One week Central Mongolia Trip

Experience Central Mongolia’s Highlights in a week!


Tour Highlights

  • Suzuki Jimny 4x4 rental car with seating for 4 people
  • HEIMPLANET The Cave tent for up to 3 persons
  • Cooking and dining equipment
  • Airsofa
  • 24hr booking confirmation
  • SIXT Limousine Transfer to the Kempinski Hotel from Ulaanbaatar Airport or Ulaanbaatar Central Train Station
  • Ideal for nature, photographer and outdoor lovers

One week Escape to Central Mongolia

Escape complete and free your mind… We found the best solution for you to travel independently through Mongolia with the comfort and flexibility, avoiding the epic crowds of tourists.

Get an airport transfer, experience the luxury of 5* hotel and take a scenic drive to the ancient capital city through the empty steppes and untouched breathtaking nature...

Here is your travel hack!

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What's Included

2 airport transfers from SIXT Limousine service

2 nights incl. breakfast at the Kempinski Khan Palace Hotel or another 3-5 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar

6 days rental vehicle from SIXT rent a car: Suzuki Jimny 4x4 (2016 or newer models with automatic or manual transmission) including Third Party Liability Insurance

HEIMPLANET The Cave tent for up to 3 persons including:

  • 2 Sleeping mats
  • Gas stove
  • 4x 300ml gas canisters
  • Pots, pans, cookware
  • Dishes and cutlery

Very easy to set up and it takes you less than 60 seconds! Due to its unique design, strong winds of up to 180km/h are no problem!

Car Rental Details

Get your keys at the SIXT Blue Sky Tower station on the 2nd day between 9:00-11:00 am. Return your keys prior 1 day before your departure at the reception between 5:00-8:00 pm. Vehicle upgrade to a Pick-up truck (e.g.: Nissan Navara or UAZ Patriot or Toyota Landcruiser 76) or a larger SUV is available upon request. Please note a security deposit is required for the car hire service.

Trip duration

7 days, extension is available upon request


Please bring your own sleeping bags!

Meals except two times breakfast at Kempinski Khan Palance and any consumables like water, food, beverage, fuel items except 4x 500ml gas bottles.


Day 1. Sunday: Welcome to Ulaanbaatar

SIXT Limousine Service will pick you up upon your arrival at Ulaanbaatar Airport or Ulaanbaatar Central Train Station and drive you to the Kempinski Khan Palace Hotel.
Start your city tour at the Sukhbaatar Square and visit the close by Choijin Lama Temple. The area is ideal for your lunch break with several good restaurants around the temple like Millies, Silk Road, Veranda, Choijin Temple Restaurant and more restaurants and coffee shops are in the close by Shangri La mall.
Continue your afternoon with a visit to the Gandantegchinlen Monastery and Zaisan Memorial with a great view over the city.
End the day by attending the Tumen Ekh Ensemble - one of the best national song and dance ensembles in Mongolia.

*Contact us for city tour guide bookings and tickets to the Tumen Ekh Ensemble.

Choijin Lama

Day 2. Monday: Ulaanbaatar - Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes - Karakorum

Start the day with Kempinski famous breakfast. Collect your rental car keys at the hotel reception desk. Stop by the supermarket to get some water and snacks for your road trip. Elsen Tasarkhai is your next stop. Located 280 km west of Ulaanbaatar and 80 km east of Karakorum, this area is a small sequence of real desert in the midst of green steppes. Drive to Erdene Khamba Monastery ruins, which is only 18 km north from Elsen Tasarkhai. Also ride the horses and camels proposed by tourist camps of this area. Take a break for the picnic and then continue your road trip to Karakorum city. Time to head for a sleeping place. End up for the night in the tent nearby the city or experience the local hotel or a family guesthouse.

Mini Gobi Sand Dunes

Day 3. Tuesday: Karakorum

Karakorum is an ancient capital city of the Great Mongol Empire established by Genghis Khan in 1220. Walking here is strolling in an amazing part of history. Throughout your trip you have the chance to experience noteworthy historical, religious, natural and adventurous side of Mongolia, all in one short period of time. Drive to the listed places to see the endless steppes; make stops at the beautiful crystal lakes, waterfalls and historical monasteries.

Orkhon Waterfall

Day 4. Wednesday: Tuvkhun Monastery

Drive to Tuvkhun Monastery and explore its beautiful area, which is located in the dense forested and picturesque mountain Shijvee. There are several temples, a small cave for meditation and another cave called Mother belly. Go for hiking to rocky hills and enjoy the stunning beauty of the wild nature. Find a nice spot on the hills around the monastery for your HEIMPLANET tent and stay there overnight.

