If you are going to travel in summer days, it better to put on following clothes: Warm clothes like warm sweater with waterproof and wind protection, warm socks, sturdy hiking boots (for hiking), summer gloves (for riding horses), t-shirt, shirts, trausers, sandals, light rain coat, sunglasses, wide brimmed hat will keep the sun off your face, money belt for your valuables /travelers' cheques, passport and cash/. Sarong or light towels or long shirts are good for avoid indecent exposure when going to toilet in open fields...
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It was wonderful experience. we had some bad weather, but it gave me the opportunity to spend more time with nomad family and it was a very enriching time. Our guide Tuvshee was joyful and friendly and most importantly a very good cook (in extreme conditions) during tent camping. We want to come back and we will buy a ger to put in our garden!~ Anais Julienne & Bernardo Montufar, France
Tour code: MN-58
Seasons to be arranged: June-November
Duration: 13 nights & 14 days
Number of travelers: Available for solo traveler, 2-4 people, group max of 20 people
Tour grade: Intermediate and hiking ability and experience is required
Total distance: 400 km by jeep, 50 km by hiking and trekking
Activity: 6 days hiking & trekking meeting with nomads
Specially advised to pack: Hiking good shoes, waterproof shoes, rain coat, wind protection coat, warm socks, sun glasses and sun hat, binocular, mosquito repellent crème, your favorite delicacies
Destination info: The twin peaks of Kharkhiraa Uul (4037m) and Turgen Uul (3965m), which dominate the western part of the aimag, are curiously almost equidistant between Achit, Uiireg and Uvs lakes. As vital sources of the Uvs Nuur, the mountains are part of the Uvs Nuur Strictly Protected Area.
Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Meeting assistance upon arrival by Blue Mongolia Tour agency representative and transfer to Hotel with 3 stars. Free time to adjust for time difference, Stay in hotel with 3 stars
Day 2: Ulaangom town – Kharkhiraa & Turgen Mt Park
This travel will start in the morning earlier. Soar over the vast steppe on a flight to the mystical north western part of Mongolia, site of some of the most important cultural heritage. Over the next ten days, discover the wildlife and majestic landscapes of high rocky mountain range, home to wildlife: Argali mountain sheep, and falcons. Head to Kharkhiraa & Turgen Mountain national park, Stay in tent camp
Day 3: Trekking to up to Uliastai pass
Today is an opportunity for the group to find out mountain legs. We will take a short day hike in the mountain Uliastai pass and return to make our base camp for overnight. Stay in tent camp
Day 4: Trekking to Blue lake – Khalhait ancient complex
After breakfast you will leave the vehicles behind and mount your luggage and food stuff on camelbacks and start the active hiking tour, Trekking down along the Blue lake and go over four low passes, Pitch the camp near the ancient graves and standing stones, Local nomads will help us with camels. We will be hiking through the mountains, ascending and descending the hills through a terrain with rocky paths, green grass, fast flowing rivers and grazing flocks. Each day the staff will go ahead with the camels and their loads and make camp ready for our arrival. A local trek leader and an English-speaking guide will accompany you for the hike.
Day 5: Trekking along Kharkhiraa River Valley
Today you will have trekking along Kharkhiraa river valley, Reach the camo opposite side and watch dramatic view of red cliff walls. Everyday we will be hiking for about 17-20km, Stay in tent camp
Day 6: Hiking to Kharkhiraa pass
After breakfast continue the hiking travel to the foot of Kharkhiraa mountain pass, The area is majestic with snow capped high peaks and glaciers, Pitch the camp in middle of snow and high peaks, stay in tent camp
Day 7: Climbing Kharkhiraa Pass
Today is climbing day to Kharkhiraa pass, Cross a open wide plateau, After hot meal continue hiking to as heading to Turgen Mountain National park area, Passing by Deglii Tsagaan Mountain and trekking along the small beautiful lake on foot of Deglii Tsagaan Mt, Stay in tent camp
Day 8: Turgen Mountain & Turgen Glacier
We will take a slow hike up the mountain towards the large glacier that is at the foot of the peak of Turgen Mountain. The terrain is quite rocky, with large boulders scattered over the green grass. The air is crisp and the mountain scenery spectacular. Stay in tent camp
Day 9: Hiking to Yamaatiin davaa
Today there is active hiking to Yamaatiin davaa pass, the highest point of our trek and then trekking down to Yamaatiin valley, Stay in tent camp
Day 10: Trekking to Kazakh small village
Continue the trekking down to the valley and reach the small town of Kazakh people, Keep trekking until Uureg lake, you will meet drivers with vehicles, Stay in tent camp
Day 11: Ulaangom town
After breakfast, visit to local families and acclimatization in the afternoon, After lunch drive to Ulaangom town and free time, stay in local hotel
Day 12: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast, transfer to the local airport and take flight to Ulaanbaatar city, upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar city transfer to hotel, After lunch visit to Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Visit to Mongolian Last King's Palace Museum, where are displayed unique art works by Mongolian artists, Stay in hotel
Day 13: 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
• 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 3 stars 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 fee, 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 double or triple 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.
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