In Mongolian traditions, horses are one of the most respected and beloved animals of all species and considered as "spiritual animals." Today, horses still play a major role in Mongolian people's daily lives despite the modernization of this country. An equestrian vacation in Mongolia is just as much of a cultural experience as an equine experience. This one day horseback riding tour is a perfect choice for you to experience the nomadic lifestyle that includes a visit to a historical temple and a nomad family.Manjusri Monastery is a former Buddhist monastery established in 1733 and destroyed by Mongolian communists in 1937. Its ruins are located approximately 15 kilometers south of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar at the southern slope of Bogd Khan Uul Mountain.Description
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Manzshir Monastery, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
One of Mongolia’s most atmospheric religious sites, 18th-century Manzshir Monastery lies almost entirely in ruins on the slopes of the Bogd Khan Mountain, 5,906 feet (1,800 meters) above sea level. Rather than waste time piecing together buses and taxis, join this convenient door-to-door day tour that includes the monastery, a hike in Bogd Khan Uul National Park
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Bogd Khan Uul National Park, Khoroo 4, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
Rise early in the morning and head to Manzushir Monastery, established in 1733 and situated in the south of Bogd Khan Uul Mountain range, which is 2.5mi/4km north of Tuv Aimag capital of Zuunmod. Over time, the monastery has grown into a complex of more than 20 temples with over 300 resident monks. During the communist purges of the 1920's and 1930's, the monastery was completely destroyed and all of the monks were exiled. The remains of the temple have been turned into a museum. Locals love to hike, picnic, and hang out here. Enjoy a walk in the Bogd Khan Uul National Park or a short horseback riding tour. You will love the surrounding nature and beautiful landscapes. In the evening, you will be transferred back to your Ulaanbaatar hotel.
Duration: 3 hoursHighlights
- Instant Confirmation
- Led by a local guide
- Perfect for all ages and skill level
- All entrance fees included
- Lunch included
: Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaDuration
: 6 to 8 hours Voucher Redemption
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.