|Tour code: MN-48
Seasons to be arranged: June-September
Duration: 10 nights & 11 days
Number of travelers: Available for solo traveler, 2-4 people, group max of 20 people
Tour grade: Easy
Total distance: 1900 km by plane, 500 km by jeep, 5 km by horse,
Activity: 1 hour horse riding, 1 hour camel riding, hiking 2 hours, meeting with nomads
Specially advised to pack: Hiking good shoes, sun glasses and sun hat, binocular, mosquito repellent creme, your favorite delicacies
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: Chinggis Khan Statue – Gun Galuutai Nature Reserve Area
Breakfast, Drive to Chinggis Khan Massive Statue on Tsonjin Boldog hill, where Chinggis Khan found golden whip one the way traveling to Khereid tribe, who were living in present location of Ulaanbaatar, Then head to Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve, which offers an ecosystem diversity in harmonized complex of high mountains, steppes, rivers, lakes and wetlands are well-kept in its original condition. Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve is a local protected area for the conservation of global threatened species. The fauna and flora of the NR haven't been researched properly but currently 63 mammal species, 81 bird species, 3 amphibian species and 38 fish species are recorded. Most common species are Grey Wolf, Marmot, Souslik, Pika, Vole, Fox, Corsac, Jerboa and Frog. There are many nationally and globally threatened species in the NR. For instance, Argali Wild Mountain Sheep, Siberian White Crane, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Red Falcon, Black Vulture and Swan Goose are globally threatened and listed in the IUCN Red List. Also there are nationally threatened species such as Whooper Swan, Black Stork, Great White Egret, Bar-Headed Goose, Bearded Vulture and Eurasian Penduline. After lunch travel to Ikh-Gun and Ayaga lakes - a paradise of birds, Kherlen - the longest river of Mongolia and Tsengiin Burd wetland, where water and wetland birds lay their eggs. Watch birds, Dinner and stay in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Gun Galuutai Nature Reserve Area
Today visit to mountains and enjoy seeing Gun-Galuut's vast steppe seemingly meeting the sky, the imposing mountains Baits and Berkh (1700m above sea level) , These mountains are the main habitat of globally endangered Argali wild mountain sheep. Not only Argali's inhabit Baits & Berkh mountains, but animals like Gray wolf, Fox, Corsac, Lynx, Marmot, Rabbit etc and birds like Black Vulture, Bearded Vulture, Eagles etc are seen here. Bearded Vulture and Black Vulture are enlisted in the red book. After lunch walk to the Tsengiin Burd to observe the Siberian white crane: . The Tsengiin Burd (it means White-naped crane nesting wetland) is a wonderful complex of everything that a bird may need to live and breed. Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 4: Ulaanbaatar city back
In the morning go the other small lakes in this surrounding areas, Look for other types of bird, After lunch you will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city, Free time, stay in hotel
Day 5: Choibalsan Town – Yakhi lake national park
After breakfast transfer to the airport to take flight to eastern part of Mongolia- Dornod province. The area is dense habitated by people and rich with national parks and nature reserve areas. Continue the travel to Yakhi lake National Park, This area was taken into preotected area in 1998 with purposes of protecting white antelopes and aquatic birds pass, which is habiting for 251000 hectares of land in Mongolian lowest altitude area. The national park is a paradise for the birdwatchers and wildlife watchers and nature lovers. There is a chance to see animals such as white antelopes, wolves, marmots and steppe fox, migratory and sedentary birds like bird of prey and vultures, rocky hills, valleys and mountains. Stay outdoor tent camping
Day 6-9: Choibalsan town
In next four days travel around lake area and national park area to watch birds and taking photographs, Picnic meals in these days and stay in outdoor tent camping, on Day 9 you will drive to Choibalsan town, center of Dornod province, and stay in hotel
Day 10: Ulaanbaatar capital
Soar over the vast steppe on a flight to Ulaanbaatar city, Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Transfer to hotel, after lunch take city tour including visits to Paleontology Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, stuffed animals and herbaries of plants, Visit main square Chinggis Khan, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 11: 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): 2400-2800USD
For group (more than 3 people): 2400-1900USD
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 rental and camel rental fees, Rental of tent camp and outdoor equipments, 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.