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Mongolian Odyssey 17D

Central to Northern Mongolia

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Day 1: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Familiarization tour.  Dinner and cultural performance.Ovenight in Hotel.

Day 2: Hustai Nuruu/National Park. Horse-riding and see Przewalski or wild horse, Talki, plus a variety of wildlife in the area.  Overnight in Ger camp.

Day 3: Khugno Khan Mountains offer a combination of mountains, forests and Gobi- type sand dunes where we ride camels.  Some optional hikes available. Overnight in Ger Camps.

Day 4: Uvgun Khiid, Kharkhorin; Chinggis khan’s fabled city and ’s ancient capital. Visit Erdene Zuu - the first Buddhist monastery. Overnight in Ger Camp.

Day 5: Erdene Zuu, Tsenkher Hot Springs – get to know the life styles of Mongolian Cowboys and dip in the natural hot springs. Overnight in Ger Camps.

Day 6: Tsetserleg is the Capital town of Arhangai province at an altitude is 7,300 ft. Visit a monastery, visit Tsaidam monuments in the Taihar Chuluu Rock, with optional horse/Yak-riding. Overnight in tents or Ger camp.

Days 7, 8 & 9: White Lake. The fresh water lake and the volcanic area around it is the highlight of Arkhangai. Formed by lava flows from a volcanic eruption, the lake area is part of the un-spoiltTsagaan Nuur National Park and is perfect for camping. The region offers wonderful hiking, swimming, horse and yak riding and caving. Overnights in Ger Camps.

Day 10: Journey to Jargalant. Pass through undulating taiga forest and farming country. Herds of Yaks, goats, sheep, cows, horses and the occasional Bactrian (two humped) mountain camel are seen along the way.

Day 11: Journey to Lake Khovsgol. - Lake Huvsgul Nuur 125 km long and 30 km wide is the deepest lake in Central Asia. The lake is full of fish and the area is home to wildlife such as sheep, ibex, bear, moose and over 200 species of birds. The demography of the area is unique as it is made up of Darkhads, Mongols, Buryats and Tsaatan peoples.

Day 12: Khatgal, Toilogt – A camp at Hivsgul Lake. Overnight in Ger Camps.

Days 13 & 14: Hike, fish and visit Reindeer Herders in and around Khovsgol Lake. Overnight in Ger Camps.

Days 15 & 16: Fly to Ulaanbaatar; visit Gandan Khiid, largest monastery and temple complex with tallest Buddha statue in Central Asia. Visit some of the many Museums spend your free time shopping or resting.

Day 17: Depart Ulaanbaatar.

(Itinerary may vary slightly for each departure, to incorporate local events)

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Day 1: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Familiarization tour.  Dinner and cultural performance.Ovenight in Hotel.


Day 2: Hustai Nuruu/National Park. Horse-riding and see Przewalski or wild horse, Talki, plus a variety of wildlife in the area.  Overnight in Ger camp.


Day 3: Khugno Khan Mountains offer a combination of mountains, forests and Gobi- type sand dunes where we ride camels.  Some optional hikes available. Overnight in Ger Camps.


Day 4: Uvgun Khiid, Kharkhorin; Chinggis khan’s fabled city and ’s ancient capital. Visit Erdene Zuu - the first Buddhist monastery. Overnight in Ger Camp.


Day 5: Erdene Zuu, Tsenkher Hot Springs – get to know the life styles of Mongolian Cowboys and dip in the natural hot springs. Overnight in Ger Camps.


Day 6: Tsetserleg is the Capital town of Arhangai province at an altitude is 7,300 ft. Visit a monastery, visit Tsaidam monuments in the Taihar Chuluu Rock, with optional horse/Yak-riding. Overnight in tents or Ger camp.


Days 7, 8 & 9: White Lake. The fresh water lake and the volcanic area around it is the highlight of Arkhangai. Formed by lava flows from a volcanic eruption, the lake area is part of the un-spoiltTsagaan Nuur National Park and is perfect for camping. The region offers wonderful hiking, swimming, horse and yak riding and caving. Overnights in Ger Camps.


Day 10: Journey to Jargalant. Pass through undulating taiga forest and farming country. Herds of Yaks, goats, sheep, cows, horses and the occasional Bactrian (two humped) mountain camel are seen along the way.


Day 11: Journey to Lake Khovsgol. - Lake Huvsgul Nuur 125 km long and 30 km wide is the deepest lake in Central Asia. The lake is full of fish and the area is home to wildlife such as sheep, ibex, bear, moose and over 200 species of birds. The demography of the area is unique as it is made up of Darkhads, Mongols, Buryats and Tsaatan peoples.


Day 12: Khatgal, Toilogt – A camp at Hivsgul Lake. Overnight in Ger Camps.


Days 13 & 14:  Hike, fish and visit Reindeer Herders in and around Khovsgol Lake. Overnight in Ger Camps.


Days 15 & 16: Fly to Ulaanbaatar; visit Gandan Khiid, largest monastery and temple complex with tallest Buddha statue in Central Asia. Visit some of the many Museums spend your free time shopping or resting.


Day 17: Depart Ulaanbaatar.


(Itinerary may vary slightly for each departure, to incorporate local events)

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Trip Duration:

17 Days

Trip Type:

cultural, riding, rishing and walks

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Hotels, Ger Camps, Lodges

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Max 11 - min 2

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