North & West Mongolian Adventure 15 Jul - 27 Jul

North & West Mongolian Adventure

Overview
our driver with our customer in West Mongolia
our driver with our customer in West Mongolia

Not many companies offer this tour in Mongolia. Because it is not standard types of tours like going from Gobi to Khuvsgul Lake through central Mongolia. It is more adventurous. Many nights of this tour will be spent in the tent. It has sand dunes, big lakes, snow capped mountains. This tour’s activity is rich. Camel ride, horse ride, fishing, boating etc. If you are looking unforgettable vacation of Mongolia, we recommend this tour for you.

– Discover Khuvsgul Lake on the horse back, one of nature’s miracles – Blue Pearl Of Asia
– Hike or ride to the top of the dunes and gaze out over the panoramic views of Khar Lake
– Withness a river comes out from the bottom of the sand
– Explore the most wilderness part, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, of the country including ancient rock drawings

Length: 13 days
Type: 
Private Package Tour
Area:
 West and North Mongolia
Potential date and weather condition: from June to Sept, each year.
Difficulty: moderate (Trips suitable for younger people and requires some physical strength)
Distance: driving: 2020 km (+830 km +1710 km), flight: 3, 1.5 hours

By days:  Day1. Fly to Khuvsgul Lake
Day2. Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Day3. Tunamal Lake
Day4. Khar Lake
Day5. Mukhart River
Day6. Khyargas Lake
Day7. Khyargas Lake
Day8. Ulgii town
Day9. Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Day10. Rock drawings
Day11. Khoton Khurgan Lake
Day12. Eagle Hunter
Day13. Fly back to UB
Prices

We offer 2 different type of tour arrangements for our customers.

Standard Arrangement What is Standard Arrangement of TGM?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp of Mongolia?
4200 USD for 1pax
2800 USD p.p for 2pax
2500 USD p.p for 3pax
2200 USD p.p for 4pax
2000 USD p.p for 5pax
1800 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 230 usd
Included: 2 nights in tourist ger camp, 2 nights in the local hotel, 8 nights in the tent, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight drop off & pick up
Not included: one way domestic flights, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is Budget Arrangement of TGM?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse of Mongolia?
3800 USD for 1pax
2600 USD p.p for 2pax
2400 USD p.p for 3pax
2200 USD p.p for 4pax
2000 USD p.p for 5pax
1800 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 4 nights in local ger guesthouse, 8 nights in the tent, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, domestic flight drop off & pick up
Not included: one way domestic flights, food service, sleeping bag, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge, 4 – 12 years old child: 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discounts you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

 ? Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs
Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Fly to Murun. Uushig Deer Stones – ancient burial site

We will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer to the airport. After you landed in Murun town, our local guide & driver pick you up and drive to Uushig Deer Stones (13 km). A complex of 30 deer stones of Uushig Valley and its burial mounts belong to the ancient Huns period and over 3000 years old. The Bronze Age funeral practice, sacrificial ritual and ideology and animal style art, which were spread among ancient nomads, are all together represented through deer stones made by long block of granite. Highly artistic illustrations of deers and other images are symbol of Shamanism. Especially, statues with images of human face draw attentions of many scientists and considered one of the rarest statues. We will walk around the site. Then we will drive to Khuvsgul Lake National Park (138 km). About midway along border between Mongolia and Russian Siberia, in a gigantic stone bowl nearly 110km long and almost 40km wide, lies 3% of the all the fresh water on earth – Lake Khusgul. The lake region is home to an enormous variety of plants and animals. Since 1990s Lake Khuvsgul and the entire surrounding area have been designated as a national park, and Khuvsgul is today a naturalist’s paradise and an idyllic holiday destination. The water in the lake is so clean and clear that one can easily catch sight of ground. After dinner time, we will do small leisure hike along the shore of the lake. Overnight there.

domestic flight in Mongolia
domestic flight in Mongolia
Uushig Deer Stone
Uushig Deer Stone
Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Khuvsgul Lake National Park

Day2. Khuvsgul Lake – full day horse trek & reindeer people

After lunch time, we will enjoy an exhilarating horseback pack trip through untamed wilderness and panoramic scenery. The horseback riding enthusiast will experience an unforgettable excursion through timbered ridges and mountain meadows. We offer horse pack trips suited for all ages and abilities with rides varying in length . Horse pack trips allow you to reach deep into the southern Siberian wilderness. Horseback riding and fun are the main objectives on horse pack trips combined with good nomad’s Mongolian hospitality. Saddle up the whole family for an unforgettable horseback riding adventure. After lunch time, you will visit a reindeer herders’ family. They are Tuvan people who moved to the Mongolia from Tuvan Republic around 1920s to the northern most part of Mongolia. Dukha (another name) are one of the last groups of nomadic reindeer herders (about 40 families left). Some reindeer people moved to the lake area for selling hand made souviner to tourists and brought their reindeers. Overnight there.

our guide & our customer are riding horse in Khuvsgul Lake
our guide & our customer are riding horse in Khuvsgul Lake
horse riding in the Khovsgol Lake
horse riding in the Khovsgol Lake

Our customer with a reindeer
Our customer with a reindeer

Day3. Tunamal Lake – silent lake

view of Tunamal Lake
view of Tunamal Lake

After breakfast time, we will drive to Tunamal Lake (265 km). It is a smaller and picturesque lake with a peninsulale filled by marmots and dotted by smaller larch forest. Encircled by trees, grass, and some hills, Tunamal Lake’s shores are just the perfect place to sit and relax. We will make bonfire in the evening and try fishing. Overnight in the tent.

