Wandering Terkh white lake - The extinct volcano KhorgoThe lake has volcanic origins, something that is easy to figure out by the trail of solidified lava formations leading from the lake to nearby Khorgo Uul volcano.
OVERVIEWThere are a number of options for exploring the area such as an interesting hike (8km round trip) to the top of Khorgo Uul– an extinct volcano crater.
The volcano is worth climbing if only to walk around the crater it is easy to hire a horse and ride it up the volcano, which also gives you chance to visit of the more interesting lava formations on your way, Khorgo volcano is a dead volcano covered with basalt lying to the east of the lake Terkhiin Tsagaan in Arkhangai aimag.
Are You Ready To Escape?
- Day 1. Drive to the Mongol sand dune – a camel riding for a short time
- Day 2. Kharkhorin village where you will see the Erdenezuu Monastery.
- Day 3. Orkhon waterfall.
- Day 4. Terkh White Lake
- Day 5. Terkh White Lake
- Day 6. Continue horse trip around the lake.
- Day 7. Tsenkher Hot Spring.
- Day 8. Visit Khustai national park, overnight at Lun nomad family near Tuul River.
- Day 9. Terelj National Park.
- Day 10. After lunch, back to Ulaanbaatar.
Driver and tour assistant: Reliable and professional driver and English-speaking local tour guide who also cooks will assist you to make your adventure tour around Mongolia in reality.
Accommodation: You usually stay in extra ger which is prepared by nomads, sometimes at ( selected days) tourist ger camp.
Food: You will have a lunch as original Mongolian food in the finest local restaurants on the way and the breakfast and dinner is cooked by the tour guide. Vegeterias are welcome. Drinks provide 1.5 liter of mineral water per day.
Fees: National Park and museum fees are included in the price of the tour.
Activities:You are able to ride a horse or camel and local guide will be your assistant for how to ride a horse or camel safety.
Vehicle type: Japanese jeep, Russian or Korean minivans, gasoline inclusive.
Total Km of Covered: 1030miles /1600km ( per day 4-6hrs)
1. When is the best time to come to Mongolia?
May to September is the best season, with the high season in July for the Naadam Festival. August and September are also suitable months of the year, our climate is such that you will still have many sunny days at this time.
2. Is Mongolia a safe destination?
Mongolia has one of the lowest crime rates in the world and people are known for their nomadic hospitality and kindness and they will make you feel very welcome. But when you are in the street of Ulaanbaatar city, you have to watch your bag and wallet unless there are many pickpockets around.
3. What should I bring with me?
Warm and thin layers of clothing, waterproof jacket, good walking boots, sandals and a hat and/or headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don’t forget insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ) and camera equipment.