Sacred Mountain Otgontenger

The mountain is located in Zavkhan Province and is the only peak in the Khangai range that is capped with a permanent glacier.

OVERVIEW

Otgontenger is the highest peak in the Khangai Mountains in Mongolia. Its summit is currently calculated to reach an elevation of 4,008 meters above mean sea level. The mountain is located in Zavkhan Province and is the only peak in the Khangai range that is capped with a permanent glacier.
  • Day 1. Elsen tasarkhai – sand dune – camel riding
  • Day 2. Orkhon waterfall
  • Day 3. Nariin teel (via Khujirt)
  • Day 4. Galuutiin Khavtsal – Canyon
  • Day 5. Via Dzag village overnight Bayanbulag
  • Day 6. Otgontenger Mountain
  • Day 7. Otgontenger Mountain
  • Day 8. Khangai village
  • Day 9. Terkh white lake
  • Day 10.Tenkher hot spring.
  • Day 11.Kharkhorin – Erdenezuu monastery
  • 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: 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: 770miles /1590 ( per day 4-6hrs)

 

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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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