Western Mongolia Tours

Western Mongolia Classic Tour

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Western Mongolia Classic Tour

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The wild and remote western edge of Mongolia is home to a group of Kazakh nomads. Here, among the soaring Altai Mountains, which climb up to 4100 metres, the nomads have lived an isolated existence for hundreds of years. On this rugged frontier, there are no paved roads and the horse is central to the Kazakh way of life. The Kazakh ethnic group makes up around 90% of the population of Mongolia’s Bayan-Olgi province, with around 100,000 Kazakhs spread thinly across the wilderness. Kazakh culture is distinct here: the nomads are Muslim and they speak Kazakh in everyday life, using Mongolian only when they need to communicate with other tribes or groups.

Activities –horse riding, camel riding, hiking, camping,  cultural experiences,

Duration– 22 days/ 21 nights

Location-  Central Mongolia ,Western  Mongolia and Northern Mongolia

Vehicle-Road Mongolia is tough and it requires excellent vehicles with experienced drivers. We ensure reliable and excellent vehicle including 4wd Japanese Mini-van and Russian van

Western Mongolia Classic Tour

Day 1.Semi Gobi and Khogno Khaan Uul

Drive to Semi-Gobi.  Imagine a picture that consists of rocky mountains in the back, sand dunes extending on the right sand of the dunes, green trees in and aside the dunes, a river flowing along the dunes. That is what Semi-Gobi looks like. Camel riding.

Day 2. Orkhon water fall 

Today’s destination the Orkhon Waterfall water flows for remarkable 1120 km to the North and lies in the historically significant Orkhon Valley, UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 3. Tsenkher Hot Spring

After breakfast, continue your trip to tsenkher hot spring.  The waters are supposed to have curative properties for joints and other ailments. Outdoor pools are attended by staff that can or heat the water via a water-gate system; there are also indoor pools. Men and women bathe separately. It is an excellent place to relax.

Day 4. Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur 

Today we are going to drive to Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur on a very good newly built paved road until reaching destination.

Day 5. Telmen nuur

Today we are going to continue trip to western Mongolia called Telmen Nuur. Telmen Lake is a saltwater lake in Zavkhan, Mongolia. Three islands are located in the lake, which is a gathering point for migratory birds.

Day 6. Khar nuur

After breakfast we are going to drive Khar Lake. It is located in the Zavkhan aimag (province) in western Mongolia. Khar Lake occupies a dale in the Khangai Mountains to the East from the Great Lakes Depression.

Day 7. Senjit khad mukhariin els

Today we are continue our exploring to Senjit Khad. It is located 95 kilometres (59,03 miles) North Uliastai, the rocky formations of Senjit Khad have a very interesting shape.  This rocky formation is located on top of a hill from where you’ll enjoy an amazing view on the whole area, with its desert-type landscapes typical of Gobi.

Day 8. Zavkhan gol

After breakfast we are going to continue trip in semi Gobi Zavkhan. Zavkhan River is a river in Mongolia. It flows from Khangai Mountains to Lake Khyargas, and has a draining area of over 71,000 km².

Day 9. Tsambagarav holly mountain.

Today’s destination in Tsambagarav Holly Mountain.

Tsmbagarav is a mountain between Khovd Province and Bayan-Olgii Province in western Mongolia, it is a mountain of the Altai Mountains range.  The mountain is the stand-alone eternally snow-capped mountain of the Mongol Altai and the regional sacred mountain in Mongolia.

Day 10. Bayan olgii.

Today we are going to experience different culture visiting west part of Mongolia.   97% of the population is Kazakh whereas the rest 3% are Mongolian minority groups, such as Tuva, Uriankhai and Zakhchin. By traveling to Bayan-Ulgii you will not only experience a wonderful sightseeing, but you will visit a Kazakh family as well.

Day 11. Altai tavan bogd natioanal park 

Today’s destination is one of the most beautiful part of Mongolia. Stunning Altai Tavan Bogd National Park follows Western Mongolia’s border with China and Russia, and is the greatest attraction in Western Mongolia.

Day 12. After breakfast, start trekking to the Altai tavan bogd. 

Day 13. Bayan-olgii, supply and break to next destination. 

Day 14. Uureg Lake

Uureg Lake is a lake in an endorheic basin in western Mongolia, north-west of the Great Lakes Hollow, near the western edge of the Uvs Nuur basin.

Day 15. Zuun gobi village’s territory near Golden Sand.

Golden Sand in Mongolia the world’s northern most desert (sand dunes). Buurug deliin els sand dunes stretch about 180 km in long, 50 km in wide and 70-80 km in hight.

Day 16. Bayan tes.

It is Useful halfway to next destination.

Day 17. Tsagaan uul, Khovsgol aimag. 

Day 18. Khowsgol Lake. 

Today’s destination is beautiful Khowsgol Lake. Known as “The Dark Blue Pearl”, Lake Khuvsgul is Mongolia’s largest and deepest pure lake. It’s the second largest fresh water lake in Central Asia.

Day 19. Lake Khuvsgul

In the morning we will hike in the surrounding forest mountains to have a better look of the crystal blue lake.

Day 20. 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 21. Amarbayasgalant monastery

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 22. After breakfast we are driving back to UB

Tour Price 

2 person-$95 per person per day

3 person-$78 per person per day

4 person-$68 per person per day

5 person-$58 per person per day

6 person-$55 per person per day

Included

  • Breakfast- 21, Lunch- 22, Dinner- 21
  • Traditional barbecue Khorkhog-2
  • Accommodation- Ger Guesthouse and camping
  • English speaking guide/ cook
  • Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Russian van
  • Camping equipment
  • Camel riding and horse riding
  • 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
  • Personal items
  • Alcoholic drinks and snacks
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation in UB

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