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Mongolia: The Land of Genghis Khan

Program No. 22965RJ
Mongolia is a must for the intrepid explorer. Admire its limitless beauty as you discover ancient ruins, growing cities and the incredible Gobi Desert.

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At a Glance

Nearly 800 years ago, Genghis Khan (properly pronounced Chinggis Khaan) powerfully made Mongolia the largest contiguous empire that the world has ever known. Today, a gentler Mongolia’s breathtaking wilderness and growing cities are ample reason to explore this fascinating country that embraces both its nomadic traditions and its path into modern culture. Experience the mysteries of Mongolia as you explore its capital city, Ulaanbaatar, meet local nomadic families, and stay in ger camps amid the vast beauty of the Gobi Desert.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking on pavement and dirt paths; hiking on sand dunes, riding camels; extensive travel by four-wheel-drive vehicle on some days.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Discover UlaanBaatar - Mongolia's capital city - as you explore its museums, monasteries and public courtyards.
  • Admire the luminous Flaming Cliffs in the Gobi Desert, where paleontologists discovered the world's first dinosaur eggs.
  • Explore the ruins of Kara Korum, Genghis Khan's 13th-century capital city.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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