Taste of Mongolia

The region first became known to Europeans through the vivid 13th-century descriptions of Marco Polo, but it otherwise remained for them virtually unknown and untraveled.The generation of Mongol nomads are keeping their lifestyle and tradition for thousands of years from ancestors. Main territory of the first state on the land of Mongolia called Huns were in central part of modern Mongolia. The deer stones, square shaped burials, petroglyphs and many other historical and archeological sites located in here. You will have a spectacular view of Mongolian main landscapes from this trip.

per adult from

$607

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Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Camping equipment
    • Entry/Admission - Erdene Zuu Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Kharakhorum Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Orkhon Waterfall
    • Entry/Admission - Orkhon Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Tsenkher Hot Spring
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Ulaanbaatar to Khar Khorin

      Pass By: Elsen Tasarkhai, Mongolia
      Elsen tasarkhai is a part of the Mongol Els sand dunes, which stretchs along the Tuv, Uvurkhangai and Bulgan provinces. The sand dunes are totally 80 km long. Dividing the southern part of the sand dunes with the so-called northern Mongolian sand, Khugnu Tarna is a main road. River Tarna flows in the western part of the sand dunes and it is sodden under its surfaces, so shrubberies such as willow, elm, dogwood, shrubbery grow there.

      Stop At: Erdene Zuu Monastery, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
      Early morning, we assemble at meeting point and drive to Khar Khorin, the former capital of Mongolia on a van. Upon arrival, we will visit Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetan-inspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas.
      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Stop At: Kharakhorum Museum, Khushuu Tsaidam Rd, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
      The people who study world history, know about Kharkhorin city. In 1206 Chinggis khaan established the Mongolian Great Empire and built the capital city of Kharkhorin. Researchers say Orkhon Valley is Mongolian geographic center and gene, and that Mongolian ancient tribes used to unite to focus to get the strength. "Kharkhorin" is the Uighur word meaning "dark brown dirt soil."
      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at local guesthouse.

      Day 2: Khar Khorin to Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall

      Stop At: Orkhon Waterfall, Orkhon River Valley, Bat Ulzii Mongolia
      We will head to Orkhon valley at Bat-Ulzii soum, Uvurkhangai province where the Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall located. Orkhon valley is inscribed on UNESO World Heritage List. Here, we meet local horse guide family and that will be a real chance for you to experience the tradition and culture of the nomadic people.
      Duration: 5 hours

      Stop At: Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
      Orkhon valley is inscribed on UNESO World Heritage List. Here, we meet local horse guide family and that will be a real chance for you to experience the tradition and culture of the nomadic people. Also, chance to try local foods and beverages. Visit of Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfalls, white flood flowing on the drum stone. This 20 meter falls are wonderfully formed 20.000 years ago, as a result of a unique combination of earthquakes and volcano eruptions.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at nomadic family.

      Day 3: Ulaan tsutgalan to Tsenkher Hot Spring

      Pass By: Taikhar Chuluu Rock, Mongolia
      Taikhar Chuluu is 18m-high cliff of granite. This cliff was formed by separating from the river bank due to millions of years’ continual flow of Khoid Tamir River through granite cape on its northern bank.
      There was a wide valley on the way to Zag Baidrag River after climbing over Khangai range. It is believed that a giant snake passed the valley crossing over 3 open canyons of Eg Mountain pass moving along the Khangai mountain range until it reached the site of current Taikhar Chuluu and then fell into a hole under the cliff. After that, a well-known local wrestler knowingly plugged the hole with a massive cliff, currently known as Taikhar Chuluu.

      Stop At: Tsenkher Hot Spring, Tsenkher, Tsetserleg 65190 Mongolia
      Tsenkher hot spring reaches up to 80 degrees which you have the chance to bathe under the sky. Before hot spring visit to Tsetserleg, capital of Arkhangai province and possible to explore the local town and museum.
      Duration: 6 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at hot spring resort.

      Day 4: Tsenkher hot spring to Ulaanbaatar

      Stop At: Hustai National Park, Hustai National Park, Tov Province
      The national park is about 100 km south-west of Ulaanbaatar. Highest point is 1842 meters. There are over 10 pure water rivers, populations of Asian red deer, steppe gazelle, deer, boar, wild cat, wolf and lynx, 126 kinds or birds, 450 floras. In between 1992-2001 wild horse known as Takhi was reintroduced from Holland into Khustai National Park. A total of 84 Przewalski wild horses were brought 4 times. In the beginning of 1900s, wealthy zoo director from Hamburg in Germany came to Mongolia and bought 51 foals of wild horse and sold them to a wealthy people in Dutch, French, and America. Thus, Mongolian wild horses have been living in European countries since 1903. This wild horses exporting business was successful in Europe but Przewalski wild horses in Mongolia, motherland of wild horse, was extincted by 1960.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel or guesthouse in Ulaanbaatar
    • Departure Point :
      1: Narnii Rd Narnii street-2, No.165, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
      2: State Department Store, Khoroo 3, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We offer to our clients a pick up service from the stations upon arrival by airlines or land transportation, such as international bus or trans-siberian railwayAirports
      • Chinggis Khaan International Airport, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
      Departure Time :
      Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/1/2020 - 10/24/2021
      Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Tuesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Wednesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Friday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Saturday:06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by Blue Mountain Expedition

    Activity ID: V-242038P1

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