The ‘Blue Pearl’ of Mongolia - Hovsgol Lake and Hovsgol National Park - is located in Northern Mongolia on the border with Russia. The park was established in 1992 in order to preserve the crystal clear lake and its surrounding meadows, pasture, and mountain forests with their unique flora and fauna. Here, live the Tsaatan people, reindeer herders who live in tepees, with their shamanic traditions which have existed for thousands of years.
Explore Mongolia on horseback and by four-wheel drive vehicle as you travel from the vast grassland of the steppe to the green, forested hills of north-central Mongolia. This tour will be a fantastic holiday.
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Day 1. Ulaanbaatar-Mongolian capital. (L,D)
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, check into three or four star hotel. Depending on your arrival time , there is the possibility for a whole or partial day city tour, including a visit to Gandan Monastery with its 26 m high gold-plated statue of Megjid Janraisag. Afterwards, an excursion to the National History Museum, where you will see artifacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present, and displays of the development of Mongolian arts and culture. Visit the Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city.
Day 2. Ulaanbaatar/Moron (B,L,D)
Fly to Moron - capital town of Khovsgol province(flight takes 1 1/2hrs). We will Drive to Dayan Deerkhiin Ovoo. This area is one of the most beautiful in Khovsgol. So it is a wonderful camping and hiking place surrounded by most peaceful untouched wilderness. Overnight in tent.
Day 3. Tsagaan Nuur village/Horse trekking to Kharmai. (B,L,D)
After relaxed breakfast, our driver will take us to Tsagaan Nuur and Join our local guide, a horseman and horses. We will start horse trekking to Kharmai. You will enjoy the extensive flora and fauna of Taiga-Forest Mountain. We will visit to herding family and explore their long lasting nomadic culture. Overnight in tent
Day 4. Horse trekking to Balchigtai (B,L,D)
We will continue our horse trekking to Balchigtai. Today we will ride through beautiful landscape of forest mountain and Darkhad Valley. Visit to Darkhad people who reside here. Also it is the last place in Mongolia where Shamanism is widely practiced. Overnight in tent camp.
Day 5-6. Shandag/Meet Rein-deer Herders (B,L,D)
Late evening, we will reach Shandag. This is summer pasture of reindeer herders. We will visit to Reindeer herding family and explore their unique life style. These enigmatic people herd reindeers instead of the usual live stock. We will ride Reindeer. Overnight in tepee and tent.
Day 7.Kharmai (B,L,D)
Today, we will back to Kharmai and meet our driver. He will wait us with hearty Mongolian meal and overnight in tent
Day 8. Beautiful Khovsgol lake/ Khovsgol National Park (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will drive to beautiful Lake Khovsgol-Mongolia‟s largest, deepest and most beautiful lake. Late evening, we will reach beautiful Khovsgol lake. Overnight in ger camp
Day 9.Khatgal/Jankhai (B,L,D)
Today is our last day horse trekking and enjoy your last day out of urban environment. We will ride horse to Jankhai along the western shore of the lake. Enjoy beautiful views of the lake and the national park. Overnight in tourist ger camp.
Day 10. Moron - Ulaanbaatar (B,L,D)
Early morning breakfast, we will drive to Moron then your trip continues on to Ulaanbaatar by airplane. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and check in hotel. Enjoy city night life. Your guide will remain with you as you return to the hotel. .
Day11. Ulaanbaatar. (B,L,D)
Full day guided city tour, including to the dinosaur exhibitions hall at the Natural History Museum and Bogd Khan Palace, a series of beautiful traditional buildings where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. Souvenir and cashmere shops. Overnight in the hotel
Day 12. Departure. (B)
You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport or train station.
Middle of May, June, July, August, September and October
2, 4 up to 12 people
12 days/11 nights
$2,340.00 USD per person for 2-3 pax:
Tour price included:
• All accommodation: twin bedded rooms in hotel, sharing tourist Ger camp and tent
• All transport as listed in itinerary and Airport transfers.
• All meals as listed in itinerary. (breakfast-B, lunch-L and dinner-D).
• Camping equipments (tent, sleeping bag, kitchen, cooking equipment, cook etc…)
• All entrance fees of attractions.
• English speaking guide
Tour price not included:
• Domestic flights
• International flights
• Visa and passport fees
• International departure taxes and excess baggage fees
• Insurances of any kind
• Hotel porterage
• All items of personal nature: Laundry, room service charges, phone call, drinks etc.
• Alcoholic drinks
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Period before departure within
/Which notice of cancellation is received by us/
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41-28 days before your departure 40%
Less than 14 days 60%
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