This 1-day Chinggis Khaan Statue Tour is filled with wonderful destinations of Mongolia you can visit in only one day.
Our highlights of the trip are the dramatic stainless-steel statue of Chinggis Khaan located a 1-1.5hour drive east of Ulaanbaatar city. This wonderful destination has a 45 meter/147.6 foot tall statue of Chinggis Khan riding his faithful steed on the head of which you can go on after an elevator ride up. It also has several souvenir shops, a small museum and more. Visitors walk to the head of the horse through its chest and neck, where they have a panoramic view.
There is a lower floor that offers you a visit to a museum of the Mongol Empire period and Tv room showing a short movie about the making of this statue. There are portraits of kings of Mongols hanging on the walls.
The first floor inside the complex offers you souvenir shops, a ticketing office, photo section with authentic Mongolian Traditional Costumes- Deels. There is a giant Mongolian boot for display on the same floor. At the end of the round corridor, toilets are available.
The second floor offers you a restaurant that serves hot and cold drinks.
Chinggis Khaan Statue Tour can be done in half a day too.
After our visit to the statue, we will have a picnic lunch and head to our next destination, the Aryapal Meditation Monastery located at the Terelj National Park, a beautiful park with unique rocky formations. This monastery built in the 19th century and renovated after the purge in the late 90s has a calming atmosphere with a stunning high view of the area.
After dinner at the park, we will return to Ulaanbaatar city.