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Khuvsgul Lake | Karakorum Tour
Tour ID: KC-03
Destination: 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.
Price starts from
US$ 1650
Duration
13 days / 12 nights

Our friendly local driver and guide are experts who are committed to making your tour the best possible!

BRIEF ITINERARY
DAY 1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
DAY 2 Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex, Ulaanbaatar city tour
DAY 3 Khustai National Park, Przewalski's horses
DAY 4 Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes - ancient capital Karakorum & Erdene Zuu Monastery
DAY 5 Khorgo volcano & Terkh White Lake
DAY 6 Terkh white Lake
DAY 7 Jargal Hot Springs
DAY 8 Khuvsgul Lake
DAY 9 Khuvsgul Lake, Reindeer people
DAY 10 Murun - Uran Togoo extinct volcano
DAY 11 Amarbayasgalant Monastery
DAY 12 Ulaanbaatar: Zaisan Memorial Hill, Bogd Khan Palace Museum and show of Tumen Ekh folk ensemble
DAY 13 Departure from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

TOUR MAP
Mongolia travel map: Khuvsgul Lake | Mongolian ancient capital Karakorum Tour


DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
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

DAY 2 Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex, Ulaanbaatar city tour
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. Overnight at the hotel.
HOTEL B | L | D

DAY 3 Khustai National Park, Przewalski's horses
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. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 4 Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes - Ancient Capital Karakorum & Erdene Zuu Monastery
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). Overnight at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 5 Khorgo volcano & Terkh White Lake
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. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 6 Terkh White Lake
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

DAY 7 Jargal Hot Springs
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. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 8 Khuvsgul Lake
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. Overnight at the tourist Ger camp.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 9 Khuvsgul Lake, Reindeer people
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. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 10 Murun - Uran Togoo extinct volcano
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. Accomodation at the tourist Ger camp, having rest and dinner.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 11 Amarbayasgalant Monastery
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. Overnight at the tourist Ger camp.
TOURIST GER CAMP B | L | D

DAY 12Ulaanbaatar, Show "Wonders of Mongolian Art", Zaisan Memorial Hill and Bogd Khan Palace Museum
Drive to Ulaanbaatar. Today you'll visit Zaisan Memorial Hill and Bogd Khan Palace. Also, 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

DAY 13 Departure from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Breakfast and free time till the time of departure. Check-out from the hotel, transfer to Chinggis Khan International Airport where we`ll help you with your luggage and show you the boarding door.
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TOUR PRICE PER PERSON
1 pax: US$ 34602 pax: US$ 23003 pax: US$ 17504 and more pax: US$ 1650

Cost includes
  • Pick-up & Drop-off services from hotel & return
  • Local specialised Guide (English) and Tour Driver service
  • All transfers
  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing (Hotel - 3 nights; tourist Ger camp - 9 nights)
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Admission tickets to all sights, events, shows listed on the itinerary
  • Free bottled water (1x3) 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

Special discount
  • Children age 2 and under are free
  • Children aged 3-12 years old can receive up to 30% discount from their tour price
  • Discounts valid for children of family. Children under 18 years old must travel with an adult.


TOUR DATES

Fixed departure dates
Tour Start Tour End Duration Price from  
23 Jun 2017 05 Jul 2017 13 days US$ 1650 Book Now
25 Jul 2017 06 Aug 2017 13 days US$ 1650 Book Now
11 Aug 2017 23 Aug 2017 13 days US$ 1650 Book Now

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Please note:
  • Available time period: 01 June - 20 Sep
  • If the booking is made 35 days or less prior to departure, full payment is due at the time of booking



Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan's Monument Complex located on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog 60km east of Ulaanbaatar
Gandan Monastery - the main Buddhist monastery in Mongolia
Gandan Monastery - the main Buddhist monastery in Mongolia
Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan's Square
Takhi wild horses known as the Przewalski
Takhi wild horses known as the Przewalski's horses, which made the Khustai National Park instantly famous
Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes, Uvurkhangai aimag
Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes, Uvurkhangai aimag
Steppe Eagles, guards to the Erdene Zuu, Uvurkhangai aimag
Steppe Eagles, guards to the Erdene Zuu, Uvurkhangai aimag
Erdene Zuu Monastery
Erdene Zuu Monastery
The Extinct Volcano Crater Khorgo, Arkhangai aimag
The Extinct Volcano Crater Khorgo, Arkhangai aimag
Terkh White Lake
Terkh White Lake
Khuvsgul lake, Khuvsgul aimag
Khuvsgul lake, Khuvsgul aimag
Khuvsgul aimag
Khuvsgul aimag
Khuvsgul, one of the most transparent lake in the world
Khuvsgul, one of the most transparent lake in the world
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Khuvsgul lake
Brown duck
Brown duck
Merganser
Merganser
Seagull
Seagull
Reindeer
Reindeer
Tourist camp in Tsaatan style
Tourist camp in Tsaatan style
Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Amarbayasgalant Monastery
Zaisan Memorial Hill
Zaisan Memorial Hill
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