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Backroads of Gengis Khan



107 Days
Next Departure
Starting at
USD 18,345.00
Price per day
USD 171.00

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Backroads of Gengis Khan
Travel Quality
Budget Travel
Group Size
0 - 26
Age Group
18 - 99 Years


Short Itinerary

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Orkhon Valley
Day 93.
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Tamir River
Day 96.
Khorgo Volcano
Day 97.
Khorgo Volcano
Day 98.
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Khovsgol Lake
Day 101.
Khovsgol Lake
Day 102.
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Selenge River
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Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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Visited Countries (9): Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Visited cities (17): Ashgabat, Baku, Batumi, Bishkek, Bucchara, Goreme, Istanbul, Kashgar, Khiva, Kutaisi, Pamukkale, Samarkand, Stepantsminda, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Ulaanbaatar, Yerevan




  • Explore the amazing sights of Istanbul
  • Guided tour of Ancient Troy
  • Visit the Gallipoli Peninsular and the battlefields
  • Ancient ruins of Ephesus
  • Olympos Beach and Fire mountain
  • Ancient Mountain City of Termessos
  • Take an optional balloon ride over Cappadocia
  • Guided tour of the valley & underground cities of Cappadocia
  • Visit the Black Sea at Batumi
  • Visit the Prometheus Caves near Kutaisi
  • Stay in the fascinating city of Tbilisi
  • Visit Vardzia, a cave monastery on the UNESCO World Heritage list
  • Explore Armenia's ancient city of Gyumri, with its great churches and Soviet Era grandeur
  • Explore the Armenia's capital, Yerevan and learn about its extensive history
  • Visit Lake Sevan a high altitude lake known for its beaches
  • Hike to the amazing Gergeti Trinity Church at Stepantsminda
  • Visit Georgian Vineyards in Telavi for wine tasting
  • Explore the 1797 built Palace of the Sheki Khans
  • Explore the old town of Baku
  • Explore the unique Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on a guided tour
  • Wild camp near the 'Door to Hell' Darvaza Crater
  • Overland in to the Karakum desert
  • Explore the ruined city of Kunye Urgench
  • Guided tour of the ancient and beautiful city of Khiva
  • 3 nights in Bukhara with guided tour of the many unique sites
  • Overnight in the Kyzylkum Desert staying in yurts
  • Guided tour of the historic city of Samarkand and surrounding area
  • Overland through Uzbekistan's Fergana Valley in local transport
  • See the silk-weavers of the Fergana Valley
  • Stay in traditional felt yurts at the incredible Song Kol Lake
  • Experience the daily life of the Kyrgyz mountain shepherds
  • See a demonstration from a traditional eagle hunter near Kochkor
  • Learn how Kyrgyz carpets and hats are typically made
  • Trek into the wilds of the Jeti-Oghuz Gorge
  • Walk around the incredible scenery of the Chong Kemin valley
  • Relax in the picturesque city of Bishkek
  • Exploration journey across Western Mongolia and the Gobi Desert
  • Overnight homestay at a traditional rural Kyrgyz village
  • Horse Riding in Tash Rabat
  • Explore Historic Kashgar, home of the Uygur people
  • Cross the Taklamakan Desert
  • Explore the Oasis and Jiahoe Ruins in Turpan
  • 9 nights wildcamping and exploration of Western Mongolia
  • Wild camping in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
  • Cross the Gobi Desert ( Flaming Cliffs, Yol Valley, Khongor Sand Dunes )
  • Head out to see Ulaanbaatar's Gandan Monastery and National Museum
  • Spend a few hours exploring Ulaanbaatar's Mongolian Black Market
  • Stay in a local nomadic ger encampment at Ogii Lake
  • Visit ancient Karakoram, capital of the Mongol Empire at Kharkhorin
  • Wild camp in remote Orkhon Valley
  • Stay in traditional ger encampments in the 'Paradise of the horse herders'
  • Discover the nomadic lifestyle of local Mongul families
  • Hike to the top of Khorgo volcano
  • Hike around forests and meadows near Khovsgol Lake
  • 3 days overlanding and wild camping across central-northern Mongolia
  • Visit the Chinese-style Buddhist monastery of Amarbayasgalant near the Selenge River

Included in Price

  • Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, Local Crew Member in certain areas
  • Breakfasts x 166, Lunches x 76, Dinners x 116
  • Comfortable Hotel 23 nightsMultishare Hostel 5 nightsCamping without facilities 15 nightsBasic Hotel 17 nightsGuesthouse 5 nightsWild Camp 17 nightsHomestay 7 nightsOvernight Boat 1 nightYurt Camp 16 nights


  • Depending on the trip, activities may include treks of 3-4 hours at altitude or across hilly terrain, multi-day treks at sea level, horseback riding, canoeing and other adventurous activities. A moderate level of fitness is required.
  • This is a trip for people with a real sense of adventure. You will be camping for the majority of the trip and the trip will include many long drive days and wild camps. The terrain may be very rough and the roads and facilities may be very basic or non existent. The itinerary may be very flexible.

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