The Blue Pearl of Mongolia

Unforgettable tour to the pristine lake Khuvsgul. The lake holds the 2% of the world’s fresh water reserve. On this tour you will also visit extinct volcano and natural hot spring. 

Route:

Ulaanbaatar-Bulgan-Khuvsgul-Jargal Jiguur hot spring-Khorgo Volcano-Karakorum-Ulaanbaatar

Duration:

9 nights / 10 days 

Price From:

US$ 1,998

Region:

Northern Mongolia, Central Mongolia

Tour highlights:

Amarbayasgalant Monastery, Lake Khuvsgul, Jargal Jiguur Hot  Spring, Khorgiin Togoo Volcano, Karakorum

  • Day 1. Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 2. Amarbayasgalant. 350km. (L/D)
  • Day 3. Bulgan province / Uran Togoo. 300 km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 4. Lake Khuvsgul. 450km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 5. Lake Khuvsgul. (B/L/D)
  • Day 6. Jargal Jiguur Hot Spring. 280km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 7. Khorgiin Togoo volcano / Lake Terhiin Tsagaan. 100km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 8. Karakorum. 320 km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 9. Ulaanbaatar. 380km. (B/L/D)
  • Day 10. Departure. (B)

Day 1. Arrival

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar by air or train. You will be greeted by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel. Optional half or full day city tours are available. Overnight stay at a centrally located hotel.

Day 2. Ulaanbaatar / Amarbayasgalant 350km

In the morning start your journey to Amarbayasgalant Monastery, one of the most beautiful monasteries in Mongolia. Visit and explore the grounds of the monastery. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (L/D)

Day 3. Bulgan province / Uran Togoo 300 km

After breakfast drive to Uran Togoo, an extinct volcano in Bulgan province. You will have a scenic drive with endless green pastures and the deep blue sky. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 4. Lake Khuvsgul 450km

In the morning drive north to Khuvsgul province. Please keep your cameras handy; photo opportunities will present themselves very often. Late afternoon reach the beautiful Khuvsgul Lake and settle at the ger camp located on the shore. (B/L/D)

Day 5. Lake Khuvsgul

Explore the breathtaking shores of Mongolia’s biggest and most beautiful freshwater lake. There is an opportunity to go horse riding. After lunch visit a reindeer herder’s family. Learn about their unique lifestyle and culture. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp on the lakeshore. (B/L/D)

Day 6. Jargal Jiguur Hot Spring 280km

After breakfast start the drive to Jargal Jiguur hot spring. The spring comes out from a depth of 150m and its water is not mixed with soil water because of its high temperature. The camp transfers the hot water via pipes. The best activity here is sitting in the pool and stargazing. Overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 7. Khorgiin Togoo Volcano / Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan 100km

Drive to the magnificent volcanic area of Khorgiin Togoo, which is located on the eastern shore of Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan. Today you will have plenty of opportunities for hiking, please wear hiking shoes and climb up the volcanic crater. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 8. Karakorum. 320 km

After breakfast, drive to Karakorum, the 13th century capital of the Great Mongol Empire. Visit Erdene-Zuu Monastery, which was the first and largest monastery in Mongolia. Tour the monastery and visit several temples with excellent examples of Buddhist Thangka paintings dating back to the 16th century. Visit the Karakorum museum. Dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 9. Ulaanbaatar 380km

After breakfast, drive back to Ulaanbaatar and check into your hotel. In the evening watch a Mongolian traditional folk art concert. Dinner at a lavish restaurant. Overnight stay in a hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 10. Departure

In the morning transfer to the airport or train station for international departure.

TOUR AVAILABLE DATES:

  • GROUP 1: 20th of June- 29th of June/ 2017
  • GROUP 2: 01st of August- 10th of August/ 2017

Include:

  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • English speaking guide at all times.
  • 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 chauffeur driven 4WD jeep, bus in the city area.
  • Park entrance fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1 liter of drinking water per day per person