If you are going to travel in summer days, it better to put on following clothes: Warm clothes like warm sweater with waterproof and wind protection, warm socks, sturdy hiking boots (for hiking), summer gloves (for riding horses), t-shirt, shirts, trausers, sandals, light rain coat, sunglasses, wide brimmed hat will keep the sun off your face, money belt for your valuables /travelers' cheques, passport and cash/. Sarong or light towels or long shirts are good for avoid indecent exposure when going to toilet in open fields...
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No complaints, two couples enjoyed the trip. Horseback riding was wonderfull. Very cool service! We will recommend Blue Mongolia to our friends.~ Catherine and Susan, UK
Tour code: MN-31
Seasons to be arranged: Year around
Duration: 5 nights & 6 days
Number of travelers: Available for solo traveler, 2-4 people, group max of 20 people
Tour grade: Easy
Total distance: 900 km by jeep, 5 km by horse, 5 km by camel
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 crème, your favorite delicacies
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar capital
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Meeting assistance upon arrival by Blue Mongolia Tour agency representative and transfer to Hotel with 3 stars. City tour including visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, Visit main square Chinggis Khan, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 2: Wild Horses National Park Khustain Nuruu - Khogno Khan Nature Reserve
In the morning travel to to Wild Horses National Park in Khustain Nuruu Mt, where herds of wild horse Przevalskii are re-acclimatizing since 1991, Information about the national park and wild horses will be given by accompanying Biologist. Drive to Mountains followed by a brief trek and wait for wild horses to come to spring drinking water; Mongolian name is takhi, after lunch drive to Khogno Khan Nature Reserve Area, Accommodate at ger tourist camp near by Elsen tasarhai sand dunes, Free time and relaxing, Stay in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Khogno Khan Nature Reserve – Nomadic Civilization introduction
Today full day you will visit to horse breeder's family to explore the nomadic lifestyle and to have talking with nomads about their life and tradition, There is nice chance to try Mongolian national drink-Airag-fermented mare's milk and other milk products, Experience daily activities of local people, Then you will have a chance to enjoy 1-2 hour horseback or camel riding, watch how Mongols hand make diary products, milking goats and mares, After dinner you can have a free time to walk on small sand dunes, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp.
Day 4: Khara Khorum - UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site – Ogii lake wetlands
Breakfast, The tour starts with drive to Khara Khorin town, where developed Khara Khorum capital of Great Mongolian Empire founded by Chinggis Khan's songs in 13th century, The town is registered as UNESCO's Cultural Heritage Site and still today it keeps the great history of nomdic Mongols, Here you will visit to Khara Khorum museum, which displays the results of archeaological excavation expedition and history of Mongols in 12-13th centuries, After lunch Visit to Monument for Three Great Empires in Mongolian history, located in Orkhon river basin area, Explore the Turtle Rock, then you will drive to Khoshoo Tsaidam area on bank of Orkhon river to explore Turkish Rock Inscription-Monuments about Kultigen King of Turkish tribe and battling and Other Historical remains from Turkish Empire, Visit to Tureg's Culture Museum, This Khoshoo Tsaidam area was ruins of Ancient Turkish city, who were very strong in 6-8AD, After that you will drive to Ogii clear water lake wetlands area, After lunch it is free time, Optional activities: Visit to information and research center of this wetlands area, explore water birds, Walking along lakeshore, Sailing with a boat in the lake, or water-motocycle, Horseback riding, Fishing in the lake, Exploring how to make felt items from sheep wool, Today you will drive for 80 kms on earth and paved road. Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 5: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast, Today you will depart to Ulaanbaatar city, On the way you will explore ruins of ancient White Palace on the bank of Khara Bukha river, Box lunch in open air on the way, Continue drive to Ulaanbaatar city, Transfer to hotel, Dinner at the hotel restaurant, Stay in the hotel
Day 6: 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
For individual travelers (1-2 people): 1300-1100USD
For group (3-4 people): 1100-950USD
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, 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.
Call our travel expert at:
Tel worldwide: 976-9985 0823, 976-88807160
Tel domestic: 976-70110823
Fax: 976- 7011 0823
Skype: Blue Mongolia Travel agency
Ulaanbaatar Time Now (GMT+7):
Our Office hours is 9:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.