Our adventure in Mongolia provides thirteen days of riding plus sightseeing in Ulaan Baatar and Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of Genghis Khan. We will ride through beautiful scenery; forests, rivers, and mountains. We'll cover about 20 miles per day with plenty of time to visit the many local herders in their gers along the way. Each night we meet our support truck at a new campsite.
Day 1: Depart UB in the morning. Drive to Kharhorin, the ancient capital of the Mongolian Empire, located 400km (6-8 hours with breaks) southwest of UB. Stay overnight in a ger camp.
Day 2: Meet horses and wranglers. On the horseback trek, we cover approximately 20 miles per day and meet our support vehicle each night at a new campsite. Personal luggage is transported in the support vehicle making for a light, fast travel on horseback. Camp out each night with our spacious three-person tents.
Day 3: Visit Tövkhön monastery
Day 4 - 5: Ride and camp through the valleys and mountains of Ovorkhangay. We visit many families along the way and taste the local foods of summer; yogurt, cheese and the airag (fermented mares milk). The support vehicle always has room for anyone who is ready for a break from the saddle. Overnight in tents.
Day 6: We will ride to Naiman Nuur National Park.
Day 7: Short ride day. We’ll visit 5 lakes in the national park.
Day 8 – 10: We will ride through high rock cliff and see Lake khurdet a Lake shireet tsagaan. Camp out in tents overnight.
Day 11: Ride to Orkhon waterfall.
Day 12: Ride towards Kharhorin. Ger camp. (Hot shower is available)
Day 13: Return to UB.
What’s Included: Meals beginning and ending in UB (dinner on arrival day thru breakfast on departure day), all transportation upon arrival in UB, hotel in UB and ger accommodations, tents and camping gear, horses and tack, guides and entry fees to museums and parks.
What’s Not Included: Roundtrip international airfare to/from UB, airport taxes, evacuation coverage, gratuities, sleeping bag and pad, excess baggage fees and items of a personal nature. Alcoholic beverages, sodas, and bottled water when not part of a fixed meal are not included.
Note: Please be aware that once we start riding our route and the length of each day’s ride can depend entirely on unforeseen conditions including weather, flooded rivers, horses condition, etc. We appreciate your patience and understanding.