Every traveler needs to bring a basic medical kit & first aid kit, effective insect repellent, specially, travelers from countries with low altitude, advised to bring vitamins for crisis because of altitude changes. The average altitude in Mongolia is 1700 m above sea level. Moreover, everyone must be supplied by health insurance service in their homeland before arrival...View More »
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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-73
Seasons to be arranged: Year around
Duration: 1 nights/ 2 days
Number of travelers: Available for solo traveler, 2-4 people, group max of 20 people
Tour grade: Easy
Total distance: 400 km by jeep, 5 km by horse, 5 km by camel
Activity: 1 hour horse riding, hiking 2 hours, meeting with nomads
Specially advised to pack: Hiking good shoes, sun glasses and sun hat, binocular, mosquito repellent crème, your favorite delicacies,
Day 1: 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 2: Gun Galuutai Nature Reserve Area - Ulaanbaatar
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. In the evening you will depart to Ulaanbaatar city, transfer to the staying hotel, end of service
For individual travelers /1-2 people/: 300-250USD
For group /more than 5 people/: 240-190USD
This price INCLUDES:
Private transport with driver during the trip including petrol cost, Accommodations in Ger tourist camp for 1 night, 3 times meals: Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast, Hot drinks: tea or coffee, Tour guide (English or russian, or french, or german or chinese), Meals charges for driver and guide, Entrance fees to sightseeing and museums, Entrance fees to protected areas, road toll fee, Horse/camel riding fee for 1 hour, nomad family visit, Archery shooting experience, 0.5L=1 bottle of mineral water per person, travel agency's service fee and government tax.
This price DOESN'T INCLUDE:
Hotel stay, alcoholic beverages, fee for taking pictures with animals and in national costumes, driver and english speaking guide, local horse/camel guide tips, any charge for additional activities, which is not mentioned in above mentioned program.
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 what type of occupancy you want to stay at the ger camp; and 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
1. Hotels in Ulaanbaatar city reserved on double occupancy, and in countryside all Ger styled tourist camps are based on triple or 4 occupancy.
2. 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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