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Discover Mongolia

Starting from 16,500 SAR
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Discover Mongolia

Starting from 16,500 SAR

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Duration

13 Days

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Group size

6 - 14 pax

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Minimum

16+

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Fitness level

Intermediate

Overview

Are You Ready for an Unforgettable Adventure? Mongolia Awaits! Join us on a journey across the vast Mongolian steppes and discover a rich and unique culture. Experience camping in the heart of nature, marvel at breathtaking landscapes, enjoy a horseback riding adventure across the Mongolian plains, and immerse yourself in the Tasstan lifestyle, learn new skills from local herders, connect with the vibrant Mongolian culture, and discover its customs, traditions, and folk music. Participate in unique cultural activities and book your seat today for an unforgettable trip!

Highlights

  • Camping
  • Horse riding
  • Cultural activities

Inclusions

  • tick-circle Transportation from and to the airport.
  • tick-circle Domestic flight tickets.
  • tick-circle Accommodation.
  • tick-circle 3 meals a day ( breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • tick-circle Professional team.

Exclusions

  • tick-circle International flight tickets
  • tick-circle Equipment and clothes.
  • tick-circle Personal purchases (soft drinks, chocolate, etc)

Your Tour Guides

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Hussein Fuad

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Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar airport

Day 1

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Day 2

Ulaanbaatar to Monastery

Day 3

Monastery to Murun

Day 4

Lake Khuvsgul

Day 5

Ulaan-Uul village

Day 6

Tsagaanuur village

Day 7

Horse Riding to Tsaatan camp

Day 8

Experience Tasstan life

Day 9

Rest day with Tasstan Family

Day 10

Riding back to the Tsagaanuur village

Day 11

Drive back to Murun

Day 12

Murun to Ulaanbaatar

Day 13

Going Home

Welcome, adventurer! For the best start, aim for flights arriving around 8 am, allowing for a brief respite at the hotel before embarking on your journey. Your exploration begins in Terelj, a mere 40 minutes from Ulaanbaatar, where you'll encounter iconic landmarks such as the majestic Chinggis Khan Statue, the intriguing Turtle Rock, and the serene Aryabal Temple. Afterwards, retreat to the hotel for a day of well-deserved relaxation.

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Tent

Shared room

Tent

Lunch, dinner

Tent

4X4 Car

Begin your journey from Ulaanbaatar after breakfast, and following a picturesque 5-hour drive, arrive at the Monastery. Take a break along the way for a delightful lunch. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of the Monastery. Explore the surrounding areas, unraveling the rich tapestry of this spiritual retreat.

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Tent

Shared room

Tent

3 meals

Tent

4X4 Car

kick off the morning by departing after a satisfying breakfast. Traverse the roads for 7 hours, finally reaching the captivating Murun. During the journey, make a delightful pit stop for a scenic picnic and delve into the beauty of the Bulgan province, connecting with the daily lives of local herders.

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Tent

Shared room

Tent

3 meals

Tent

4X4 Car

Ease into the morning before venturing to the lake, a mere 50 kilometers from Murun. Dedicate the day to exploring the picturesque surroundings with a variety of activities: enjoy a horse ride, embark on a tranquil boat journey across the lake, partake in a rejuvenating trek, and take a refreshing swim to complete the experience.

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Tent

Shared room

Tent

3 meals

Tent

4X4 Car

Early after a hearty breakfast, commence the journey towards Ulaan-Uul village, anticipating a scenic 6-8 hours of driving. En route, encounter meandering rivers and majestic mountains, providing numerous opportunities for sightseeing and capturing memorable moments through photography. Take advantage of the picturesque stops along the way, enhancing your travel experience. Delight in a leisurely picnic lunch amidst the captivating landscapes, adding a touch of serenity to your adventure.

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Tent

Shared tent

Tent

3 meals

Tent

4X4 Car

After breakfast, embark on a 4-5 hour drive to Tsagaanuur village, surrounded by breathtaking scenery featuring mountains and rivers. Take advantage of opportunities to pause and capture the stunning landscapes with your camera. Upon reaching Tsagaanuur, relish the beauty of the lake and its surroundings. Engage in a briefing for the upcoming day of horse riding, preparing for an immersive experience in this picturesque locale.

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Tent

Shared tent

Tent

3 meals

Tent

4X4 Car

Commencing the horse-riding expedition, the drivers will anchor in Tsagaanur, overseeing the vehicles and stowing non-essential luggage. Embark on a captivating 5-hour horse ride, interrupted by a scenic lunch break. Journey towards the mountainous realm housing the Tsaatan summer camps, where the landscapes unfold in spectacular scenery and vast tundra expanses. Finally, reach the teepee camp, immersing yourself in the next two days spent within the warm embrace of the Tsaatan community.

