Khuvsgul Lake Adventures (7 days)

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Overview

This trip gives you a great opportunity to see all highlights of Mongolia. We takes you deep into the Mongolian outback with the experience of living like a nomad and experiencing the culture first hand of how the local people live on the vastness of Mongolia's huge landscape. We traverse this amazing land using SUV's and camping beside lakes, riding horses, seeing Shaman rituals first hand, seeing how the Mongolians survive here like their forefathers have done for centuries plus lots more. This is an adventurous experience like no other and it's very easy to see why Mongolia is one of the fastest growing destinations for exploration tourism.



Region: Northern part of Mongolia
Available time: May - September
Price: 3490 $ for per persons
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Single supplement: 1350 $

Outline itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

Day 2 City Tour

Day 3 Flight to Khuvsgul Lake

Day 4 Explore the Khuvsgul Lake

Day 5 Flight back to Ulaanbaatar – Hustai National Park

Day 6 Drive to Ulaanbaatar

Day 7 Departure


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Testimonial

Hello Soyoloo

Just want to thank you for your wonderful hospitality and expert tour guiding during our trip to Mongolia. We loved visiting the Husai National Park and exploring the city of Ulaanbaatar. Our favorite part of the trip was seeing the beautiful countryside and encountering wild horses, camels and eagles. Thank you so much for showing us around and making sure our trip was a success. We also enjoyed our driver, Zoloo. Look forward to planning our next adventure with you.

Best,
Lisa Berkman
Tour group from USA

Detailed tour itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

Upon arrival at Chinggis Khan International Airport, you are met by tour guide and transferred to the hotel in the city center.
Rest of the day is for rest and to recover jet lag and travel fatigue.

Overnight in Blue Sky hotel or similar

Meals: dinner

Day 2 City tour

After breakfast at hotel, you will go on a sightseeing city tour. The first stop is at Sukhbaatar Square, which is the central square named after the revolutionary hero of 1921 Damdiny Sukhbaatar whom declared independence from China. You will visit the Gandan Monastery that is the largest and most famous functioning monastery in Mongolia; here you may experience the monks in worship and see the impressive Golden Buddha Statue of Migjid Janraisig. Time permitting you can visit the Natural History Museum which is famous for its authentic dinosaur skeletons and also visit the Zaisan memorial hill to get a fantastic view of whole city. You will have a welcome dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Blue Sky Hotel or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner.

Day 3 Flight to Khuvsgul Lake

Following breakfast, you are transferred to the airport for your 1.2 hour flight to Muron in the north. Muron is the headquarters of the Khuvsgul Province. You will meet your local guide at the airport and then transfer by a 4WD vehicle through the vast Mongolian prairieland into the forested mountains until finally arriving at Lake Khuvsgul (4 hour drive). It is Mongolia's largest fresh water lake, also known as the "Dark Blue Pearl" of Mongolia is situated amidst pristine nature, beautiful forests, mountains, meadows, abundant with bird species, and orchids.

Overnight at Alagtsar lodge, Deluxe ger

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 4 Explore pristine Khuvsgul Lake

After breakfast at the camp you will have a full day to explore the breathtaking shores of this beautiful lake. There is ample opportunity to discover the local nomadic lifestyle. You can plan hiking and photo ventures along the shorelines, which are excellent habitats for wildlife and birds.
Walking and hiking in the lake shores, Horse riding trek near the lake, visiting yak breeding family and experience their unique lifestyle.

Overnight at Alagtsar lodge, Deluxe ger

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 5 Back to Ulaanbaatar and travel to Hustai National Park

After arrive in ULN we drive to Hustai National Park Hustai National Park is the site of a unique re-introduction scheme of Przewalskii’s horse (Equus przewalskii), called "takhi" by Mongolians. It became extinct in the wild in 1969 and, since 1992, has been successfully re-introduced to Hustai from zoos around the world. This has been an international effort monitored by The Foundation for the Przewalskii Horse, based in the Netherlands and MACNE (Mongolian Association for Conservation of Nature and the Environment). The national park is rolling Steppe Mountains with rather large patches of birch and aspen forests. There are also visible remains of Neolithic graves. In addition, red deer (Cervus elaphus) and wolf (Canis lupus) have increased quite a bit during the last few years, as well as Mongolian gazelle. Species present in Hustai but usually not seen include Lynx, Argali Sheep and Roe Deer. The Hustai National Park in Mongolia is world famous for the successful reintroduction of the Prezwalski horse. After lunch at tourist camp we will drive to HS Luxury Resort for a night.

Stay overnight in HS Luxury Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 6 Drive back to Ulaanbaatar

In the morning, we drive back to Ulaanbaatar and there is more to see here upon arrival if you are interested, such as a visit to the Bogd Khan Winter Palace Museum, a residence of Bodg Jabzan Damba Hutagt VIII whom was Mongolia's last theocrat. Or take a leisurely stroll through the town center. In the evening perhaps you can enjoy a farewell dinner and attend the local folklore dance shows.

Overnight in Blue Sky Hotel or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Day 7 Departure

Check out from the hotel and transfer to the “Chinggis Khan” International airport for departure.

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