DISCOVER MONGOLIA ADVENTURE

An amazing adventure through the beautiful Orkhon Valley in heart of Mongolia will experience the most outstanding landscapes of the country, embark an authentic nomadic culture and ride in a vast open space where is no fences. It will be the best test of Mongolia. 

Highlights

  • Przewalski's wild horses
  • Erdene Zuu Monastery
  • Horse riding to Orkhon waterfall
  • Stay with a nomad family
  • Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes Semi Gobi
  • Hiking in Khugnukhan Mountain 
  • Healthy meals
  • Traditional perfprmance

Is this right tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic outdoors  

Physical Rating:  
Linght walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. 

What is included ?

  • Airport or train station pickup and drop off for arrival and departure 24/7
  • 2 nights in 3* hotel in Ulaanbaatar, breakfast included
  • All meals during the tour including water and snacks
  • 7 nights in comfortable ger camp with warm showers
  • 2 night in a local nomadic family, in guest ger
  • 2 nights in a tent
  • Ground travel in 4WD vehicle with air condition
  • English-speaking guide, local horse guides, drivers and cook
  • Hire of the Mongolian horse and all equestrian equipment ( saddle, helmet, and tack etc.) 
  • Entrance fees for the parks and museums, temples, monasteries and  the Mongolian traditional show at Tumen Ekh, as indicated in the program
  • Equipment for camping & meals ( camping tables and chairs) and travel shower, sleeping bag, mats, tents

Naadam Festival Extension available July 11-12th, 2020, $ 600 USD

What is NOT included?

  • International transport
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Repatriation insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks  & alcohols extras
  • Meals in Ulaanbaatar
  • Phone calls
  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program

 Day 1. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and visit the city

Our driver will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel, settling in, and rest. You will meet your guide at the hotel. Discover the Chingis Khaan Square. In the evening, we will enjoy Mongolian performances including folk dances, throat singing and contortion at Tumen Ekh. Experience Mongolian cuisine for dinner at the traditional restaurant.  

Dinner                     Modern Nomads restraunt
Accommodation     Holiday Inn Hotel


 Day 2. Discover the Przewalski's horses in the Hustai National Park

We travel from Ulaanbaatar to Hustai National Park, visiting the Gandantegchilen Monastery at Mongolian Buddhist center on the way. The park is home to the world's only wild herd of Przewalski's horses, an ancient breed that was saved from extinction. Once we get there, we’ll hike in the Park to discover the Przewalski's horses, roe deer and marmots as well as other wild animals. Staying in a traditional yurt -ger under the stars. B, L & D

Driving:  130 km - 3 h
Hiking: 10 km - Easy
Accommodation        Hustai ger camp 


Day 3. Visit the former Mongolian capital, Kharkhorin

After a breakfast, we'll travel from Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin town, former capital of the Mongol Empire. The legendary city was founded by Chingis khan in 1220. One of the Mongolian oldest and attractive monasteries Erdene Zuu, was built in 1585 by Abtai Sain Khan, is located there.  At the Elsen Tasakhai sand dunes, take a short walkto stretch. Once we reach Kharkhorin, we will visit Erdene Zuu Monastery and the Museum of Kharkhorum then accommodate near from the town in a peaceful eco ger camp and relax. B, L & D

Driving:  380 km - 5 h
Accommodation    Anja ger camp


Day 4. Enjoy a hot spa at Tsenkher Hot Spring

Journey on track towards Tsenkher hot spring. It is the sulfur spring, emerges from the ground that has been using as traditional treatment for centuries. In a pleasant verdant wooded area, yurt camps offer baths with a suitable temperature for the guests. Possibly enjoy a massage therapy. Staying overnight in a yurt here. B, L & D 

Driving:  160 km - 4h
Accommodation    Siveet Mankhan ger camp


Day 5. Experience nomadic way of life in the Orkhon Valley

We’ll drive to the Orkhon valley, a UNESCO world heritage site, reflects thousands of years of nomadic pastorism, and significant events in human history as a heart of Mongolian Empire. The valley has many historical vestiges, the picturesque landscapes, surrounded by the verdant Khangai Range, the rich fauna and flora, make this area the perfect place discover the nomadic Mongolia. We’ll stay with a nomad family where you experience their way of life, and attend daily duties such us milking a mare, a yak and producing dairy product. Overnight in a guest ger of the family.  B, L & D       

 Driving:  220 km - 5h  
Accommodation     Ger for guest with family


Day 6. A day of horse riding to discover the Orkhon Waterfall 

Horse riding to the Orkhon Waterfall, is on the Ulaan River cascades from an impressive height of 20 meters. The waterfall is a great spot for bird watching, horse riding and a homeland of yaks. We'll discover both Small and Orkhon waterfalls.  In the evening, you can attend preparetion of traditional mongolian barbecue "khorkhog", cooked by hot stones. Staying overnight in a guest ger with the same family. B, L & D                  

Riding:  14 km
Accommodation     Ger for guest with family


Day 7. Elsen Tasarkhai Sand dunes & Khugnukhan Mountain

We’ll depart family camp and take the road on towards granite Mountain Khugnu Khan and Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes which is a semi desert typed beautiful landscape. Today is one of long driving day. Enjoy a hot shower, relax and stay overnight in a ger at the comfortable camp in the bottom of the mountain.  B, L & D 

Driving: 200 km - 6 h
Accommodation      Bayan Gobi ger camp


Day 8. Hiking in Khugnukhan Mountain

After breakfast, we will take a short journey to the sand dunes then visit the Erdene Khamba’s temple, dates back to 17th century. From the first temple, we will start walk up to reach a ruin of Uvgun temple in Khugnukhan Mountain. This Mountain is a sacred Mountain with stunning rocky formations and the view of the surrounding area is great from the summits. The trail leads through rocky the valley with outstanding scenery. Stay overnight in a tents at the bottom of the mountain.  B, L & D 

Hiking: 15 km - 4 h
Accommodation      Tented Camping


Day 9. A journey back to Ulaanbaatar

Drive back to the city, possibly visit the factory store of cashmere and transfer to your hotel. With your guide you can go and shop in the center of the city. B & L

Driving: 280 km - 4 h
Accommodation            Holiday Inn Hotel


Day 10. Departure

We will go with you to the international airport of Ulaanbaatar. The transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight. You will return home with a memory of your incredible adventure.

Breakfast                   Holiday Inn Hotel

 

Days:

9

Start Date:

2020/ 06/18

End Date:

2020/ 06/27

Group size:

4 - 8

     Price: US $ 1600

David

Mongolia is the place to go if you are looking for solitude, wide open spaces, clear blue skies and a true wilderness experience. It abounds in rare wildlife, pristine scenery and unique culture. It was the best tour ever in lifetime.

David

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