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Through the way of Modern Nomads

  • 4x4 offroad minivan or 4x4 russian jeep
  • 16 Days 15 Nights
  • Ulaanbaatar - Bulgan - Uvurkhangai - Arkhangai - Khuvsgul
  • 15 Breakfast 15 Lunch 15 Dinner
  • Ulaanbaatar - Kharakhorum - Murun
  • From 2995

Tours Through the way of Modern Nomads

Brief itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Ulan Bator

Day 2. Khogno Khan

Day 3. Kharakhorin

Days 4-6. Orkhon valley on horseback
Day 7. Orkhon valley

Day 8. Tovkhon monastery and Battsengel village

Day 9. Taikhar Rock

Days 10-11. Khorgo Volcano and Terkhiin tsagaan lake

Day 12. Terkhiin Tsagaan national park - Zuun lake

Day 13-14. Huvsgul National Park

Day 15. Ulaanbaatar

Day 16.    Departure from Ulaanbaatar

Services included in the cost:

Accommodation:
Hotel***,* ger camp, tented camp Guiding and interpreting service
Full board meals
Transport: vehicle 4x4 or minivan
Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks
Museums and cultural performance
Camping equipments

Services not included in the cost:

International airfare
Personal equipments
Optional activity cost
Excess baggage charges
Single room supplement
Alcoholic drinks
Sleeping bag
Travel Insurance

Day 1. Arrival in Ulan Bator

Arrival at the airport, meeting with our driver. Transfer to your hotel, settling in, and rest. Before the lunch drop by the Gandan monastery which is one of the biggest monasteries in Mongolia. Then your guide and driver will take you in the restaurant for lunch. After eating your lunch let's immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National History Museum. Three floors of a rich, glorious, violent and noble past, from prehistory to Soviet period, including the creation of the great Mongolian Empire by Genghis Khan. Walk in the centre of Ulaan-Baatar. Discovery of Chingiss Khan Square and the House of Parliament. At the end of our city tour we will visit the Zaisan memorial where you can see the whole city. Overnight in hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 2. Khogno Khan

After breakfast in the hotel we will start our long journey. We arrive at the splendid rocky formations of Khogno Khan which include semidesert steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80-kilometres long sand dunes. Walk until Erdene Khambiin Monastery. "Monk Erdene's Monastery" dates from 17th century and was built in the mountain. Zanabazar built it in honour of his teacher, monk Erdene. Visit of the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 3. Kharakhorin

Journey to Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of Mongolia. The legendary city of Genghis Khan was founded in 1220 and was one of the stages of the silk road. The Mongolian Empire was governed from this city, until Kubilai Khan set up the capital in Beijing. Today, there are only a few vestiges left of the former capital. Visit of Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetan-inspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas. Visit of the Museum of Kharkhorin. Journey to Orkhon Valley. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the valley is a land of nomadism and many breeders set their summer camp there. (B+L+D)

Days 4-6. Orkhon valley on horseback

We will go horsetrekking along Orkhon Valley, from the camp until Orkhon waterfalls. Visit of Ulan Tsutgalaan falls, white flood flowing on the black stone, transformed in rainbow by a short sunray... These 24-metres (52,49 feet) falls are just magic ! They formed 20.000 years ago, as a result of a unique combination of earthquakes and volcano eruptions. Overnight in tents. (B+L+D)

Day 7. Orkhon valley

On the way back to the camp you will discover nomads way of life and you will be proposed many activities, such as milking, making traditional dairy products, or rounding up the animals with a horse. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 8. Tovkhon monastery and Battsengel village

Visit of Tovkhon Monastery. Vehicles can't go until the top of Öndör Ulaan Hill and we will walk until there to discover Tovkhon Hermitage, where Zanabazar, the first religious leader of Mongolia, created the Soyombo alphabet. The monastery is located 2312 metres (1,44 mile) above the sea level and from that place we'll have a wonderful view on the whole Khangai range. In the late afternoon, arrival at nomad family near the village of Battsengel. In the yurt, we share a Mongolian meal with nomad family. The husband will talk about his horses and show you how proud of them he is. He will also give us advices about the pony trek. Overnight in tents. (B+L+D)

Day 9. Taikhar Rock

Heading towards to Taikar Rock- is a massive granite rock located on the banks of the Tamir River.  The rock has some ancient inscriptions and considered as a sacred object for worship. . Overnight in tourist camp. (B, L, D)

 

Days 10-11. Khorgo Volcano and Terkhiin tsagaan lake

Drive to Khorgo extinct volcano and Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake. Khorgo is rich in beautiful scenery of mountains, cliffs, rapid streams, rivers, lakes, extinct volcanoes, green forests and pastures, where the long-haired yaks and horses pasture.  It's surrounded by the Khangai Mountains, which reach as 3000 meters above the sea level. If you wish, we can ride horse around the area. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake is an astonishingly beautiful lake with relatively pure fresh water. Also it’s a good spot for bird watching and photographing. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 12. Terkhiin Tsagaan national park - Zuun lake

After breakfast we will drive Zuun lake which is little salt lake surrounded by pine tree forest and situated about 2000 meters above sea level.  This is the most difficult day of our journey. Mountain passes, flooded passages. We stop on the banks of the Zuun lake, where we set up our camp. (B+L+D)

Day 13-14. Huvsgul National Park

You will have 1 day for relaxing and enjoying in the end of tour. You have opportunity to trek to the lakeside & mountain for taking photos and exploring and enjoying the wildlife, flora & fauna of Huvsgul lake area. If you wish you can hire a boat from the camp. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 15. Ulaanbaatar

Your return flight to Ulaanbaatar. In UB if you would like to do some shopping for souvenirs and cashmeres, here is the chance and later in the evening, we all attend a live performance of Mongolian National folklore. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 16.    Departure from Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast transferring to Chinggis Khaan International Airport to take departure flight.(B)

Pax Price/per person
2-3 2995 $
5-8 2850 $
10-15 2650 $

 



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