This is 8-Day adventure and bird watching travel package. We will provide Mongolian bird book for your trip. Also during the entire trip, you will experience life of Kazakh nomads and eagle hunter, horse riding, homestay in a Kazakh felt Ger (Yurt), and driving in 4WD Russian Van, experience packing and carrying things on camelback. You will also see glacier, ancient rock painting petroglyph, livestock, different shaped mountains, and lakes, Meet Kazakh, Tuva and Mongolians. Exploring Kazakhs’ tradition, lifestyle, art (playing music and singing), Kazakh costumes and dish, people and children are never far away. We include some social activities to help vulnerable families, schools, dormitories, kindergartens, disabled children’s center, which we call “Giving Back or Volunteer work” as a small donation from you.

Day 1 – Arrival to Olgii town

Arrival to Bayan-Olgii in the morning. Have some tea at coffee shop. Visit town center, local museum, mosque, do some shopping. Lunch at restaurant. European, Kazakh, Turkish and Mongolian meals available. Dive to base camp to Shiveet Mountain. 180 km/6 hours.  B/L/D

Day 2 – Petroglyph, rock painting.

Do some hiking in the morning to the mountain to watch the peaks of the highest mountain of Mongolia and glacier. Then drive to Khoton, Khurgan Lakes. Stop by border military post to register at the lake.  Distance from Shiveet Mountain is about 180km.  Ancient Turk period stone man available to see. Overnight stay in tents. B/L/D

Day 3 – Hiking to Ikh Turgen Waterfall

Today you will trek to waterfall trough Ikh Turgen Valley.  Come back to the by lunch and start driving towards Ulgii in the afternoon for about 5 hours / 200km. Exploring eagle hunter’s family and lifestyle is available on the way. Stay overnight in Kazakh ger.

Day 4 – Achit lake

Today we will drive back to Ulgii city and go for sightseeing, museum, local market, shopping. Lunch at restaurant and drive to Achit Lake. Stay in tents. Dinner outside. 150 km to drive.

Day 5 – Khyargas Lake, Hetsu Khad resort

Today we drive along Khyargas lake and pass through some villages of Uvs Province. Driving along Khovd River and Khyargas Lake – beautiful scenery of nature. Stop by resort and taste spring water for medical treatment. Stay at Hetsuu Khad resort in gers. B/L/D

Day 6 – Farmers Family

In the morning, do some hiking along beautiful rocks by the lake. Drive to Buyant soum of Khovd province, Stay in Kazakh family in Buyant soum. Visit local farmers and explore how local farmers grow vegetables 200 km. B/LD

Day 7- Gurvan Senkher Cave

Today we will visit to Hurvan Senkher Agui, the ancient cave in Mankhan soum, Khovd Province. About 120 km one way drive on paved road. Come back to Khovd city in the evening. Sightseeing, museum, local market.

Day 8 Departure from Khovd to Ulaanbaatar

Season: June-September

Price: Individuals:   1400$ / person

Group of 3-5:         1200$ / person

Group of 6-10:        1000$  / person

PRICE INCLUDES: Domestic flights, accommodation in Olgii, camping gear, meals, guides, horses, camels, 4WD vehicle with experienced driver, pick up and transfer to airport, National Park fee, border permit and local taxes, volunteer work expenses.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: International Airfare cost, travel insurance, visa fee, charges for excess baggage, individual equipment, alcoholic beverages and extra charges in local hotel, personal expenses, tips and gratuities.

Overview

This is 8-Day adventure and bird watching travel package. We will provide Mongolian bird book for your trip. Also during the entire trip, you will experience life of Kazakh nomads and eagle hunter, horse riding, homestay in a Kazakh felt Ger (Yurt), and driving in 4WD Russian Van, experience packing and carrying things on camelback. You will also see glacier, ancient rock painting petroglyph, livestock, different shaped mountains, and lakes, Meet Kazakh, Tuva and Mongolians. Exploring Kazakhs’ tradition, lifestyle, art (playing music and singing), Kazakh costumes and dish, people and children are never far away. We include some social activities to help vulnerable families, schools, dormitories, kindergartens, disabled children’s center, which we call “Giving Back or Volunteer work” as a small donation from you.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival to Olgii town

Arrival to Bayan-Olgii in the morning. Have some tea at coffee shop. Visit town center, local museum, mosque, do some shopping. Lunch at restaurant. European, Kazakh, Turkish and Mongolian meals available. Dive to base camp to Shiveet Mountain. 180 km/6 hours.  B/L/D

Day 2 – Petroglyph, rock painting.

Do some hiking in the morning to the mountain to watch the peaks of the highest mountain of Mongolia and glacier. Then drive to Khoton, Khurgan Lakes. Stop by border military post to register at the lake.  Distance from Shiveet Mountain is about 180km.  Ancient Turk period stone man available to see. Overnight stay in tents. B/L/D

Day 3 – Hiking to Ikh Turgen Waterfall

Today you will trek to waterfall trough Ikh Turgen Valley.  Come back to the by lunch and start driving towards Ulgii in the afternoon for about 5 hours / 200km. Exploring eagle hunter’s family and lifestyle is available on the way. Stay overnight in Kazakh ger.

Day 4 – Achit lake

Today we will drive back to Ulgii city and go for sightseeing, museum, local market, shopping. Lunch at restaurant and drive to Achit Lake. Stay in tents. Dinner outside. 150 km to drive.

Day 5 – Khyargas Lake, Hetsu Khad resort

Today we drive along Khyargas lake and pass through some villages of Uvs Province. Driving along Khovd River and Khyargas Lake – beautiful scenery of nature. Stop by resort and taste spring water for medical treatment. Stay at Hetsuu Khad resort in gers. B/L/D

Day 6 – Farmers Family

In the morning, do some hiking along beautiful rocks by the lake. Drive to Buyant soum of Khovd province, Stay in Kazakh family in Buyant soum. Visit local farmers and explore how local farmers grow vegetables 200 km. B/LD

Day 7- Gurvan Senkher Cave

Today we will visit to Hurvan Senkher Agui, the ancient cave in Mankhan soum, Khovd Province. About 120 km one way drive on paved road. Come back to Khovd city in the evening. Sightseeing, museum, local market.

Day 8 Departure from Khovd to Ulaanbaatar

Price and Dates

Season: June-September

Price: Individuals:   1400$ / person

Group of 3-5:         1200$ / person

Group of 6-10:        1000$  / person

PRICE INCLUDES: Domestic flights, accommodation in Olgii, camping gear, meals, guides, horses, camels, 4WD vehicle with experienced driver, pick up and transfer to airport, National Park fee, border permit and local taxes, volunteer work expenses.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: International Airfare cost, travel insurance, visa fee, charges for excess baggage, individual equipment, alcoholic beverages and extra charges in local hotel, personal expenses, tips and gratuities.

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