The winter travel in Mongolia gives you a most authentic memory of your travel. On this trip, you will experience the most local included adventure. Celebrate Lunar Year with nomadic family. Central Asia’s unique nomadic Culture which has developed in harmony with the natural landscape and social environment since prehistoric times. There are a variety of historic sites and ruins, including monuments, monasteries which are outstanding in universal value within this cultural landscape.
Tour departure times can be flexible but 8 am on the morning of departure is recommended.
The driver and guide can pick you up from the airport, train station, or your accommodation.
Russian Van: Steel Russian vans with seats facing each other,
ideal for adventure seeking travelers (max 6 people)
Japanese Van: Family type van with comfortable seats and air conditioning (max 4 people)
Land Cruiser: Comfortable speedy ride with air conditioning (max 2 people)
As a Mongolian company we prefer to support Nomadic families financially and help improve their lives.
We are sure this relates to our travelers who enjoy learning their culture and way of life on The Steppe.
It is therefore our preference to stay with these families if they have an extra Ger or camp near to them.
|| Camel & Horse riding
|| Geological sites
|| Hiking & Swimming
|| Cultural experiences
|| Historical sites
|Total people in Group||Cost per Person|
|1 person||US$ 1,380|
|2 people||US$ 780|
|3 people||US$ 600|
|4 people||US$ 550
|5 people||US$ 450|
|6 people||US$ 400|
|Transport (Tour Distance covered – 1100 km)||Alcoholic drinks|
| Tour Guide
||Hot Springs service Fee|
| Accommodation at family run guesthouses
||Any other personal expenses|
|Accommodation at nomadic family Gers||Additional services|
|3 Meals a day (Breakfast – 6, Lunch – 6, Dinner – 5)||
|Entrance fees / Local Taxes|
| Camel & Horse riding 1 hour each
|Mineral water / Tea / coffee|
After an earl 7am breakfast, the tour begins as 8am with the drive out of Ulaanbaatar. The first stop will be Hustai National Park. The park is home to the successfully reintroduced Przewalski or “Takhi” Horse. These are some of the last truly wild horses in the world. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Your final destination for the day will be the wild rocky mountain, where you will stay in a local family ger and enjoy dinner. Khogno Khan Natural Reserve is a beautiful series of rocky hills that rise above the otherwise flat landscape and sand dunes. You can visit the ruins of the monastery, and even spot a snow leopard if you are lucky.
Spend the day adventuring by the mountain, riding a camel through the sand dunes and horses into the wild rocky mountain, as well as visiting Uvgun Khiid temple. Depending on the weather, a 2km hike in this mountain range is highly recommended. Spend the rest of day the with the nomadic family learn more about their culture, including assisting with herding livestock.
The area was formed by volcanic activity that dates back 20,000 years. Nomadic people from this area herds YAKS 🙂 interesting destination to be visiting all year around.
After breakfast, start driving to next destination about 130km to Khar Khorin, this local town was the ancient capital built by Chinggis Khan in the 13th century. Visit the magnificent Erdene Zuu monastery, Khar Khorin museum, as well as some of the rock monuments in the town. Lunch in the local café. After big day of exploring the city. Dinner at the local family home.
Ogii Lake is a freshwater lake 1,387 meters above sea level and covers an area of 27 square km. The lake abounds in various types of fish and birds, which creates incredible natural beauty.
Enroute to Ulaanbaatar will take you to Khar Bukhiin Balgas, fortress that was inhabited by the Kitan Dynasty from 917 to 1120
With nothing but fond memories return to Ulaanbaatar. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the way and enjoy one last day in the wild!