"I could never resist the call of the trail" - Buffalo Bill

HENTII JEEP SAFARI

Hentii aimag is located in mountainous area in Herlen, Onon, Ulz river basins in northern hemisphere on eastern halfway of the globe between 108° to 113° longtitude and 46° to 49° northern latitude. Hentii aimag borders with Chita oblast of Russia to the north, with Dornod to the east, with Sukhbaatar and Dornogovi aimags to the south and with Govisumber to the southwest, with Tuv to the west and with Selenge aimag to the northwest. The aimag's territory is a combination of mountainous and steppe zone. This aimag appertains to forest and steppe zone, and 16% of the whole northern region is elevated at 1,880-2,450m above the sea level and it has gallant forested mountains like Han-Hentii, Noyon and Delgerkhaan. Han-Hentii mountain elevated at 2,451m above the sea level, Asraltkhairkhan at 2,799m above the sea are the highest points of Hentii aimag. Hentii aimag has a unique natural composition as the Siberian taiga forest from north meets the Central Asian vast steppes in the south.

Hentii aimag has great amount of underground water resource. There are big and small rivers in northern forested areas of the aimag. Yet the southern steppe has much less underground and inflow water resource. The aimag has over 90 springs, 70 lakes and pools like Khar Zurkh's Huh lake mentioned in The Secret History of Mongolia, Hangal lake famous for its beautifull scenery, Hajuu spring and others that are involved with Chinggis Khan history. There are dozens of hot and cold medicinal springs such that Gurvan Nuur, Onon, Avraga Toson, Tars, Arangatai and so on. Around 100 rivers like Herlen, Onon, Eg, Barkh, Hurh, Ulz, Balj, Humult, Tsenher that are initiated at Hentii range and its branch mountains belong to this territory.

Two third of the Herlen river, which is the longest river of Mongolia with 1,090km in length, flows through Hentii aimag.
It is believed that Chinggis Khan, the Khan and founder of the Great Mongolian Empire, was born in this aimag. In 2000, the 4,157кm² northeastern area of the aimag became Onon-Balj complex. The 12,271кm² territory that includes state worshiped sacred Burhan Haldun mountain and Herlen, Onon and Tuul rivers and their inflows at the heart of the Hentii range had been protected by the state since 1992. Around 800 archeologically significant historical remains such as graves, tombs, prohibitions of aristocrats were kept in this region. A place, where the eastern great steppes meet the mountainous region in the northeastern part of the region, which is called Toson Khultai by the locals and 4,700km² of this area became a natural reserve area in 1998. Hilly and timbered areas surrounding Khar Yamaat, Tumentsogt and other mountains form a fascinating natural complex of 506km² that became natural reserved area in 1998.
 



 

HENTII JEEP SAFARI

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HENTII JEEP SAFARI

Duration: 10 days /9 nights
Date: June-September
Transport: 4WD Jeep/Van
Individual: 1-3 pax
Small group: 4-6 pax


Day-by-day Itinerary

Day 1
  Arrive & Half day city tour
Arrival. Welcome at the airport and transfer to the one of the famous hotel. After a while rest we will see the “Gandan” monastery which is the biggest Buddhist monastery also see the Memorial site “Zaisan” and see the whole city on top of the mountain. We will invite you to warm dinner from our side. Overnight in 3-star hotel. (L/D)

Day 2  “Temple” Tourist Camp
Visit our exotic nature tourist camp “Temple”. Do horseback riding to Chinggis Statue complex and experience the nomadic family life by visiting their Mongolian ger. In the evening enjoy national performances in the camp. Overnight in the ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 3-4  Huh lake and Bereeven monastery
Today you will reach horseback riding to the Khukh lake (Blue Lake) and enjoy the scene. This is a picturesque lake which is situated in a basin within the Hentii Mountains . The slopes of the surrounding hills are forested and the water is crystal clear. In this place Chinggis Khan got entitled as a King of Mongols in 1189. It is also a paradise for bird lovers who may be lucky enough to spot whooper swans, spoonbills, great white egrets and numerous raptors. Next day we will horseback ride to the ruins of Bereeven Monastery, established in 17th century by the order of Zanabazar. Full excursion. Overnight in tourist camp. (B/L/D)

Day 5 Uglugch Fortress
Today we will drive to the Uglugch fortress at the base of Daichin mountain southeast to the Batshireet sum. The ruins of fortress, dates to the Qidan period, is 3km in length, is made entirely with stones without the use of mortar. Then we will visit the Binder sum and explore the surroundings. Full excursion in the area. Overnight in tent. (B/L/D)

Day 6   Deluun Boldog
Drive to the Deluun Boldog, the birthplace of the Great Chinggis Khan. In his 800th anniversary Statue of Chinggis Khan erected in 1962 in Deluun Boldog which is now in Dadal sum. The area has an attractive scene with forests and steppe. You will make various types of bird watching and wildlife encounter. Enjoy the Onon river and overnight in tent. (B/L/D)

Day 7   Huduu aral
Today we will drive to the Undurkhan, the capital of Hentii province. Continue our trip to Huduu Aral, where the great chronicle, the Secret History of the Mongols was composed. After arrival at the camp have a lunch and visit the ruins of Aurag city. It is believed that the Palace of Aurag, built by Chinggis Khan, was once here. Visit the mineral spring Aurag Toson and get medicated. The healing water is reputed to heal ulcers, stomach complaints and pancreatic diseases. Continue the trip and drive to Gun-Galuut Natural Reserve in Delgerkhaan. Make argali photo safari, bird watching and photographing. Overnight in the ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 8   Terelj National Park
Today we will drive to the Terelj National Park. After arriving we will do horseback riding in Terelj. The Terelj is located on the edge of Han Hentii mountain range and view the exotic high Mesozoic granite cliffs, sculpted into unique formations by wind, loom over fertile valleys. Also the motherland of Chinggis Khan and contains numerous important historical and cultural sites. Next stop is Aryabala Meditation temple. Aryabala will offer a unique and wonderful view of the Terelj. Overnight in the ger camp.

Day 9  Ulaanbaatar & city tour
After breakfast we will drive back to the city and to the hotel. Half day city tour, visit Natural History and National History Museums. Do shopping in cashmere, leather, souvenir, antique shops. Enjoy Mongolian national performances. Warm farewell dinner with delicious traditional Mongolian cuisine with us. Overnight at the hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 10   Depart
Farewell: Transfer from hotel to airport/departure. (B)

SERVICE INCLUDES
Accommodation in ger camp, meals as indicated in Itinerary, transport with an experienced driver by private 4WD vehicle, local taxes, and guide to/from Ulaanbaatar speaking language per your preference.

SERVICE EXCLUDES
Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, beverages, personal expenses and gratuities.

Total Cost:
Individual: US$

Small Group: US$

HENTII JEEP SAFARI

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HENTII JEEP SAFARI

HENTII JEEP SAFARI

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