ACTIVE VACATION IN MONGOLIA
Tour code: MN-45
Activity: 1 hour camel riding, hiking 2 hours, meeting with nomads
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar capital
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Meeting assistance upon arrival by Blue Mongolia Tour agency representative and transfer to Hotel with 3 stars. City tour including visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, Visit main square Chinggis Khan, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 2: Gobi Desert – Yolun Am Gorge - Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs
This travel will start in the morning earlier. Soar over the vast steppe on a flight to the mystical Gobi, site of some of the most important paleontological discoveries of the 20th century. Over the next four days, discover the wildlife and varying landscapes of the desert, home to Bactrian camels, Argali mountain sheep, and asker falcons, as well as rare species such as snow leopards and Gobi bears. Yollun Gorge, Travel to Yolyn Am, or Eagle Valley, a dramatic chasm that cuts a narrow path through the foothills of the arid Altai Mountains. Set out on a hike through this lush spot, keeping your eye out for native vultures called lammergeiers, ibex, and gazelles. Later, visit the local natural history information center about "Three Beauties of Gobi" national park, Trekking and photographing spectacular high cliff walls, After lunch head to Bayanzag, also known as the Flaming Cliffs. Here, brilliant red sandstone harbors a treasure trove of dinosaur fossils and eggs. Look for fossils and hike down into the gorge to take in the breathtaking span of the desert landscape. Fossils’ dimension was used in Jurassic Park movie, After dinner watch documentary by National Geographic on Roy Chapmen Andrews Expedition at Bayanzag flaming Cliff, Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Khongor Sand Dunes
Awaken early to watch the rising sun infuse the desert with glowing hues of orange and gold. Travel through Gegeet Valley, the habitat of the elusive snow leopard, en route to the Khongoryn Els, a 60-mile stretch of rippling sand dunes that soar up to 600 feet and trace the edge of the Altai range. Enjoy the sunset on this stunning and remote desert landscape, and spend the night at ger camp. Free day, Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 4: Khongor Sand dunes
After breakfast, encounter the “Singing Sands,” dunes known for the uncanny, deep groan the sand emits when the dunes’ surface is disturbed. Next visit the camp of a camel herding family and experience traditional Mongolian hospitality such as offering diary products from camel milk. Ride a Bactrian camel, if you wish. After lunch explore the fascinating view of sand hills and rocky mountain ranges, Trekking to cool spring near the sand hills, stay in ger tourist camp
Day 5: Ulaanbaatar city
In the morning early fly to Ulaanbaatar back, In Ulaanbaatar the travel continues with visit to several places: Visit to Paleontology Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Visit to Mongolian Last King Bogd Jabzundamba-XIII’s Winter Palace Museum, where is possibility to explore the temples and art works made by Mongolian artists, After lunch free time, Stay in hotel
Day 6: Moron town - Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Moron town of Khuvsgul Province, the trip in north part of Mongolia will introduce you the different lifestyle of Darkhad- Tuva people and their culture and belief, and as well as different landscape view, Trip to Complex of Deer Monuments and circle graves dated to III B.C in Uushig valley, travel to Khuvsgul lake, The lake is located in impressive Khuvsgul national park, which comprises high mountain ranges with snow capped peaks, azure lake, green forest, beautiful river, today driving distance is 145 km & 5-6 hours driving, Dinner, Stay overnight in Ger tourist camp
Day 7: Hiking to Khisaa peak in Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Breakfast, Visit to tepees- tsaatan’s tent to explore the tribe's lifestyle, herd of reindeers and talk with them about their life in the forest, Drive to mountains and hiking to Khisaa peak, This is good place to explore the surrounding view of majestic mountain ranges in the far distance, islands in the beautiful lake and clouds moving in below of the peak, Timely photographing on the peak, 6-7 hours soft hiking, Lunch in open air, Return to tourist camp, Free time, Motor boat sailing to a small island in middle of lake-2 hours, Dinner, Stay overnight in tourist camp
Day 8: Canoeing & Horse Trekking in Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Breakfast, Today is acclimatization day in this national park, you will have chances to take following activities: canoeing in Toilogt lake, sailing in Khusvgul lake, Horse trekking along the lakeshore, trekking and walking.. Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 9: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast, Drive to Moron town, which is center of Khuvsgul Province, Walking in Moron town exploring the main square, Fly to Ulaanbaatar, Transfer to hotel, Free time, Dinner, Stay in the hotel
Day 10: Departure
Breakfast, Check-out at the hotel before 12.00 noon, Blue Mongolia Tour guide and driver will see you at the hotel lobby and Make a Transfer to the airport/ train station, Departure
The tour itinerary is subject to be changed at the traveler's request and requirements.
For individual travelers /1-2 people/:3400-3000USD
For group /with more than 3 pax/:3000-2300USD
Above mentioned price is average amount to give you an idea. The exact amount is varied for everyone depending on number of travelers and service type including how many stars hotels you want to stay in, double or single occupancy you would prefer, what kind of additional service /such as visa support/ is required and so on...
• If group is bigger than 16 people: 16 +1pax free of charge
• For Family trip, children 0-9 years old are free of charge
This price INCLUDES:
Transfer to/from airport/hotel, Private transport with driver during the trip including petrol cost, Accommodation at hotels in Ulaanbaatar, Accommodations in Ger tourist camps in countryside, Everyday 3 times meals, English speaking tour guide, Entrance fees to protected areas, Entrance fees to sightseeing and museums and cultural shows, Horse riding and camel riding fees, Domestic return flights, flight insurance, Daily supply of mineral water - 0.5L bottle of water per day, invitation letter arrangements for Mongolian tourist visa issue, service fees and government tax.
This price DOES NOT INCLUDE:
International air flight round trip, Travel insurance, medical insurance, Fee for Visa obtaining, Alcoholic beverages, Additional services, Fee for extra luggage, Personal expenses such as IDD call, internet using, laundry, any charge for major force beyond of our control such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather bad conditions, changes of arrival/departure flights, poor roads conditions, etc.
1. The maximum weight of loaded luggage for domestic flight and vehicle is 10 kg, hand luggage 5 kg. For overweight, each kg will be charged in 1.5USD. Extra luggage can be stored free at hotels in Ulaanbaatar.
2. Hotels in Ulaanbaatar city reserved on double occupancy, and in countryside all Ger styled tourist camps are based on triple or 4 occupancy.
3. Check-in at hotels is at 12:00m/Check-out at hotels is at 12:00m.
!!! Tour itinerary and price may be subject to change. The duration of the above trip can be prolonged or changed to suit your needs. Please, make your reservations at your earliest convenience.