BTT NATURE BRAND TOUR

Best features of this tour

This tour covers most of the beautiful regions and attraction sites in Mongolia.
(Khuvsgul Lake, the Orkhon Valley, and the Gobi Desert)
This tour has a very varied accommodation, with a nice balance between yurt camps, camping, and nomadic families.
Domestic flight back to the Ulaanbaatar makes the trip more comfortable.

Tour itinerary

This tour offers almost all the must-see places!

You'll experience the best out of this adventurous tour while you travel from North to South of Mongolia.

The program contains 2 days of horse riding with yak cart up the forests of Khuvsgul Lake.

Spending the entire 2 days with the nomadic family in Orkhon Valley is surely one of the best things about this tour!

The tour concludes in the famous Gobi Desert is what makes this tour even more magical.

You can request to stop and take some pictures or admire the nature around you any time you want. The travel team is always at your service.

Day 1: Ulaanbaatar

Arrival in Mongolia.

Your English speaking translator picks you up at Chinggis Khan Airport.

No lunch included.

Visit of Gandantegchinlin Monastery and the National Museum of Mongolian History.

Dinner downtown and overnight at a hotel (2* – twin or triple room).

Day 2: Ulaanbaatar – Amarbayasgalant Monastery

Breakfast

We will travel by our 4x4 to Amarbayasgalant Monastery (6-7 hours on road).

Picnic lunch on the road.

Visit Amarbayasgalant Monastery.

We set up camp near the monastery.

Dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 3: Amarbayasgalant Monastery – Uran Togoo Volcanic Crater

Breakfast

We will drive to the steppes where the Uran Togoo, 2 volcanic craters are located.

We set up our camp under the open sky near the craters.

Hiking around the beautiful environment.

Dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 4: Uran Togoo Volcanic Crater – Mountain Ikh Uul

Breakfast

We start our trip to Lake Khuvsgul.

We visit the Baybalik ruins, the ancient capital city of Uigur Kaganat more than a thousand years ago.

We set up our camp in the region of Mountain Ikh Uul.

Dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 5: Mountain Ikh Uul – Khuvsgul Lake

Breakfast

We will ride to the yurt camp by The Khuvsgul Lake.

Picnic lunch on the road.

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp by the lake (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

Day 6: Khuvsgul Lake – 2 days horseback ride with pack yaks

Breakfast.

We will be continuing our journey on a horseback for the upcoming 2 days mostly in the forest near Khuvsgul Lake.

You can enjoy the horse riding as it is for all levels of riders.

The nomadic yurt is packed and carried on our yak carts.  In our camping site, we will assemble our tents as well as the yurt which will be used for the dining place.

Picnic lunch.

We will go hiking to explore the environment around us.
Dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 7: Khuvsgul Lake – End of the horse ride and crossing to Westside

Breakfast

After the rest in the beautiful nature of Khuvsgul Lake area, we pack and head back to our camp.

We will ride through the forest with the help of our equestrian guide. The scenery is astonishing with hills and forest mountains.

We arrive at the yurt camp for lunch.

You can enjoy the lake and relax in the afternoon.

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp by the lake (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

Day 8: Khuvsgul Lake – Zuun Nuur Lake

Breakfast

We start our journey in a 4x4 vehicle heading to Zuun Nuur Lake.

Traveling through the huge grassy valley with mountain passes right from the Khuvsgul lakeshore gives you the sublime feeling.

The yurts we pass through on the way reminds of the thousands of nomadic life history.

Picnic lunch on the road.

The change of the landscape is clearly noticeable with forest mountains as we approach closer to our destination.

We arrive at Zuun Nuur Lake in the evening and set up our camp.

Dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 9: Lake Zuun Nuur – Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur

Breakfast

We head to another beautiful lake which is famous for its rich fish and attractive nature around it.

The offroad to the lake is adventurous with slope hills and difficult terrains at some parts.

Picnic lunch on the road.

Dinner and overnight in tents.

Day 10: Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur – Tsenkher Hot Springs

Breakfast and we drive to Tsenkher Hot Springs which is in a mountainous area with forest.

We stop by the Khorgo volcanic crater and go for small hiking to the mountain.

We visit Buyandelgeruulekh Monastery Museum which is located in the capital of Arkhangai Province.

Picnic lunch en route.

We arrive at Tsenkher hot springs in the afternoon.

You can enjoy baths and small pools in the hot springs as well as the massage (not included).

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

 

Day 11: Tsenkher Hot Springs – Orkhon Valley

Breakfast.

