Horse trail in Khentii Mountains - 12 days 11 nights

Khentii Mountains 

The Khentii Mountains are mountain ranges and located in Tov and Khentii provinces. The Mountains are holy and sacred includes Burkhan Khaldun which is associated with the origin of Genghis khan. The legendary Mongol Genghis Khan is thought to have chosen a resting place in the Khentii Mountains, called the Great Taboo, or Ikh Khorig, by the Mongols. The area is thought to be where Khan may be entombed.

 NUMBER OF PAX & PRICE:

6 pax: 2250USD per person,

7-10 pax: 1990USD per person,

DATE: 5 June-Sep 25, 2020

ACTIVITY: explore the wild nature, visit to nomadic family, visit to monastery and horse trail, 

DURATION: 12 days 11 nights

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULAANBAATAR

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

Day 02: TERELJ NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, we will drive to Terelj National park, which is connected by a paved road 80 km from Ulaanbaatar. On the way, we will pass Gorkhi davaa and enter to national park. We will visit to Turtle rock- really looks like a turtle formation rock. After lunch, we will visit to Aryapala meditation temple with 108 steps. If you steps each one, you sin will clean (108 is sacred number for Buddha). We will short drive to Terelj River. Have dinner and overnigth stay in a tent. (L, D)

Day 03: HORSE TRAIL TO ULGIIN BULAN

After simple breakfast, we will saddle our horses and go to Ulgiin bulan. This place is surrounded by Siberian larches with clear rapids and streams. The lunch, we will be prepared by cook. The horse trail takes 4-5 hours. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 04: BAYANBULAG MOUNTAIN

After breakfast, we will ride our horse and go to next destination. The national park is sacred mountains so you cannot climb and for hunt. After lunch, we will continue to our horse trail. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 05: GUNJ TEMPLE

After breakfast, we will ride our horses and go to Gunj temple. The temple was founded in honor of Manchu princes. In 1699, she was got married to Mongolian man Dondoydorj. The temple was destroyed in 1930s by communism purge. After lunch, we will relax and go to Gun temple. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 06: KHAVIRGIIN DAVAA

After breakfast, our trip will continue to Khavirgiin Davaa. You can see the wildlife and Khentii Mountains. After lunch, we will continue our trip. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 07: KHONGORIIN GOL

After breakfast, we will ride our horses and pass the Khavirgiin Davaa which is 2250 m above sea level. After lunch, we will relax and reach to next camping place. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 08-09:  KHAGIIN KHAG NUUR

After breakfast, we will ride our horses and reach to Khagiin Khag Lake. It is located close to the Burkhan Khaldun sacred mountain also named Birthplace of Genghis khan. Some local people believed to tomb which is somewhere of this place. There are many sacred mountains with wildlife and wild animals such as Asian roe deer, wolf, fox and antelope. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 10: TUUL RIVER

After breakfast, we will ride our horses and back to Tuul River. After lunch, relax and hike around the national park. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 11: BOSGYN GUUR

After breakfast, we will saddle our horses and go to Bosgo Bridge. The wild nature is the most breathtaking. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B, L, D)

Day 12: GENGHIS KHAN STATUE COMPLEX

After breakfast, we will saddle our horses and go to Buliin bylan. After lunch, we will meet to our driver. We will drive to Tsonjin Boldog which is situated 54 km from Ulaanbaatar bank of the Tuul River. It is the biggest statue in the world which is 40m high with 250 tons of stainless steel. Around 3 pm, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. The hotel will selected by you. He will transfer to the hotel. (B, L)

Day 13: DEPARTURE

Early, morning the driver will transfer to the airport. Have a nice trip!

SERVICE INCLUDED

Tour guide,

Horse guide+ horse for trip- for 9 days trip,

Tent – 9 nights on twin shares,

Guest house in Terelj national park – 1 night on twin shares,

Included: Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners,

Bottle of water during the trip,
Fuel +experienced driver + air-conditioned car,

All horse trail equipment,

All entrance fees and tickets are included

Mattress, sleeping bag and other tour gears,

All cook gears,

SERVICE EXCLUDED

International flights & visa,

Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar,

Medical insurance,

Tipping for others,

Laundry and personal expense,

Drinking vodka and beer,

Number of days: 12
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 flights & visa, Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, Medical insurance, Tipping for others, Laundry and personal expense, Drinking vodka and beer,
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, toiletries, rain jacket and pants, sun glasses, sun scream, sun hat,
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.