Mongolia Tailor Made Tours

Our Mongolia tailor-made tours are created to be private journeys of discovery – individual, personal and unique to you.

We bring our country-wide research, our knowledge and our original and refreshing ideas and create a private, tailor-made Mongolia experience for you. Adapt, tweak, add a dash, customise, start from scratch, I had an idea …

Yes, on our Mongolia tailor-made tours we can provide the ‘highlights’ but the ideas below will take you a more under the surface. Rather than tick-list travel, this is slow travel with a focus on making connections with people, places and the culture. Because of the way we work no two trips are ever the same. Rather than a standard itinerary, you’ll get an original insider experience.

For ideas and inspiration below are a few examples. Alternatively, look throughout our website at the other itineraries we offer.  You can either book one of the following or we can adapt to your budget, dates and/or preferred style of accommodation.

  • For those looking to book 2 or 3 shorter experiences, or to extend one of our small group experiences with a shorter private trip, please use the pricing (in each PDF) as a guide only. Discounts will apply.

Active Options

Ideas For Weekend & Short Mongolia Tailor Made Tours

All the following be adapted to suit you and your arrival dates and arrival/departure points. We also provide an arrival and/or departure transfer for free if needed.

For those that want to, we can swap the accommodation to suit you (whatever accommodation options you finally choose,  our support payment still goes to the local families we work in long-term local community partnership with in the area you are visiting).

For those looking to book 2 or 3 shorter experiences, or to extend one of our small group experiences with a shorter private trip, please use the pricing (in each PDF) as a guide only. Discounts will apply.

One Day Experiences

Mongolia One Day Tours
One day? What can you hope to experience in just one day in Mongolia – a country the size of western Europe? Ditch the guidebook and the recommended highlights and come along and join us. All our Mongolia one-day trips are private, flexible and fluid and designed to get you just that little bit closer to real daily life and give you a more local perspective.

Gorkhi Terelj Explorer - 2 days - Chinggis Khan Statue - Full Day Horse Trek Or Hiking - Staying With Naraa Family - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Although the main valley of Gorkhi-Terelj is developed, don’t dismiss the area. The backcountry offers a diverse and wild landscape comprising mountains, river valleys, dense forest, rocky summits and wildflower meadows. These are the landscapes where herders Naraa and Bujee make their home – your hosts for this experience.

Khustain Explorer - 2 days - Full-day Horse Trek or Hiking - Wildlife Observation - Staying With Batchuluun family - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Khustain Nuruu National Park is one of Mongolia’s conservation success stories. Staying with the Batchuluun herding family gives you the perfect base to get off the beaten track on a horse or foot trek. This is how we prefer to explore the park – this slower pace of exploration helps to provide you with a better understanding of the biodiversity of Khustain – its people, landscapes and wildlife.

Trans Mongolian Extension North - 3 days - Tujiin Nars Pine Forest - Saikhanii Khutul - Amarbayasgalant Monastery - Bow & arrow workshop - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Trans Mongolian Train Extensions - the Trans Mongolian train inUlaanbaatar
Explore a more local side to Mongolia’s beautiful Selenge Province – located in the basin of the mighty Orkhon and Selenge rivers. Discover Buddhist heritage, spend time with talented bow and arrow makers and visit regions loved by local families.

Northern Monasteries - 4 days - Local Trans Mongolian Train - Amarbayasgalant Monastery - Khogno Khan Nature Reserve - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Young resident monks taking a break from studies at Amarbayasgalant Monastery in Selenge Province, Mongolia
Buddhism is the predominant religion in Mongolia. Although it has undergone distinctive changes and adaptations, Buddhist beliefs and customs are still upheld and remain an inherent part of Mongolian society. On our Northern Monasteries trip, discover and explore Mongolia’s Buddhist heritage. Can be extended to include Erdene Zuu Monastery in Kharkhorin.

Central Heartland - 5 Days - Khustain - Takhi Horses - Khogno Khan - Elsen Tasarkhai - Orkhon River Valley - Kharkhorin - Erdene Zuu Monastery - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Explore, discover and experience the history, culture and diverse landscapes of Mongolia’s central heartland. You’ll be hosted by rural families that we work in long-term local community partnership with, allowing you to witness how they are embracing the 21st Century whilst maintaining Mongolia’s rich cultural traditions.

Local Lives and Landscapes - Middle Gobi - 5 days - Wild Camping - Tree planting project - Homestay with Erdenedalai Community - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Mongolian ger in the vastness of the middle Gobi. Image by our guest Tristan Clemens
Mongolia’s middle Gobi is frequently overlooked by travellers flying down to the more famous (and busier) southern Gobi. However, we work in long-term local community partnerships with local families throughout the region and it is through their eyes you experience their way of life and the landscapes in which they live.

Trans Mongolian Extension South - 7 days - Khamariin Khiid Monastery & Energy Centre - Sacred Shiliin Bogd Mountain - Ganga Nuur - Ikh Nart Nature Reserve - Wild Camping - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

Trans Mongolian Train Extensions - Local Trans Siberian train
The south-east of Mongolia remains one of the least visited regions of the country but contains some of the most diverse sites – from sacred mountains to energy centres and protected nature reserves. Discover a more hidden side to Mongolia on this trip perfect for a Trans-Mongolian extension.

The Tea Road - 8 Days - Wild Camping - Khamariin Khiid & Amarbayasgalant Monastery - Ikh Nart Nature Reserve - Tujiin Nars Pine Forest - Saikhanii Khutul - Bow & arrow workshop - Free Ulaanbaatar city walking tour

A local Trans Mongolian train in Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia’s Tea Road is little known but it was an important commercial overland route with camel caravans transporting bricks of tea from China through to Russia. The camel caravans may have gone but you can still discover and explore the diversity of landscapes along the route of the Tea Road and experience the way of life of the people that makes their home within those landscapes.

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