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8days Winter Horseback Trip in Mongolia March 2019

 

Extend your adventure in Mongolia

8DAYS NIGHT SKY-STARGAZING IN THE WIDE OPEN STEPPE, EXPLORE SEMI GOBI DESERT, EXPERIENCE OF HORSEBACK RIDING AT THE ORKHON WATERFALL, TERELJ NATIONAL PARK & CHINGGIS KHAAN BIGGEST HORSE STATUE COMPLEX

Recommended Days: 8days/7nights
Recommended Activities: Discover Semi-Desert by Camels/Experience a Camel Herder Nomads Traditions & Culture/Sleep in Traditional Ger & Spend time with Nomadic Family/Sightseeing/Feel free to explore/Visit the biggest Horse Statue Complex of Chinggis Khaan/Sightseeing/Horse & Camel Riding/Excursion in the Erdene-Zuu Temple Museum
Transport Type: by Russian Van (4WD) or Toyota Land Cruiser
Total Driving km: 1600kms
Tour Date: Depart from 04/March.2018*
Trip Code: S8

MAR/03~ WELCOME TO MONGOLIA, ARRIVAL IN ULAANBAATAR

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

MAR/04~ Day 1. Welcome to Meet Our Team / Travel to Semi Gobi Desert / Camel Riding
Today, we will have a full day trip driving to Semi-Desert, a unique combination of Gobi sand dunes, and beautiful mountains. You will have an opportunity ride a camel in the granite mountain valley. Overnight will stay with nomadic family in Ger.

MAR/05~ Day 2. Start Horseback Riding at the Khogno Khaan Mountain
After relaxing morning breakfast, we will meet our horse guide. You will be briefed by the guides about the horses, the rules, the riding and sightseeing opportunities in the area. You will have your horseback trip with a local guide around the mountain valley and open steppe area. During our horse ride, we will make a short stop for a lunch at the family. Overnight will stay with the same nomadic family in Ger.

MAR/06~ Day 3. Drive to Ancient Capital of Kharkhorin
After morning breakfast at the family, we will set off again by 4WD and before the last day of our journey is dedicated to visiting the Erdene Zuu Monastery in Kharkhorin, which was the ancient capital city of Mongolia in the 13th century for about 30 years, located in northwestern part of Uvurkhangai province. The Erdene Zuu monastery is the oldest surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia, it was built in 1586 by Abtai Sain Khan. However, after the fall of communism in Mongolia in 1990, the monastery was turned over to the lamas again and became a place of worship. After a day excursion in town, continue to drive to accommodation place. Overnight will stay at a local guesthouse in Kharkhorin.

MAR/07~ Day 4. Travel to Frozen Orkhon Waterfall
After morning breakfast, we will set off again by 4WD and driving to Orkhon Waterfall. Hiking around an area. The waterfall was formed by a unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes about twenty thousand years ago. Surrounded by high mountains with green forest. Overnight will stay with a nomadic family in Ger.

MAR/08~ Day 5. Horseback Riding in the Orkhon Waterfall
After relaxing morning breakfast, the second horse riding adventure begins with local horse guide. You will be briefed by the guides about the horses, the rules, the riding and sightseeing opportunities in the area. Feel free to extend your horseback riding time around the waterfall area. Overnight will stay with the same nomadic family for another night in Ger.

MAR/09~ Day 6. Horse Riding in the Morning / Road back to the Semi Gobi from the Orkhon Waterfall
After the morning horse ride and sight at the waterfall, we will continue our trip driving to the Semi Gobi. Arrive at the accommodation place anytime. Overnight will stay with nomadic family in Ger.

MAR/10~ Day 7. Drive to Terelj National Park / Explore Chinggis Khan Statue Complex
Today, we will have a full day trip and driving to the northeast of Ulaanbaatar visiting the Terelj National Park. Terelj offers fascinating rock formations, which it’s Turtle Rock against a background of pine trees covered mountains. The park is rich in flora and fauna and reminds of beautiful Alpine valleys. We will walk to the meditation temple of Ariyabal from there the scenery of park is magnificent. Afterwards, we will drive again to the Statue of Chinggis Khan Complex. This is one of the biggest horse statues of Chinggis Khan in the world. We will explore and visiting museums in the complex. After all excursion of the complex, we will drive to our accommodation place. Overnight will stay with nomadic family in Ger.

MAR/11~ Day 8. Back to Ulaanbaatar city
After morning breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. You will transfer to your accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, ending our memorable journey.

 

Signing up the Winter Tour in March-2019

950USD (per person)

This Tour Guaranteed 8days for 2paying members

 

The tour price includes the following services

  • Accommodation during the trip

  • 6 Nights Nomadic Family (shared in traditional Ger)

  • 1 Night Local Guesthouse (shared in traditional Ger)

  • = Night Wild Camping (shared in Tent)

  • Driver + 4WD Vehicle + All Petrol

  • English speaking Tour Guide

  • Our own cooking meals for daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Catering for Vegetarian Food (on your request)

  • Water during the safari

  • Private Camel & Horse Ride with Local Guide

  • All entrance fees & Sightseeing as listed in itinerary

  • National Park fees

  • Camping equipment

  • Provide a Traditional Mongolian Coat “Deel”

    The tour price exclusive the following services

  • International Airfare & Train tickets

  • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar city

  • Tips & Gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activities & additional costs

  • Soft drink & Sweet bars (available to purchase)

  • Toiletry (toilet paper, wet tissue)

  • Travel & Medical Insurance

  • Vaccination charges

    SUGGESTED EXTENSIONS:

  • Goes to FURTHER INTO THE GOBI DESERT

  • Goes to CENTRAL PART

  • Goes to NORTHERN PART

  • Goes to EASTERN PART

  • Goes to WESTERN PART 

 

Number of days: 8
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: winter clothes
What to bring: warm clothes etc.,
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
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Adventure tours
Offroad tours
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Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
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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.