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Eight Lakes Horse Riding Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 20 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 25 people
Destination(s): Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Horse Riding  
Season: May - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1600 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2500 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Ulaanbaatar capital.
Arrive at Chinggis Khaan International Airport and check in hotel. After some rest we will have lunch. Then we will visit Main Square Sukhbaatar and Chinggis Khan’s Monument, Bogd Khaan Palace museum and see Mongolian traditional performance. Welcome to dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Elsen Tasarkhai or Semi Desert.
Breakfast, drive to Elsen tasarhai sand dunes /210 km & 4-6 hours driving/. The area is surrounded by sand dunes, hills covered with rare bushes and a small forest near a river and lake. Together this presents a unique combination of Mongolian mountains, forests and Gobi-type landscape in one location. After dinner walking on sand dunes with bushes and vegetation, Stay overnight in tent.

Day 3: Kharkhorum.
Breakfast, Drive to Khara Khorin town, where developed Khara Khorum capital of Great Mongolian Empire in 13th century, Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery Museum - First Biggest Buddhist Center in medieval ages and it was closed and badly damaged in 1930's, Explore Turtle rock on the south hill, Lunch at the tourist camp, Visit to horse breeder's family to explore the nomadic lifestyle and to have talking with nomads about their life and tradition, There is nice chance to try Mongolian national drink-Airag-fermented mare's milk and other milk products, Experience daily activities of local people, 1 hour horseback riding, Dinner-Mongolian Cuisine-Barbecue picnic, Stay overnight in tent.

Day 4: Horseback riding to Orkhon River basin.
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to Orkhon River basin, On the way explore ancient graves dated 3 B.C. in Orkhon river basin, Lunch, Continue horse riding to Orkhon river basin area, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping.

Day 5: Horseback riding to Tovkhon Temple.
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to Khangai Nuruu National Park, On the way explore nature beauty forestry rolling hills, Lunch, Continue horse riding to Tovkhon temple, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping.

Day 6: Visit to Tovkhon Temple.
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to Tovkhon Temple on peak of Khangai Mt., Visit to Buddhist temple, After lunch hiking to small cave called mother belly, Soft hiking to the peak of hill with stupa, where the surrounding nature view looks fascinating, Free trekking in the mountains, Horse riding to Orkhon waterfall, Dinner, Stay in tent camping.

Day 7: Visit to Orkhon waterfall.
Breakfast, Horse riding to Ulaantsutgalan biggest waterfall and small waterfall, Lunch, Visit to Yak herder family and Enjoy Mongolian diary products and national drink-fermented milk of horse, Dinner, Stay in ger

Day 8: Horseback riding to Bodongiin Am.
Breakfast, Horse riding to Bodongiin Am, Lunch, Continue horse riding, Dinner, Stay in tent camping.

Day 9: Naiman Nuur - Eight lakes - Horseback riding.
Breakfast, Start horse riding to Naiman Nuur- 8 lakes /25 km & 1 hours tough driving in high mountainous area and in the pineapple tree forest, This is very attractive and much fun to explore the nature beauty and wildlife and 8 lakes in the vast valley and mountainous area, Picnic Lunch in the forest, Horseback riding to 1-5 lake called Huis lake, Campfire works in the evening, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping on lake-shore.

Day 10: Horseback riding to lakes.
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to 6-8 lakes: Hunt, Haliun Dugui lakes, /15 km/, Horseback riding or walking in valley of rocky hills, Picnic Lunch, Horseback riding to 5th lake, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping on lake-shore Shiree Tsagaan Lake, which is the biggest and 8th lake in this valley.

Day 11: Horseback riding to 3rd lake.
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to 3 lake: Haliun lake, /15 km/, Horseback riding or walking in valley of rocky hills, Picnic Lunch, Horseback riding to 5th lake, Dinner, Stay overnight in tent camping.

Day 12: Horseback riding to Bodongin Am.
Breakfast, Horseback trekking to Bodongiin Am, where the jeeps are waiting for the group, Drive to tourist camp, Lunch, Explore the yak herder family lifestyle, Dinner, Stay overnight in tourist camp

Day 13: Ulaanbaatar city.
Breakfast, Drive to Ulaanbaatar back /450 km and 12-13 hours driving/, On the way en-route stops for soft drinks and rest and box Lunch, Transfer to hotel, dinner, Stay in hotel.

Day 14: Ulaanbaatar capital.
Breakfast, City tour including visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, Lunch, Natural History Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Visit main Square Sukhbaatar, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel.

Day 15: Departure.
Breakfast, Transfer to the airport/ train station, Departure.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price includes:

All transportation listened in the itinerary.
Twin share accommodation in 5 star hotel and ger in the tourist resort.
Three meals per day.
Tent and kitchen equipment.
Services of English speaking guide.
All taxes and entrance fees to the protected areas.
Sightseeing cost.
All transfers between airport and hotel.

Prices excludes:

International transportation.
Travel and medical insurance.
Alcoholic drinks.
Items of Personal nature.
Farewell dinner.

About This Supplier
Location: Mongolia
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2012

My name is Doogii. I was born in nomadic family. I have considerable experience as a tour guide, travelling with tourists and introducing them to Mongolia. I really want to show my country to people who like to travel and relax. This website is created from my own experience to help others enjoy Mongolia. If you are...

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