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Kharkhiraa and Turgen Trekking Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   National Parks  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2215 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2998 US Dollar (USD)

The tour takes place in north-western Mongolia and its route lies in less then 100 km from the Russian border. Dominating the skyline for much of the trek are the Kharkhiraa (4,037 m/13,225 ft) and Turgen (3,965 m/13,009 ft) peaks. This is an area of alpine lakes, swift mountain streams and vast glaciers. From mountain ridges and passes there open spectacular panoramas of glaciers, desert landscapes, large lake basins and expansive grasslands.

Apart from seeing the vast tracts of unspoilt nature and undisturbed wild life it is also an opportunity to meditate and refill your soul with the energy of mother Earth.

Ethnic Durvud people who inhabit the area will accompany you carrying your camp and food on 2 humped Bactrian camels. Living off large herds of domesticated yaks, sheep, goats and horses they lead a life style that has seemingly not changed for a few hundred years.

Brief itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, guided city tour (Hotel/L,D)

Day 2: Flight to Ulaangom, drive to Tenug valley (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 3: Trek to Blue lake (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 4: Trek to confluence of Kharkhiraa & Turgen rivers (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 5: Trek to Ekhen Khoroo Mt (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 6: Trek to Kharkhiraa river source (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 7: Idle day. Explore alpine area (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 8: Trek to Ereesen valley (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 9: Trek to Black goat valley (Tent/B,L,D)

Day 10: Half day trek and drive to Ulgi town (Ger camp/B,L,D)

Day 11: Flight to Ulaanbaatar, farewell dinner. (Hotel/B,D)

Day 12: Day at leisure in Ulaanbaatar (Hotel/B)

Day 13: Departure transfer (B).

Airfare is included in the tour price.

- 2 pax: 2998 USD
- 3 pax: 2774 USD
- 4 pax: 2494 USD
- 5 pax: 2327 USD
- 6 pax: 2215 USD.

Price Includes:
- All accommodation (twin shared)
- Internal transportation
- Internal flights
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Meals as indicated (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
- Sightseeing and environmental fees
- Camping equipment
- English speaking trekking guide
- Expedition chef
- Camel support.

Price Excludes:
- Travel insurance
- Departure taxes
- Excess luggage fees on internal flights
- Items of personal nature
- Meals not indicated
- Gratuities.