Horse Riding in Terelj - Genghis Khan's Statue Complex





Duration:                          2 Days / 1 night
Tour date:                        Possible to choose dates to fit your travel plan.
Availability:                     15 Feb – 30 Nov
Pick-up point and time:   Your Hotel & at 9:00am
Finishing point and time: Hotel & around 6:00pm
Tour code:                       MT 2/16
Attractions: visit Terelj National Park, Genghis Khan’s Statue Complex and visit local nomad family.
Tour cost:
1 person: US$460   |   2 people: US$290 per person 
3 people: US$260 per person   |   4 and more people: US$220 per person 


Day 1: Horse riding trip in Terelj National Park

  • Pick up from your hotel at 9:00am.
  • Drive to Terelj – the most visited and interesting National Park.
  • On the way, stop at Ovoo – rock pile; used in worship of religion
  • Visit nomad family – experience nomadic life and enjoy tasting dairy products.
  • Horse ride start to tourist Ger camp for lunch from the nomad family /3km/
  • After lunch, continue ride to Turtle Rock formation – the symbol of the National Park./4/
  • Horse ride to Ariyabal meditation temple - sits at top of the mountain./2km/
  • Return drive back to the Ger camp for dinner and overnight. (L, D)

Day 2: Genghis Khan’s Statue Complex – Ulaanbaatar

  • After relaxing breakfast, an hour trip to Genghis Khan’s Statue Complex - the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world.
  • Explore the statue complex, good panoramic view from top of the statue.
  • Lunch at restaurant in the statue complex
  • Drive back to UB. On the way visit Kazakh family in Nalaikh settlement.  
  • Explore the lifestyle of Kazakh family – ethnic minority, well known as hospitability. Kazakh Gers a famous for their elaborate & decorative nomadic dwellings furnished with beautiful wall-hangings which add to the warmth of the family’s environment.
  • Drive back Ulaanbaatar
  • Arrive in UB and transfer to the hotel at 6.00. (B, L)


  1. Private English speaking guide and driver,
  2. All relevant transfers and transportation with private vehicle,
  3. Accommodation at the best Ger camp in Terelj National Park – 1 night, 
  4. All meals as specified in the itinerary: B-breakfast: 1, L-lunch: 2 and D-dinner: 1,
  5. Horse trip in Terelj National Park,
  6. All entrance fees as listed in the itinerary,
  7. Complementary drink water during the tour,
  8. 4 % of total payment as a bank charge for online payment with Master/Visa credit cards,
  9. All government, local taxes and service charges


  1. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
  2. Daily personal expenses
  3. Travel insurance (trip, medical and personal)



  1. Private tour guide, driver and air-conditioned car only serve for you. No other travelers will join in your group.
  2. This tour package can be fully customizable to fit your travel plan.
  3. We keep the right to change the itinerary because of weather, or any other conditions not under our control.



  1. Please use our online booking or send your travel request via email to
  2. You are also welcome to call us at +976 70001160
  3. Our trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 24hours.
  4. In order to confirm your tour  to “Fill out tour booking form” then next to “Payment information section” to pay your deposit or full payment by credit card. We accept Master, Visa and AMEX.
  5. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email or call from us.
  6. Enjoy your Mongolia Tour



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Terelj National Park is one of the most visited and interesting national parks of Mongolia. It is connected with Ulaanbaatar by a paved road with 70km.
The National Park is by its natural beauty, forested alpine mountains and interesting rock formations (Massive woolsack weather conditions) very well known.
Highlights: Turtle Rock, Meditation temple Ariyabal and visit local nomadic families. During the summer there are great opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, flower and bird watching.
- Turtle Rock, or 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. There are you can ride a camel or travel on horseback around scenic nature.
- Ariyabal meditation temple is situated in the scenic area of Terelj National Park, 3 km from Turtle Rock. Buddhist Monks performs meditation ritual for many years amongst beautiful and tranquil mountains.
The temple is surrounded by scenic mountains with interesting rock formations and sits at top of the mountain. The entrance of the gate is accessible by car, hiking or on horseback. The distance between the gate and the actual temple is about 1 km and it is only accessible by walking. To get to the top, you would cross the suspension bridge and climb up on 108 stairs, according to Buddhist prayer beads. This small hike is seen as a ritual to cleanse one’s sins. The temple, when observed from distance, can be seen as a beautiful white elephant and the staircase looks as if the dangling elephant’s trunk. From the top, you can enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking the Terelj National Park.

Visiting nomadic family- You can enjoy visiting the nomad family to experience firsthand how people live the country side, a lifestyle which has not changed for centuries. Here you can help the herders with their daily tasks to get an idea of how nomadic people alongside of their livestock.

Genghis Khan Statue Complex is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world. It is connected with Ulaanbaatar by a paved road with 54km.There is 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 chest and back neck of the horse, where they can have farseeing and good panorama view over the complex area. 

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