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West Mongolia Standard Tour

Overview

Western Mongolia is one of the very unique and untouched place in Mongolia. In Mongolia, Altai extends up to 2000 km and is one of the most popular natural wonder in the country, attracting thousands of visitors every year, from all around the world. There are pristine lakes and rivers, glacier parks, snow-capped peaks, and green mountain forests. The Mongol Altai mountain range is a paradise for nature as well as adventure sports lovers. It offers many opportunities for all types of outdoor activities such as trekking, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking and cave exploration. The mountain range boasts of unimaginable natural beauty that you will cherish for the rest of your life. 

- Explore the most wilderness part, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, of the country including ancient rock drawings

Length: 5 days
Area: South Gobi Desert
Type:
private package tour

Potential date and weather condition: from May to Sep, each year
Difficulty: easier - moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)

Distance: driving: 580 km, flight 3 hours for RT

By days: Day1. Fly to Ulgii town & Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
Day2. Potanin's Glacier
Day3. Khoton Khurgan Lake
Day4. Eagle Hunter
Day5. Fly back to UB
Prices
590 USD (for on solo traveler)
360 USD p.p (based on 2pax)
280 USD p.p (based on 3pax)
250 USD p.p (based on 4pax)
Single supplement: 130 usd
Included: 3 nights in the tent, 1 night in the local hotel, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, domestic flight drop off & pick up
Not included: RT domestic flight, 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. Get better rate. 
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Fly to Ulgii & Altai Tavan Bogd National Park - snow capped mountains

We will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer to the airport. After you landed at Ulgii town, our local guide and driver will pick you up. We will visit to Ulgii Museum. Then we will drive to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. 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. 

early morning fly to Ulgii town

driving to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park by russian van

driving to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

base camp just in foot of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park in Mongolia 

(more pictures & info of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park)

 Day3. 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.

ponaramic view of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

panoramic view of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Day3. Khoton & Khurgan Lakes - waterfall 

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khoton & Khurgan Lakes. 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.

view of Khurgan Lake from east shore

view of rear mountain of Khoton & Khurgan Lakes 

Khurgan Lake view 

(more pictures & information of Khoton & Khurgan Lakes)

Day4. Golden Eagle Hunter

After breakfast time, we will drive to Sagsai Valley. 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 and overnight in the local hotel. 

Kazakh people hospitality is famous among the Mongolian people

taking a photo with a Kazakh eagle herder

The Eagle Festival is held in every year near to Ulgii town. 

Day5. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar.

After breakfast time, we will take flight to Ulaanbaatar & after you landed there 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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