Gun-Galuut is Nature Reserve and protected area located in Central Province not far from Ulaanbaatar. It is about 20000 hectare and of beautiful streams and wetland. It has currently discovered 63 mammals, 81 birds, 3 amphibian species and 38 fish species. Most common species are Grey Wolf, Marmot, Souslik, Pika, Vole, Fox, Corsac, Jerboa and Frog. You can find here one of the rare and protected animals, Big Horn sheep called Argali.
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Accommodation: Ger camp (Double occupancy)
Type: Cultural and Wildlife
Highlights: Visit spectacular natural protected area Gun Galuut, see very rare wild animals and birds, Meet the nomads and learn from their unique culture and way of living. Play traditional Mongolian game Shagai and archery and fishing.
Note: If you would like to upgrade the hotel and Ger-camp accommodation range or stay in a tent camp and add more activities in your itinerary please contact us. We would love to make customized tours just for you.
Activities: Fishing, Ger (Yurt), Ger camp, Hiking, Horse riding, Local food, Museum, Nomadic family, Sightseeing, Traditional game
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar-Gun Galuut Nature reserve
Our driver will pick you up from the hotel and drive to the great statue of Genghis Khan, and this is where the fun begins. This statue is not only the largest statue of Genghis Khan in Mongolia but in the world. Its height is 40 meters (130 feet). From the visitor’s center, the top of the statue is accessible by elevator. This vantage point provides great photo opportunities. Then we will drive to Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve for 1-hour transfer to Steppe Nomads ger camp nearby the Kherlen River. Then we will hike or drive to the mountain Baits to see the Bighorn sheep and other wild animals including marmot, steppe fox, ground squirrel and many more (If lucky, wolf). Also, we could see White Napped Crane.
Meals: BF, L, D
Day 2: Gun Galuut Nature Reserve
After breakfast, we will drive to the small lake for bird watching and wildlife viewing. Enjoy the great protected paradise with unique wildlife, beautiful native flowers and a lovely lake with rare water birds. On the way back to the Ger-camp we will visit a nomadic family to learn about their tradition and daily life. In the evening, we will ride a horse for 2 hours by the Kherlen River.
Meals: BF, L, D
Day 3: Gun Galuut-Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city. After lunch, we will shop in the Gobi cashmere factory shop and state department store. After that, we will watch Mongolian traditional song and dance concert including Khoomii, different tribe dance, and contortion.
Meals: BF, L
3-15 person 800 USD pp
2 person 900 USD pp
1 person 1100 USD pp
All ground transportation
Ger “Yurt” camp accommodations
Area Entrance fee
English speaking tour guide
Vehicle with driver
Airport picks up and drops off services
Snack and water
All personal expenses
Additional tours to places out of the itinerary
Extra horse and camel riding
Hotel in Ulaanbaatar
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.
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.