North & West Mongolian Adventure
- 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
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.
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
|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
|Standard Arrangement (tourist ger camp)|
|3930 USD for 1pax
2240 USD p.p for 2pax
1680 USD p.p for 3pax
|1410 USD p.p for 4pax
1240 USD p.p for 5pax
1130 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: OW domestic flights, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance
|Budget Arrangement (local ger guesthouse)|
|3750 USD for 1pax
2030 USD p.p for 2pax
1450 USD p.p for 3pax
|1170 USD p.p for 4pax
1000 USD p.p for 5pax
890 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: OW 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.
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.
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.
Day3. Tunamal Lake - silent 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.
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.
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.
Day6. Khyargas Lake - fishing and bird watching
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. 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.
Day7. Khyargas Lake - full day rest
Today we will spend full day at the lake for rest.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
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. 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
After breakfst 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. In the evening, we will come back to the our base camp and overnight in tent.
Day11. Khoton & Khurgan Lakes - waterfall
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. 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
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. 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.
How to book this tour?
- Step2: Please carefully read our Contract
- Step3: Send us your Booking Form
- Step4: You will be received an Invoice from us via email.
- Step5: Select payment method and pay the Payment.
- Step6: Recieve the Voucher via email.
- 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 lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
- All transactions will be conducted in United States currency, U.S Dollars
- 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.
- Trip itineraries may include some element of risk.
- In the budget arrangement, you have to bring your own sleeping bag. If you like you can hire it from us.
Why food was not included in the Budget Arrangement and is it easy to get food there?
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.
I want to join to another group. Is it possible?
Yes it is possible, if we have a group fitted date and same tour. Check it with us. We understand people want to share cost by joining another tours. But shorter tours (under 8 -10 days) are not often possible for join-in. If there is no tour you can join, you can post your tour in our Join-In Or Build Group section for collecting some travel other travel buddies. Usually longer tours (vacation kind of) tours are available for join and you can see our Group Scheduled Tours.
Why domestic flight was not included in the prices?
Actual price of RT domestic price will depends when we bought the tickets. If we book it early enough, the ticket price will be much lower. If we book the tickets to close to tour starting day, the ticket price will be much higher. That is why, it was not able to add constant ticket prices on the tour price. There is only 2 domestic companies now in Mongolia.
How are the domestic flights usually booked and check the flight timetable?
If you like we can book it for you and you can pay to us. We offer our contract prices for our customers who bought a tour from us. Or you can book the tickets yourself through online. It is up to you. You can check the flight timetable from Aero Mongolia and Hunnu Air companies web pages.
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