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Canoeing the Orkhon Canyons

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 5 people
Destination(s): Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 658 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 658 Euro (EUR)

Imagine canoeing on the rivers surrounded by rolling hills or drifting along the slower and faster rivers of Central Mongolia. Canoe through breathtaking landscapes such as rolling hills covered with forest, basaltic rocky areas and the large open plains where nomadic families and their cattle are settled for the summer. Enjoy canoeing on the Tuul River close to Ulaanbaatar during an afternoon or join us for an expedition of 9 days, from Ogii Lake to Bulgan.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: We leave Ulan Bator very early in the morning and we will cover more than 10 hours driving to reach in the late evening our canoeing expedition starting point.

Day 2: Our first canoeing day will be quite relaxed. We will get customised to our canoes. The landscape around us is still flat and we will see some families living along the shores of the river.

Days 3 - 5: We’re now at the very heart of the canyon. Left and right of us we’ll see steep mountain flanks. The rapids we are navigating are of a varying degree of difficulty. The majority the rapids can be passed by canoe but for some rapids we will need to get off the canoe and shove them.

Days 6 - 7: The worst of the rapids are over and now the slopes surrounding us are getting gentler. Still we’ll traverse a magnificent landscape with steep rocky mountain sides and majestic fascinating stretches where the river has created its own way.

Day 8: We’re getting back into inhabited territory and meet nomads grazing their flock by the river. Towards the very end we’ll see traces of a nearby Soviet ghost town – a military city of once 15 000 inhabitants with paved roads a.s.o but now completely abandoned.

Day 9: Today we will leave early to drive back to Ulaanbaatar.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- From 2 people: 723 EURO per person
- From 3 to 5 people: 658 EURO per person

Package includes:
- Transport within Mongolia (Russian jeep or 4 wheel drive mini-van)
- Transfer between the airport and the hotel
- Half pension in Ulaanbaatar
- Full pension in the countryside
- Hotel in Ulaanbaatar
- Tents in the countryside
- All support staff including driver
- translator, camp assistants
- All excursions
- entrance fees as described in the itinerary
- Canoe

Not included:
- International transport
- passport and visa costs
- Medical and trip insurance
- Airport taxes
- excess baggage charges
- evacuation costs
- Extra drinks
- Laundry
- Telephone calls
- Items of personal nature
- Other items not specifically mentioned as included
- Bike and spare parts of bike
- Sleeping bag
- inflatable mattress

About This Supplier
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Location: Mongolia
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2003

M10055 invites you to discover the natural and cultural wonders of Mongolia, one of the last remaining seldom-explored countries. The traveler will discover this untouched country and marvel at its unique combination of ancient Buddhist tradition with a nomadic horse-based culture. He will revel in her natural beauties...

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