Blue Pearl Huvsgul Lake & horse trek 5days

Overview

The tour takes 5 days to cover one of the best travel destinations Blue Pearl or know well as Huvsgul Lake. The Huvsgul Lake National Park has all the elements you need for a fun-filled time-exotic, untouched nature, spectacular scenery, and exhilarating activities. Huvsgul Lake, the freshest and deepest lake in Central Asia, is positioned in a North-South direction with an oval shape. Its length is 133.4 km from north to south while widest is 39.5 km from west to east. This lake has a volume of 380 km3 and it is second in Asia and 14th largest in the world. Huvsgul Lake contains 93.6 % of the total surface freshwater of Mongolia and 1% of world freshwater. Huvsgul Lake is surrounded by beautiful high mountains of the Khoridol Saridag and Bayan Mountain Ranges, along the west shore. The most interesting activity is a horse trip. Mongolian horse tends to be small, has tremendous stamina and is well adapted to the harsh environment where they have survived over the centuries. The program offers 2-3 days ride.

Brief itinerary:

Day1. Flight to Murun city 

Day2. Huvsgul Lake

Day3. Huvsgul Lake

Day4. Huvsgul Lake

Day5. Drive to Murun city and Fly to Ulaanbaatar

Full itinerary

Day1. Flight to Murun city & Huvsgul Lake National Park, Northern Mongolia

In the morning, you will be transferred to the city airport for a morning flight to Murun city. Upon arrival at the local airport, we will drive to Uushig ancient Deer Stone Monument for (15 km) as another wonder of the Huvsgul region. This is the most clearly depicted deer stones left behind by bronze-age men. A deer, an arch, a shield, a horse, a knife, the moon, the sun, and a mirror figured belt were engraved on the stones. B+L+D

Day2. Huvsgul Lake (horseback riding)

After breakfast, we will meet our local horse guide. We will make a horseback riding trip alongside the shore lake and the surrounding with Forest Mountains to have a better look at the beautiful Blue Pearl Lake Huvsgul. Overnight tourist camp. B+L+D

Day3. Huvsgul Lake (horseback riding)

After breakfast, we will saddle our horses and ride to meet a reindeer herder's family. We will meet at reindeer herders and explore their lifestyle, customs, and sacraments. Reindeer herders practice shamanism and live in tepees. They are the last reindeer herders who survived for thousands of years inhabiting the remotest subarctic taiga, moving between 5 and 10 times a year. B+L+D

Day4. Huvsgul Lake

Today full day, it is free time for you to be on your own. There is a great opportunity to hiking, kayaking or just enjoy wild nature to take photos. Also, you can ride a motor-boat around the lake. Tonight special dinner (Khorkhog is a barbecue dish in Mongolian cuisine). B+L+D

Day5. Drive to Murun city and Flight to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, transfer to the local airport for a return flight to Ulaanbaatar. In the evening we will attend an amazing performance of Mongolian traditional music and dance.

Number of days: 5
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
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.