Photo Shooting in Western Mongolia - 15 Days 14 nights

Western Mongolia 

Mongolia is a landlocked country between China and Russia. It is known for vast rugged expanses and nomadic culture. It is founded by Genghis khan in the 13th -14th century Mongol Empire.

The Uvs is located in the West Mongolia, 1336 km from Ulaanbaatar city. Kharkhiraa is a mountain of the Altai Mountain ranges and located in the Uvs in Western Mongolia. The peak is 4040 m above sea level. Uvs Lake is a highly saline lake in an enhecia basin. It is one of the largest Lake in Mongolia by surface area covering 3350 km2 at 759 m above sea level. The Northeast tip of the Lake is situated in the Tuva and Russia. This shallow and very saline body of water is a remainder of a huge saline sea which covered a much larger area several thousand years ago.

NUMBER OF PAX AND PRICE: 

4-5 pax: 2850 USD per person,  

6-10 pax: 2650USD per person,

DATE: 1 June till 25 Sep, 2020

ACTIVITIES: Sight Seeing, Cultural Activity, Photo Tours, Photo Workshop

DURATION: 15 days 14 nights

DETAIL ITINERARY:

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULAANBAATAR CITY

Whenever your international flight landed in airport, your driver will meet you at there. He will transfer to the hotel. The hotel will selected by you. 

Day 02: ARRIVAL IN KHOVD

Your local driver will meet you at local airport in Khovd province. After, we will go to local hotel and overnight. We will visit to local museum and black market in Khovd. Have dinner and overnigth stay in a local hotel.  (L+D)

Day 03-04: DRIVE TO BLACK WATER LAKE

After breakfast, we will drive to Khar us Nuur means “Black water Lake”. The Lake is very beautiful with clear water. There are kind of fish such as: Osman, Mongolian grayling, white fish etc. After simple, lunch we will hike around the Lake. There are lots of Mongolian nomads are spending their summer time. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 05-07: UVS LAKE

After breakfast, we will drive by off-road to Uvs Lake. It is located in Uvs province which is saline in an enhecia basin in Mongolia and small part of Russia. It is one of the largest Lake in Mongolia by surface area, covering 3.350km2 at 759 m above sea level. This shallow and very saline body of water is a remainder of a huge saline sea which covered a much larger area several thousand years ago. After simple lunch, we will hike around the lake and take photo. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 08-11: KHARKHIRAA & TURGEN MOUNTAINS

After breakfast, we will drive to Kharkhiraa and Turgen Mountains. It is a mountain of the Altai Mountains and located in the Uvs province in Western Mongolia which high is  4040 m above sea level. After lunch, we will hike to Olon Nuur and take photo. There are mostly Durvud people are spending their summer time. Durvud is one of the minor ethnic groups. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 12: UUREG LAKE

After breakfast, we will drive to Uureg Lake. It is located north side of the Lake total 100 km by off-road. The lake is fresh water lake and 42m deep. After lunch, we will visit to Durvud family and share their daily life. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 13: BACK DRIVE TO KHOVD

After breakfast, we will drive to Khovd. After lunch, it is free time for you. Visit to local museum and black market. Have dinner and overnight stay in local hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 14: FLY BACK TO ULAANBAATAR

After breakfast, he will transfer to the local airport. The flight takes 2.5 hours. Have a nice trip. The hotel will selected by you. (B)

Day 15: DEPARTURE
After breakfast, he will transfer to the airport. Have a nice trip!

SERVICE INCLUDED

Tour guide,

Local hotel – 2 nights on twin shares,

Tent – 10 days on twin shares,

Chair, table and other tour gears are included,

Included: B, L, D

All cook gears are included,

All entrance tax and border permits are included,

Bottle of water during the trip,

Best driver + air-conditioned vehicle,

Fuel,

Horse for Olon Nuur and Kharkhiraa,

Camels for loading you staffs,

SERVICE EXCLUDED
Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar

International flight and visa,

Medical insurance,

Tipping for others,

Internal flights,

Laundry,

Personal expense,

Drinking beer and vodka,

Number of days: 15
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: • Travel & medical insurance • Daily personal expenses • Personal expenses • laundry • Optional activities • Tips for others
What to bring: Hiking good shoes, sun glasses and sun hat, binocular, mosquito repellent creme, your favorite delicacies, sun scream, lip-gloss, First aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose, bandages, and medicine prescribed for you), camera
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.