Bayan–Ulgii Adventure Tour

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Price: $85
9 Days / 8 Nights
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Description

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park covers 6,362 km2 of the Bayan-Ulgii province just south of Tavan Bogd, the highest mountain in Mongolia. The park is home to three large freshwater lakes, several waterfalls, and 34 glaciers. The largest glacier, Potanin, covers more than 20 km2.

Tavan Bogd Mountain is considered sacred to local Kazakhs, Tuvans, and Mongolians. Even today, these tribes use the region for religious ceremonies. With tens of thousands of petroglyphs and ancient artifacts covering the mountain, the world has declared this national park a World Heritage site.
 

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Fare


Included:

Transportation and driver
English speaking guide
Accommodations (as specified)
Meals (as specified)
Clean drinking water
Border permits and national park entrance fees
Horseback riding

Not Included:
Domestic and international airfare
Personal shopping
Insurance
Alcohol
Additional activities
Others

Highlights

Perfect introduction to Mongolia for first-time visitors
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Get up close to native wildlife
More calling: Altai Tavan bogd national park is Mongolia famaus national park.Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is a national park in Bayan-Ölgii Province of western Mongolia. to Olgiy in Altai tavan bogd nat.park. eparture by 4wd minivans (Forgons) Shiveet Hairhan. Huiten (4374m and the highest), Tsaagan River (White River) .  biggist ice river in Mongolia. small community is Tuva people and Kazak family. Altai Mountains range, Holy White peak. fishing Hoton Lake in bayanulgii province. visit Kazakh Eaglehunter's family. distinct kazakh ambience, instead of a Buddhist monastery it has a mosque. Glaciers and meet Uriakhai people. Trekking to/from Tavanbogd Massif.EAGLE FESTIVAL ADVENTURE, 2018

 

Itinerary

DAY 1 Welcome to Ulaanbaatar
One of our representatives will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at a hotel in the center of Ulaanbaatar. After checking-in, you will have time to rest and explore the city.

Stay overnight in a hotel.
DAY 2 See Shiveet Khairkhan
In the morning, you will be taken to the airport to fly to Ulgii (the capital of the Bayan-Ulgii province). Upon arrival, your guide and driver will take you on a short tour of the city. Then we will drive to Shiveet Khairkhan Mountain in the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. Shiveet Khairkhan is a sacred mountain of the Tuva people.

Stay overnight with a local family. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 3 Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
After breakfast we will ride horseback towards the White River Valley, home to Mongolia's biggest glacier--Potanin. As we ride, we will be able to admire the magnificent Altai Range, including Tavan Bogd Mountain, the highest peak of the country. In the evening, we will travel back to stay with our host family.

Stay overnight with a local family. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 4 Shiveet Khairkhan Mountain
Today we will ride horseback to the base of Shiveet Khairkhan Mountain, a holy place of the Tuvan people. We will have the chance to explore the area and climb to the peak. Shiveet Khairkhan is famous for its rich wildlife, specifically Siberian ibex and Argali sheep.

Stay overnight with a local family. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 5 Khar Salaa Petroglyphs
After breakfast, we will ride horseback to locally named Khar Salaa, a tributary to Tsagaan Gol. Khar Salaa is famous for its amazing collection of ancient petroglyphs.

Stay overnight with a local family. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 6 To Be an Eagle Hunter
After breakfast we will leave the majestic mountain area and drive back towards Ulgii. We will stop on the way and stay with a Kazakh eagle hunter's family in Ulaan-Khus. While with them, you will learn how to train and hunt with eagles.

Stay overnight with a local family. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 7 Back to Ulgii
From Ulaan-Khus we will drive back to Ulgii, where you will be taken to a local hotel for the night.

Stay overnight in a hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 8 Back to Civilization
After breakfast, you will have some time to explore the city until the flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Stay overnight in a hotel. Breakfast
DAY 9 Goodbye Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast you will have time to enjoy the city until you are taken to the airport for your return flight.

Stay overnight in a hotel. Breakfast

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