Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights.
Trip Type: Easy to Moderate.
Tour Code: SMT-HVR-12D
Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Group size: 1-2 adults or more participants.
Season: Daily, June-Sept.
Airfare Included: No.
Tour Customizable: Yes.
Number of days riding: 9.
Hours per day riding: 5-6.
Horse Breeds: Mongolian ponies.
Weight limit: 15kg (9.3Lbs).
Tour Highlights: Upon your early arrival in Ulaanbaatar (UB or ULN) by air or by train, or pick up at your hotel or guesthouse. This Horseback riding Mongolia Expedition in Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area, designed especially for small groups, families, private, and funny travel. The support details for our expedition will be local herdsmen with their riding horses and packhorses, which will carry tents, luggage and equipment. Ride horses on the steppes, meeting nomadic people, staying in a traditional tent, seeing grasslands and beautiful vistas. Explore the vast beauty of this the land-based nomadic culture of its people, and natural places. Enjoy your Mongolia Vacations in Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area and its stunning scenery. That's one of the most exciting and challenging adventure tours in the area.
The Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area: is a 12,270 km2 (4,740 sq mi) government administered Strictly Protected Area in the Khentii province in Eastern Mongolia. The Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area is located in the Khentii Mountains, and includes the sacred Burkhan Khaldun mountain. This is considered to be the birthplace of Genghis Khan, as well as one of the rumored locations of his tomb.
Khangiin Khar Nuur (Khangiin Black Lake): this is a remote lake hidden in the deep interior forests of the Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area at 2800m above sea level. The lake is rich in fish such as grayling, and lenok.
Gorkhi/Terelj National Park: is located just 70km (44miles) from Ulaanbaatar (UB) and features stunning Granite Mountains and flowery endless grassy green meadows. This picturesque National Park is a part of Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area. Park. The wildlife includes brown bears and over 250 species of birds. The Tuul River flows through the park. The park has many rock formations for rock climbers, and includes two famous formations named for things they resemble: Turtle Rock and the Old Man Reading a Book (Praying Lama Rock). It is a great place for hiking, trekking, even you can rock climb here at its natural steep granite walls.
The remains of the burial temple of Manchurian Princess: this historic site is located in the deep forest in Khentii National Park. Here lies the grave of Queen of the Mongolian Ephu king Dondovdorj, who was married to the sixth daughter of a Manchu king. Dondovdorj built the temple in 1740 after the death of his queen. It is his monument to the woman who had once been awarded the title of Diligent and Kind, and who was poisoned by the Manchus after she displeased them with her support of the Mongolian people. The temple complex consisted of a stele tower, entrance, guard house and the tomb of the princess. The compound was heavily damaged in the purges of the 1930's. The tower at the entrance has been restored, with a stone turtle and stele inside.
The Best Time for Horseback riding in Mongolia: The best travel season begins in June, when the tourist Gers camps start opening and will be a good weather. July and August are the peaks tourist season. September is autumn.
Upon your early arrival in Ulaanbaatar (UB or ULN) by air or by train, or pick up at your hotel or guesthouse-Great Statue of Genghis or Chinggis Khaan-Terelj National Park. (D)
Horseback riding along the Gorkhi/Terelj National Park.(B)(L)(D)
Horseback riding to Bagabayan. (B)(L)(D)
Horseback riding to the Temple of Manchurian Princess. (B)(L)(D)
Horseback riding to Tokhonog Tolgoi. (B)(L)(D)
Horseback riding to Tsakhir Tsagaan Chuluut. (B)(L)(D)
Horseback riding to Khangiin Khar Lake, truly wild and remote area in Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area. (B)(L)(D)
Fishing days or leisure days by the Khangiin Khar Lake. (B)(L)(D)
Riding back to Terelj National Park. (B)(L)(D)
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer. Tour Ends. (B)
|Daily, June-Sept.||+10 persons||3-9 persons||1-22 persons|
|Khan Khentii Horseback riding Mongolia Expedition with Fishing.||$ 899 or 831 €||$ 999 or 923 €||(Click here to enquire or book)|
2016/17 Land tour costs per person in $ US or in Euros (€), based on double or twin standard room from (12 days, excluding flights) - (Click here to enquire or book)
3 nights in the tourist Gers camp, based on private Ger in Terelj National Park.
8 nights camping in tents, based on twin occupancy with camping gear.
Food as specified (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner).
Services of English speaking guide.
Pack Horses, the Horse's local guide and Tack (European & Mongolian).
All camping materials, tent, kitchen equipment, etc.
Indicated transfers in private including the petrol.
Entrance fees to the Statue of Genghis Kan or Chinggis Khaan, Terelj National Park and to Arryabal Meditation temple.
Meeting Nomadic people.
Accommodation in Mongolia
Terelj National Park: Tourist Gers camp (3 nights).
Rest of the days: Camping in tents in route (8 nights).
What's Not Included?
Hotel accommodation, transport, guide, entrance fees, and food in UB city (on early request-Click here to enquire).
Flights, and train tickets.
Occasional flight delays or cancellation.
We suggest you bring your own riding hat with you.
Any rescue costs or costs of early departure.
Changing of date of departure from Ulaanbaatar.
The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa, the necessary passport pictures, and the International airfares.
Items of personal nature such as gratuities to porters at hotels, telephone / telex / fax charges, laundry, beverages, meals, optional activities, and services not specified in the itinerary.
Any circumstances beyond of our control, such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather conditions, etc.