On this tour you will have the chance to experience local family life style, hiking, camel and horseback riding climbing sand dunes, visiting temples and musuems, capture a glimpse of a wild horse and visit the ancient Mongolian capital and its museum.

accommodation:yes duration:7 days 6 nights tour distance:2100km group size:1-16 tour operator:Idre tour

route

Elsen tasarkhai(semi gobi)- Kharkhorin– Tsenkher hot spring- Great white lake(Terkhiin tsagaan nuur)- Khuvsgul lake- Uran togoo -Ulaanbaatar

activities

On this tour you will have the chance to experience local family life style, hiking, camel and climbing sand dunes,

Day 1 Khustai, Elsentasarkhai
We’ll drive to the Khustai National Park, located on the north side of the Tuul River, about a two-hour drive west of Ulaanbaatar. Although located in the central grasslands, Khustai means “with birch” because birch trees and aspen groves are plentiful in the area. It is a hilly terrain, with the Tuul River forming the southern boundary. The national park was originally set up in 1993 as a nature reserve for the first reintroduction of the Przewalski’s Horse (Equus przewalskii) into Mongolia. Today the Khustai Trust runs the park, funded mainly by tourism funds. After lunch We’ll to drive to Mount Khogno Khan Nature Reserve in the afternoon. The mountain is home to hundreds of birds, deer, and gazelle. You’ll be able to go hiking around the area or to the small sand dunes nearby called ” Elsen tasarkhai”.
Day 2 Erdenezuu monastery
We’ll drive to Tsenkher hot spring. You’ll be able relax taking natural hot bath in the hot spring water. Stay at ger camp at Tsenkher hot spring. On the way we’ll visit Kharkhorin, an ancient capital of Mongolia. Mongolian ancient capital, Kharakhorin, Chinggis Khaan’s fabled city, was founded in 1220 in the Orkhon Valley, at the crossroads of the Silk Road. It was from there that the Mongol Empire was governed until Kubilai Khan moved it to Beijing. It served as the capital for 40 years. Following the move, and the subsequent collapse of the Mongolian empire, Karakorum was abandoned. Whatever was left was used to help build the glorious Erdene Zuu monastery in the 16th century. Nearby, Turkish monuments and rock inscriptions erected in 8-9th centuries in memory of outstanding fighters for independence.
Day 3 Great white lake
After your breakfast. We’ll drive to Great White Lake and Khorgo Volcano. Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National park was established to protect the spectacular mountain scenery and endangered species of fauna and flora. The area has extinct volcanoes, many beautiful lakes, a great number of animals and birds, and is definitely one of the best natural tourist attractions. Khorgo is a unique natural complex (2240 m), National Park surrounded by the Khangai Mountains, which is 3000 meters above the sea level. In the craters some of them are very tiny crystal- clears lakes. The Khorgo crater, situated at an altitude of 2.210 meters with a diameter of 20 meters and depth of 70 to 80 meters, is the most stunning.
Day 4 Khorgo Volcano
We’ll go hiking to the Volcano “Khorgo” for a day. There are lots of animals such as deer, wild goat and other animals, as well as various kinds of birds. Khorgo volcano crater is situated at an altitude of 2210 a diameter of 20 meters and depth of 70 to 80 meters, is the most interesting at all.
Day 5 Murun
We will drive to Murun province.
Day 6 Khuvsgul lake
We’ll drive to the Lake Khuvsgul which is one of the most visited places for both locals and tourists. We’ll go hiking around the Lake Khuvsgul whichis one of the country’s largest and most spectacular protected areas. Lake Khuvsgul’s 380 cubic km of water make it the fourteenth largest freshwater lake in the world and second largest in Central Asia by volume, with over 1% of the world’s fresh water. At its deepest, the lake dives 262 meters. Ninety-six rivers and strearns empty into lake, but only the Egiin River exits the lake. The Egiin flows southeast until it joins the Selenge River, which flows through one of Mongolia’s most densely populated areas on its way to Lake Baikal. The Lake is 1645 meters above sea level and is generally frozen from January until April or May.
Day 7 Khuvsgul lake hiking
We’ll have a short drive to Toilogt go hiking around the lake Khuvsgul.
Day 8 Uran togoo
We’ll drive to Uran Togoo near Bulgan province. Uran Togoo is a very famous mountain in Mongolia, because of its beautiful landscapes and history. There was an active volcanoes 20-25 million years.
Day 9 Ulaanbaatar
We’ll drive back to Ulaanbaatar

PLEASE NOTE:

The difference between comfortable tour and budget tour relates primarily to the accommodation type. Within a budget tour all accommodation will be with a nomadic family in their Ger. While a comfortable tour includes accommodation at Ger camps which are similar to a 3-4 star hotel standard. Finally the Mid-Range tour mixes Comfortable and Budget, where you will stay some nights in the traditional Ger with a nomadic family and others in a Ger camp.

All price are per person per day

Tour type/number of people2 pax3 pax4-6 pax6-8 pax8-10 pax10-12 pax
Budget$119$89$89$89$79$89
Mid-Range$151$141$131$131$131$131
Comfortable$179$166$156$166$156$166
  • Driver + 4WD vehicle + Gas
  • English speaking tour guide/cook
  • National park entrance fee
  • Camel riding for an hour or longer regarding on guest’s request
  • horse riding for an hour or longer regarding on guest’s request
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 1.5L drinking water a day per person
  • All meal ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Accommodation in UB
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal items
  • Tips for the driver and the guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcohol drinks