8 Days All combined Trip Itinerary

8 Days All combined Trip Itinerary

Following attractive trekking adventure will take place in Western Mongolia, in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park among the snow-capped peaks of the High Altai Mountains, one of the longest mountain chains in Central Asia. In this remote corner where Mongolia, China, and Russia meet, we discover a beautiful swath of untouched wilderness, topped by the 14,000-foot peaks of Tavan Bogd National Park. With Bactrian camels and Mongolian semi wild horses to carry our gear and wranglers team, we camp by alpine lakes, hike to glaciers, explore ancient burial mounds and petroglyphs that are haunting testaments to Mongolia’s shamanic traditions, and experience a pristine mountain world where Kazakh nomads still hunt with golden eagles. Join us for a true expedition across trackless terrain – a singular experience for adventurous trekkers.

Arrive in Olgii after the lunch, drive out to West heading towards the Ranger station of Tavan Bogd mountain. Arrive at the Ranger station where Tuvan Shamans live. Visit Tuvan shaman families and overnight in gers.

Riding on horseback and head towards to base camp of Tavan Bogd mountain. After 5 hours of ride reach base camp. See potanian glacier and hike around the glacier for the rest of the day. Overnight in tents.

Hike to Malchin peak of Tavan Bogd mountain, see other snow capped mountain from the top of Malchin peak and enjoy the top of 4 countries’ border. Back to the base camp Overnight in tents.

Ride back to the Ranger station. Overnight in gers.

Drive to Khoton Khurgan lakes area, arrive at Kazakh nomadic family. Overnight.

Hike to Baga Turgen Waterfall. Overnight at Erbolat’s place in gers. Eagle Hunter.

Hike to Khurgan lake and see balbals and burial mounds, ride on camel. Then after the lunch drive and See Rock arts at Khairakhti valley. Overnight by the lake at Khairakhti in tents.

On this day, we will drive back to Olgii thru Tsengel listen to throat singer. And continue to drive to Olgii and overnight at Ger camp.

After the breakfast, Bek Travel’s team picks you all up from the ger camp and see you off at the Olgii airport.

Per Person Fee
$ 1,680 US
Includes below in Western Mongolia:
  • Return tickets between UB and Olgii.
  • All meals in Western Mongolia
  • Van 4×4, driver
  • Fuel
  • English speaking guide
  • Cook
  • Wranglers
  • Camels and Horses
  • All Accommodations in Western Mongolia
  • Border area permits and National Park taxes
  • All camping and cooking equipment
  • Drinks and toilet papers ( Water, juice etc)
  • Eagle hunter’s entertainment fees ( wearing traditional clothes and holding eagles on arms taking photos etc)
  • We can also gather for vegetarians and gluten free if required at no additional charges.
  • Other administrative costs
Excludes:
  • Everything in Ulaanbaatar.
Luggage storage, transport and luggage limits with domestic airlines.

With Bek Travel, you can store any extra luggage in Bek’s storage in Olgii before heading out to West for the trip. And any other luggage that you would need for the trip will be loaded on vehicles and camels depending on the itinerary and the places we visit. Camels will carry your baggage together with the food and equipment for the trail. Please note that you will not have access to these items until the end of each day as our pack camels will always be ahead of the group. You should therefore bring a day pack in which you can carry personal belongings such as your camera, water and sun screen etc.

Domestic flights have limit of 15kgs maximum including luggage and hand luggage. Any extra luggage can be of course taken but you will be charged approximately 2USD for each extra kg.

Packing List for 13 days Tavan Bogd National Park all combined Trekking.

Passport – Bek Travel needs your passport copies before your arrival in Mongolia as they are needed to get border area patrol permits which we will prepare in advance. We will also need them to book the domestic flights.

Sleeping bag – You will need a good warm sleeping bag for the trek. So please bring a four season (or -10 Celsius / 15 Fahrenheit or below) sleeping bag. Given sleeping bag temperature is a guideline only, although this depends on how much you feel the cold a. Roll mats are provided on the trek however for greater comfort and warmth we recommend you to bring your Thermorest style mattresses. Please let us know if you are bringing your mats. Or we can also provide with matts in case you may not bring it for any reasons.

Waterproof, well worn-in walking boots – Good quality, comfortable footwear is essential. Whatever you wear on your feet the most important thing is comfort. It is vital to ensure your boots are well worn in and lightweight. Ankle support and waterproof material is recommended but if you already have something comfortable with good grip on rocks then don’t go rushing out to buy new boots – you are better off with your well worn in pair!

Waterproof clothing – A plastic poncho or any kind of waterproof trousers and jackets are recommended. However a poncho will usually be sufficient if it covers your bag, body and most of your legs.

Plastic bags – to keep your belongings and clothes dry (wrap everything in plastic bags).

Small towel and basic personal toiletries – there would be opportunities for cold showers at the campsite so bring travel size shampoo and shower gel if you would like to use it, wet wipes for the rest of the trek is also recommended. You can of course get them in Olgii easily.

Water bottle – bring one large (1.5 litre) or two or three small water bottles that can be refilled on the trail with boiled water, which will be supplied every morning at the campsite.

Warm cloth for night time – Fleece, long pants, woolen hat, gloves

Walking cloth in layers – e.g. zip off trousers, fleece, T-shirts

Personal medication and basic first aid kit – Bandaids, Imodium, Panadol, rehydration sachets, Just to know, our trek leader would bring first aid kid.

Snacks – Chocolates, chips, biscuits, energy bars. Snacks are provided during the trek but you may like to bring one or two extras just in case.

Torch (flash-light) – (Very Important) and spare batteries.

Sunscreen, sunglasses and sunhat

Mosquito repellent

Antiseptic hand gel