BLUE PEARL OF MONGOLIA

  

Duration:  10 days, 9 nights

Group Size: 1-24

Overland Tour:  Distance 1950 kms

Tour Operator:  Tours

 

Activities:  Horse riding, hiking, swimming

 

Provide more than 2pax

Discount: 30% off for children under 2-6 years old

 

Imagine having your picture taken while you ride on a reindeer during this unique and memorable trip! Some environmentalists say that Khusvgul Lake’s water is the purest in the world, rather than Baikal Lake. Want to decide for yourself? Take this short but action packed tour with us. You will be surrounded by natural beauty in the state park. Bring your camera, because there are plenty of gorgeous and rare vegetation and animals.

 Day 1. Amart monastery

This is one of the most well-known and largest monasteries of Mongolia, it is located in the beautiful Iven Gol River valley on the foot of Burenkhan Mountain in Baruunburen village of Selenge province. Visitors especially enjoy the magnificent art and architectural construction. Stay overnight in a nomadic family’s Ger.

 

Day 2. Uran Togoo Mountain

It is Volcano Mountain in Bulgan province. We will see ruins which was Uyghur city ruin Baibalik is situated 14km west from the center of Khutag-Under Small town. Stay overnight in a camping out.

 

Day 3. Khuvsgul Lake

In the morning drive to Khuvsgul Lake. It is the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia. 99 springs and rivers flow into the lake and just one river flows out of the Khuvsgul which is Eg River. Also the lake surrounded by alpine mountains, which are covered with thick taiga. Stay overnight in a nomadic family’s Ger.

 

Day 4. Khuvsgul Lake

You will ride horse or hike along shore of the lake. On the way we will visit Tsaatan family, breed reindeers. Some families bring their reindeer to the Shore of Khuvsgul Lake each summer, to partake in the tourist in industry. Stay overnight in a nomadic ger. Have Mongolia traditional barbecue for dinner.

 

Day 5. Zuun Lake – Shine Ider

On the way stopover near Zuun Lake. Along the way you will enjoy beautiful scenery of mountain meadow and pine tree forest. Stay overnight in a camping out.

 

Day 6. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

Arrive in Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur / White Lake National Park. Here you will stay on the bank of White lake and visit some hundred years old Khorgo volcano crater and other natural sites. Stay overnight in a nomadic family’s ger.

 

Day 7. Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

Free day. There is an opportunity to ride a horse, fish, and hike. Stay overnight a nomadic family’s ger.

 

Day 8. Tsenkher hot spring

We will drive to the Tsenkher hot springs. It is one of the biggest hot springs in Mongolia with a temperature of 86 degree, a high flow rate, high alkalinity and relatively high amounts of fluoride. The hot spring is mostly used for relaxing and restoring your health. Stay overnight tourist Ger camp.

 

Day 9. Khugnu Khaan Nature Reserve

Drive to Khugnu Nature Reserve which is another beautiful granite rock formations located in semi desert area which has features of Gobi sand dunes. Optional hiking and camel riding. Stay overnight in a nomadic family’s ger.

 

Day 10. Ulaanbaatar

Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Along the way stopover by Khustai National Park in order to see Mongolian wild horses, Przewalski which were re-introduced back to its homeland in 1993. At the park first you will visit Park museum and conference hall, to get introduced to flora and fauna of the National Park.

 

Included

  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • English speaking guide at all times.
  • In the countryside, all lodging will be in ger camps and nomadic family’s Ger.
  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary.
  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by  driven 4WD van, bus in the city area.
  • Park entrance fees
  • Horse and Camel ride
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter of drinking water per day per person

 

Not included

  • Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar
  • Hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills, and laundry services
  • Travel insurance, medical insurance
  • Visa application fees
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses such as IDD call, internet, laundry, items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers
  • Airfare or train ticket
  • Airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 44pound / 20kilo)
  • Changes in arrival/departure flights
  • Additional services
  • Any charges of major force beyond our control (e.g. imposition, quarantine restrictions, etc…)

 

Packing list

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information.

  • backpack or soft bag
  • waterproof bag cover
  • day pack
  • head lamp/flashlight
  • spare batteries/bulb
  • personal medications
  • waterproof hiking boots
  • waterproof jacket with hood
  • waterproof over pants
  • fleece jacket or wool jumper
  • cotton t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts
  • lightw trousers
  • shorts
  • socks
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • sandals
  • sunglasses
  • sun cream
  • insect repellent
  • resealing (Ziploc) plastic bags
  • binoculars/camera
  • watch/ alarm clock
  • money belt/ pouch
  • insurance confirmation copy
  • emergency contact number
Number of days: 9
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.