Khuvsgul Lake with domestic flight (5 days)
Lake Khuvsgul, located at the Northern part of the country, is one of the most beloved jewels of Mongolian people. It is the second-largest freshwater lake in Central Asia and holds 70% of the country’s fresh water supply. The Khuvsgul area in general serves as meeting point between the Siberian Taiga region and Central Asian steppes. The local nomads herd a large number of yaks and goats.
2023-06-01 - 2023-08-31
Day 1 - Arrival
Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar by air or train you will be greeted by your guide and driver, and transferred to your hotel. Half or full-day city tours are available. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 2 - Murun - Khuvsgul lake
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Murun, the capital of the northern Khuvsgul province. Continue to the Khuvsgul Lake, also known as the Blue Pearl of Mongolia /110km/. Lunch at the camp. Walk along the lake shore and enjoy the scenery. Dinner and overnight stay at the ger camp on the lake shore. (L/D)
Day 3 - Khuvsgul lake
Breakfast at the ger camp. Take a full day to explore the breathtaking lake and surroundings. Before lunch, you will experience a half-day horse riding along the lake. Lunch at the camp. Visit local reindeer families living in traditional dwellings – urts or teepees and have photos taken petting the reindeer. The Dukha people, also known as reindeer herders, their unique culture that has for centuries involved a sustainable use of products from reindeer and the taiga. Overnight stay in a Ger camp. (B/L/D)
Day 4 - Murun
After breakfast drive back to Murun. Visit local museum and markets. Overnight stay at the local hotel. (B/L/D)
Day 5 - Ulaanbaatar
In the early morning catch a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Overnight in the hotel. (B)