Top 15 Hotels and Camps around Gorkhi Terelj National Park

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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is located about 70 km east of Ulaanbaatar. Close to the city, this area offers a unique natural setting with mountains, rocks, plants, flowers, and migratory birds, in addition to the opportunity to become acquainted with the nomadic lifestyle. The rocky mountains in this region, formed from Mesozoic-era granite, have been shaped by water and wind over the years into unusual and interesting forms. One such formation is known as "Turtle Rock," renowned for its turtle-like shape. The Terelj area is also the source of several rivers such as Terelj, Khurkh, Baruun Bayan, Dund Bayan, and Zuun Bayan, which all flow into the Tuul River.

Given its close proximity to the capital city, Terelj is the perfect destination to experience adventure, the nomadic way of life, or to unwind, relax, and take in the beautiful scenery.

There are many camps, lodges, resorts, and hotels in Terelj. To make your life easier, we have rounded up the top 15 resorts to stay in Terelj.

1. Resort World Terelj Hotel

The Resort World Terelj Hotel is located on the western side of Turtle Rock, nestled in the scenic foothills of the enchanting Dünkhen Mountains. The Resort World Terelj Hotel is Mongolia's first luxury resort center. This hotel features conference rooms and halls with a capacity ranging from 20 to 300 people, as well as a restaurant that can accommodate up to 200 guests. On the first floor of the resort, the Dünkhen Restaurant offers a variety of cocktails, beverages, and afternoon tea, allowing you to savor the chef's exquisite dishes while enjoying the natural beauty and experiencing luxury. Room prices start from 310,000 MNT.

2. Glory Resort Mongolia

"Glory Resort Mongolia" is a tourism complex situated in the picturesque and unique landscape of the Gorkhi-Terelj area, at the foot of a mountain with a healing spring. It offers you the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in the fresh air, enriching your soul with another pleasant sensation of life. This resort combines national style with modern design, organized to provide you with luxury and comfort. It is distinguished by its yurts in the Hunnu style and the "Great Mongol Ger," known as the largest in the world, featuring a reception hall. Room prices start from 400,000 MNT.

3. Farmhouse Retreat

Farmhouse Retreat is located in the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. It welcomes you with healthy, fresh air and a cozy, tranquil environment. The on-site restaurant, particularly popular among couples, offers the chance to enjoy salads made with freshly grown vegetables and to sip tea flavored with mint leaves from the garden. Room prices start from 160,000 MNT.

4. Terelj Lodge

Terelj Lodge is located in the Ongot area of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. It serves a variety of Mongolian, Asian, and European cuisines. The summer houses are equipped with electric heaters and have outdoor terraces for basking in the sun. The gers feature large transparent vacuum windows, doors, and floor heating. Room prices start from 250,000 MNT.

5. Terelj Mountain Lodge

Terelj Mountain Lodge is a vacation spot located at the edge of the unique landscape known as Zalaat Pass in the Gorkhi-Terelj area, nestled on a majestic mountain. It officially began operations in 2017. This vacation spot offers a special opportunity to experience the beauty of living nature and the relaxation of unwinding, all in one place. Each cabin at the vacation spot is beautifully decorated with natural wood and stone, giving every room its own unique character and style. The food is priced between 12,000 and 25,000 MNT. Room prices start from 365,000 MNT.

6. Gorkhi Eco Village

Gorkhi Eco Village is located 44 km from the city center, 2 km past the Terelj Bridge, near the Tuul River. In this verdant area by the Tuul River, you'll find beautifully maintained yurts where families can spend their leisure time fully immersed in comfort and tranquility. A variety of entertaining programs and games offer parents and their cherished children the chance to create precious memories together. Room prices start from 260,000 MNT.

7. Red Rock Resort

Red Rock Resort is a vacation destination located 49 km from Ulaanbaatar. It features conference rooms, luxury saunas, a restaurant, and a yurt lounge. In the fresh air, you can enjoy luxurious, clean, and comfortable surroundings, complete with hot meals, winter accommodations, karaoke, a basketball court, billiards, tennis, and a dance hall. Room prices start from 250,000 MNT.

8. King of Kings Equestrian Park Complex

The King of Kings Equestrian Park Complex offers outdoor and indoor guests the opportunity to relax comfortably. Alongside this, it will present interesting shows related to horses. For example, there will be horse shows, horse performance competitions, horse training, professional-level horseback riding tours, therapeutic riding, conditioning, horseback fitness, custom performances, and the organization of special competitions. Additionally, this vacation spot features a restaurant, a relaxation center, and a botanical garden. One person can stay in a yurt for 35,000 MNT.

9. Grassland Family Spot Resort

The Terelj Grassland Family Spot Resort is a four-season vacation destination located 45 km from Ulaanbaatar, near the Terelj area, Moilt point, and the riverbank. This vacation spot caters exclusively to families and tourists. It includes sleeping quarters, guest areas, and a kitchen. The outdoor terrace, comfortable chairs, and open fire area make for a truly enjoyable experience. Morning tea is complimentary. Room prices start from 500,000 MNT.

10. Khumug Resort

"Khumug Resort" is located in the scenic Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, surrounded by natural beauty. This resort features modern, stylish houses and comfortable yurts in the Hunnu style, offering a unique experience with meals prepared by chefs using freshly harvested vegetables from their own garden. Situated in a beautiful natural setting with the opportunity to hike towards the northeast mountains, it provides a perfect escape into nature. Room prices start from 300,000 MNT.

11. Bayalag Resort

Bayalag Camp in Terelj

Bayalag Resort, nestled in the northwest, is surrounded by majestic mountains and dense forests, offering pure and crisp air. It features pristine deep wells with crystal-clear cold water, and is adorned with black pine, larch, and birch trees, along with a variety of medicinal plants and flowers, creating a rejuvenating atmosphere. The 20-yurt restaurant can accommodate up to 150 guests per shift, with accommodation options including yurts and summer houses for 2-4 guests. The professional chef serves Asian, Mongolian, and European dishes, with room prices starting from 200,000 tögrög.

12. Ayanchin Lodge

Located in the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Ayanchin Lodge operates year-round, welcoming guests in comfortable lodge rooms, houses, and yurts. The lodge prioritizes cleanliness and comfort, and its restaurant offers Mongolian and European cuisine, including traditional dishes like khorhog and grilled meat. Prices start from 250,000 tögrög.

13. Tsevegmaa Tourist Camp

For over 20 years, Tsevegmaa Camp has been operating in the scenic Terelj National Park. Known for its unique offerings like fried boortsog according to the "Tsevegmaa" recipe, hand-made Buryat bread, and fresh clotted cream, guests particularly enjoy the special taste of the bread with a crispy crust and soft interior. The camp is open only during summer, with prices beginning at 170,000 tögrög.

14. Mirage Tourist Camp

Mirage Tourist Camp offers walking tours to Melkhi Khad and Aryabal Monastery. All its comfortable yurts are heated and equipped with modern amenities including en-suite bathrooms with showers. The camp is designed for families, friends, organizations, and travelers, offering an introduction to Mongolian customs and traditions. Special 8 and 10-wall yurts are available for guests to experience traditional Mongolian attire and culture. Prices start from 350,000 tögrög.

15. Terelj Hotel (5 stars)

Located 70 km north of Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, within the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Terelj Hotel offers a variety of massages and treatments for relaxation. Guests can enjoy family time in the swimming pool and jacuzzi. The hotel's luxurious rooms are decorated with a blend of ancient Mongolian artifacts and contemporary style, ensuring a comfortable stay. Room prices start from 316,000 tögrög.

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