Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights.
Trip Type: Moderate.
Tour Code: SMT-CR-12D
Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Group size: 2-3 fishermen or fisherwomen or more participants.
Fishing Season in Mongolia:
The Spring Season: The Mongolia Fishing Season starts on June 15th - June 30th (*in this period the Taimen & Trout begin feeding aggressively). Sometimes is possible to start to fish on May 15th, but is too cold!).
The Fall Season (* this is autumn, and this is a best season to fish in Mongolia): from very late August to September 31st.
Total Distance: approx. 3000kms/1864miles.
Airfare Included: No.
Taimen conservation - Catch and Release is exercised.
Tour Highlights: Upon your arrival in Ulaanbaatar, meet Samar Magic Tours Fishing team. An incredible fishing journey in Central Mongolia. Wilderness fishing in the untouched Mongolia. This 12-day package in Mongolia with 6 full days fishing trip gets well off the beaten track and into the best rivers of the Central Regions of Mongolia where your only companions will be the natural habitat and the few nomadic people who still forage the plains as their forefathers have done for thousands of years. Wilderness Camp at the banks of the legendary Chuluut river. If you are a fisherman, Mongolia is destination to be experienced and definitely not to be missed.
Dear Fisherman: Mongolia offers one of the last wildernesses in Asia and in the World. It has got plenty of waters with often rich marine life. One of the largest living freshwater fish on earth, the Taimen (Hucho Hucho Taimen) lives within the waters of various rivers and lakes. Taimen are known to the Mongolians as the "River Wolf". The Big Taimen is a particularly ferocious fish which can often obtain weights of 50 kilos or more. They are an exceptionally ferocious predator which feed on birds, prairie dogs, mice, and fish. The taimen (Hucho taimen), also known as Siberian taimen and Siberian salmon, is a species of fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes.
Others species are: the Lenok- the Mongolian equivalent of a trout, generally around 15 to 20 inches (2 to 3 lb) they can grow to over 30 inches and the Grayling are plentiful in Mongolia's rivers, Pike, Grayling, Sig, River Perch, Siberian Umber, Roach, Ide, Bull Ide, Golden Carp, Amur Catfish and Burbot.
A typical fishing day: begins with early morning breakfast and return to our Fishing Camp for dinner and overnights. Cuisine at the camp is a variety of Occidental and Mongolian dishes. Each meal is complemented with homemade soup, a variety of salads, fresh-baked bread, a modest dessert, coffee and tea.
The Chuluut river: rises in Egiin davaa of the Khangai mountain range and flows for 415 kms/258 miles north to join the Ider river. The Chuluut river flows through a sheer basalt canyon which extends 100 kilometers from the mouth of the Teel River to the Atsat. The basalt is formed of Lava of nearby extinct volcanoes such as; Khorgo volcano and others. The river is 15-30 meters wide, 3 meters deep covers 10750 square kilometers and the speed of stream is 2 m/sec. Many Lakes and rivers feed to the Chuluut river such as; Ikh jargalant, Khuremt, Tuul, Ajirga, Khangal, Bumbat, Ulziit, Murun, Uujim, Daaga, Atsat, Teel and Suman etc. The Chuluut river is rich in Fish such as Taimen, Pike, Mirror Carp, River Perch, Amur, Cat fishing and Burbot.
The Suman river: is located in Arkhangai province. It springs from the Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur and is a tributary of the Chuluut river. The length is about 50kms/31miles. The Orkhon river: It rises in the Khangai Mountains of Arkhangai Aimag and flows northwards for 1,124 km (698 miles) before joining the Selenge River, which flows north into Russia and Lake Baikal. The Orkhon is longer than the Selenge, making it the longest river in Mongolia. Major tributaries of the Orkhon river are the Tuul river and Tamir river.
The Tamir: is a river flowing through the valleys of the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. It is a main tributary of the Orkhon river.
Upon your arrival in Ulaanbaatar, meet Samar Magic Tours team. (D)
Drive towards west to Tamir river. Arrive at the 1st camp. (B)(L)(D)
A long drive to the untouched Central Mongolia. Arrive and transfer to the 2nd camp. Fishing at night. (B)(L)(D)
Taimen & Trout Fishing at the banks of the legendary Chuluut, and Suman rivers in the Central Mongolia. (B)(L)(D)
Morning fishing. A long drive out to Tsenger Hot Springs (including the hot baths and relaxing). Overnight in Tourist Gers Camp in Tsenger Hot Spa. (B)(L)(D)
A long drive back to Ulaanbaatar. (B)(L)(D)
Departure Mongolia. (B)
|June 15th - June 30th Late August-Sept. 31st||Hotel 4*||Hotel 5*|
|3-8 fishermen||$ 2,398 or 2,216 €||(Click here to enquire or book)|
|2 fisherman||(Click here to enquire or book)||(Click here to enquire or book)|
|Individual Supplement||$ 248 or 229 €||(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 (8 days, excluding flights) - (Click here to enquire or book)
2 nights of accommodation at hotel 4*, based on twin standard room with daliy breakfast.
1 night of accommodation in Tourist Gers Camp in Tsenger Hot Spa.
8 nights overnight in Fishing Gers Camps or camping in tents close to the rivers, based on twin occupancy.
River access and transport per itinerary.
Three meals per day in camp including one bottle of mineral water.
Welcome dinner at local restaurant in Ulaanbaatar city.
Farewell dinner at local restaurant in Ulaanbaatar city.
4WD private transport included all petrol and Mongolian speaking Mongolian driver.
Trained English-speaking guide/translator.
Fishing trained local Mongolian speaking guide.
Entrance fees to the all specified protected areas, and the national park.
Fishing license: Failure to have the appropriate paperwork may result in heavy fines, and the confiscation of equipment.
Cook and the all kitchen equipments.
The hot baths and relaxing in Tsenkher Hot Spa (1 hr).
Visa support invitation letter if needed.
What's Not Included?
Occasional flight delays or cancellation. Visa (if it will be necessary). Excess baggage. Any rescue costs or costs of early departure. Changing of date of departure from Ulaanbaatar. Fishing equipment and tackle. The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa, the necessary passport pictures, and the International airfares. Travel insurance. 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, river conditions, etc. Items for personal nature.