Western Mongolia tour

Western Mongolia tour, Altai Tavan Bogd national park tour, Eagle hunting tour, Kazakh family stay, Horseriding in Western Mongolia

Overview

Western Mongolia tour takes you through the spectacular diverse landscape, amazing hospitable culture and magnificent natural and historical wonders of the country. The stunning beauty of Altai Tavan Bogd, pristine lakes of Khoton and Khoton and Kazakh eagle hunting people will be the highlight of the tour.

Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar & city tour

After arrival, you will start Ulaanbaatar city tour. Ulaanbaatar is the capital of Mongolia and it is the largest city in the country with a population of around 1.3 million. First, visit Sukhbaatar square where you will be informed about mongolian rich history and latest updates. Then you will be taken to the national museum of Mongolian history. The museum was established in 1924 and it displays over 50000 archeological, historical and ethnological artifacts from prehistoric times to the present.


Day 2.
Flight to ulgii, western Mongolia

Ulgii is the capital of Bayan-ulgii province and home place of Kazakhs who have their own unique culture and language. Kazakhs are well known with their eagle training and hunting. Start the great adventure to Altai Tavan Bogd national park. The park is well known with snow-capped gorgeous mountains, particularly five highest mountain peaks in Mongolia. Drive through spectacular valleys and gorgeous mountains will keep you amazed and impressed.  We will be traveling at the altitude of 2500-3000 m.


Day 3.
Altai Tavan Bogd peak & Potanin glacier

Start hiking or horseback riding to reach the potanine glacier, 3500 metres above sea level right in the heart of the national park. Admire the amazing natural beauty during the hike before we arrive at the foot of the high peaks and set our camp.


Day 4.
Climb to Malchin peak

In the morning start climbing to Malchin peak, one of the highest five peaks, which towers at the elevation of 4050m. During the climb of 4-5 hours, you will admire the amazing snow-capped mountain peaks and the biggest & longest glacier Potanin.


Days 5.
White river

Head to White River, also known as Milky River among locals – final destination of the day and camp for a night.


Days 6.
Khoton and Khurgan lakes

Continue the adventure towards Khoton and Khurgan lakes. The lakes are located in the middle of impressive mountains and fed by crystal clear rivers originating from the Altai mountains. We will visit eagle hunting Kazakh family where you will be warmly welcomed to true nomadic culture. Enjoy learning more about eagle training and hunting while helping the family produce dairy products such as cheese.


Day 7.
Short hike to Baga Turgen waterfall

We start hiking in a valley full of edelweisses and wild flowers to reach Baga Turgen waterfall which falls from 23 m height. The view from the waterfall and surrounding snow-capped peaks are a great source of inspiration.


Day 8.
Drive to Ulgii.

Drive back to Ulgii. You may explore the city or take a moment to relax after a long great adventure.


Day 9. Flight to Ulaanbaatar

After landing in Ulaanbaatar, visit beautiful Gandan buddhist monastery. The monastery is gigantic and it displays great arts and sculptures in buddhism. You will also see eye-catching architecture and huge 27 meters high gold plated buddha statue.


Day 10 Departure.

Take you to airport.

This itinerary is not fixed, can be modified.

 

 

 

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