Up to 4 people travel in a 4x4 UAZ Patriot or Toyota Landcruiser
The Best Way To Explore Mongolia
The Horse Route will bring youto Gobi Desert, Altai Mountains and the Northern Lakes. Drive around the whole country and experience not only the fastest growing Desert in the World, but also meet the famous Eagle Hunters, visit Mongolia's glaciers and discover the unexplored lakes in the picturesque north of the country. You will also visit the famous Khuvsgul Lake - no worries!
With The Best Gears / Features
SIXT airport shuttle (arrival & departure), domestic flight from Ulgii to Ulaanbaatar and internet SIM card included
Pre-arranged hotels, ger, camps and meetings with nomads and the famous Camel Herders
Comfortable iKamper roof top tent and extended Petromax cooking gear
Day 1 Ulaanbaatar
After landing you'll be picked up by one of our Followthetracks/ SIXT staff members- simply look out for the sign in the arrival hall: You'll be brought to a 3* hotel in Ulaanbaatar and handed out a local SIM card with call and internet package. Explore the vibrant City of Ulaanbaatar before the road adventure starts.
Day 2 - 3 White Stupa & Canyon
You will drive a paved road to southern Mongolia before leaving the beaten paths and going off-road for the following days. The Followthetracks app will guide you to some incredible places like White Stupa and Yolyn Am Canyon where you'll get used to the wilderness in a blink of an eye. Sit around the camp fire and let your soul wander off under a crystal clear sky.
Day 4 - 5 Flaming Cliffs & Gobi
Next stop: Flaming Cliffs - an incredible cliff structure which looks like it is on fire when the sun sets. At Khongoryn Els you have the chance to ride camels and photograph them during sunset in the desert. Meet Zorigoo - the camel herder - from Max Masterclass videos.
Day 6 -7 Lake Buntsagaan
After an adventurous night in another canyon overlooking Gobi Desert, you will find yourself camping next to Buuntsaagan Lake, a unique place which attracts thousands of birds, horses and camels. Get ready for a long trip across the steppes.
Day 8 - 9 Steppe & Khovd
It might sound strange to you but the most amazing part of traveling across Mongolia is the drive through the endless steppes, seeing the landscapes change quickly and forgetting about the rush and stress at home to clear your mind completely. You will also meet a real nomad family, stay with them, help them herd the animals and learn about their culture and music.
Day 10 - 12 Altai & Eagle Hunters
Snowy peaks await you in the Altai Mountains where you'll stay with the legendary eagle hunters and get introduced to their Kazakh food and music. Ride horses, watch the eagle hunter training their majestic birds and get amazing portraits during sunset and sunrise. The last night you'll spend in the capital of the region, Ulgii.
Day 13 - 15 Altan Els
It's time to head north and to discover the lakes and treasures of this almost secret part of Mongolia - no tourists go there, so this is where your wild heart will love it the most. Along the way you will pass also Altan Els, the northernmost sand dunes on the planet and home to dozens of wild life species, undisturbed and truly wild.
Day 16 - 18 Khuvsgul Lake
Snowy peaks await you in the Altai Mountains where you'll stay with the legendary eagle hunters and get introduced to their Kazakh food and music. Ride horses, watch the eagle hunter "training their majestic birds and get amazing portraits during sunset and sunrise. The last night you'll spend in the capital of the region, Ulgii.
Day 19 - 21 Karakorum
Karakorum was Chinggis Khan's captial and therefore, between 1235 and 1260, the former center of power of planet earth. You will visit the impressive Erdene Zuu Monastery and if you are lucky, you can watch one of the traditional and very colourful ceremonies in front of the temples.
Day 22 Ulaanbaatar & Departure
Even the most amazing trip will eventually come to an end, so visit Ulaanbaatar again - or ask us to extend your trip: we have plenty of more things for your to do and places to visit! A SIXT/ Follow The Tracks staff member will pick you up at your hotel on the day of departure and will bring you safely to the airport.
Traveling alone can be fun but sharing all these experiences with friends or family makes it even better!
The more people come with you (max. 4 persons per car), the more money each of you saves!
- 4 Pax - 3,600 EUR p.p.: (14,400 EUR)
- 3 Pax - 4,200 EUR p.p. (12,600 EUR)
- 2 Pax - 4,400 EUR p.p. (8,800 EUR)
- 1 Pax - 5,900 EUR p.p.
- Participants: up to 4
- Duration: 22 days
- Distance: 5000 kilometers
- Accommodation during the trip:
Things Not Included
Your Mongolia Self-Drive Tour is a package tour where we are organising everything for you in advance and where you will be taken care of from the moment you land in Mongolia. However, there are only a few things which you will organise yourself in advance and while you are on the road. if you have any questions, please check out our FAQ or send us a message.
Flights to and from Mongolia (Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Europe)
Travel insurance and personal VISA costs
Fuel for the 4x4 car rental (ca. 0.97USD/l)
Food (except for hotel breakfast) and personal sleeping bag