Altai Trekking & Horse riding tour, Mongolia, 11 Days

Tour highlihts: Dayan lake, Horseback riding, Khurgan lake, Turgen valley, Khoton lake, Aksu (White river valley)

Day 1. Fly Ulaanbaatar to Ulgii and drive to Dayan Lake

You will fly from Ulaanbaatar to Ulgii about 3 hours. At the airport an English speaking guide will welcome you. Start driving to Dayan Lake and it takes about 6 hours.

Day 2-4. Horse riding towards lakes

From Dayan Lake you will start your journey to Khoton and Khurgan Lakes. It takes 3 days tor reach Khurgan lake. Camel crew will be with us during the trip. Khoton and Khurgan lakes are surrounded by snow capped Altai Mountains covered with forest.

Day 5. Khurgan Lake and Turgen Valley

You are in Turgen Valley. There are Kazakh nomadic families having summer pasture. A great opportunity to visit Kazakh nomads.

Day 6. Waterfall

Today you will trek along a beautiful narrow valley of Turgen. You are very close to Chinese border.

Day 7. Trek to Khoton Lake

During summer time nomads stay around Khoton Lake about 3 to months. You can visit local families and experience their nomadic lifestyle such as taste dairy homemade products, drink mare's milk and stay around families.

Day 8-9. Trek to Aksu or White river Valley

You are trekking among Altai mountains that is one of the oldest and highest mountains range in central Asia.Glaciers are forming milky white rivers.

Day 10. Drive back to Bayan Ulgii

Day 11. Fly from Bayan Ulgii to Ulaanbaatar


Included services:
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: Horse/Camel
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.