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Taste of western Mongolia, Package tour 9 days

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USD 820.00
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What to Expect
Tour itinerary:

D1 Arrive to Olgii. Welcome to land of gorgeous Altai Mountains. At the airport you will be welcomed by our team. Meet  ethnic Kazakh people who are famous with their ancient eagle hunting culture and hospitality. Drive around 6 hours to White River valley, this is south entrance of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. /tent/ B,L,D

D2 Today we will head to base camp by horseback. If you didn't ride a horse before, that is fine the horses are well trained and mostly serve for tourists. Once we are at base camp, you can enjoy panoramic view of Altai mountains which included highest peak in Mongolia and Potanin glacier. /tent/ B,L,D

D3 Climb to Malchin peak. The peak is located right on borderline between Mongolia and Russia. Also it is possible to climb up without any special climbing equipment. Total hiking takes over 7 hours up and down. It is important  good weather for climbing, so there are other activities to do instead of climbing which are absolutely same highlight. You can choose between visit  Mongolia- Russian border monument or explore Potanin glacier. /tent/ B,L,D

D4  White River valley.Today we will back down along the White river and you will enjoy stunning nature with milky white river and snow capped mountain on background. On our arrival if you prefer more hiking, we recommend you visit Green Lake which is about 2 hours walk in total. /tent/ B,L,D

D5 Trekking to Black River valley. In both of these valley lives nomadic Tuvan people. Who have a own language, culture and Shamanism believe. Visit a Tuvan family and learn more about their way of living. Total trekking takes around 6 hours. /tent/ B,L,D

D6 Trekking to Bear Valley. This is one of the most beautiful valley in Mongolia. And it is only possible in summer time. The narrow valley with stunning wild nature. Nobody lives in this valley and you probably will see a wild animal like a deer or fox. /tent/ B,L,D

D7 Today we will hike over 3 hours than switch to car and drive around 2 hours. Set our camp by the Khoton lake. Climb to Biluu hill which takes only couple hours and you will have panoramic view of surrounding. Also enjoy a pertoglyphs from Bronze Age. /tent/ B,L,D

D8 Visit nomadic Eagle hunter's family. After breakfast we will drive over one hour and visit a nomadic eagle hunter's family. The ethnic Kazakh people have an ancient hunting culture with specially trained golden eagle. Explore more about eagle hunting and have memoriable picture with eagle landed on your arms. /yurt/ B,L,D

D9 Drive back to Olgii. Visit main highlights of city. Farewell dinner at local restaurant. Stay overnight in hotel /hotel/ B,L,D

D10 Fly back to Ulaanbaatar.
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Important Information
Departure Point
We will drop off to Bayan-Olgii airport. This is our departure location
Departure Time
Fixable
Duration
9 days
Return Details
Ulaanbaatar.
Inclusions
  • Accommodation /tent, yurt, hotel/
  • All camping and cooking equipment /mattress, sleeping bag,etc
  • Camel and horse support
  • National Park permit and fees
  • Meals (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner) water and snacks
  • Local guide, camel herder
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Transportation during the trip, off road private vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Send us a copy of your passport
  • Each day hiking takes around 5 hours in total
  • We will move everyday, all baggage will be transported by camel
  • Well organised tour
  • team with tour guide, driver, cook and horseman
  • the weather can be cold. bring your warm clothes
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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