Northern Mongolia, Khuvsgul Lake Tour - 3 days

 NORTHERN MONGOLIA, BLUE PEARL KHUVSGUL LAKE 
3 DAYS PRIVATE TOUR

 

 

Duration:                          3 Days / 2 nights
Tour date:                        Possible to choose dates to fit your travel plan.
Availability:                     15 June – 30 Sept
Pick-up point and time:   Your Hotel in Ulaanbaatar
Finishing point and time: Your Hotel in Ulaanbaatar 
Tour code:                       MT 3/14
Attractions: visit Khuvsgul Lake National Park, explore natural beauties,  horse riding in Khuvsgul, visit Tsaatan (reindeer herder people) and Uushig deer stone monuments.
Tour cost:
1 person: US$1100   |   2 people: US$780 per person 
3 people: US$680 per person   |   4 and more people: US$620 per person 


 Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Flight to Northern Mongolia – Blue pearl Khuvsgul Lake

Transfer to the airport for morning flight to Murun, which is a small town of Northern Mongolia.  Upon arrival, your Khuvsgul tour guide will be waiting for you at arrivals, and your trip start to the Khuvsgul Lake, which is known as the Switzerland of Mongolia and second the clearest lake in Central Asia. The Lake water is crystal clear blue, so that you can see bottom of lake when you are sailing and this lake surround by deep forest and magnificent mountains.
After lunch in restaurant, we will explore the Khuvsgul Lake National Park. Relax and free time offers us the opportunity to explore the surroundings, hiking in the surrounding hills, swimming in the lake and enjoy the natural beauty of the region. Stay overnight at tourist Ger camp near shore of the lake. ( L, D)

Day 02: Half day trekking on horseback– visit Tsaatan family (Reindeer herders)
After breakfast, we will saddle our horses and ride to meet a reindeer herder family. Depending on your experience, an appropriate horse will be selected for you.
We will meet reindeer herders and explore their life style, custom and sacraments. Reindeer herders practice shamanism and live in huts.  Tsaatans are the last reindeer herders who survived for thousands of years inhabiting the remotest subarctic taiga, moving between 5 and 10 times a year.
In the afternoon is free time for you to be on your own. There is great opportunity to hiking, canoe, kayaking or just enjoy at wild nature to take photos. Also you can ride motor-boat around lake.
Stay overnight at tourist Ger camp near shore of the lake. (B, L, D)

Day 03: Northern Mongolia – Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we will drive to airport of Мurun town and fly back to Ulaanbaatar. On the way we will visit Uushig ancient Deer Stone Monument - as most clearly depicted deer stones in Mongolia.  A deer, an arch, a shield, a horse, a knife, the moon, the sun and a mirror figured belt were engraved on the stones.
Upon arrival in the city, your driver waiting for you at arrival hall and transfer to the hotel. Your amazing Khuvsgul Lake trip ends. (B, L).

 
(B, L, D)
B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
 

What is tourist Ger camp? It’s most popular accommodation type for countryside trip in Mongolia that consists of 20-30 Gers (Mongolian traditional yurt), a restaurant and some entertainment facilities. Each Ger has 2 to 4 beds and furnished with a table, chairs and a wood-stove. Modern toilet and hot shower facilities is separate block . The restaurant mostly serves with Western and Mongolian meals. Most visitors prefer to stay in Ger, which provide an authentic taste of Mongolian culture and adventure, their most enjoyable experience in Mongolia. 

PRICE INCLUSION: 

  1. Private English speaking guide and driver,
  2. All relevant transfers and transportation with private vehicle,
  3. Accommodation at Ger camp  near the lake shore – 2 nights, 
  4. All meals as specified in the itinerary: B-breakfast: 2, L-lunch: 3 and D-dinner: 2,
  5. Internal flights: + included all tax, free luggage allowance is 15kg
  6. All entrance fees as listed in the itinerary,
  7. Complementary drink water during the tour,
  8. 4 % of total payment as a bank charge for online payment with Master/Visa credit cards,
  9. All government, local taxes and service charges

 
PRICE EXCLUSION:
 
 

  1. Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
  2. Excess luggage charges – 1.5$ per kg for internal flights
  3. Travel insurance (trip, medical and personal)

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REMARKS: 

  1. Private tour guide, driver and air-conditioned car only serve for you. No other travelers will join in your group.
  2. This tour package can be fully customizable to fit your travel plan.
  3. We keep the right to change the itinerary because of weather, or any other conditions not under our control.

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 RESERVATION NOTES:

  1. Please use our online booking or send your travel request via email to  info@mongoliashorttours.com
  2. You are also welcome to call us at +976 70001160
  3. Our trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 24hours.
  4. In order to confirm your tour  to “Fill out tour booking form” then next to “Payment information section” to pay your deposit or full payment by credit card. We accept Master, Visa and AMEX.
  5. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email or call from us.
  6. Enjoy your Mongolia Tour

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  1. How to Book
  2. How to Make Payment 
  3. Tour Booking Terms & Conditions


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 ATTRACTIONS & HIGHLIGHTS:


Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia- Mostly described, as sunny, peaceful and open, Ulaanbaatar is a city of contrast where modern life comfortably blends with Mongolian traditional lifestyle. Wide streets are flocked by modern cars, while horsemen and cattle are still common scene.

Khuvsgul Lake National Park is one of the major tourist attractions in Mongolia. This lake is known as the second clearest water lake in the world after Baikal Lake in Russia. Water is crystal clear so that you can see the bottom of the lake when you are sailing. The lake is 136 kilometers long, 36 kilometers wide, 262 meters deep from its surface to the bottom and make up over 2% of the world’s fresh water.
The lake is surrounded by majestic mountains covered with thick pine and larch forests where the unique wildlife of the region flourishes.
There is an excellent opportunity to become acquainted with the lifestyle and traditions of reindeer breeders who live in the mountain forests close to the lake."
Highlights:  The Lake is ideal for kayaking, boating, fishing, horseback riding, trekking, birding, camping, wildlife viewing, and photography. Or it's just an awesome place to relax.

Visit Tsaatan family - most of the Tsaatan minority, or the reindeer breeders, live in this region. This ethnic people’s lifestyle and traditions are of special interest not only to tourists, but also to researchers and scholars from all over the world as they are very isolated in their remote and difficult to reach homeland. Shamanism, the worship of nature, is the main religion of the reindeer breeders.

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