Deep into Lake Khuvsgul

Step off the beaten track and experience green hills and glittering Lake Khuvsgul on this 10 day trip. Travel deep into the countryside with your guide and enjoy panoramic views over the Lake Khuvsgul. Travel to Central South of Mongolia and experience the raw beauty and tradition of this remote region. Hidden from the world for many years, it is hard to imagine that this secluded country once created the largest land empire ever.

 

The length of the trip can be adjusted according to your schedule.

Over night destination

Amarbayasgalant, Murun town, Khatgal, Shine Ider Town, White Lake, Tsenher Hot Springs, Kharkhorum, Elsen Tasarkhai (Mini Gobi).

Style

Experience everyday life of Nomad and Tsaatan family, Culture History, enjoy panoramic view of Lake Khuvsgul.

Accomodaton arrangements

Over night at Nomadic families guest yurt, Tourist ger camps

Inclusion

Accommodations, 3 meals per day, entrance to the museums and monasteries, airport pick up and drop off.

Exclusion

Travel/ Medical insurance, Camel/horse rides, accommodations and meals in Ulaanbaatar City.

Package Price

Itinerary

Day 1  Amarbayasgalant

Start the day by heading north on a 5 hours drive through open grasslands to a remote Manchu-style monastery dedicated to the great Buddhist and sculptor Zanabazar. Spend the night in a ger camp.

 

Over night at tourist ger camp (L/D)

Day 2  Murun Town

After breakfast we will to nearest in Lake Khuvsgul called Murun. On the way to Murun town we will stop at Selenge river to have picnic lunch and be the evening we will check in the Hotel in Murun town.

 

Over night at the Hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 2, 4  Khatgal

Today we checkout from our Hotel and continue our journey to the largest lake in Asia Khuvsgul.  For the next two days you able to horse-ride, kayaking and visiting the Tsataan, as the reindeer people are called.

 

Over night at tourist ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 5  Shine Ider Town

Today we will drive from Lake Khuvsgul to the Central Part of Mongolia.

Our first destination in Central Part of Mongolia is White Lake.

In order to get to White Lake we will break our drive into two days. We will stop at Shine ider town which is located right between Lake Khuvsgul and White Lake.

 

Over night at the Hotel (B/L/D)

Day 6  White Lake

Today we will visit White Lake which is located in the territory of the Arkhangai province. The lake is surrounded by extinct volcanoes such as Khorgo, Gichgene and Uran Dosh, that can be reached by hiking or by horse

 

Overnight in traditional Mongolian gers. (B/L/D)

Day 7  Tsenkher Hot Spring

Todays destination is Tsenkher Hot Springs (approximate 2 and half hour drive). If you are feeling a little bruised or achy from your travels, bouncing over Mongolian roads, then an hour or two in the springs is just the ticket for you.

 

Over night at tourist ger camp (B/L/D)

Day 8  Kharkhorum

On day 8 we drive to the ancient capital of Karakorum, built by the legendary Genghis Khan in the 13th century. Ask your leader and drivers to tell you some stories about this great man on the way – he’s the nations’ hero after all! In Karakorum we visit the first Buddhist centre of Mongolia, the impressive Erdene Zuu Monastery

 

Over night at Tourist ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 9  Elsen Tasarkhai

On day 8 we drive to the ancient capital of Karakorum, built by the legendary Genghis Khan in the 13th century. Ask your leader and drivers to tell you some stories about this great man on the way – he’s the nations’ hero after all! In Karakorum we visit the first Buddhist centre of Mongolia, the impressive Erdene Zuu Monastery

 

Over night at Tourist ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 10  Ulaanbaatar

Drive back to the capital for last minute sightseeing. Opt to see a local cultural show, an excellent display of dancing and Mongolian throat singing. (B/L)

9 nights & 10 days
Important notes

Our section has been carefully compiled to help you prepare for your tour in the best possible way, to answer any questions you have, and to minimize any inconveniences you may experience on tour.

 

Experienced travellers may already be familiar with many of the topics covered in this document, yet proper preparation is what transforms a good time into a fantastic time! In addition to familiarizing yourself with this information, please see our website, and view the most up to date tour itinerary. You should also read our terms & conditions carefully. We take great care to compile the latest information and update all of our documents regularly. However, Railway Mongolia, LLC does not accept any liability for vehicle-related injuries or fatalities to the travelers occurring in the course of the tour. Your Railway Mongolia tour will bring you into contact with cultures and experience the vast array Mongolian traditional food. Your guide will be able to explain about food. In most places you will be eating meals provided by Nomadic family. Those with special dietary requirements may request for a guide who has cooking skills. Vegetarian lacto-ovo options (while limited) can be offered for all included meals, provided we are notified at time of booking.

 

Being prepared will help you to adjust to this, but there will always be times when it is best to simply relax and go with the flow. Events will often move at their own pace and may occasionally be frustrating, but this is all part of your travel experience, and we will do our utmost to ensure you have an amazing once in a lifetime experience.