Depart to the famous Orkhon Valley.

We ride up to the Tuvkhun Monastery, located on the upper side of the mountain.

You can see the beautiful landscapes of Orkhon Valley as we drive through.

We will arrive at the nomadic family in Orkhon Valley where we will stay for 2 nights.

Dinner with the nomadic family.

Stay overnight in a yurt beside a nomadic family. (4-5 persons per yurt)

The comfort is minimal compared to the yurt camps but you'll experience the true nature of the nomadic daily life.

Day 12: Orkhon Valley – Nomad life

Breakfast.

This day is fully dedicated to getting to know the daily nomad life. Feel free to be a part of the daily activities of the family.

Your translator and your host family will explain the tradition as you enjoy your nomadic life.

This will be the best cultural exchange experience for both of you and the family.

We can go to Orkhon Falls on a horseback or with a car as it is close to the family we are staying at.

We will be offered Khorkhog, Mongolian traditional meal for the honored guests also known as Mongolian barbeque.

Stay overnight in the separate yurt of a nomadic family. (4-5 persons per yurt)

Day 13: Orkhon Valley – Kharkhorin

Breakfast.

Time to say goodbye to our welcoming host family.

We drive to Kharkhorin. The path to Kharkhorin is full of amazing view with slightly different landscapes covering wide river, dense grass, nomadic families, their yurts and herds.

Picnic lunch en route.

Visit Erdene Zuu monastery.

We set up our camp near Kharkhorin.

Dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 14: Karakorum – Ongii Monastery

Breakfast

We drive to South of Mongolia and visit Ongii Monastery to experience completely different landscapes.

Picnic lunch en route.

We will visit Ongii monastery.

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

Day 15: Ongii Monastery – Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs

We drive to the infamous Flaming Cliffs of Bayanzag after breakfast in the yurt camp.

This is the central part of Gobi Desert of Mongolia.

Picnic lunch en route.

We go for short hiking through the Flaming Cliffs.

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

Day 16: Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs – Khongor Els Sand Dunes

We drive to Khongoriin Els after breakfast.

Khongoriin Els is infamous for its magnificent view. 

Picnic lunch en route.

We arrive at our destination.

We will go for a camel ride adventure in sand dunes.

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

Day 17: Singing Dunes – Yoliin Am Canyon

Breakfast

We drive to the Yoliin Am canyon.

We arrive in the afternoon and head for the yurt camp.

We start the hiking to The Yoliin Am.

Picnic lunch.

We arrive at the yurt camp from our hiking.

Dinner and stay overnight at the yurt camp (single beds, 4 to 5 persons per yurt, showers in a separate building).

Day 18: Yoliin Am Canyon – Flight to Ulaanbaatar

Breakfast.

Transfer to the local airport to head back to Ulaanbaatar.

Lunch during the flight.

Transfer to the hotel after the arrival (2* – twin or triple room).

Dinner in the city center and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 19: Ulaanbaatar

Breakfast at the hotel.

Visit the Bogd Khaan Winter Palace Museum.

Lunch downtown.

You'll be offered to go shopping with a guide for the rest of the afternoon.

In the evening, you will attend Mongolian traditional shows which cover traditional dances, music, songs.

We don't include dinner to leave you a wide range of choices of Ulaanbaatar cuisine.

Night at a hotel (2* – twin or triple room).

Day 20: Ulaanbaatar

Transfer to the airport after breakfast.

Additional

SMALL GROUP SUPPLEMENT

Groups of 2 or 3 riders: + 250 € / pers.

The supplement is refunded for all riders after the 4th rider is booked.

SINGLE ROOM

+ 60 € / pers. (2 nights in Ulaanbaatar only). This single room supplement applies if you want a single room in Ulaanbaatar.

Practical Information

Meeting point: Chinggis Khaan Airport, Ulaanbaatar.
Language: English, French
Group size: 3-10 persons.

Accommodation

This tour has a very varied accommodation, with a nice balance between yurts and camping:

In tents:                                                     7 nights
In a guest yurt with a nomadic family:   2 nights
In a yurt camp:                                          7 nights
In a 2* hotel in Ulaanbaatar:                    3 nights

INCLUDED

Local flight
Tour and visits
English speaking translator
Horse riding
All breakfast, lunch, and dinner except 1 dinner
4×4 with driver
Nomadic equestrian guides
A cook per group over 4 persons

NOT INCLUDED

Personal expenses
International flights
1 dinner
Drinks: tea and coffee (except water)
Visa (if necessary)
Travel insurance.

 

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