TSAGAAN SAR NEW YEAR HOLIDAY
|Tour code: MN-35
Seasons to be arranged: February – New moon coming day is the holiday
Duration: 4 nights & 5 days
Number of travelers: Available for solo traveler, 2-4 people, group max of 20 people
Tour grade: Easy, adventurous
Total distance: 200 km by jeep
Activity: 1 hour horse riding, meeting with nomads
Specially advised to pack: Hiking good shoes, sun glasses and sun hat, binocular, mosquito repellent crème, 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: Bituun Day – Eve of New Year Holiday – Terelj National Park
Breakfast, Drive to Terelj national park, which is covered by white snow everywhere and some nomad families are living there. Visit to Turtle rock and Aryabala Buddhist meditation temple, According to Mongolian tradition Mongols are preparing and cooking some meals for new year celebration in next days: diary products collection, steam the sheep meat, making dumplings- ravioli, This kinds of dinner will be presented to you tonight. Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Tsagaan Sar New Year Holiday
Before sun rise local people travel to the sacred mountain peak or some hills with ovoo- pile of stones, rocks and wood, which is considered as a type of shamanic cairn, usually made from rocks or from wood. Ovoos are often found at the top of mountains and in high places as serving mainly as religious sites, used in worship of the mountains and the sky. Local people greet the rising sun on the top of hills and shouting uukhai and uukhai. Then they offer the milk to the blue sky and the rising sun, then mongols offer some cakes, candies and vodka and tea to the mountains and rivers. explore and feel the shouting of uukhai of mongols, then come back to the ger tourist camp, breakfast, then you will greet with your guide and driver. Hiking and Trekking in hills, or skiing in the park area. By lunch time you will visit to mongolian nomad family and explore how they greet with each other and what kinds of meals are served for guests and so on.. after dinner time, your tour guide will show you what kinds of games mongols play in the evening of Tsagaan Sariin first day. Stay in ger camp
Day 4: Ulaanbaatar city
This morning drive to Chinggis Khan Statue on Tsonjin Boldog hill, Chinggis Khan Statue, which is designed as Chinggis Khan is mounting on the horseback and holding his golden whip in his right hand, The statue is a part of complex area is called Golden whip, Inside of the statue you are welcomed with several surprises: watch the portraits of Chinggis Khan's descendants, very big Mongolian boot with size of 4460, historical halls for Great Mongolian Empire and collections dated to Huns Empire (3-1th B.C), Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city, Visit to Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Visit to main square Chinggis Khan, Free day and stay in hotel
Day 5: Departure day
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.
Solo traveler: 1000USD
Per person for group of 2 people: 900USD
Per person for group of 3-4 people: 700-900USD
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 riding and camel riding fees, Domestic 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.