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 lower floor offers you to visit museum of Mongol Empire period and Tv room showing small movie about making of this statue. There are portraits of kings of Mongols hanging on the walls.
First floor inside the complex offers you souvenir shops, ticketing office, photo section with authentic Mongolian Traditional Costumes- Deels. There is a giant boot for display in the same floor. At the end of the round corridor toilets are available.
Second floor offers you to restaurant that serve hot and cold drinks.
Chinggis Khaan Statue Tour can be done a half 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.
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After meeting you at your hotel, we will drive to our first destination of the day – the Chinggis Khan statue complex. We will explore the individual locations of the complex such as the souvenir shop, high viewpoint, etc
After lunch, we will drive to Terelj National Park and visit the Aryapal Monastery. After a good walk and exploring around the area we have early dinner and return to the capital.