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Mountaineering to Altai Tavan bogd - 9 days 8 nights

The Altai Mountains are mountain range in Central and East Asia, where Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia. The Altai Mountains are home to a diverse fauna, because of its different habitats like steppes, northern taigas and alpine vegetation. Steep slopes are home to the Siberian ibex whereas the rivers the rare argali or mountain sheep. The region is inhabitants by a sparse but ethnical diverse population, including Russians, Kazakhs and Mongolians.

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:

2-4 pax: 1850 USD per person,

5-8pax: 1750 USD per person,

DURATION: 9 days 8 nights,

ACTIVITY: exploring the wildlife, climbing to Malchin peak, visiting to nomadic & eagle hunter family, hiking to glacier

DATE: 2 June -October 10, 2020

 

DETAILED ITINERARY: 

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULAANBAATAR, CAPITAL OF MONGOLIA

Whenever your flight landed to Ulaanbaatar international airport, we will meet there and transfer to the hotel. The hotel will selected by you. 

Day 02: FLIGHT TO ULGII PROVINCE

Early morning, your domestic flight landed Ulgii airport, local guide and driver will meet there. After, we will short drive Sagsai village to meet Eagle hunter's family. We will see his magnificant Golden Eagle and share their daily lifestyles. Hunting with golden eagle is high art for Kazakh people. it is coming from generation to generation for 1000 years. Have dinner and overnight stay in a Eagle hunter's family. (L+D)

Day 03: ALTAI TAVAN BOGD NATIONAL PARK

Early morning, after breakfast, we will drive 200km to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park by off road. It lies under of three countries border, Mongolia, China and Russia. On the way, we will stop for lunch. When, we reach to National park gateway, there are lots of Tuvan family whose are minor ethnic group. Now, you can meet to small old people who are shamanism. The breathtaking wild nature with eternal snowcapped mountain. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

Day 04: HIKING TO POTANIN GLACIER

After breakfast, all staffs and luggage’s are transfer by camel. Our trek will continue and 17 km and takes 4-5 hours on the foot. On the way, you can see wild nature with snow capped mountain, wild flowers, Altai marmot and more. We will have lunch beside of the glacier and relax. The Potanin glacier is longest which total 22.5 km. Then, we will come to base camp. There is great opportunity to hike beside of the glacier. Have dinner and overnight 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 the sea level. It is available to climb non-mountain equipment’s. We will take our lunchbox. Top of the peak, you can see Chinese and Russian Altai Mountains and borderlines. There is great opportunity to take photo with Altai snow capped mountains with Alexander glaciers and Potanin glacier.Then, we will come down and back to base camp, have dinner and overnight. (B+L+D)

Day 06: BACK TO TSAGAAN GOL

After breakfast, our all luggage’s are loading on camel by horse guide. When we return, it is same way. We will trek 17 km and takes 4-5 hours on the foot. We will stop and have lunch. Then, back to White river, have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

Day 07: DRIVE BACK TO ULGII PROVINCE

After breakfast, we will drive to Ulgii. On the way, we will stop inTsengel village for lunch. After lunch, we will drive to Ulgii by unpaved road. Have dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 08: FLY BACK TO ULAANBAATAR

Early morning, your local driver will transfer to the local airport. The hotel in Ulaanbaatar will selected by you. (B)

Day 09: DEPARTURE

In the morning, your city driver will transfer to the international airport.Have nice trip! (B)

SERVICE INCLUDED

Tour guide,
Tourist Ger camp in Ulgii – 1 night on twin shares,
Tent in countryside – 4 nights two persons,

Eagle hunter's family in Sagsai - 1 night on twin shares, 
Border permit, entrance tax to national park, 
Russian minivan + best driver,

Fuel,
Included:  Breakfast, Lunches and Dinner,
Horse guide,
Camel for transfer luggage,
Bottle of water during the trip,
Mattress, sleeping bag and other tour gears, 
Cook and all cook gears

SERVICE EXCLUDED

Tipping for others, 

Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, 

International flights and visa,

Medical indurance,

laundry and personal expense,

Drinking vodka and beer,

Internal flights,

Number of days: 9
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: •Tipping for others, Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, International flights and visa, Medical indurance, laundry and personal expense, Drinking vodka and beer, Internal flights,
What to bring: Waterproof jacket, Lip-gloss, sun glass, First aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose, bandages, and medicine prescribed for you), camera, personal sleeping bags and pads, personal extra clothes, hiking good shoes and warm clothes.
Transport: Minivan
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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.