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Northern and Central Mongolian Trails

Northern and Central Mongolian Trails

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Northern and Central Mongolian Trails

Duration: 14 days/13 nights                                Departures:
Transport: 4WD Minivan/4WD Jeep                June 6-19, 2016
Individual: 1-3 pax                                              July 4-17, 2016
Small group: 4-6 pax                                          Aug. 8-21, 2016

Day-by-day Itinerary

DAY 1     Ulaanbaatar
Arrival at Chinggis Khan International airport of Ulaanbaatar, our guide and driver will meet you at the airport and transfer to Puma Imperial or 3-star similar hotel. At the welcoming lunch we will give you detailed trip briefing and in the afternoon we go on half-day city tour - visit Sukhbaatar Square and Museum of National History, then Zaisan Hill and Bogd Khan Winter Palace Museum. (L/D)

DAY 2     Ulaanbaatar – Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Today we start our long tour to Northern and Central Mongolia and first place will be Amarbayasgalant monastery. Lunch on the road. Arrive at ger camp in Amarbayasgalant monastery in the late afternoon. Overnight at Amarbayasgalant Urguu ger camp. (B/L/D). 320km

DAY 3     Amarbayasgalant – Uran Togoo Volcano
After breakfast we will visit the monastery and take part in the morning chants of monks. Afterwards we drive to Volcano Uran Togoo in Bulgan province and visit archaeological sites. Stay in ger camp near Uran Togoo. Overnight at Solid Ger Camp. (B/L/D). 260km

DAY 4     Uran Togoo – Murun
We continue driving through forest mountains of northern Mongolia to capital of Hovsgol Province. Picnic lunch on attractive natural spot. In the afternoon visit local museum. O/n in local DUL hotel. (B/L/D) 250km

Day 5      Murun - Hovsgol lake
After good rest and hot showers in local hotel we continue our drive to Hovsgol Lake via Uushig Deer stones dated back to the Bronze Age. O/n in ger camp Baigal-Uud on the river’s shores. After lunch we will have excursion to see flowers and animals, Tsaatan people and panorama of great Mongolian fresh water lake. (B/L/D). 120km

DAY 6     Hovsgol lake – Jargalant Village
Today we drive towards Arkhangai province passing Murun and continue into the Khangai Mountains. Lunch picnic. Go to the ger camp with hot spa near Jargalant village. O/n in Jargal Jiguur ger camp. (B/L/D). 270km

DAY 7     Jargalant Village - Horgo Terkh National Park
Driving distance today is relatively short to Horgo and Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur Lake – the “Great White Lake”. The lake lies calmly in the arms of tall hills, its water extremely clear and lined with long sand beaches. Visit volcano and lake in the afternoon. O/n in Maikhan Tolgoi ger camp. (B/L/D). 90km

DAY 8     Horgo Terkh National Park – Tsenher Hot Spa
Drive to Tsenkher passing by Tsetserleg and visit Zaya Gegeenii Khiid. Picnic lunch. Enjoy and relax at Tsenher Hot springs. O/n in ger camp Tsenher Jiguur. (B/L/D). 210km

DAY 9     Tsenkher Hot Spa - Nomad Family
After breakfast drive to nomad family in Tsenkher county of Arkhangai province. Rest of the day optional horseback riding and stay with nomadic family to learn local lifestyle, participate in preparing dairy product and etc. O/n in ger next to nomad family. (B/L/D). 15km

DAY 10   Nomad Family – Karakorum
Today we head toward Karakorum – the ancient capital of Mongolia and visit legendary Monastery Erdene Zuu, the first Buddhist monastery in Central Mongolia founded in 1586. Monument for Mongol Empire (hiking), visit the newly founded Karakorum museum to see the relics from the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire. Overnight in Munkh Tenger ger camp. (B/L/D) 90km

DAY 11   Karakorum - Hustai Nuruu National Park
Drive to Hustai National park via Mongol Els – Little Gobi. We will visit Erdene Khamba monastery ruins. Also we have chance hiking on the Mongol Els sand dunes. Optional camel ride. Picnic lunch and in the afternoon we will reach Hustai Nuruu National Park. Driving and hiking to see wild horses of Przjevalski in the evening. O/n in Hustai ger camp. (B/L/D). 260km

DAY 12   Hustai Nuruu National Park – Ulaanbaatar
Drive back to UB and transfer to Puma Imperial or similar 3-star hotel. After lunch we go on half-day city tour – Gandan Monastery where 26m high gilded statue of the Buddha, Zanabazar Fine Art Museum. O/n in 3-star hotel. (B/L/D). 100km

DAY 13   Ulaanbaatar
Free time on your own leisure and in the afternoon we go for souvenir and cashmere shopping. Enjoy evening cultural show – Tumen Ekh National Folklore group. Farewell dinner. (B/D)

Day 14    Departure
Breakfast and transfer to Chinggis Khan International Airport/Departure. (B)

SERVICE INCLUDES
Meals as listed, 3-star hotel in Ulaanbaatar, accommodation in ger 2pax sharing basis, transport to/from airport, private 4WD vehicle on field trip, tea coffee and water during the trip, transport in Ulaanbaatar on city tours, English speaking guide, horseback riding for 2 hours in countryside, excursions as per itinerary (Museums and Monasteries) and entrance fees, evening cultural show by Tumen Ekh Folklore Ensemble, local taxes and admission fees.

SERVICE EXCLUDES
International air ticket, travel insurance, alcoholic beverages, photo and video charges in museums and monasteries, expenses of private nature.

Single supplement: US$250

Total Cost:
Individual: US$2,150 p/p

Small Group: US$1,780 p/p

Northern and Central Mongolian Trails

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Northern and Central Mongolian Trails

Northern and Central Mongolian Trails

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