Horse riding to Khangai Mountains

Route:

Amarbayasgalant Monastery and Horse riding

Duration:

7 nights / 8 days

Price From:

US$ 1256

Region:

Central Mongolia

Tour highlights:

Amarbayasgalant Monastery and Horse riding

  • Day 1/ Jun 21. Arrival
  • Day 2/ Jun 22. Amarbayasgalant Monastery 350 km (L/D).
  • Day 3/ Jun 23. Moilt eco lodge (B/L/D).
  • Day 4/ Jun 24. Moilt eco lodge (B/L/D).
  • Day 5/ Jun 25. Moilt eco lodge (B/L/D).
  • Day 6/ Jun 26. Moilt eco lodge (B/L/D).
  • Day 7/ Jun 27. Ulaanbaatar (B/L).
  • Day 8/ Jun 28. Departure

Day 1/ Jun 21. Arrival

Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar, you will be greeted by your guide and driver, and transferred to your hotel. Optional half- or all-day city tours are available. 

Day 2/ Jun 22. Amarbayasgalant Monastery (350 km)

After breakfast, drive to Amarbayasgalant Monastery. Upon arrival, visit monastery located in the beautiful valley. Overnight in a Ger camp (L/D).

Day 3/ Jun 23. Moilt eco lodge

Depart to Moilt eco lodge. On the way, visit the Urantogoo extinct volcano. In the afternoon, reach Moilt eco lodge. Plenty of opportunities for hiking, river swimming, traditional archery and other games. Overnight in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 4/ Jun 24. Moilt eco lodge

After breakfast, visit a local nomadic family to witness their daily life, such as distilling milk vodka, making clotted cream butter, dried curd and yoghurt. Have lunch with the family. In the afternoon, prepare for horse riding while watching how nomads catch horses from the herd. Here, you can pick your horse to ride. After a short horse riding trip, return back to the camp for dinner and a good night’s rest (B/L/D).

Day 5/ Jun 25. Moilt eco lodge

Today is our first day of horse riding covering 35-45km and we head south following the banks of Khanui and Tsagaan River. Packed lunch on the way on the river shore. At the end of the day, return back to the ger camp. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 6/ Jun 26. Moilt eco lodge

Today’s riding route is to the north, between mountains for 35-45 km. On the way, there are petroglyphs in abundance for photographing. Packed lunch on the way. Return back to the lodge in the late afternoon. After dinner, learn how to make leather ropes. Overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

Day 7/ Jun 27. Ulaanbaatar

After early breakfast head back to Ulaanbaatar. Lunch on the way in a Ger camp and upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar, transfer to hotel (B/L).

Day 8/ Jun 28. Departure

Transfer to the train station or International airport for departure.

 

Tour dates

  • Group 1: 21st of June – 28th of June / 2018 

Tour includes:

  • Transfers on arrival and departure
  • English-speaking guide at all time
  • In the countryside all lodging will be in ger camps
  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by a chauffeured 4WD jeep, minivan or bus in the city area
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1 liter of drinking water per day per person
  • Horses and horse guide

 Package price DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar, hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services, travel insurance, medical insurance, visa application fees, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses such as items of a personal nature, gratuity to local guides and drivers, airfare or train tickets, airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 33 pounds / 15 kilograms), changes of arrival/departure flights, additional services, any charges of force majeure beyond our control (e.g. imposition of quarantine restrictions, etc.), optional excursions unless stated in your itinerary, etc.

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information.

  • backpack or soft bag
  • waterproof bag cover
  • day pack
  • head lamp/flashlight
  • spare batteries/bulb
  • personal medications
  • waterproof hiking boots
  • waterproof jacket with hood
  • waterproof over pants
  • fleece jacket or wool jumper
  • cotton t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts
  • lightweight trousers
  • shorts
  • socks
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • sandals
  • sun glasses
  • sun cream
  • insect repellent
  • resealing (Ziploc) plastic bags
  • binoculars/camera
  • watch/ alarm clock
  • money belt/ pouch
  • insurance confirmation copy
  • emergency contact number