Horse Ride on Altai Mountains, 14 days, from 2225$ LET'S PLAN YOUR TRIP
The Mongolian Altai Mountains of western Mongolian offer a beautiful landscape coupled with three unique cultures - Mongolians, Kazakhs, and Tuvans. The area is rich in wildlife and provides one of the last refuges for the Altai Argali, the world's largest sheep, as well as the endangered Snow Leopard. In addition, western Mongolia is rich in archaeological sites that vary from ancient petroglyphs to stone carvings from early Turkish nomads. To travel in western Mongolia and visit this area's nomadic people between the snows covered peaks of the Altai Mountains means to experience something that cannot be repeated anywhere else in the world. On a trip though this region, one discovers new horizons, will feel the beauty of unexplored wilderness and experience the freedom of nomadic life.
Our horse treks take you through the country, where you’ll find camping in the traditional gers are a perfect way of discovering the traditional Mongol way of life. Mongolia has a unique and durable traditional culture, centered on the herding lifestyle. Herders remain semi-nomadic, moving their animals with the seasons as they have for centuries.
Here you will meet also Altai Nomadic Kazakh people and explore their cultures, especially Eagle hunting skills.
Arrive UB airport and explore UB
Arrive UB airport and meet by our team. Transfer to your hotel. Today we will do city site seeing tour. Explore Gandan Monastery, Buddhist center in Ulaanbaatar. See, Zanabazar Museum Chojin Lama temple. Lunch time in a typical Mongolian Restaurant The winter Palace Buda Big Statue on the Hill Central market (black) (one or two hours if we have time) Typical folkloric Mongol performance (songs and dances), at the restaurant, during Dinner time (optional),
Overnight at 4* hotel.
To Olgii (1725m)
Meet your local Kazakh guide and cars upon arriving at Olgii airport and transfer to Blue Wolf Ger Camp. After lunch, visit the local museum town with comprehensive information of flora and fauna of Bayan-Olgii aimag as well as it colorful traditional costumes. Overnight in Kazakh gers.(LD)
Drive to Blue Goat Nat.Park and meet Kazakh Eaglehunter (2800m)
Today we drive 120kms (6-7hrs ) to northwest to come Kazakh Eaglehunter-Onei’s summer spending place, which is located on the north-west side of Blue Goat Nat. Park. Meet Onei and his magnificient bird. Visit his family and feel their grade hospitalities. Bashakhan keep many horses to milk and make a koumis (nomadic beer). You have a chance see his grade golden eagle and learn some hunting skills. Overnight in tent. (BLD)
Horse Ride by Blue Goat Nat.Park (5-6hrs)(2800-3100)
|Every day going with local horse rangers by the wild big remote mountains of Blue Goat Nat.Park, we can watch some Argalis,Ibexs and deers. This place has many wild endangers animals and birds like snowleopard, Altai argali and Ibex, lynx, wolfrine and bearded volchure, black volchure, different kinds of falcons, golden eagle and others. Overnights in tent. (BLD)|
Horse ride towards TsambaGarav Nat.Park (5-6hrs per day or 10-25kms)(2500-3000m)
These days, you start to ride towards another Nat.Park TsmabaGarav. Tsamba-Garav Uul (the altitude 4208m) is one of the most beautiful snowcapped mountains in Mongolia. It is just on the border of three western aimags Bayan-Olgii, Uvs and Hovd. We will see the beautifull snowcapped peaks, rocky valleys and crystal clear spring waters. We visit the nomadic Urianhai families (one of western Mongolian ethnic groups, who are famous Chinggis Khaan’s heroes with bow and arrow). Last day come to north side of TsmabaGarav Nat.Park, where you will meet Uriakhai people. Overnights in tent. (BLD)
Soft hiking day (2900-3100m)
Today staying near Tsedenbal’s ger (Urianhai family). Urianhai is one of Mongolian ethnic groups, who were the best soldiers with bow and arrow of Chinggis Khaan. Here, you can walk only few hours to reach glaciers of Tsast Uul (4208m). There is small beautiful lake surrounded by many flowers. Good for photos. Overnight in tent. (BLD)
Drive to Olgii
Fly to UB
After breakfast, transfer to Olgiy airport to catch a flight for Ulaanbaatar. Meet by our guide and transfer to hotel. (B)
After early breakfast, transfer to Olgii airport. Leave only foot prints & take only lifetime of memories home from your Mongolian adventure.