Hike to the lookout point of Hevtee Gatsaa for beautiful views over Jalman Meadows and the Tuul River. But really you can order a picnic lunch from camp and make day hikes in any direction of Jalman Meadows.
YAK CART RAFTING
Load a lightw inflatable catamaran-raft (or kayaks) onto a yak cart which provided by local Mongolian nomad (herdsmen). A herdsman will follow with the cart as you trek for half a day up to the Tuul River. You’ll have your picnic lunch at noon and return by raft or kayak (on your choosing) downstream through Jalman Meadows to the ger (yurt) camp. Life vests, paddles and picnic lunch are provided. USD 15 per person for half day, USD 30 per person for full day.
The Tuul River is at it’s most pristine up here. The water may be cold, but usually pleasant during July and August. The river is mostly crystal clear and transparent with regular deep pools decent for swimming.
A small library on Mongolian culture, history and wildlife has been collected over the years and it is available to the guests in the Library Ger (yurt) next to our Restaurant Ger (yurt). There are many recent additions as your reading material in Mongolia. Most books are in English, Mongolian and Swedish, but a few are in German and French.
Horse rides for just an hour, half days or full days may be organized with local Mongolian horsemen at an additional cost. Picnic lunches will be provided from the camp. There are a few hard hats and chaps available, but serious riders are best advised bringing their own horse riding equipments. All rides should be pre-ordered latest before dinner, the evening before. USD 35 per person for full day, USD 18 per person for half day and USD 7 per hour.
There are two mountain bikes available that may be rented for the hour or day for excellent excursions in the Jalman Meadows area.
We will bring a folded ger (yurt) – loaded on to a yak cart – to the river bank by yak cart which is provided by local herdsmen and build your own riverside sauna! USD 25 per person for half day (minimum 2 persons). Each additional person will cost additional USD 10.
You may admire the avifauna that comes in all sizes from azure tits to majestic steppe eagles. You will get 80 percent of Mongolian species with a European birding guide book. There is one in the library ger (yurt).
CONFERENCES & LECTURES:
At an additional cost for groups, seminars on contemporary, historical or natural Mongolia may be organized, along with subjects like traditional Mongolian music and medicine.
The relatively remote location of Jalman Meadows merits other extended trips deeper into the Khan Khentii wilderness, such as our Yak Trek and Mongol Horse Trails. Both are based at Jalman Meadows since it is the common starting point for each of them. Please ask for details of these additional, interesting trips in Mongolia.
PRICE 2020 EX ULAANBAATAR:
3d/2n: USD 290 per person
4d/3n: USD 415 per person
5d/4n: USD 540 per person
Single Supplement: USD 40 per night
Additional night: USD 125 per night
Private transfer: USD 80 per vehicle
Operates daily as shared transfer on fixed times. Departs 08:00 from UB and returns 13:30 from camp. You may – at a supplement cost – order a private transfer at any time suitable to you. The entire drive from Ulaanbaatar to Jalman Meadows is with a minivan or bus 5,5 – 6 hours and private transfer with 4WD vehicle 3 – 3,5 hours.
Camp has an English speaker camp manager to assist you for activities around camp.
The meals will be provided 3 times a day in the Restaurant ger, or as picnics on request.
The gers have 2 beds in each and family gers with 1 double and 2 single beds.
All meals at camp. All overnights in double occupancy ger. Transfer to and out of camp on scheduled times.
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.