camping at north Mongolia
camping at north Mongolia

Day4. Khar Lake – sand meet water

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khar Lake (300 km). This lake, hidden between high mountains lake, has unique distinction. It’s west shore met rolling sands dunes of Bor Khyar Sands that created sand meets waters. We will do some hiking on the sands and try fishing. Overnight in the tent.

view of Ulaagchiin Khar Lake
view of Ulaagchiin Khar Lake
It is the place sands meet water
It is the place sands meet water

Day5. Mukhart River – magical river

After breakfast time, we will drive to Mukhart River (80 km). On the way, we will see Senjit Rock which is tall arch rock located on the top of mountain with brief taking view. The Mukhart River in the Bor Kyar Sand Dune emerges from a half crater foot of the 400 m tall sand dune together to create the magnificent oasis and runs for a few miles then disappears beneath the sands. The river valley has several species of trees and bushes. After lunch time, we will hike to the dam and and climb up to the top of sand dune. Overnight in tent.

Senjit Rock view
Senjit Rock view
Buurug Del Sand Dune view
Buurug Del Sand Dune view
view of Mukhart River & Bor Khyar Sand Dune
view of Mukhart River & Bor Khyar Sand Dune
walking in the Mukhart River
walking in the Mukhart River

Day6-7. Khyargas Lake – fishing and bird watching

view of Khyargas Lake
view of Khyargas Lake

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khyargas Lake (250 km). It is a big and salt watered lake of semi-desert area and size is over 3000 km squire. There is several highlights in the lake but Khetsuu Rock is major one. Water fouls arrive there in the April and settle the nest on the white rocks and spend whole summer there.

fishing in the lake
fishing in the lake

Around Khetsuu Rock is fishers’ paradise. In the evening we will hike to the Khetsuu Khad natural rock formation with opportunity for bird watching. Overnight there.

 

Day8. Ulgii town

After breakfast time, we will drive to Ulgii town (400 km). Ulgii is bigger town at West Mongolia. We will visit to local food market. Overnight in the hotel.

Day9. Altai Tavan Bogd – snow capped mountains

Day7. Khyargas Lake - full day rest Today we will spend full day at the lake for rest.Overnight there.
view of Altai Tavan Bogd

After breakfast time, we will drive to Altai Tavan Bogd Nationla Park (170 km). The name Altai comes from the Turkish word Ala-Tau, which means red mountain. Altai is a braid that intertwines high mountain ranges of incomparable beauty alternating moorlands, gorges, rivers and valleys sprinkled with small towns rich with culture and old traditions.

camping in here is really nice
camping in here is really nice

There are pristine lakes and rivers, glacier parks, snow-capped peaks, and green mountain forests. There is 19 km long Potanin’s Glacier. Overnight in the tent.

Day10. Potanin’s Glasier – horse trek

hiking along Tsagaan Us River
hiking along Tsagaan Us River

After breakfast time, we will enjoy an exhilarating horseback pack trip through untamed wilderness and panoramic scenery. The horseback riding enthusiast will experience an unforgettable excursion through timbered ridges and mountain meadows. We offer horse pack trips suited for all ages and abilities with rides varying in length.

horse trek in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
horse trek in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Horse pack trips allow you to reach deep into the southern Siberian wilderness. Horseback riding and fun are the main objectives on horse pack trips combined with good nomad’s Mongolian hospitality. Saddle up the whole family for an unforgettable horseback riding adventure. In the evening, we will come back to the our base camp and overnight in tent.

Day11. Khoton & Khurgan Lakes – waterfall

Khoton & Khurgan Lakes area
Khoton & Khurgan Lakes area

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khoton & Khurgan Lakes (210 km). Located over 2000 m above sea level, both lakes are connected each other by 3 km long Sirgaal Channel. Surrounding nature is very picturesque, snowcapped mountains with coniferous forest and pristine clear streams gers of Kazakh people and pasturing yaks.

Khoton Lake view
Khoton Lake view

There are about 20 islands in the lakes which are the home of home to many species of red listed birds: whooper swan, goose, eagle, hooded crane and various species of ducks. There is a nice waterfall Goojuur. Overnight in the tent.

Day12. Eagle Hunter

visiting to the kazakh family
visiting to the kazakh family

After breakfast time, we will drive to Sagsai Valley (133 km). There we will visit to eagle hunter family. Hunting with Golden Eagle is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh life. The hunter is named kusbegi or berkutchi. The experience of wild birds training was gained by Kazakh kusbegi by centuries, the secrets were impacted from the father to the son and kept deep secret. At the present time we can meet few people with such name.

a kazakh man holding his eagle on the hand
a kazakh man holding his eagle on the hand

These masters have innate gift of wild birds training. After dinner time, we will drive to Uglii town (27 km) and overnight in the local hotel.

Day13. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar.

After breakfast time, we will drive to Ulgii and fly back to Ulaanbaatar. After you arrive in the city, our driver will pick you up and transfer to your drop off place.

Booking

Our Booking is easy & complete in below 4 steps.

Step1:  Please carefully read our Contract Of Private Package Tour. Cancellation & other condition will be follow this contract.
Step2:  Send us your Booking Form (Only one of the group member’s Booking Form is fine. No need to send us all member’s booking forms)
Step3:  You will be received an Voucher & Invoice from us via email.
Step4:  Select payment method and pay the Payment.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you are in correct pick up location at correct time as stated on your booking form.
  • No smoking in travel vehicles or aircraft.
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