Day 5. Thursday: Ugii Lake

Time to explore one of the biggest (freshwater) lakes of Mongolia. Drive to Ugii lake, a stopover point for more than 150 species of migrating water birds. Ugii lake is also renowned for its fishing, and is rich in Perch and Pike. Don’t forget to take your swimming costume as the water is very warm during summer. Also it is enthusiastic for swimming, sunbathing, horse and camel-back riding around the lake. Make sure to keep your camera and binoculars handy for spotting and documenting rare bird life. There are several ger tourist camps around the lake to stay overnight, as well as information and training center.

Day 6. Friday: Khustain National Park

Enjoy the morning at the lake and than drive to Khustain. A beautiful National Park in Tuv province and one of the well-known and prestigious special protected areas in Mongolia. The park was created as a place for the Takhi (Przewalski Horse) to be re-introduced back into Mongolia in 1992, where it had become extinct in the wild. They hide out high in the hills during the day, but in the evening they come down to the Tuul River which runs through the park. If you are not ready to drive bumpy road back and forth inside the park, you can stay overnight in the ger camp. Here you can find small museum and see the movie about Khustain National Park.

Khustain National Park

Day 7. Saturday: Back to Ulaanbaatar

Wake up early and watch the wild horses and deers during the sunrise. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar and check-in at the Kempinski Hotel. Return the keys from SIXT rental car to the hotel reception. Enjoy your last night in Mongolia at 5* hotel.

Day 8. Sunday: Departure Time

Enjoy your breakfast at the Kempinski Hotel. Afterwards, SIXT Limousine Service will bring you to the airport or train station.

*Don't forget to share your camping photos with us by using #escapetomongolia 

Karakorum area

Travelling with friends? 

Upgrade your package from 2 Persons to 3 or 4 persons for additional rooms at the Kempinski Hotel and extra tent with two sleeping mats.


  • 1 person - $700 (single room, single tent)
  • group of 2 - $500 per person (double room)/ $600 per person (single room, single tent)
  • group of 3 - $500 per person (double room)/ $600 per person (single room, single tent)
  • group of 4 - $450 per person (double room)/ $550 per person (single room, single tent)


  • 1 person - $750 (single room, single tent)
  • group of 2 - $550 per person (double room)/ $650 per person (single room, single tent)
  • group of 3 - $550 per person (double room)/ $650 per person (single room, single tent)
  • group of 4 - $500 per person (double room)/ $600 per person (single room, single tent)


  • 1 person - $950 (single room, single tent)
  • group of 2 - $700 per person (double room)/ $800 per person (single room, single tent)
  • group of 3 - $700 per person (double room)/ $800 per person (single room, single tent)
  • group of 4 - $650 per person (double room)/ $750 per person (single room, single tent)

Available extras and package upgrades:

  • Camper Van instead of Suzuki Jimny – $180
  • Nissan Navara 4x4 Pickup Truck instead of Suzuki Jimny – $240
  • Optional car rental insurances:

Loss Damage Waiver:

Excess: MNT 1,320,000 (approx. $542) per day - $2
Excess: MNT 400,000 (approx. $164) per day - $18
Excess: MNT 0 per day - $25
Roadside Protection per day - $6
Gravel Protection per day - $10
Tire and Windscreen Coverage per day - $5

Sand and Ash Protection per day - $10
  • ZeroSolar Power Bank and Solar Panel Rental Set for your Photo, Drone and Electronics for 6 days – $120
  • Internet to go per day - $8
  • Tour Sim (2GB) for 14 days - $20 (keeps you connected during your trip and you can navigate with Google maps on your smart phone)
  • Mountain Bike for 6 days – $120
  • Hotel and Ger camps bookings per night per person – starting at $36
  • Driver service for 6 days – $288
  • Guide service for 7 days – $504
  • Tumen Ekh Ensemble Tickets – $10 per person
Want to see more of Mongolia?
  • We recommend you the following extensions:
  • 2-3 days: Terelj National Park
  • 4-7 days: Mongolia’s north and the Khuvsgul Lake
  • 4-7 days: Mongolia’s South and the Gobi dessert
  • 7-14 days: Mongolia’s West and the Altai Mountains
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Bookings will be confirmed within 24hrs. A current valid passport or Mongolian Identity card as well as a valid driving license are required on the day of travel.
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