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Ultimate horse riding
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  • Various landscapes such as steppe, forest, river valleys, etc.
  • Meet nomad families, participate in their daily lifestyles and enjoy their hospitality
  • A field team that who will look out and provide services for each and every member
  • Visit the famous and historical Orkhon valley, Bayangobi, worshipped KhugnuKhaan Mountain, and Mongolia’s ancient capital Kharkhorin city.

ChinggisKhaan established the largest empire known to man and during this trip, you will have the chance to gallop through the steppe where Chinggis and his armies galloped, and visit the Orkhon Valley where ChinggisKhaan established the capital of his empire. We will ride through the open steppes, high mountains, forests, and sand dunes, visit nomadic families.

Trip itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 2: Set off for Kharkhorin.

Day 3: Visit to Erdenezuu monastery. Drive to bat-Uziisoum.

Day 4-11: horse riding in Orkhon valley

Day 12: Drive to Tuvkhun monastery and hiking in the mountain.

Day 13: Drive to Bayangobi.Visit to Ovgonkhiid

Day 14:Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Enjoy traditional performance.

Day 15: Departure

Activity: We will travel about 150 kilometers on dirt road, and about 250 kilometers on paved road. We will spend approximately 4 to 5 hours horseback riding. We will provide guidance and training to those who are riding a horse for the first time.

Date & Price

Duration: 15 days 14 nights

Horse riding: 9,5 days

Accommodation: 2 nights in hotel, 1  night in ger camp, 11 nights in tent

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Tour detail

Day 1: An introductory city tour through Ulaanbaatar, where we will visit sites such as Gandan-tegchilen monastery, National Museum of Mongolia where you will learn about the history of Mongolia, and other sites such as Zanabazar fine arts museum will allow you to see the culture of Mongolia.

Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: In the morning, we will head west out of Ulaanbaatar and arrive at ancient capital Kharkhorin city. As we come near to the city, we will see a sand dune in the middle of the steppe known as Elsentasakhai. We will have a chance to ride camels here.

 We will stay overnight in a ger.B+L+D

Day 3: In the morning we will visit Erdenezuu monastery. Erdenezuu monastery, built on top of the ruins of Kharkhorin city, was the first and biggest Buddhist temple built in Mongolia. Although ruined during the Communist period, it operates as a museum today. In the evening, we will meet our horses and herders at Ulaanereg.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 4:Horse riding

Today will be our first day on horseback. During our horseback riding, we will visit a nomad family and see their daily lifestyle and activities. You will have a chance to drink traditional milk tea and airag and eat milk curd.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 5:Horse riding

On this day, we will continue our horseback riding through Orkhon Valley, a cultural region which contains many archeological finds such as deer stones, man stones, burial sites, and ancient city ruins dating back to the 6th century. In the evening, we will have a bon fire in the wild, and stay in a tent at the edge of the forest.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 6:Horse riding

Today we will see an amazing valley covered in fossilized magma. Then we will tent behind Bayan Mountain in TsagaanAzarga valley. Bayan Mountain protects the delta of Khuisiinnaimannuur (8 Lakes of the Navel), beautiful lakes which were created by volcanic eruptions centuries ago.

We will stay overnight in a tent. B+L+D

Day 7:Horse riding

In the morning, we will ride to the top of a mountain pass located on the border of three provinces. From here, the beauty of TsagaanAzarga valley can be fully appreciated. After lunch, we will continue riding until we come to our tent site.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 8:Horse riding

This day we will cover the longest distance. We will ride through 8 Lakes National Park visiting each of the lakes named Duruu, Huis, Bugat, Shireet, Shanaa and Khaya. The lakes are located from 500 m to 3 km from each other.

We will stay overnight in tent. B+L+D

Days 9, 10:Horse riding

We will ride towards Uliastai River. The ride will take us through landscapes such as steppe, forest and mountain. We will pass by nomad families, grazing livestock, and all kinds of flora and fauna.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 11:Horse riding

Our last day of horseback riding. We will arrive at Orkhon waterfall. Orkhon waterfall is a 24 m high waterfall which was formed by a combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes about 20,000 years ago. We will camp on the river bank. In the evening, we will release the horses back into the nature.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 12: Today, we will drive by car towards the mountain where Tuvkhun monastery is located. Tuvkhun monastery was where religious figure Zanabazarlived, worked and meditated and created the Soyombo. We will have a chance to visit Mother’s womb cave, where those who enter are purified and are born again. We will stay in a tent.

Overnight in tent. B+L+D

Day 13: Today we will walk through KhugnuKhaan Mountain and visit Uvgun monastery. This mountain is located north from Elsentasarkhai. Many wild animals and flowers can be observed here. Junipers and dogwood grow in the mountain, and animals such as argali, ibex and vultures live here as well.

We will stay overnight in ger camp. B+L+D

Day 14: In the afternoon, we will arrive at Ulaanbaatar city. In the evening, we will see a Mongolian cultural concert with contortion artists, throat singers, national long songs and dances.

Overnight at hotel. B+L

Day 15: Departure

Service included:

  • Local guides.
  • Entrance fees
  • Private transfers and transports
  • Twin/double share accommodation: hotel**
  • Meals as listed
  • Invitation letter
  • Travel equipment
  • Accommodation:

We accommodate our customers in 2-5 star hotels with favorable locations in the heart of Ulaanbaatar. Click here to see information of hotel.

  • Tourist Ger Camps: The camp is made up of several Gers, furnished with 2-3 beds, a stove and other traditional furniture, and has all modern facilities, including washing blocks with western style toilets and shower rooms, laundry places, restaurant and shopping facilities. As there is no heating system in the Gers, the stoves are used for heating.Click here to see information of hotel
  • Tents: We use tents of Ferrino brand that are easy to put up and take down and most importantly, perfectly suit Mongolia’s extreme weather condition.

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  • Meals: A group made up of more than three people will be provided with a professional chef who will be serving a wide variety of Asian, European and Mongolian dishes throughout the trip. You will be served breakfast, lunch accompanied with salad and snack, and hot meal for dinner carefully prepared to suitable the weather and condition in the trip field.

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  • Transportation: We choose the transportation from 4×4 Russian vehicles, 4×4 Japanese or Korean vehicles and modern buses. The most suitable transportation for countryside travels is, in most cases, Russian vans. Baggage is sometimes carried on horse, camel and yak carts in relevance to the trip type.

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Service not included:

  • International Airfare/train tickets + Tax
  • Excess luggage charges
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, camera or video fees at any sites etc.
  • Tips for your guide and driver (discretionary).
  • Meals in Ulaanbaatar

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