Khuvsgul Lake Tour - Northern of Mongolian, 14 Days

Northern circle

 

Length: 14 days/13nights   per person 1600$

Tour grade: Traveler

Group size: 2-20pax

Potential period: Jun-Sep

Tour Info

You can  explore Forest-Khangai Mountains of Central Mongolia and  spend your time on the bank of deep blue Khuvsgul Lake surrounded lash green forested mountains, visit ancient capital city Kharkhorum, Erdenezuu and Amart monasteries, and Khustai national park in order to see reintroduced wild horse TAKHI. 

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar city

Day 2. Amart Monastery

Day 3. Uran Togoo Mountain

Day 4. Khuvsgul Lake

Day 5. Reindeer herder 

Day 6. Khuvsgul Lake

Day 7. Shine Ider

Day 8. Khorgo National Park

Day 9. Khorgo National park

Day 10. Tsenkher hot Spa

Day 11. Kharkhorum 

Day 12. Khustai national park

Day 13. Ulaanbaatar

Day 14. Departure 

 

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar city

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, city tour visiting Gandan Monastery largest Buddhist center in the county, Sukhbaatar Square and Chinggis Khaan’s Monument, National Museum of Mongolian History and enjoy Mongolian Folk Art performance. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 2. Amart Monastery
Drive to Amart Monastery, It is the most beautiful and well preserved old monastery in northern Mongolia. The thing makes this monastery an amazing is its architecture of main temple, constructed without single iron nail and all based on wooden block puzzles. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 3. Uran Togoo Mountain
Morning stay at temple and drive to Uran Togoo Mount town via Erdenet city was built under one soviet inspired master plan in the ’1970 for host the copper miners. Erdenet’s copper mine plays an important role in Mongolian economy and it consists around 30 percent of annual GDP. Togoo Mountain is oldest dead volcano. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 4. Khuvsgul Lake
Drive to Khuvsgul Lake. Lake Khuvsgul, as a dubbed as Mongolia Switzerland and a lake surrounded with lash green forest mountains. In addition, it is a 1% of fresh water resource of the world. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 5. Reindeer herder 
Visit Tsaatan well known as reindeer people where located app 50kms from our campsite and it takes two and half hours of driving. (Depends year around) There will be two families one is Tsaatan, reindeer herder and Shaman. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 6. Khuvsgul Lake
Free day for relax. Free day for relax. You can have short horseback riding, hiking along the lakeshore. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 7. Shine Ider 
Drive back to Murun town and visit Local black market. On the way, you will visit Bronze Age deer stone monument site and arrive at GER camp, which located in on the way of Khorgo National Park. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 8. Khorgo National Park
Drive to Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan nuur National Park Surrounded by extinct volcanoes, Terhiin Tsagaan is one of the most beautiful lakes in Mongolia. Being elevation at an altitude of 2,060 meters, the lake occupies and area of over 300 square kilometers. This astonishingly beautiful crystal clear water lake is renowned for its fish and bird life.  The dead volcano of Horgo stands on the Terhiin Tsagaan Nuur Lake. There is a huge volcanic crater, about 200 meters wide and 100 meters deep. A large solidified lava formation on the southern slope of Horgo is trickily called “Basalt Ger”. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 9. Khorgo National park
A full day for hiking nearby White Lake or known as Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur and volcanic mountains over 2000m above sea level. On the way visit Cave of the Yellow Dog, Ice cave and Zaluuchuud caves hike back to Ger camp and overnight

Day 10. Tsenkher hot Spa
Morning stay at lake side and drive down to Chuluut river great canyon which huge creation of volcanic earthquake and late afternoon arrive at Tsenkher hot Spa relax and have spa bath. Overnight ger camp.

Day 11. Kharkhorum 
Drive to Kharkhorum. Visit to Erdenezuu the first Buddhist Monastery in Mongolia. 400x400m walls with 108 stupas surround the monastery complex. Early 20th century there was more than 100 temples and over 1000 lamas used to serve. The monastery was sacked during the purges of 1937. Nowadays, only one temple holds religious activity and rest works as a museum. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 12. Khustai national park
Drive to Khustai National park. Khustai National park was protected in 1993 to conserve biodiversity and facilitate the re-introduction to the wild horse or known as Przewalski horse (Takhi). See the wild horses. Besides TAKHI you can see many wild animals including wild sheep Argali, wolf, red deer. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 13. Ulaanbaatar
Drive to Ulaanbaatar city. Transfer to hotel free for leisure; Visit Natural History Museum and shopping in cashmere and souvenir shops and dinner. Overnight at hotel

Day 14. Departure
Check out from hotel and transfer to airport or train station. Tour ends.

Number of days: 14
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
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Cancellation Policy

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