounded by scenic mountains with interesting rock formations and sits on top of the mountain. The gate entrance is accessible by car, hiking or on horseback.
Return to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel around 6 pm.