Northern Mongolian Tours

Khuvsgul Lake Tour

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Khuvsgul Lake Tour- 7 days

Khuvsgul Lake  is one of the major tourist attractions in Mongolia. It is the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia. And it is holds almost 70% of Mongolia’s fresh water and 0.4% of all the fresh water in the world. Also in the province of Khuvsgul are some of the last reindeer herders in the world. They live in the mountain forests close to the lake.

Duration-7 days/6 nights

Group size– 2- 6 travelers

Departure May to September. Dates are flexible and able to customize.

Activities –horse riding, hiking, cultural experiences

Location– Northern Mongolia

Khuvsgul Lake Tour

DAY 1 TERELJ NATIONAL PARK & CHINGES KHAN STATUE COMPLEX

Drive to Terelj National ParK

On the way we will stop for big statue of Chinggis Khaan. The park has many rock formations for rock climbers, and includes two famous formations named for things they resemble: Turtle Rock (Mongolian: Melkhii Khad) and the Old Man Reading a Book (Praying Lama Rock). Horse riding 1h

DAY 2 AGLAG BUTEELIN KHIID & ERDENET CITY

Drive to Erdenet city

After having breakfast early in the morning we will start driving to Erdenet city . We will drive forward and pass Erdenet city for getting closer to our next destination. On the way visit Aglag buteeliin Khiid  

DAY 3 KHUVSGUL LAKE

The Lake Khuvsgul located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia. It is about 1100m above the sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second most freshwater lake in Asia.

DAY 4 KHUVSGUL LAKE

In the morning we will hike in the surrounding forest mountains to have a better look of the crystal blue lake. There are horse riding opportunities around the lake. In the afternoon we will visit Reindeer ( for tourists from June until the end of Aug available to visit reindeer )

DAY 5 URANTOGOO

After having breakfast, we will drive to the mountain called Uran Togoo which is an extinct volcano which is another attractive destination of Northern Mongolia which located about 60kms from Bulgan city

DAY 6 AMARBAYASGALANT

Drive to Amarbayasgalant monastery.

Amarbayasgalant is one the largest monasteries, too, and it also considered architecturally the most beautiful. Unfortunately, some buildings were damaged during the religious purges of the 1930s and 10 of the 37 temples were destroyed.

DAY 7 DRIVE BACK ULAANBAATAR

Drive back to UB, on the way having lunch.Explore Khuvsgul Lake Tour with us!

Khuvsgul Lake Tour

We offer 2 different type of tour arrangements for our customers.

Budget tour includes stay in Nomadic family’s ger
Standard tour includes stay at Ger camps which are a kind of 3*hotel standard
You can combine the accommodation!

Budget Package

2 person-$690 per person

3 person-$560 per person

4 person-$480 per person

5 person-$450 per person

6 person-$410 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 6, Lunch- 7, Dinner-6
*Traditional Barbecue Khorkhog-1
*Ger Guesthouse 6 nights
*English speaking tour assistant/ cook
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Horse riding 1h
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)

Not Included

-International Airfare & Mongolia visa fee
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Travel insurance
-Accommodation in UB
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

Standard Package

2 person-$1085 per person

3 person-$ 945 per person

4 person-$ 875 per person

5 person-$ 805 per person

6 person-$ 770 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 6, Lunch- 7, Dinner-6
*Traditional Barbecue Khorkhog-1
*Ger camp 6 nights
*English speaking tour guide
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Horse riding 1h
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)

Not Included

-International Airfare & Mongolia visa fee
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Travel insurance
-Accommodation in UB
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

Standard Khuvsgul Lake Tour 

Guide

An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge. Also who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.

Accommodation

We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be staying in a standard tourist ger camp (traditional dwelling) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 to 4 people per ger) in the countryside.

Meal

The tour meals included according to the itinerary. In the countryside, ger camps serve with some European and Mongolian meals. On some days there will be lunchboxes.  It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement.

Budget Khuvsgul Lake Tour

 Tour assistant guide

English-speaking local tour guide/assistant who also cooks. And will assist you to make your adventure tour around Mongolia in reality.

Accommodation

During our budget tours, you will stay in Mongolian traditional accommodation Ger Guesthouse.We make active support for local communities to improve their living standards by involving them in sustainable tourism. It would be also the best way for experiencing true Mongolian lifestyle. Also to be closer to the nomads. Most nomadic families do not have formal toilets in their summer places. So the most you can expect to find is a designated toilet trench that may be screened on three sides. No showering facilities will be available in some of the local ger guesthouses. Ger guesthouse has 4 -6 beds and occupancy is based on multi-share. But with only your group members and not with other tours.

Meal

During our driving days, we mostly have our lunches at local cafes on the way. On some days there will be lunchboxes. Also the breakfast and dinner is cooked by the tour guide. Vegetarians are welcome. Drinks provide 1.5 liter of mineral water per day.

Personal things to bring

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Warm coat/jacket and layers
  • Swimsuit for hot spa
  • Sunglasses
  • A hat
  • Headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds
  • Trekking shoes
  • Rubber slippers
  • Don’t forget insect repellent
  • Sun cream
  • Lip-gloss
  • Water purifying tablets
  • First aid kit
  • Large backpacks and bags
  • All your camera equipment
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