Journey through the 13th century

Code: 13THDT

Description

The Thirteenth century complex theme park is located 96km from Ulaanbaatar city and the Chinggis Khan statue is located 56km. This tour is for people who want to truly experience lifestyle of the 13th century and live in it for one whole day.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION The place where you stay
DEPARTURE TIME 9am
INCLUDED
Personal vehicle Local guide
Meal
Snacks
Entrance fee to Chinggis Khan Statue
Entrance 13th century park
NOT INCLUDED
Anything which is not included in the inclusion.

Itinerary

In the morning we will depart from modern Ulaanbaatar city. Our first stop is the Grand Chinggis Khan’s majestic statue complex that is considered as the world’s tallest horseman statue of 40-meters. Inside the complex you will visit mini museum of history, souvenir shops, see the Guinness world record holding 9m tall boot and golden whip. Furthermore, we will elevate onto the horses saddle and observe the surrounding, take close up selfies with the Chinggis Khan. Then we will take the dirt road trip to do time travel into the 13th century zone where you will visit six different camps : the Herder’s camp, Shaman’s camp, Craftsman camp and the King’s palace to closely observe their ways of living.

  1. Relay-station camp
  2. Craftsman camp
  3. Educational camp
  4. Herders camp
  5. Shaman’s camp
  6. King’s palace

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

 It is the main attraction point of the XIII Century Theme Park. There are 24 tribes’ flags which symbolizes the history about his triumph of uniting 24 tribes and established Great Mongolian Empire. You will learn about the statecraft of XIII Century of Mongolians. All the state affairs such as declaring laws, holding a great forum are carried out at the camp. In the King’s Palace, there will be different programs and receptions while you sit back and enjoy the traditional food, we have more choices of traditional programs on request upon reservation. One of popular choices by our guests is King’s Great Feast where you will experience and devour the traditional way of feast just like our Chinggis Khan did.

KING’S PALACE

It is the main attraction point of the XIII Century Theme Park. There are 24 tribes’ flags which symbolizes the history about the unification of 24 tribes and establishing the Great Mongolian Empire. You will learn about the statecraft of XIII Century of Mongolians. All the state affairs such as declaring laws, holding a great forum are carried out at the camp. In the King’s Palace, there will be different programs and receptions while you sit back and enjoy the traditional food, we have more choices of traditional programs on request upon reservation. One of popular choices by our guests is King’s Great Feast where you will experience and devour the traditional way of feast just like our Chinggis Khan did.

CRAFTSMEN CAMP

The blacksmiths and craftsmen works of XIII century Mongolia is popular in the world. In the craftsmen camp you will enjoy observing the craftsmen artwork such as horse hold utensils, women’s ornaments, jewelry, arms and tools etc. Throughout the complex, pay attention to all interior and exterior decorations as they are all handmade. You will also see the handmade felt decorations, carpets and ornaments made by these talented people.

EDUCATIONAL CAMP

By visiting this camp you will have an opportunity to learn the unique culture of the literacy, traditional ways of educating their successors and the young. Furthermore, guests will learn the history of Mongolian scripts and have the chance of practicing Mongolian calligraphy and other scripts

HERDER’S CAMP

The everyday life of herders including pastoral culture, livestock breeding, tasting various dairy products, horse training and catching using lasso pole, processing leather straps,  can be observed from this camp. You may also ride horses, yaks and camels

SHAMAN’S CAMP 

Shamanism or Tengerism existed in Mongolia for thousands of years and still exists today. There are several kinds of Shaman’s rituals such as worshipping 33 heavens, cairn also bonfire rituals. At this camp you can visit the different clans of shaman’s gers and have your fortune told if you wish, even if you’re a walk in guest.

RELAY STATION CAMP

This camp is situated at the entrance, the guards inspects costumer’s ticket in the rely station and the servants will lead and guide the tourists to the next camp.

CHINGGIS KHAN STATUE

Chinggis Khaan statue complex- everyone including foreign and local tourists should visit this statue at least once as it is a MUST see in Mongolia. It is recognized as the world’s tallest horseman monument standing 40m tall. Inside the complex you will find mini museum of history, giant Guinness world record holding horse whip and Mongolian traditional boot.

GOLDEN WHIP

Golden whip After his father’s death, Chinggis khan’s first successful negotiation was his father’s best friend the King Tooril Van. On the way back in the valley of Tsonjinboldog Chinggis Khan found golden horse whip. He believed it is a good omen for something big therefore took it for him. Many believe that the finding of the whip symbolized the birth of the Great Mongolian Empire.

GIANT BOOT

World’s largest Mongolian boot holding world Guinness record since 2009. Mongolian boots are one of the main clothing item besides the traditional deel and hat. Mongolian boots have originated at least 2’000 years ago and still worn today. They are very light and comfortable to wear, keeps you warm during harsh winters, also they are one of the most suitable for horse riding . To make proper boots it takes about 5-10 days depending on how elaborate you want the symbols to be.

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