Khuiten Peak Climbing

Altai Tavan Bogd is the highest mountain in Mongolia and has massif-type. Tavan Bogd Mountain is located in Bayan-Ulgii Province and its Khuiten Peak is the highest point of Mongolia at 4374 meters above sea level. 

Route:

Ulaanbaatar - Ulgii town - Tsagaan Gol valley - Khonog Tolgoi - Khuiten Peak - Malchin Peak 

Duration:

10 nights / 11 days

Price From:

US$ 2298

Region:

Western Mongolia

Tour highlights:

Ulaanbaatar - Ulgii town - Tsagaan Gol valley - Khonog Tolgoi - Khuiten Peak - Malchin Peak 

Mongolia is a paradise for those, who love horse riding. The country is vast with a great to see and the number of horse here is more than the population. The Mongols are perhaps the best horse riders in the world as they learn riding their sturdy steeds from the age of 3-4. And they say "A Mongol is born on horseback and dies on horseback". Riding Mongolian horses and taking this fantastic tour that will make your horse riding adventure an unforgettable one!

  • Day 1 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar (L/D)
  • Day 2 Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii town – Tsagaan Gol valley(B/L/D)
  • Day 3 Tsagaan Gol valley – Base camp (B/L/D)
  • Day 4 Base camp - Potanin Glacier – Khonog Tolgoi (B/L/D)
  • Day 5 Khonog Tolgoi - Khuiten Peak – Base camp (B/L/D)
  • Day 6 Reserve day (B/L/D)
  • Day 7 Base camp - Malchin Peak – Base camp (B/L/D)
  • Day 8 Base camp – Tsagaan Gol valley (B/L/D)
  • Day 9 Tsagaan Gol valley – Ulgii town (B/L/D)
  • Day 10 Ulgii town - Ulaanbaatar (B/L/D)
  • Day 11 Departure (B)

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to selected hotel. After check-in hotel, we will do short city tour including Sukhbaatar Square, Chinggis Khaan Monument, National History Museum and Zaisan Hill for panoramic view of the city. Before dinner, we will enjoy Mongolian traditional folklore concert. Have a welcoming dinner.

Overnight in selected hotel (L/D)

Day 2 Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii town – Tsagaan Gol valley

After breakfast, we will take flight to Ulgii town. Upon arrival in Ulgii town, directly we will drive to Tsagaan Gol valley towards to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. On the way, we will have a picnic lunch.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 3 Tsagaan Gol valley – Base camp

Today we will leave our vehicle in Tsagaan Gol valley and start our trekking towards Altai Tavan Bogd area. Today we will trek to Base camp about 17 km. Luggage will be carried on camel or horse. We will set up for the climbing and acclimatize around Base camp.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 4 Base camp - Potanin Glacier – Khonog Tolgoi

Early in the morning, we will walk around 12 kms through Potanin’s Glacier to Advance to camp in Khonog Tolgoi. Arrive in Khonog Tolgoi and set up tent.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 5 Khonog Tolgoi - Khuiten Peak – Base camp

In the early morning, we climb to Khuiten Peak (4374 m above sea level). From the summit you will get spectacular views into land of China, Russia and Mongolia. It is permanently covered with glaciers and snow. Then we will walk back to Base camp.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 6 Reserve day

We will have a reserve day for mountain climbing to Malchin and Khuiten peak just in case of bad weather.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 7 Base camp - Malchin Peak – Base camp

We will climb to the Malchin peak (4050 m above sea level) and its elevation makes a good acclimatization day for mountain climbers and provides a long climb, mostly on screw and requiring no technical equipment. Come back to Base camp for overnight.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 8 Base camp – Tsagaan Gol valley

In the morning, we will walk back to Tsagaan Gol valley. In the afternoon free time for relax. We can visit Tuva family to experience their nomadic lifestyle.

Overnight in tent (B/L/D)

Day 9 Tsagaan Gol valley – Ulgii town

Drive back to Ulgii town. Visit to Kazakh families living in the countryside. Enjoy their hospitality and experience different culture and custom. Visit local museum and black market.

Overnight in local hotel (B/L/D)

Day 10 Ulgii town - Ulaanbaatar

Take a flight back to Ulaanbaatar and arrive at Chinggis khan airport. Transfer to hotel and check in. In the afternoon, we will do short sightseeing tour including Bogd Khan Winter Palace Museum. In the afternoon free time for shopping and for relax. Have a farewell dinner.

Overnight in selected hotel (B/L/D)

Day 11 Departure

Check out hotel. Transfer to airport. Departure (B)

Tour available dates:

01 June – 15 October

Tour package price

2 pax:         3348 USD per person

3-5 pax:        2998 USD per person

 

Supplement for domestic flight

UB-Ulgii town-UB: 450 USD per person

Including:

  • Hotel**** in Ulaanbaatar for 2 nights
  • Local hotel for 1 night
  • Tent camping for 7 nights
  • All transportation during whole trip
  • English speaking guide
  • Professional local trekking guide
  • Full board during the trip
  • Cook and cooking set
  • Camping equipments as mattresses and tent
  • Sightseeing and National park entrance fee as mentioned in the program
  • Climbing permission
  • 1L bottled mineral water per person per day

 Excluding:

  • Insurance
  • International transport
  • Beverages
  • Any additional program which is not mentioned above
  • Camping goods and sleeping bags
  • Climbing equipments
  • Tip

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
  • day pack
  • head lamp/flashlight
  • spare batteries/bulb
  • personal medications
  • hiking boots/shoes
  • rain jacket with hood
  • fleece jacket or wool jumper
  • cotton t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts
  • lightweight trousers
  • shorts
  • warm hat
  • socks
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • sandals
  • sun glasses
  • sun cream
  • spare glasses
  • insect repellent
  • plastic bags
  • binoculars/camera
  • wet tissues
  • watch/ alarm clock
  • money belt/ pouch
  • insurance confirmation copy
  • emergency contact number