Destination: Bayan-Ulgii province, Tavan Bogd Mountains
Length: 12 days/11 nights
Tour type: Adventure Trip
Level: Difficult Minimum
Group Size: 2 pax in one group
Interesting Sites: Tavan Bogd Mountains present a stunning view, with a 2,000 m massif and snow covered peaks, Mongolia’s longest glacier the Potanin Glacier which stretches 19km.
The Altai Tavan Bogd national park, the habitat of lynx, many endangered species including Argali sheep, Beech marten, Ibex, Grey wolves, Red deer, Black vulture, Elk, Snow leopards, Altai snowcock, Golden eagles, and many others.
Discovering eagle hunter-Kazakh people’s nomadic lifestyle.
Visiting a World Heritage Site which has over 10,000 petroglyphs while trekking with a camel.
On this trip you will climb the highest peak of Mongolia “Khuiten” (4374m, 14,350ft) and Malchin peak (4027m), which marks the intersection Russian, Chinese and Mongolian borders.
Description: Western part of Mongolia. Mongolian minority of Kazakh people will live around this area. You will discover their history, traditional life. This area is blessed with mountains scenic beauty, rich nature and interesting culture.
Including: All local transportation with local flights, Accommodation, Guide, 3 meals a day, Climbing permission, National park entrance fee, Sightseeing, Camping goods, tents, mat, sleeping bag and cooking set, 30 m and 50 m ropes each, Climbing sticks
Not including: International transportation, Insurance, Personnel climbing equipments and clothes, Any additional which is not mentioned above
1 Day Arrive at Chinggis khaan international airport and meet our guide. Hotel transfer and short relax. After lunch short sightseeing which, including Sukhbaatar square –Chinggis khan monument, National History Museum, Traditional Folklore concert. Overnight at hotel.
2 Day Flight to Ulgii town the center of Bayan-Ulgii province. Lunch at Ulgii town. Drive to Tavan bogd mountain through Ulaan Khus village. On the way near Tsengel Khairkhan Mountain we will set up tent and Overnight at tent.
3 Day Continue drive to Base camp and arrive.
From this point we will leave our vehicle and trekking to camp-1 about 20 kms. Arrive in camp-1 and set up tent. Preparation for the climbing and acclimatization around the camp-1. Overnight at tent.
4 Day Early morning walk through Potanin’s Glacier to camp-2. Stay in Camp-2. Overnight at tent.
5 Day Drive to the Ulgii town where Kazakh ethnic minority of Mongolian lives. Arrive in the town afternoon. Relax in the local hotel. Overnight local hotel.
6 Day Climb Khuiten Peak. From the summit you will get spectacular views into land of China, Russia and Mongolia. Tavan Bogd is the highest mountain of Mongolia with it’s 4374 meters above the sea level high peak ” Khuiten.” It is permanently covered with glaciers and snow. Hike back to Camp -1 and Overnight at tent in camp-1.
7 Day Reserve day for Mountain climbing to Malchin peak. Overnight at tent.
8 Day Return to base camp. Visit to Kazakh families living in the countryside. Enjoy their hospitality and experience different culture and customs. Overnight at tent.
9 Day Drive to Ulgii town. Overnight local hotel. Visit to local museum and Muslim tomb. Overnight in local hotel.
10 Day Flight to Ulaanbaatar. Relax for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
11 Day Start city tour. Natural History Museum, After lunch Zaisan Hill-panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar city, Buddha Park, Shopping. Overnight at hotel.
12 Day Check out from hotel and transfer to Chinggis Khan International Airport. End of the tour.