Khuvsgul Lake | Karakorum Tour

13 days

Jun - Aug

Price per person:

4-12 pax: 1950 USD
3 pax: 2150 USD
2 pax: 2800 USD
1 pax: 3660 USD
Tour ID:

KC-03

Destinations Visited:

Ulaanbaatar - Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex - UB city tour - Khustai National Park - Karakorum - Khorgo volcano - Terkh White Lake - Jargal Hot Springs - Khuvsgul Lake, Reindeer people - Uran Togoo - Amarbayasgalant Monastery - Ulaanbaatar

Experience our 13-day tour program that includes the highlights of Central $ Norhthern Mongolia combined with two capitals: Ancient Capital Karakorum and Ulaanbaatar city. Aso the itinerary covers Khuvsgul lake, Khustai National park and Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex.

ITINERARY

Upon arrival – meeting by the company representative (at the airport or the railway station), transfer to your hotel in Ulaanbaatar. Depending on your arrival time, you can spend the rest of your first day exploring the city of Ulaanbaatar. Meals at cafes and restaurants at your own expense. Overnight at the hotel.
  • Hotel
After breakfast drive to Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex, 130 ft monument of  Genghis Khan, founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, located on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog 60km east of Ulaanbaatar. Complex also contains a restaurant, mongolian souvenir shops, museum which has exhibitions relating to the Bronze Age and Xiongnu archaeological cultures in Mongolia. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Today you'll take a sightseeing-tour through Ulaanbaatar, including Gandantegchinlen Monastery, Genghis Khan's Square, Mongolian National History Museum and State Department Store.
  • Hotel
  • B + L + D
After breakfast drive to Khustai National Park (110km west of Ulaanbaatar). On arrival in Khustai NP, we'll visit Ger Museum where you’ll have a brief introduction of history and development of Khustai National Park, hear about the Takhi wild horses, which made the Park instantly famous. Next we'll drive to the habitat of the last surviving subspecies of wild horses, Przewalski's horses.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast provided at a tourist Ger camp drive to Karakorum, an ancient capital of the Great Mongol Empire, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mongolia, located in Kharkhorin sum Uvurkhangai aimag. On the way we'll make a stop at largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia, Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes and enjoy the atmosphere of small Gobi desert. After arrival to Kharkhorin sum, we'll visit museum of Karakorum, ruins of ancient city, the oldest surviving buddhist monastery in Mongolia, part of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site, Erdenezuu Monastery (1586).
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast, drive to the Khorgo extinct volcanoe, situated in the Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park, which include amazing and majestic natural beauty: forested mountains, extinct volcanoes, cliffs, rivers and lakes. Then we'll drive to the Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur Lake also known as Terkh White Lake, rich of prosperous species of fish and some rare birds.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
Today is fully dedicated to having rest! Comfortable tourist Ger camp in combination with surrounding beautiful nature leave a pleasant impression.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast drive to Jargalant sum (Khuvsgul aimag) known for its incredible natural landscape and natural hot springs. This is an open hot spring with mineral water with a temperature over 20 degrees. Its water contain a lot of nitrogen, orthosilicic acid and other minerals (pH>8,35) and famous for its therapeutic effect on  muscular/skeletal, nervous, gynecological conditions. Also, a bath in the hot spring can be a good way to get totally relaxed during your Khuvsgul tour.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast drive to the largest crystal freshwater lake by volume in Mongolia, Khuvsgul Lake also known as the Dalai Eej (Ocean Mother), which contain roughly 0,9% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water. The majestic mountain ranges of Khuvsgul, thick forests surrounding the lake, rivers and valleys, amazing and majestic nature scenery, Tsaatan are tourist attractions of their own.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
Today we'll continue observing Khuvsgul's abundant nature and drive to the deep remotest forests of the Darkhad Basin and meet with Tsaatans ethnic minority. We'll visit a Reindeer Herders nomad family, to experience their lifestyle, intriguing culture, traditions, shamanism religion and hospitality. Amazing contact with nature and excellent photographic opportunity.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
After breakfast drive to the spectacular Uran Togoo extinct volcano - one of the most beautiful craters of the Uran Togoo National Park located in Khutag-Undur sum of Bulgan aimag. On the way we will visit Murun city. Upon arrival in Uran togoo NP - transfer to the tourist Ger camp and check-in. You will have the opportunity to climb the Uran Togoo to see the panoramic view of the whole area. Its peak is nearly 1686m above sea level, has a crater, 500-600m in diameter and around 50-60m deep, filled with a small oval lake about 20m in diameter and 1.5 m in deep. Since 1965 the Uran togoo Mountain stands under state protection.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
In the morning drive to Baruunburen sum of Selenge aimag to visit the Amarbayasgalant Monastery, located at the base of Burenkhan mountain, Yeven river valley. On the way we will make a stop for lunch in a restaurant of Erdenet, the third-largest city in Mongolia and the capital of the Orkhon aimag. In the city, there's the fourth biggest copper factory in the world. On arrival in Baruunburen sum, we’ll visit Amarbayasgalant (1726), a monastery studded with 28 temples rich in wood carving and religious art. It was an one of the large and most important monasteries in Mongolia, included about fifty datsans and many temples, housed a community of around 6000 monks. Its architecture is a perfect blend of Mongolian, Tibetan and Buddhist shills. Since 1943 the monastery stands under state protection, was restored and revitalized. Its was also inscribed on the List of World Heritage in 1996.
  • Tourist ger camp
  • B + L + D
Drive to Ulaanbaatar. Performance Art Theatre welcomes you to enjoy the Show "Wonders of Mongolian Art" - the performance of "Tumen Ekh", Mongolia's leading folk ensemble featuring traditional music, song, dance and contortion. This evening, we'll enjoy a special farewell dinner in "Modern Nomads" restaurant as a proper farewell to Mongolia.
  • Hotel
  • B + L + D
Breakfast and free time till the time of departure. Transfer to the International Airport where we`ll help you with your luggage and show you the boarding door.
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TOUR MAP

Khuvsgul Lake | Karakorum Tour

COST INCLUDES

  • Local Guide and Tour Driver service
  • All transfers
  • Accommodation according to the itinerary
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Admission tickets to all sights, events
  • Bottled water supplied in your vehicle
  • All taxes & service charge

COST EXCLUDES

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa Fees
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages
  • Tipping

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