Trek to Altai Tavan Bogd - 14 days 13 nights

The Tavan Bogd is a Five Saints massif in Mongolia near the triple border with China and Russia. It’s the highest peak Khuiten Peak at 4374 m above sea level. The national park is located in Ulgii province in western Mongolia. Besides the Khuiten peak massif includes Nairamdal, Malchin Burged (eagle) and Ulgii peak (motherland).

 NUMBER OF PAX & PRICE:

1-3pax: 1760 USD per person,
4-6pax: 1690 USD per person,

DURATION: 14 days 13nights

ACTIVITY: trekking, climbing, visiting to nomads, and learning golden eagle skills and exploring the wild natures,

DATE: June 1- September 25, 2020,

DETAILED ITINERARY:

DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN ULAANBAATAR

Whenever your international flight landed in Ulaanbaatar, you will meet to your driver and transfer to the hotel. The hotel will selected by you.

DAY 02: FLIGHT TO ULGII– DRIVE TO SHIVEET KHAIRKHAN MOUNTAIN 

Early morning, you will meet to your local driver and guide at local airport in Ulgii province. After, we will drive to Shiveet Khairkhan Mountain. Have lunch near the Khovd River. We will explore the sacred mountain and rock-painting. We will have dinner and stay in a tent. (L+D)

DAY 03: TREK TO TSAGAAN GOL 

After breakfast, at 9 am, we will trek to Tsagan gol. Total, we will trek about 20 km. It takes 4-5 hours. We will transfer our all luggage by camel and the horse guide will help us until finish our trip. We will meet to Tuvan family which is minor ethnic group in Mongolia. If you lucky, you can see the mountain sheep, Ibex, brown bear, fox and grey wolf. The lunch will be by lunch box and prepared by cook. Have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 04: TREK TO POTANIN GLACIER 

After breakfast, we will trek to Potanin Glacier. The glacier is 22km long and 9 km wide. We will have lunch beside the glacier. We will expore the Potanin glacier. Then, we will go base camp have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 05: FULL DAY CLIMBING TO MALCHIN PEAK 

After breakfast, we will climb to the Malchin peak total 4050 meters above sea level. It is available to climb non-mountain equipment’s. The Tavan Bogd is a Five Saints massif in Mongolia near the triple border with China and Russia. It’s the highest peak Khuiten Peak at 4374 m above sea level. Then, we will back to base camp and have dinner and stay in a tent.  (B+L+D)

DAY 06: RETURN TO TSAGAAN GOL 

After breakfast, we will back to Tsagaan Gol and transfer all laggages by camel. We will trek 17 km and takes 4-5 hours on the foot. We will stop for lunch. Then, back to White river, have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 07: TREK TO KHAR SALAA 

After breakfast, our trek will continue to Khar Salaa and luggage’s are transfer by camel. We will trek 18km and takes 4-5 hours. On the way, you can pass long valley and semi steppe, surrounding by snow capped mountains. After lunch, we will trek to next camping place and have dinner, stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 08: TREK TO BEAR VALLEY

After breakfast, we will trek to Bear valley. All luggage’s will transfer by camel. After lunch, we will reach to next camping point. Have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 09: TREK TO AKH SU VALLEY 

After breakfast, our trip will start to Akh Su valley. All luggage’s are will transfer by camel. After lunch, we will reach to Green Lake. It is one of the beautiful Lake, no fish, no drinking any insects but shape is look like a heart. Then, we will reach to next camping point. Have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 10: KHOTON & KHURGAN LAKES 

After breakfast, we will trek to twin Lakes. It was surrounded with high snowcapped Altai Mountains by Siberian Larches. The simple lunch will prepare by cook beside of the lake. The lake is fresh water to drink and possibility to fishing such as: Osman, Mongolian grayling and white fish. Then, we will reach to next point for camping, have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

DAY 11: DRIVE TO SAGSAI SMALL VILLAGE – VISIT TO EAGLE HUNTER’S FAMILY  

After simple breakfast, we will drive towards to Sagsai small village. On the way, we will stop in Tsengel small village for lunch. After, we will continue to driving to eagle hunter’s family. Then, we will share about golden eagle and try to learn some skills. Feel their great hospitality and overnight stay with family. (B+L+D)

DAY 12: DRIVE TOWARD TO ULGII PROVINCE 

After breakfast, we will drive to Ulgii province. Whenever, arrival in Ulgii province, you will check-in the tourist ger camp and relax. The lunch will be at tourist ger camp. In the afternoon, it is free time. We will visit to local museum and Black market.  Have dinner and stay in a Ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 13: FLY BACK TO ULAANBAATAR 

In the morning, your local driver will transfer to the airport. The plane takes 3.5 hours.The hotel will selected by you. B

Day 14: DEPARTURE 

In the morning, your driver will meet you and transfer to the airport. Have a nice journey! 

PRICE INCLUDED:

Tour guide,

Tourist Ger camp in countryside – 1 night on twin share,

Tent in countryside- 9 nights, based on twin

Eagle hunter family in Sagsai – 1 night on twin shares,

All meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

Experienced driver +fuel + best vehicle,

All entrance fees and border permit,

Camel for loading your luggage,

Horse guide,

Complementary drink water during the tour,

Mattress, sleeping bags and other tour equipment.

Cook assistant and cook all gears,

 PRICE EXCLUDED:

International flight & medical insurance,

Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar,

Internal flights,

Daily personal expenses,

Laundry,

Drinking alcohol or beer,

Optional activities,

Single supplement,

Number of days: 14
Covered regions:
Central Mongolia
Gobi Desert
Western Mongolia
Northern Mongolia
Eastern Mongolia
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included:  International flight & medical insurance,  Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar,  Internal flights,  Daily personal expenses,  Laundry,  Drinking alcohol or beer,  Optional activities,  Single supplement,
What to bring: Good hiking shoes, sun glasses, sun hat, mosquito repellent cream, your favorite delicacies, suns cream, lip-glosses, First aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose, bandages, and medicine prescribed for you) camera, binocular and toiletries.
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