Trek to Altai Yolt valley - 7 days 6 nights

Altai Yolt Valley

Yolt valley is located in Ulgii, Altai Soum. It is Altai mountain ranges and borderline to China and Mongolia. The National park is home for wild rare animals such as brown bear, Altai Snowcock, Siberian Ibex, Siberian Deer, Asian roe deer and Ovios ammon or Argali (Mountain sheep). It is surrounded by Siberian Larches and Altai mountains. In fall, local people pick up lots of kind of wild fruits such as blueberry, blackberry and red berry.

NUMBER OF PAX & PRICE:

2-4 pax: 1614 USD per person,

5-8 pax: 1320 USD per person,

9-12pax: 1150 USD per person,

DATE: 01 June- 30 Sep, 2020

ACTIVITY: Trek to Yolt valley, share real eagle hunter’s daily life, explores the wild life.  

DESTINATION: Ulgii- Yolt valley –Jalanash- Shar Gobi- Nomadic family – Ulgii – departure

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULGII

Whenever, arrival in Ulgii, local driver and guide will meet you at local airport. After, we will drive to 4 hours Shegirtai Lake by off-road. There is great opportunity to hike around the valley. The valley is still big. Have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (L, D)

Day 02: YOLT VALLEY

After breakfast, we will trek to Yolt valley. On the way, we will pass Yolt valley. The nature is very beautiful. The simple lunch, will provide by local cook. Reach to Khorabay’s ridge. Have dinner and overnight stay in tent. (B, L, D)

Day 03: EAGLE NEST CLIFF

After breakfast, we will pass Jalanash davaa. After lunch, we will relax and trek to Eagle nest cliff .Have dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 04: SHAR GOBI- REAL EAGLE HUNTER’S FAMILY

After breakfast, we will trek to Shar Gobi which is summer place for Kazakh nomads. After simple lunch, we will continue to our trek and reach to eagle hunter’s family. He will teach us some skills of golden eagle. We will share real Kazakh nomad’s daily life. Have traditional dinner and overnight stay in an eagle hunter’s family. (B, L, D)

Day 05: EAGLE HUNTER’S FAMILY

After breakfast, we will relax and learn about real Kazakh nomad’s daily life. How do they milk yak and sheep, goat? They will teach us real activities. Have dinner and take a shower.  Overnight stay in an eagle hunter’s family. (B, L, D)

Day 6: BACK TO ULGII

After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulgii by off-road. Simple lunch will provide by local cook. When arrive in Ulgii, have dinner and overnight stay in ger camp. (B, L, D)

Day 07: DEPARTURE

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

SERVICE INCLUDED

Tour guide,
Ger camp in Ulgii – 1 night double/twin shares,
Tents – 2 nights on twin share,

Eagle hunter’s family in countryside – 2 nights on twin shares,
Included: Breakfasts, Lunches & Dinners,
Russian minivan 4x4 + experienced driver,

Fuel,
Entrance fees and tax,

Tents, mattress, sleeping bags and other more gears,
Bottle of water during the trip,

Horse guide,

Camel for loading all staffs,

Cook,

Cook all gears,

SERVICE EXCLUDED

International flights and visa,

Medical insurance,

Internal flights,

Tipping for others,

Personal expense,

Drinking vodka and beer,

Additional service: horse riding or camel riding,

Number of days: 7
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 and visa, Medical insurance, Internal flights, Tipping for others, Personal expense, Drinking vodka and beer, Additional service: horse riding or camel riding,
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.
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.