people, who studied world history, know about Kharkhorin city. In 1206 Chinggis khaan established the
Mongolian Great Empire and built the capital city of Kharkhorin. Researchers say
Orkhon Valley is Mongolian geographic center and gene, and Mongolian ancient tribes used to unite to
focus to get the strength.
"Kharkhorin" is the Uighur word meaning "dark
brown dirt soil. "Kharkhorin surrounded by the big walls,four
palaces of Tumen Amgalant
had a green tile floor, a large tree sculpted of
silver and other precious metals rose up from the middle of the courtyard and
loomed over the palace, with the branches of the tree extended into the
Silver fruit hung from the limbs and it had four golden serpents braided
around the trunk, while within the top of the tree was placed a trumpet angel,
all as automata performing for the emperor's pleasure.
gate side of the corners had a trading market, shining monuments on the four
turtle are in four corners, Christianity,
Islamic, Buddhist religion, 12 Buddhist temples were settled and artisan districts and traders were to the streets of
1380, 1466 the Ming state attacked the city, since then it failed to recover
but so far the glory of the name is not forgotten.
1996, Mongolian, Japanese scientists did a detailed topographic and concluded
there are 100 years of researches are left. Even though Kharkhorin was the
capital city of Mongolia, it was not the center of the kings use to make a
political policy. The captured people are Roman Pontifical Plano Carpini in
1246, Wilhelm De Rubruk in 1253, Marco Polo who came to Kharkhorin near the
Kublai khaan in 1271, are made the Kharkhorin city famous in the world.
Every year 30000 tourists vsit Kharkhorin city to imagine existing ancient city! Visiting Kharkhorin
is an amazing
experience to feel old world capital .You will wonder what is left and
what is still exist.
2 DAYS TOUR: KHARKHORIN & ERDENEZUU MONASTERY
(By car 800 km)
- (09:00) Drive to
the west to Khugnukhan mountain
approx 290 km.
- Visit to a
- Camelback riding
to the Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes
over 30 min.
- Drive to Kharkhorin town.
- Visit to Erdenezuu monastery.
- Visit to Kharkhorin
- Drive to Ugii lake.
- Visit to Memorial complex of Turkish period.
- Picnic nearby Ugii
- Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city. (19:00)
- 1 pax: 400 $ per person
- 2 pax: 220 $ per person
- 3 pax: 160 $ per person
- 4 pax: 150 $ per person
lunch, dinner, chauffeured
vehicle, gasoline, interpreter
to nomads, camelback
fees for monasteries, entry fees for museum, tax
for national park, ticket
for complex & road
& photo taxes, drinks, emergency
land rescue if required, personal
items of purely nature, tips etc ….