Terelj is located approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Ulaanbaatar, the national capital.
Those with a little more time in the region, can take a trip and check out the other destinations within a short distance of Terelj.
When you are ready to venture further afield visit the nearest regional city. Ulaanbaatar is situated 25 miles (40 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions including Natural History Museum, National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia and National University of Mongolia. Zanazabar Museum, Zaisan Memorial and Choijin Lama Monastery are also good places to spend time.
This region is well known for its many ruins; these are often reminders of the area's colorful past. If you're looking for indoor entertainment, it's hard to go past Mongolia's excellent art museums, art galleries and theaters. These are great places to to learn a little about the local lore and culture and perhaps find a special gift or two.
If your idea of a perfect break is challenging your abilities in wild places, then sign up for one of the hiking and four-wheel driving excursions this region has to offer. No break is complete without a bit of down time. Camping is one of the activities they do to relax in this region and cycling is another.
When it's finally time to bid farewell to Terelj, head to the nearest major airport located in Ulan Bator, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west.