Year : Summer 2017 | Size : min 4 people | Type : Hiking
Location : Central Mongolia | Duration : 10 Days | Price : $2395/pp
This tour in the varied and beautiful provinces of Arkhangai and Ovorkhangai in Central Mongolia has some wonderful areas for hiking. Along the way we will be staying at traditional ger camps from where you can do some hiking and exploring on your own, or simply relax in the dramatic surroundings. The trip is suitable for people of any ability.
THIS ITINERARY IS SUITABLE FOR ANYONE WHO IS REASONABLY FIT.
Arrive in 'Ulaanbaatar' and go to hotel. Afternoon or evening meet the tour leader and rest of group. Overnight in hotel.
Jeep from Ulaanbaatar across the ever changing vast countryside to 'Khogno Khan' mountain. Evening explore the dramatic rocky outcrop. Overnight ger camp at the foot of the mountain.
Hike over a low mountain pass to see a small Buddhist 'Temple' built beside the ruins of an old monastery. Return to the same ger camp for overnight stay at Khogno Khan ger camp.
Jeep to Kharkhorin, the valley where Genghis Khan established his capital. Visit 'Erdene Zuu' monastery and see the ceremonies of the Buddhist monks. Overnight ger camp by the Orkhon river.
Jeep to Tsetserleg town. Visit the local market and take lunch in a popular restaurant. Afternoon drive or trek up into the mountains to 'Tsenkher' hot springs. Evening bathe in the outdoor hot mineral baths on the edge of the forest. Overnight ger camp.
Visit a local family and see their way of life. Watch the horses being milked and maybe ride on a yak and cart. Afternoon relax or explore the valley on foot. Overnight Tsenkher Jiguur ger camp.
Jeep to 'Elsen Tasarkhai' an area of big sand dunes and desert vegetation. Overnight ger camp.
Return by jeep to Ulaanbaatar, stopping on the way for a picnic lunch. Overnight hotel.
Morning walking tour of Ulaanbaatar city. Visit the fascinating 'Chojin Lama' Temple and the Natural History museum with its excellent collection of dinosaur remains found in Mongolia. Afternoon free for shopping. Overnight hotel.
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Highlights of this motorbike tour. The places you will see along the way: