Horse trail to Tsambagarav National Park - 13 days 12 nights
Khukh Serkhiin Nuruu
Khukh Serkhiin Nuruu Strictly Protected Area is located on the border of Bayan-Ulgii province and Khovd Province, which covers 659 sq kilometers, is about 50 km long and 20 km wide. The highest peak is Takhilt Uul eternal snow capped mountain, attaining 4019 m above sea level. The Mountain is home for Siberian Ibex, Deer, Eurasian Lynx, Snow Leopard, Mountain sheep, Snowcock and other rare animals inhabit this area. Altai Marmots are easy to see. Mostly, Kazakh and Uriankhai people are living here.
Tsambagarav is Mountain is located between Khovd and Ulgii province in Western Mongolia. It is a mountain of the Altai Mountains ranges. There are two peaks, its highest peak “Tsast Uul” 4193 m above sea level and another one is “Tsambagarav”. The Mountain is holy, so it is not available to hunt. Around the national park has got lots of Kazakh nomads, Uriankhai and Durvuds, who are minor ethnic group in Western Mongolia.
NUMBER OF PAX & PRICE:
2 pax: 2406 USD per person,
3 pax: 2200 USD per person,
4 pax: 2097 USD per person,
ACTIVITY: exploring the wild nature, visiting to Kazakh nomadic family and horse riding.
DATE: 1 June - September 30, 2020
Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULAANBAATAR
Whenever, arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the driver will meet you at airport. He will transfer to the hotel. The hotel will selected by you.
Day 02: ULAANBAATAR CITY TOUR
After breakfast, at 12 pm, we will meet at your hotel. After lunch, we will visit to national museum which is show us period time and from prehistory of Soviet Union, all ethnic group and national clothes, creation of Genghis khan. After, we will walk across the main square. Then, we will go to Tumen Ekh ensemble: traditional song, contortion, Khuumii through song, and traditional instrument with dancer. The hotel will selected by you.
Day 03: ULGII PROVINCE
Early morning, your local driver will meet you at local airport and drive to Deluun small village. On the way, you can see semi steppe and desert place. When arrive in Deluun soum, we will short drive to Khukh Serkhiin Nuruu. The mountain is home for ibex, mountain sheep and snow leopard. Have dinner and overnight stay in an eagle hunter’s family. (L, D)
Day 04-09: HORSE TRAIL TO TSAMBAGARAV NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we will saddle our horses and go to Tsambagarav national park. It is located in borderline of three provinces such as Uvs, Khovd and Ulgii. The landscape is the most beautiful and semi desert. You can see eternal snow capped mountain on this area. On the way, lots of Kazakh nomads are spending their summer time. You can visit to them share their life. You can see lakes, semi desert, high mountains, eternal snow capped mountains and rapids. Have dinner and overnigth stay in a tent. (B, L, D)
Day 10: TSAMBAGARAV NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we will hike around the national park. On this day, it is free day. We will visit to Kazakh nomads. After, lunch we will climb to snow capped mountain. Return to camp and overnight.
Day 11: DRIVE BACK TO ULGII
After breakfast, we will visit to eagle hunter’s family and share their daily lives. We will learn some skills about eagle and take photo. We will taste traditional foods and milk tea. After lunch, we will drive back to Ulgii. Have dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B, L, D)
Day 12: FLY BACK TO ULAANBAATAR
After breakfast, the driver will transfer to the local airport. You will fly back to Ulaanbaatar. The hotel will selected by you. Have a nice trip! (B)
Day 13: DEPARTURE
Early morning, he will transfer to the airport. Have a nice trip!
Horse guide - for 7 days trip,
Tent – 7 nights on twin shares,
Local ger camp in Ulgii – 1 night on twin shares,
Nomadic family – 1 night on twin shares,
Included: Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners,
Bottle of water during the trip,
Fuel +experienced driver + Russian minivan 4X4,
All horse trail equipment,
All entrance fees and tax are included
Mattress, sleeping bag and other tour gears,
All cook gears,
Horse for trip – 7 days,
International flights & visa,
Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar,
Tipping for others,
Laundry and personal expense,
Drinking vodka and beer,
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.