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Tent

Shared Teepee

Tent

3 meals

Tent

Horse riding

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the Tsaatan reindeer herder's daily life, actively participating in their routines and tasks. Engage in the unique experience of riding reindeers, lending a hand in the milking process, and contributing to the art of cheese making—a hands-on exploration of the cultural and practical facets of Tsaatan life.

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Tent

Shared Teepee

Tent

3 meals

Continue your journey, seamlessly blending into the Tsaatan way of life. Spend the day embracing the tranquility of the surroundings, allowing for moments of relaxation and contemplation amidst the picturesque landscape. Chill and unwind, savoring the unique atmosphere of this immersive experience.

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Tent

Shared Teepee

Tent

3 meals

After two enriching days woven into the fabric of the Tsaatan community, embark on the return horse ride to Tsagaanuur village. Traverse the familiar landscapes with a newfound appreciation, capturing the essence of the journey through the breathtaking scenery. Relish the memories crafted within the Tsaatan community, carrying the warmth of the experience back to Tsagaanuur village.

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Tent

Shared tent

Tent

3 meals

Tent

Horse riding

Initiating a full day of driving from Tsagaanuur to Murun, trace a route adorned with meandering rivers and majestic mountains. The journey offers numerous chances for scenic stops, inviting you to indulge in sightseeing and capture memorable moments through photography. Take a delightful pause for a picnic lunch, allowing you to recharge amidst the captivating landscapes that unfold along the way.

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Tent

Shared room

Tent

3 meals

Tent

4X4 Car

After enjoying a breakfast, make your way to the Murun airport. Depart from Murun at 9:00 and arrive in Ulaanbaatar by 10:00. Gather for a heartfelt farewell lunch, relishing the final moments together. The rest of the day is yours to relax and explore at your own pace.

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Tent

Shared room

Tent

3 meals

Tent

Airplane

On your final day, to ensure you catch your early 7 am flight back home, you'll begin preparations as early as 2:30 am, heading to the airport. Reflecting on cherished memories made throughout your journey, you'll carry them with you as you bid farewell to this unforgettable adventure.

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Tent

4X4 Car

Suggested Flights

Airline Flight Date Departure
Turkish Airlines 15/8/2024 08:45, Chinggis Khaan International Airport / Ulaanbaatar
Airline Flight Date Arrival
Turkish Airlines 3/8/2024 07:15, Chinggis Khaan International Airport / Ulaanbaatar

Travel Requirement

  • Your bag must not exceed 15 kg.
  • Be prepared to adapt to changing conditions and environments during the trip
  • Expect humble eco-accommodations that prioritize sustainability practices.
  • Embrace the "Leave No Trace" ethos, respecting nature and minimizing environmental impact.
  • Participate in communal tasks like cooking and cleaning to foster group cooperation and camaraderie.

Important information

- Travel Documentation: Saudi citizens need an e-visa to visit Mongolia. Check the website for more info https://www.evisa.mn/en

- Get 10% off when you book for a group of 5 or more!
- Get 10% Early bird discount .Ends 15 of June

- This trip is subject to a minimum participant requirement for operation. We highly recommend refraining from booking your flights until we confirm and advise you to proceed with flight reservations.

- Weather: August in north Mongolia can bring varying weather conditions, from warm days to chilly nights. Pack accordingly with layers, including warm clothing for evenings and mornings.

- Currency and Payments: Have local currency (Mongolian Tugrik) on hand for transactions, especially in rural areas where credit cards may not be widely accepted. ATMs may be scarce outside major towns, so plan accordingly.

- Respect Local Customs: Familiarize yourself with Mongolian customs and etiquette, such as greeting locals with a nod or slight bow, and ask permission before photographing people or their property.

- Travel Documentation: Saudi citizens need an e-visa to visit Mong

Available Date(s)

August 3, 2024 to August 15, 2024

16,500 SAR / person - (13) Seat available
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FAQs

plus minus What are the required tools?

Weather appropriate clothing (layers for varying temperatures)

Sturdy hiking boots or shoes

Insect repellent

Sunscreen and sun protection (hat, sunglasses)

Personal medications and first aid kit

Travel-sized toiletries and hygiene products

Reusable water bottle

Daypack or small backpack

Duffel bag for 3 nights stay

Swim clothes

Portable charger/power bank

Travel adapter Type C and E

Camera or smartphone for capturing memories

Portable flashlight or headlamp

Wet wipes or hand sanitizer

Lightweight, quick-dry towel

Flip-flops or sandals for comfort

Lightweight, compact rain jacket or poncho

Personal entertainment (books, music player, etc.) for downtime

plus minus How can I get a single room?

You can get a single room according to vacancy, by booking before the trip and paying the difference in the amount

plus minus What are the suggested arrival and departure times?

The best route from Saudi Arabia to Mongolia is with Turkish airlines. Arriving in Ulaanbaatar at 7:15 am and departs from Ulaanbaatar at  7:55 am