By participating in this tour you will have a direct experience of the horse culture, which built the world largest land empire under Chinggis Khaan and a chance to discover the most remote and beautiful areas of the Hentii mountain range. Deep in the forested valleys, you will discover the hidden jewel of the area – Khagiin Khar or the Black Lake, truly wild and remote. Bears, wolves, red deer, moose and other wild animals are the only inhabitants of this strictly protected area.
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Tour the Museum of Natural History with its splendid collection of Dinosaur exhibits. Mongolian traditional folklore concert. Evening tour of Ulaanbaatar, including the War Memorial at Zaisan, if time permits. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport to catch a short flight to Dalanzadgad, the central town in South Gobi province. After lunch at base camp, visit Yoliin Am (Lammergeyer) Valley, ice canyon of Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park for trekking and opportunity to photograph the stunning landscape. Return to the camp. Dinner and free time in the evening. Overnight in gers.
Breakfast at base camp. A day trip to Bayan Zag, Flaming Cliffs* (50 miles), for exploring the Gobi Cemetery of Dinosaurs and the trail of Roy Chapman Andrews, and Moltsog Els sand dunes. Bayanzag is dubbed as a cemetery of dinosaurs and significant for both archaeologically and paleontological findings. Complete dinosaur skeletons and eggs are excavated from red cliffs, which look like fire. American explorer Roy Chapman Andrew had discovered this area in early 20 century and getting famous all over the world. If you see carefully, you could find a piece of bone or dinosaur egg. In the afternoon, short hiking Gobi tree-saxaul forest. Overnight at ger camp.
In the evening, watch a documentary about American explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, whose expedition crew discovered the first dinosaur fossils of Mongolia from Bayanzag sight in the 1920s.
After breakfast transfer to Dalanzadgad airport for late morning flight to Ulaanbaatar. After lunch, tour the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, home of the last Mongolian Khan who ruled Mongolia till 1924. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
This morning fly to Ulgii town, the centre of Bayan-Ulgii province the westernmost region of the country where the eagle hunting Kazakh ethnic minorities live. Transfer to Eagle tour ger camp then visits a Kazakh eagle hunter’s family in the afternoon. Overnight in gers.
You are travelling the whole day today along magnificent mountains of Altai Mountain range to arrive in Khovd town in the evening. You will see a number of picturesque sites along the way with most notable being Tsambagarav Mountain and TolboNuur lakes. Overnight in ger camp near Khovd town.
Khovd town is an interesting place, being the centre of Khovd province with the largest variety of ethnic cultures. Manchurian governor settled in Khovd town for 200 years during the Manchurian colonization from 17th – 19th century. Visit the local museum and Yellow temple in the morning and local market in the afternoon. This evening you are also visiting a local family residing on the bank of Buyant River where you will witness their amazing traditions of music and art. Overnight in ger camp.
After breakfast at the camp, drive to Gurvan Senkher cave, one of the most prominent natural wonders of Mongolia. The twin chamber of the cave measuring approximately 130 meters and 90 meters respectively hold traces of residence of prehistoric people dating back to Bronze Age. On the wall of the larger chamber, there are numerous ancient rock inscriptions. We are having barbeque lunch nearby the caves. Then have an excursion to ancient rock drawings in Mankhan country. Drive back to our base camp along the western shore of Khar-Us Nuur (Blackwater) lake for dinner and overnight.
Transfer to local airport for flight to Ulaanbaatar. You are having a relaxing time this afternoon. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Murun, the capital of Huvsgul province. Lake Khuvsgul, as a dubbed as Mongolia Switzerland and a lake surrounded with green forest mountains. Also, it is 1% of the freshwater resource of the world and the deepest one in Mongolia. en route, we will visit deer stone monument complex from Bronze age. Overnight at ger camp Have packed lunch near the airport and transfer our camp at the Shore of Huvsgul Lake. Free hiking and relaxing in the evening. Dinner and overnight at base camp. Drive to Khuvsgul Lake. Lake Khuvsgul, as a dubbed as Mongolia Switzerland and a lake surrounded with green forest mountains. Also, it is 1% of a freshwater resource of the world and the deepest one in Mongolia. en route, we will visit deer stone monument complex from Bronze age. Overnight at ger camp
Breakfast at base camp and transfer to Reindeer herder’s settlement. Arrive back to the camp for lunch. In the afternoon explore the breathtaking shores of this beautiful lake, enjoy horse riding, trekking or fishing. Dinner and overnight at base camp.
Breakfast at base camp. Drive back to Murun via Deer stones to catch an early afternoon flight to Ulaanbaatar. After lunch, visit one of Mongolia’s cashmere factory outlets. In the evening, welcome and enjoy farewell dinner with traditional musical performance. Overnight in the hotel.
Transfer to airport for return flight to Ulaanbaatar. transfer to hotel, tour ends.
Day 1. Ulaanbaatar Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. Meet our guide and driver. Check in hotel for relaxing. Visit Sukhbaatar square, Chinggis khan monument. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel. Day 2. Naadam Festival Visit Naadam Festival Opening Ceremony in the central […]