ITINERARY
Day 1 Visit in Ulaaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar

Arrival at the airport, meeting with our driver and guide. Transfer to your hotel, settling in and rest. We will take you in the restaurant mongol. Let's immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National History Museum. Walk in the centre of Ulaanbaatar. Discovery of Gengghis Khaan Square and the House of Parliament. Mongolian traditional show at Tumen Ekh theatr: folkloric dances, contortion, and of course khoomi, the overtone singing. Welcome dinner in Mongolian style restaurant.  Overnight in the hotel.

Day 1 Arrive at Kharkhorin

Ulaanbaatar - Ugii lake 360 km for 6-7 hours

Day 2 Ulaanbaatar-Ugii Lake

Toady we will drive to Ugii lake. The lake is located in the centre of Mongolia, and in the territory of Arkhangai province is one of the biggest lakes of Mongolia and has 27 km squire area . Ugii lake abounds in various types of fish and birds, which creates an incredible natural beauty. On the way we will visit to Khar Balgas ruins, was the capital of the first Uyghur Khaganate, built on the site of the former Göktürk imperial capital. Overnight in the ger camp by lake.  

Day 3 Ugii Lake-Kharkhorin

Ugii lake-Kharkhorin 80km for 2 hours

After breakfast we will drive to Kharkhorin. Journey to Kharkhorin, the former capital of Mongolia. The legendary city of Genghis Khan was founded in 1220 and was one of the stages of the silk road. Visit of Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetaninspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas. Visit of the Museum of Kharkhorin.  Overnight in  the ger camp in Kharkhorin.

Day 4 Kharkhorin-Orkhon Valley

Kharkhorin-Orkhon Valley 115km for 3-4 hours

Drive to the Orkhon Valley, Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the valley is a land of nomadism and many breeders set their summer camp there. On the way, we will see Uurtin Tokhoi Canyon scenic spot. Afternoon begin the horseback riding trip to Ulaan Tsutgalan, white flood flowing on the black stone, transformed in rainbow by a short sunray and the largest waterfall of Mongolia, 7 km away from the camp. We will meet our horse keeper and get prepared for the trip in 8 lakes . Relax in ger camp by Orkhon river.

Day 5 Ride to Eight Lakes 

Horse riding until the entrance of Naiman Nuur National Park. We'll follow our path across the steppes scattered with edelweiss, then we'll ride along the forests of larches and pines, before stopping for the night at Buurgiin Oroi, on the edge of a small wood, in front of the mountains of Naiman Nuur Park. Tented camping near nomad family.

Day 6 Khangai Mountai 

We enter Naiman Nuur Park via Khangai Mountain pass and the landscape completely changes. The green infinite steppes give way too much more diversified landscapes: forests of larches and pines, wild roses and wild flowers, junipers, gooseberries, and wild onions. We passing serval lakes before stopping for the night at Khuis lake. We visit another nomad family and explore more about the nomadic life. Tented camping near nomad family by lake.  

Day 7 Shireet Lake 

We will ride across plains and forests then we arrived at the lake Shireet. The largest lake of the park (10 square kilometres, 3,86 square miles) and the highest (2366 meters, 1,47 mile). The landscape is of volcanic origins here and extinct invisible volcanoes are dotted in the landscape. Early summer, lot of wildflowers grow on the meadows. Afternoon ride back to camp and  visit a local horsemen family where you have an opportunity to experience their way of life, their culture and traditions. Tented camping near nomad family.

Day 8 Shireet Lake-Camp 

Today we will continue to ride the Orkhon Waterfall. You will stop by the river Shuranga to take your lunch. You will reach the camp at dusk and enjoy a good supper and rest in comfortable beds. Dinner is real authentic Mongolian barbecue, prepared in the traditional style with hot stones. Overnight in the ger camp by river.

Day 9 Journey in Mogoit Spa
MAP OF UVURKHANGAI

Orkhon Riding Tour

12

days

From €1430* / person

*price vary according to group size

OVERVIEW

In this tour, you will discover Khogno Khan park, Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of the Mongolian Empire. Explore the landscapes and all the landmarks of the Orkhon Valley. Experience nomadic lifestyle by riding through the breathtaking Naiman Nuur National Park on a 6 day horseriding trip. 

