Mongolia is heaven for those adventurous. Come and ride
Mongolian sturdy steeds in the wild mountains that saved
mighty Genghis Khan's life thrice and the visit the
sacred lake of the Mongols! Landscape and cultural sightseeing
blend easily in Mongolia – we will visit the ancient
Buddhist monasteries and the most picturesque sights
of the Khan Khentii mountains. This wonderful horseback
riding trip gives us the opportunity to get to know
more about Mongolia and its history and their beloved
Chinggis Khaan. We won’t only visit the historical
sites, but also we will visit the most beautiful natural
sites of the country and hospitable nomads along the
BEST HORSEBACK RIDING TOUR MONGOLIA OFFERS!
Tour grade: Moderate
Duration: 15days / 14 nights
dates for 2013:
The duration/dates of this horseback riding
trek can be changed to suit your needs.
Tour price 2013: per person
. 1 free space for every 16 PAX
. Courier bringing min 3 clients for this horseback
. More attractive prices for groups of 12 and
more people! More!
Included in the price:
. Accommodation in double occupancy (hotel,
ger camps, tent)
. Guiding and interpreting service
. Renting support vehicle + driver with petrol,
. All meals according to the itinerary
. Sightseeing and cultural show admissions according
to the itinerary
. Entrance fees for protected areas and national
. Horseback riding fees with riding saddle +
bridle and a horse keeper for every 3-4 pax
. Supply of bottled water, daily
. Cook for camping days during this horseback
. Return ticket confirmation
. International Airfare + Tax
. Travel insurances
. No pregnant nor rider below 10 years of age
in Ulaanbaatar, city sightseeing – Mongon
Morit. Our guide will meet us at the airport.
Welcome lunch at a fine Mongolian restaurant.
Visit the Gandan monastery, the museum of National
History and the Chinggis Khaan monument on the
Sukhbaatar Square. Then we drive out of the town
for 2.5 hours, transfer to tourist camp.
Morit. We start the horse trek today riding for
some 30-35 km in the wilderness. We ride in the
mountains of Mongon Morit, with lunch cooked by
your cook on the way.
Haldun Mountain. Today we reach the Burkhan Haldun
mountain, a sacred mountain of Genghis Khaan in
the late afternoon. Visit the mountain, hiking.
Hear your guide telling the story of Genghis Khaan’s
Haldun mountain. Today is a rest day in the beautiful
mountain, horseback riding in the mountain. Meals
cooked by your cook and camping in the wilderness.
Haldun – Khar Zurkhen. We ride our horses
to the Khar Zurkhen Lake, where the Genghis Khaan
was crowned as the Khaan of the Mongols. We will
cross the River on horseback riding and it’s
an exciting experience!
Hoh Lake. We will reach the Khar Zurkhen Hoh Lake
in the afternoon. Transfer to tourist camp. Rest
and take shower. Visit the amazing lake and see
the place, where the Mongols had the big feast
for the Khaan’s coronation. Day 8 is for
leisure, ride around the place.
– Baganuur. We continue the ride down to
the south toward the amazing Gun-Galuut Nature
Reserve via the Baganuur village, one of the biggest
coal mining town of Mongolia. The scenery is hilly
steppes now. We ride along the river Kherlen.
The Kherlen is one of the three rivers that make
the Valley of the Three Rivers.
We reach the Gun-Galuut in the afternoon. Transfer
to Steppe Nomads tourist camp, rest. Swimming
and fishing in the River Kherlen, leisure time.
Enjoy traditional Mongolian dinner Khorkhog.
in Gun-Galuut. Gun-Galuut is located in the valley
of the river Kherlen on the westernmost edge of
the Great Mongolian steppes. Hiking to Mt. Baits
to view Argali wild sheep and other wild animals.
Visit a nomadic family to get basic introduction
about nomadic way of life. Optional fishing and
kayaking on the River Kherlen.
Nature Reserve – Giant Genghis Monument
- Ulaanbaatar. After breakfast we drive back to
Ulaanbaatar for 2 hours with a stop at Giant Genghis
Monument and transfer to hotel. Then we visit
the Bogd Khaan’s Palace Museum and the Buddha
Park. Enjoy a traditional folklore concert with
farewell dinner in the evening.
to the airport after breakfast.
Burkhan Haldun: This beautiful mountain
is a place where the Great Khaan used to hide
from rival tribes when he was young. Later he
worshipped the mountain for saving his life
thrice and this mountain has been sacred for
over 800 years. The mountain is located the
1.2 million hectare Khan Khentii Strict Protected
Area established in 1992. Burkhan Haldun is
considered the most sacred mountain in Mongolia,
because it was first designated as sacred by
Chinggis Khaan. The mountain is rich in archaeological
history, with over 800 burial sites identified
Zurkhen Khokh Lake is the place, where
Genghis Khaan was given the honorary title “Genghis
Khan” meaning the “Oceanic King”
and enthroned as the Khaan of the Mongols in
1189. In the Secret History of the Mongols,
it is written “After they enthroned Temujin
as the Khaan, they held a big feast and danced
and sang till the morning”. Khar Zurkhenii
Khokh Lake means “Black Lake of the Blue
Heart” and people say that this name was
given in the 12th century.
Khentii Mountains is the native land
of Genghis Khan and contains many important
historical and cultural sites. The park is landscape
of transition from Siberian taiga forest to
grass steppe. Khan Khentii Mountain National
Park is one of the Mongolian natural and historical
treasures, declared by UNESCO as world heritage
site. Khan Khentii is covered with forests,
taiga, and mountain forest steppe. It is the
land described in The Secret History of Mongols,
a literary monument of the nation, and is a
NR is one of the most popular nature
reserves of Mongolia. The Reserve is truly the
marvelous combination of high mountains, colorful
flowers, pretty lakes, rivers and wetlands with
its famous rare species. It is a home to endangered
wild Mountain sheep-Argali the Big Horns, White-napped
crane, Siberian White Crane, Hooded Crane and
the rare Black stork, Asian heron, Whooper swan,
Swan Goose and so on. Over 80 Argali sheep inhabit
peacefully in Gun-Galuut now. Tourists visiting
the Nature Reserve have the opportunities to
do watching and taking photos of the Endangered
species, rafting and fishing in the lakes and
rives, camping in a beautiful and peaceful nature,
visiting nomadic family, riding horse, yak and
camel and introducing with traditional nomadic
lifestyle and culture.
options for horseback riding in Mongolia:
Why to go on a Mongolia horseback riding
Mongolia horseback riding trek is
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is really famous. When you go on a Mongolia
horseback riding it will be your lifetime experience.
Horseback riding trek in Mongolia is unique,
because during horseback riding treks of Mongolia
you will meet the real Mongolian nomads and
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Mongolia horseback riding
Mongolia is one of the greatest lands
of horseback riding tours and horseback trekking.
There are more than 2.5 million horses in Mongolia.
The best way to discover any wonders is on horseback
riding in Mongolia. Mongolian horses are ponies
by European standards, with a shoulder height
of less than 1.5 m. However, they are very strong,
with amazing stamina.
Mongolian horseback riding utilities and decorations
are very special in the world. So it becomes
traditional wonderful heritage. Most people
imagine Mongolia with skillful Mongolian horse
riders and wonderful Mongolian horse. In countryside
nomadic children learn to ride horse since 3
years old often and take part in horse race
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much and horse is one of the best symbols of
good luck. All Mongolians like to ride horseback
and enjoy them very much. You can be one of
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mountainous scenery gradually becomes hilly steppes
the river on your horse is the most exciting and
will ride in the Khan Khentii mountains, scenery
want to thank you again, I am glad that I made my
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