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Taimen - The Monster Fish

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Fishing   Camping  
Season: August - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2489 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2489 US Dollar (USD)

Based on our previous experiences, we specially designed this trip to provide maximum fishing time and minimum traveling time to keen anglers. Mongolia has little infrastructure to provide easy access to fishing ground; alternatively the fact has contributed to survival of game fish in relatively large quantities.

Located in Northern Mongolia fishing grounds proved to be fantastic for Taimen (Hucho hucho taimen), Lenok (Brachymstax lenok), and Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus). Accommodation of nomadic tents (yurts or gers) ensures no hassle camp logistics thus contributing to maximization of fishing time. Fishing waters are located with 30 min to 1,5 hour drive from camp. If preferred picnic meals will be served at fishing grounds. A local angler will accompany you at all times and help choose best sites and bates.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Flight to Northern Mongolia.

On arrival you will board a late evening plane to Northern Mongolia. Your guide accompanies you on the twin engine propeller aircraft. After one and half hours land at the southern edge of Siberia. Met by drivers we drive to a nearby visitor center comprised of round nomadic tents for dinner and overnight – a real change from your previous day’s accommodation. Includes: (D);

Day 2: Drive to Fishing Grounds.

Early in the morning we climb into jeeps and hit the road. 220 km of no-roads will take us 8 hours driving. A picnic lunch will be served en-route. On arrival to our camp we meet our angling guide for a briefing. Dinner and overnight before our first casts next morning. Includes: (B), (L), (D);

Days 3 – 9: 7 Full days of fishing. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 10: Return drive to airstrip.

Early in the morning take 8 hours drive to get back to airstrip to catch our return flight to Ulaanbaatar. We will overnight in ger camp near Murun. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 11: Return drive to airstrip, flight to Ulaanbaatar.

After a relaxed morning we take 1,5 hours return flight to Ulaanbaatar. On arrival transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).

Day 12: Departure.

You'll be transferred to airport for your return flight home. Includes: (B).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices listed above are for 12 days tour. This tour is also available in a short version (7 days).

Price Includes: all accommodation (twin shared), internal transportation, internal flights, arrival & departure transfers, meals as indicated (b-breakfast, l-lunch, d-dinner), fishing permit & environmental fees, accommodation in country, fishing guide.

Not included: departure taxes, gratuities, items of personal nature, meals not indicated.