TOUR BRIEF

Duration: 11 nights / 12 days 

Activities: Visiting cultural heritage sites, experiencing nomad culture, exploring varied natural landscapes, hiking, camel riding, horse riding.  

Distance: 1210kms  

Group: Min 2 - Max 12

Season: May –October

PRICE

* prices vary according to group size

 

RATES BY GROUP SIZE

 

2-  pax              1890 p/p

3-4 pax             1760 p/p

5-8 pax             1590 p/p

9-10 pax           1430 p/p

 

INCLUDED

 

  •  Transfers airport / hotel / airport 

  • 2 nights in 3* or 4* hotel in Ulan Bator, breakfast included 

  • Full pension during the tour  

  • Water 

  • 4 nights in comfortable yurts camps with warm shower 

  • 3 nights in tent with a host family, 

  • 2 nights in the ger with a local family

  • Journeys in Japanese or Russian 4WD jeep or minibus with Air con + Driver  

  • Petrol 

  • English-speaking guide 

  • Camel and Horse trek  

  • Local guides for the treks  

  • Entrance fees for parks and museum indicated in the program 

  • Traditional show

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • International transport  

  • Passport and visa fees 

  • Repatriation insurance  

  • Travel insurance  

  • Drinks / alcohols extras 

  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program

  • Single room supplement: Single supplement is available at 50 euros in the hotel (for 1 nights) Single ger supplement: Single supplement is available at 20 euros per night at ger camps

OUR TIPS

All luggage and equipment for this tour will be loaded onto pick yaks or horses, which are provided by the local herders and local nomads who will lead us on this journey the heart of tha Khangai Mountain. No support vehicle will follow in this rugged and roadless territory on our trek in the Naiman Nuur area located in the Khangai Mountain.

 

For your journey in Mongolia, it is possible joining a fixed departure tour with a group, which has the advantage of providing a friendly atmosphere and to let you benefit from the best price. Our groups are composed of an average of 3 to 12 participants.

 

We offering camel riding, horse trekking and hiking tour based on local community. Nomadic families live in the area are main parts of the tours. They will supply camels, horses, meals, and accommodation for tourists.

 

On day 9, we will relax in the hot springs of Mogoit Spa. But before that, we will ride through the forest to the sacred mountain of Tsagaan Khairkhan (the white rock). The hot springs of Mogoit Spa are said to have been discovered by Zanabazar. They contain sulphur and have therapeutic virtues. You can come back to the camp with our driver or ride to the camp.  Once at the camp, you can do some rafting, fishing, play archery, volleyball, pétanque, or just relax. In the evening, farewell bonfire party and share your feedback of the tour with your group members.

Day 10 Orkhon Valley-Khogno Khan 

Orkhon-Khogno Khan 180 km for 5 hours

After breakfast we separate from our horses and guides and then start with a 4x4 drive to long distance of Khogno Khan National park. Discovery of the park: semi desert steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80km long sand dunes, are characteristic of this arid area nicknamed "Mini-Gobi". Visiting a local nomad family conversing about their unique lifestyle of the local area. They’re very hospitable friendly hosts which they will offer a traditional delicacy made of camel’s milk. Camel-back trek along the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai. Overnight in the ger with a local family.

Day 11 Return in Ulaanbaatar  

Khogno Khan-Ulaanbaar 250 km for 4 hours

Back to Ulaanbaatar. Last herds of wild horses crossing the road outside our dumbfounded eyes, last yurts smoking far away, the steppe will be with us until the last moment. Arrival in town and settling in at your hotel, where you can rest a few moments. Rest of the day free. With our guide, you can go and shop in the center of the city. Overnight in hotel.

Day 12 Departure  

Breakfast at the hotel. We go with you to the international airport of Ulaanbaatar. The transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight.

Office Address

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Residence-41, Bayangol District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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