Beauty of Nature - North Mongolian Tsaatan is calling you.

OVERVIEW

Swampy depressions and tangled forests surround it elsewhere, ensuring that Khovsgol remains part of independent Outer Mongolia to this day. Home of the ethnic Tuvan, known in Mongolia as the Tsaatan, or Reindeer People.

Length of the trip: 12 days

  • Day 1. Amarbaysgalant Monastery
  • Day 2. Khutag Undur village
  • Day 3. Moron city, get pre-ordered border permit
  • Day 4. Tsagaan Nuur – Ulaan Us village prepare the next day horse trek
  • Day 5. Horse trekking for reach the reindeer family
  • Day 6. Stay with reindeer family
  • Day 7. Horse trekking back to basement at Tsagaan Nuur
  • Day 8. Jankhai village-Khusvgul lake
  • Day 9. Khatgal village – Khuvsgul Lake
  • Day 10. Murun city
  • Day 11. Bulgan village
  • Day 12. Drive 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: Border permit, National Park and museum fees are included in the price of the tour.

Activities:You are able to ride a horse and local guide will be your assistant for how to ride a horse safety.

Vehicle type: Japanese jeep, Russian or Korean minivans, gasoline inclusive.

Total Km of Covered: 1491miles /2400km ( per day 5-7hrs)

Details:

Day 1. Amarbayasgalant monastery, this monastery is considered to be one of the top three Buddhist institutions in Mongolia (along with Erdene zuu and gandan khiid) and the country's most intact architectural complex. It was originally built between 1727 and 1737 by the Manchu emperor Yongzheng, and dedicated to the Great Mongolian Buddhist and sculptor, Zanabazar whose mummified body was moved here in 1779. Have lunch on the way at local restaurant and have dinner cooked by guide. Spend overnight in local family‘s extra ger The star attraction of Selenge province.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 2. Khutag Undur village – Unit spring, (Unitiin Rashaan) located in Bulgan aimag situated in the North, in the territory of the Khangai mountain forest steppe zone. Overnight near the Uran Togoo volcanic mountain.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 3. Murun City- get Border permit - After breakfast, you will be transferred to Murun, provincial center of Khuvsgul. After lunch at local restaurant, Town lovely Lake Khuvsgul which rests alongside the Siberian border, surrounded by rolling hills and alpine forests. Stay overnight guest house -shower day Have a dinner cooked by a guide.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Shower available


Day 4. Darkhad Depression/Tsagaan Nuur /via Ulaan Uul village -Will prepare horses for horseback riding and meet with local horse guide and their family. The culture and lifestyle of Darkhad people is quite different from the majority of ethnic groups in Mongolia. Interact with the local family, try their food and traditional costumes. Have breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked by a guide.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 5. Tsaatan reindeer family Visit a local family of reindeer herders riding on reindeer back. You will see & enjoy specific lifestyle of those ‘society isolated’ people. You will see & explore Shaman related items. Then, you can try riding on reindeer back if you want. Overnight at tent or Urts. Have breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked by a guide.

Tsaatan family’s private guest accommodation Urts,

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 6. Tsaatan family- stay one more night, meet Shaman (need to make appointment)

Tsaatan family’s private guest accommodation Urts,

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 7. Horse Trekking back to Tsagaan Nuur village (return the horses) and meet your driver and return the horses say goodbye to your local horse guide, stay overnight ger.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 8. Drive to Khuvsgul lake- 136km long and 36km wide at 1645m above sea level. It is second largest lake in Mongolia as well as the deepest. It is known as the Blue Pearl of Mongolia, because of its crystal clear water. Jankhai village overnight in ger. Have breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked by a guide.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Shower available


Day 9. Drive to Khatgal Village –kayaking short time to Khusliin khad (Whispering rock) enjoy the lake shore, hiking day stay overnight in ger guest house. Have breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked by a guide.

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 10. Murun city- stay in local guest house

Local ger guest house,

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Shower available


Day 11. Bulgan village, stay in local family’s ger

Nomad family’s private guest ger

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 


Day 12. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your staying place.

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

 

 

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FAQ

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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.

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