2016 Mongolian Nomadic Festival Naadam, Tavan Bogd National Park Horse trekking 16 days combination trip in Western Mongolia. Mongolia package.

Itinerary

Day 1 , Saturday 09 July

Fly into UB, picked up by Bek Travel’s staff at UB airport.

Drive to Chinggis Khan Hotel in UB, check in. After the lunch /or dinner, do some seightseeing, visit Mongolian Natural Museum in UB, visit Gandan Monastery. Have dinner at Mongolian Nomads restaurant in UB and have Mongolian barbeque.

Day 2, Sunday 10

Drive to UB airport to Fly to Olgii, picked up by Bek Travel’s staff in Olgii. See Naadam’s archery. Overnight in Bek Travel’s guest house or in hotel. 

Day 3, Monday 11

See the Naadam opening ceremony in Olgii, parade and Mongolian traditional concert. Continue to see Mongolian wrestling 1st section or 3 rounds. Have dinner at Turkish restaurant in Olgii and overnight in hotel or in ger camp.

Day 4, Tuesday 12

Drive out of Olgii to see horse racing competition, in the afternoon come back to Olgii and see the last rounds of Mongolian wrestling. See the closing ceremony of Naadam. Overnight in ger camp or in hotel.

Day 5, Thursday 13

By Toyota Landcruisers drive out of Olgii heading to Tavan Bogd Ranger station. On the way, stop in Tsengel village to listen to Tuvan Shaman throat singer. Continue to drive to Tavan Bogd Ranger station. On the way, stop at the Shiveet Khairkhan Sacred mountain to see the petroghlyps from bronze age. Arrive at the Ranger station and overnight in tents or in Tuvan families. Choice is yours.

Day 6, Friday 14

Ride on horses, ride to Tavan Bogd base camp, this day we will ride 17kms on horse back. See the potanian glacier this day. Depth of the potanian glacier on the top is 240 meters and on the bottom it is 140 meters. Overnight in tents.

Day 7, Saturday 15

Climb to Malchin peak on this day, which is about 3800 meters high from sea level. And after the climb, ride back to Ranger station and overnight in tents or in gers.

Day 8, Sunday 16

Continue riding on horses and with pack camels ride to Dakilbay pass. Overnight before the pass in tents by the Khar salaa valley.

Day 9, Monday 17

Ride on horses, pass the famous Dakilbay pass and arrive at the Aksu valley. Do some hiking in the Aksu valley, experience and see flora and fauna. Do some bird watching. You may also have a chance to see snow leopard in this valley. Overnight in tents.

Day 10, Tuesday 18

This day, we ride on horses and arrive at the Aral Tolgoi National park and overnight in tents. Araltolgoi is a valley where 2 junctions and rivers meet. Nice place to rest and do some hike after the horse ride.

Day 11, Wednesday 19

Ride on horses ride by the Khoton lake and arrive at the Khumdibulak to see rock arts and petroghlyps. Swim in the lake along sandy beach if weather allows that day. Overnight in tents.

Day 12, Thursday 20

Ride on horses and arrive at the Khoton & Khurgan lakes bridge, pass the bridge and come to visit a Kazakh eagle hunter’s family. Experience his golden eagle. Overnight there in tents. We will leave the horses here.

Day 13, Friday 21

Hike to Ikh Turgen waterfall, and come back to the eagle hunter’s family again.

Day 14, Friday 22

Drive to Khurgan lake to see Turkic men stone, burial mounds of ( frozen tombs of Mongolia) 3500 years old. Then continue to drive to Olgii. Arrive in Olgii. Have good bye party. Overnight in hotel or in ger camp.

Day 15, Saturday 23

Fly out of Olgii to UB, picked up by Bek Travel’s staff. And drive to Chinggis hotel in UB.

Day 16, Sunday 24

Fly out to Home country.


 

Fee per person for Mongolia package: 2850 USD . Larger groups have discounts.