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Western Mongolia tour

It's all about wonderful landscapes of Western Mongolia with beautiful lakes and huge mountains. If you are seeking different experience of life, this tour best suits your needs.

  • 4x4 offroad minivan or 4x4 car
  • 15 Days 14 Nights
  • Ulaanbaatar - Zavkhan - Uvs - Khovd - Bayan Ulgii
  • 14 Breakfast 14 Lunch 14 Dinner
  • Ulaanbaatar - Uliastai - Songino village - Ulgii town
  • From 2300

Tours Western Mongolia tour

Brief itinerary

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar

Day 2. Uliastai

Day 3. Khar Us Lake

Day 4. Songino Village

Days 5-6. Khyargas lake

Day 7.  Kharkhiraa valley

Days 8-9. Bayan Ulgii Province, Khazakhs

Day 10. Shiveet Khairkhan

Day 11. Altai tavan Bogd Peak 

Day 12. Potanin Glacier (Tsagaan gol)

Day 13. Ulgii Town

Day 14. Ulaanbaatar

Day 15. Departure

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. Ulaanbaatar

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. City tour. Visit to National History Museum and Gandan monastery. Welcome lunch and briefing on upcoming tour. Hotel. (L+D)

Day 2. Uliastai

Flight to Uliastai town, a center of Zavkhan province . This province lies in the Khangai mountain range. Reach Otgontenger peak (4021m), which is one of the Sacred mountains declared by the Mongolian State. Those sites are treated with utmost respect. Within the vicinity of these sites, the cutting of trees, hunting of wild animals or digging of the land is prohibited. Dating back to pre-Buddhist animist beliefs, these taboos serve the double purpose of worship and protecting the surrounding environment. Later incorporated into Buddhism, people continue to practice these traditions nowadays. Meet our travel team at the airport and arrive in already settled tented camp. Get acquainted with the team: drivers, chef and the local guides. Tented camp.  (B+L+D)

Day 3. Khar Us Lake

Drive to Khar Lake /Black Lake/ - another wonder of natural beauty. This lake occupies 40 sq.km area, and surrounded by magic sand hills that its beauty could impress one. The lake reaches 40m deep point.Hiking in vicinity areas and riding two-humped Mongolian (bacterain) camel. Tented camp.  (B+L+D)

Day 4. Songino Village

Arrive in Songino village. Visit to local herders’ settlement to have full interact with nomads. You have an opportunity to enjoy these days at the nomadic settlement familiarizing with its lifestyle. Explore Airag valley and visit a site of ancient stone monuments. Overnight in tent close to herder’s settlement.  (B+L+D)

Days 5-6. Khyargas lake

Drive to the west heading to the Uvs province- a chain of lakes, wetlands, sand dunes and high mountains. Arrive at Khyargas lake – 2nd largest salt lake of Mongolia. The lake has abundant fish and it is a nice stop for birdwatching. Tented camp. (B+L+D)

Day 7.  Kharkhiraa valley

Kharkhiraa Valley – a beautiful river valley surrounded by dense fine forests meadows carpeted colorful wild flowers. Twin peaks of Kharkhiraa mountain (4037m) and Turgen mountain (3978) dominate the area. People of Khoton ethnic group inhabit in this area. Arrive in Uureg lake which lies at the borders od Uvs and Bayan-Olgii provinces. The lake is surrounded by peaks with 3.000m height and more such as Tsagaan Shuvuut mountain (3.496m) and is a great place for trekking, hiking and fishing. Tented camp. (B+L+D)

Days 8-9. Bayan Ulgii Province, Khazakhs

Enter Bayan-Ulgii province. Unlike to other provinces its population is dominated by Turkic Kazakhs, which have their own language, customs and Muslim religion. On the way visit Kazakh family, living in slightly larger and colorful gers. They train eagles, falcons hawks to collect marmots, small foxes and wolves and return to the ger, where the Kazakhs use them for food. Tented camp near their settlement.  (B+L+D)

Day 10. Shiveet Khairkhan

We are entering Altai high mountain area and arrive at Shiveet Khairkhan mountain- the closest place to the Altai peaks reachable by the car. We are travelling at the altitude of 2500-3000 m. We will visit local kazakh family to explore their life as well as rent horses for our further trip. Prepare our luggage for the next 3 day-trekking trip to Altai peaks. (B+L+D)

Day 11. Altai tavan Bogd Peak 

Leave our vehicle and load our luggage to the horses and trek toward the Altai tavan Bogd peaks of 4100-4374m. Arrive at the foot of the high peaks. Tent  (B+L+D)

Day 12. Potanin Glacier (Tsagaan gol)

Start our trekking towards Potanin Glacier and The Tavan Bogd (means Holy Five Peaks) highest peaks in Mongolia - Khuiten Uul- 4374m, Peak Malchin, Peak Naran, Peak Burged and Peak Ulgii. Meaning the 5 Kings it comprises of five neighboring peaks. While trekking we will cross glaciers which connect those five peaks. Trekking distance 20km approx. Arrive at the camp. Overnight in tent.  (B+L+D)

Day 13. Ulgii Town

Back to Ulgii town. Overnight in hotel.   (B+L+D)

Day 14. Ulaanbaatar

Take a flight back to Ulaanbaatar from Ulgii town. Visit State department store for shopping souvenirs and presents. Evening cultural performance. Hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 15. Transfer to Airport. (B)

 Pax   Price per person 
 2  3099
 3-4  2990
 5-8  2700
 13-15   2300

 

 

 



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