Trek beside the glaciers Book now
The Tsengel Hairhan Mountain is a standalone eternally snow-capped mountain, located on the way towards Big Lakes- Hoton and Hurgan. Only few hours drive from Olgii and you reach the mountain. In this remote region the traditional way of life has remained un- disturbed and there are many nomads of different ethnic minorities residing. For example the Kazakhs who are Muslims and the Tuvans who are Buddhist and shamanistic.This rock outcropping is the prominent feature beside the Tsengel Hairhan Glacier. You’ll be rewarded by great views, looking to the glacier. Your panorama will include remote views of the TsambaGarav and Twin Peaks behind you and the Altai Tavan Bogd Peaks to the front.
Arrive Olgii and Drive to Tsengel Hairhan Mountain (100 km)
Hike by Hultsuut Valley
Today, we load our luggage on the pack camels and start a trekking down by Hultsuut Valley. On the way, we stop next to rock-printings. Continue trekking upper valley and reach glacier lakes surrounded by rocky cliffs with ice tops. Spectacular views.
Try to climb Tsengel Hairhan Peak (3940 m, 6-7 hrs)
Non-technical and trekking difficulty level is moderate. Easy level can do day hike up down the glaciers lakes. Overnights in gers with full bedding.
To Ak Korum Valley
We will load again our equipment onto pack-camels and/or pack-horses. And trek yet another route out of Hulchuut Valley into upper Ak-Korym Valley. On the left, you will see Tsagaan-Asgat Uul (3575 m). Enjoy fantastic views of the Glacier Mountains around you. Overnight in ger with full bedding. (BLD)
Towards Lake Har Nuur (15 km, 5-6 hrs)
We will continue our trek up to Lake Har Nuur (2400 m), where you can have a nice view of beautiful green valleys and lakes, surrounded by colorful red mountains. We need to cross several small mountain rivers. When water level is high enough, you will ride a horses. Pitch a gers near Tuvan nomads. Visit Tuvan families and learn some nomadic skills. Overnight in ger with full bedding. (BLD).
Jalanash Pass (2965 m)
Today, we turn to south and cross Jalanash pass and come to Korymty valley. The Glacier Mountains will stay on the right and come into green meadow valley with many flowers around small glacier lake. Overnight in ger with full bedding. (BLD)
Visit Eagle Hunter’s family and Drive to Olgii
Drive to Sagsai and come to the Kazakh Eagle hunter’s family and feel the grade hospitality. The Mongolian Kazakhs use for hunting female eagles as far they are bigger mail ones and more aggressive. These eagles are trained to hunt fox, wolf, rabbit and wild cat. Staying with this you will learn some eagle hunting skills. Evening drive to Olgii and transfer to Blue Wolf gercamp. During a dinner you will enjoy with Kazakh short concert. Overnight at Blue Wolf ger camp/hotel. (BLD)
Fly to UB
|After early breakfast, transfer to Olgii airport. Leave only foot prints & take only lifetime of memories home from your Mongolian adventure.|