Taste of Altai Mountains - 6 days 5 nights

Altai Tavan Bogd national park

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 pax: 980 USD per person,

3 pax: 850 USD per person,

DURATION: 6 days 5 nights,

ACTIVITY:  Share a culture and nomadic lifestyle, ride a horse, explore the Turgen waterfall

DATE: 20 May -30 September, 2020

DURATION: 6 days 5 nights

DETAILED ITINERARY: 

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULGII – TSAGAAN GOL

Early morning, you will flight to Ulgii. You will meet to your local driver and local tour guide. After, we will drive to Altai Tavan Bogd national park by off-road. The simple lunch, will be near the Khovd River by local cook. Then, we will drive to national park. We will have dinner and stay in a tent. (L+D)

Day 02: HORSE TREIL TO POTANIN GLACIER

After breakfast, we will saddle our horse and ride. We will explore the Potanin glacier which is the longest glacier in Mongolia 2020 km long and 10km wide. We will have picnic beside the glacier. Then, we will back to Tsagaan Gol. We will have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

Day 03: KHOTON & KHURGAN LAKES

After breakfast, we will drive to Khoton & Khurgan lakes. It is located bear the Chinese borderline with eternal Altai snowcapped Mountains. We will visit to Eagle hunter’s family and share their daily lifestyles. We will have dinner and stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

Day 04: HIKE TO TURGEN WATERFALL

After breakfast, we will hike to Turgen waterfall. On the way, we will have a picnic. We will visit to Kazakh nomads and taste Airag (Fermented mare milk). We will share how do they milk the yak? Share great experiences. We will have dinner and overnight stay in a tent. (B+L+D)

Day 05: DRIVE BACK TO ULGII

After breakfast, we will drive to Ulgii by off-road. On the way, we will pass Tsengel small village and have lunch there. The nature is very beautiful under the million stars. When arrive in Ulgii, we will have dinner and stay in a local ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 06: FLY BACK TO ULAANBAATAR

Early morning, your local driver and tour guide will transfer to the local airport. The plane takes 3.5 hours. When arrive in Ulaanbaatar, city driver will meet you at airport and transfer to the hotel. The hotel will selected by you. (B)

SERVICE INCLUDED

Tour guide,
Included: Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners,
Ger camp in countryside- 1 night on twin shares,
Tents – 4 nights on twin shares,
Comfort car + best driver + fuel,
Horse guide,
Horse for trip to Potanin glacier,
All entrance fees and service charges are included,
Bottle of water during the trip,

Number of days: 6
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, • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, • Travel and medical insurance, • Internal flights, • Daily personal expenses, • Tip for others, • Laundry and drinking vodka and beer,
What to bring: 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.
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
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Tour categories:
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Languages:
English
German
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Japanese
Korean
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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.