ZAVKHAN BY PLANE - TUESDAY DEPARTURE

Route:  Dayan Mountain, Uliastai town, Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur /Lake/, Senjit Khad , Mukhart river

Duration:  3 nights /4 Days

Price From:

US$ 1958

Region:

Zavkhan Province 

Tour highlights:

Dayan Mountain, Uliastai town, Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur /Lake/, Senjit Khad , Mukhart river

TUESDAY DEPARTURE:

  • Day 1. Tue. Fly to Zavkhan Province / Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake)   (06:10 – 08:10)   
  • Day 2. Wed. Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake) – Senjit Khad – Mukhart river – Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake) - 170km
  • Day 3. Thu. Drive to Uliastai – 110km
  • Day 4. Fri. Fly to Ulaanbaatar (08:30 – 10:25)

TUESDAY DEPARTURE:

Day 1. Tue. Fly to Zavkhan Province / Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake)   (06:10 – 08:10)   

Pick up from hotel and transfer to airport to catch a flight to Donoi airport. After deplane continue drive to the most untouched lakes Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake) to enjoy the lake shore activity. Overnight stay in a Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake) is the 30km long, 5-10km wide, 48m deep fresh water lake that has one island called Avgash which is the homeland of water birds. This lake surrounded by sand dune in the western shore, rocky beach in the southern shore. The sandy beach is the most recommended part of the for pro swimming & diving.

Note: Tent camping along the shore is available on request with no extra fee.

Tours available between June 1 –  Sep 30 

Day 2. Wed. Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake) – Senjit Khad – Mukhart river – Ulaagchiin Khar Nuur (Lake) - 170km

Early morning after breakfast drive up to the mountain top to drive through the rock gate called Senjit Khad to reach a Mukhart River. And drive back to the lake for overnight in Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Mukhart River is without a doubt one of the key attractions in the vast steppes of Mongolia. This river itself is a masterpiece of nature, as it flows from underneath the sand dunes. Numerous berries such as blueberries and sweetbriers grow in this region. The locals highly recommend stopping by this beautiful lake for refreshments and relaxation. With its extraordinary features and is a beautiful oasis in the desert. One that may remind you of the Great Gobi Desert of Mongolia at the same time with oasis.

Note: Tent camping along the shore is available on request with no extra fee.

Tours available between June 1 –  Sep 30

 Day 3. Thu. Drive to Uliastai – 110km

After lunch visit to Nomadic family on the way to Uliastai. Overnight stay in a local hotel. (B/L/D)

Mongolian Nomadic family: this is the last nomads in the world that their main living stock is the cattle breeding that includes sheep, cow/yak, horse, camel and goat. And the way they survive in the continental weather (-30OC - +30OC) is they immigrate at least twice a year to search good pasture for their cattle.

Day 4. Fri. Fly to Ulaanbaatar (08:30 – 10:25)

In the morning after breakfast catch a flight to Ulaanbaatar city and transferred to the hotel for check in. (B)

Price included: excursions as per itinerary, meals as mentioned, Ger camp accommodation, entrance fees to national parks, Zavkhan RT airfare, guide service and all transfers.

Available: June 1 – Sep 30

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