Khulan Tour

Shaman Tour / 14 Days

Day 1/ 2. Flight and arrival at the international airport „Chinggis Khan“ in Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast and break until lunch. We will then visit Gandan monastery, with its 26 m high and gilded Buddha statue nowadays being the biggest and most important monastery in Mongolia. Then, we will go to ‘Zaisan’ hill, which offers a beautiful view over Ulaanbaatar. Dinner, overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3. Day trip to Terelj national reserve near to Ulaanbaatar in company of a shaman. In 1993, this region was put under national protection. Meadows of edelweiss and gentian and unique rock formations such as the famous ‘turtle rock’ are awaiting you. Visit of Gunjin temple which is a beautiful place for meditation. In this beautiful and soothing environment we spend the day – and to complete it, we will experience a shaman ritual at the end of it.

Day 4. Drive in the direction of Dornod Aimak. In the late afternoon we arrive at the health resort of ‘Avargatoson’, famous of it’s healing sources. Overnight stay at a yurt camp.

Day 5. Free Day: Today, you can spend the day as you wish: bathing in the warm, curing water of the sources in Avargatoson, relaxing, meditating, walking and exploring your surroundings. Overnight stay at a yurt camp.

Day 6. Drive to the shaman centre at Bayan Uul near to the place of the famous burjatic shaman Tseren Bawai. During the ride stop at Khukh Nuur lake, overnight stay in tent.

Day 7-10. The next four days we will spend at the shaman centre. There you will experience several shaman healing and purification rituals as well as sacrifices to the sky and earth spirits and encounter different shamans (and shaman lifestyles) from all over Mongolia. Overnight stay in tent.

Day 11. Drive to Undurhaan, provincial capital of Khentii Aimak. Chinggis Khan was once born here. Overnight stay in tent.

Day 12. Now is the time to start our drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Overnight stay at Kherlen river.

Day 13. Mid-morning we arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Lunch, stroll around town and shopping, dinner and Mongolian traditional dance and music. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 14. Breakfast, transfer to airport, flight.