TSENGEL HAIRHAN -GLACIER HIKE (self-guided/fixed), from USD 285, WESTERN MONGOLIA LET'S PLAN YOUR TRIP
- Day hikes beside Glaciers, visit Kazakh, Urianhai and Tuvan Nomadic Families. Meet Eagle Hunter and his bird.
The Tsengel Hairhan Mountain is a standalone eternally snowcapped mountain, located on the way towards Big Lakes- Hoton and Hurgan.
As the area is not border zone and Nat. Park, you don’t need any permits.
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.
Day 1. Few hours’ drive and soft hiking around.
Day 2. Hike and explore ancient rock-printings
Day 3. Climb up to Tsengel Hairhan Glacier Peak (3940 km)
Day 4. Hike and visit Tuvan family
Day 5. Hike and visit Eagle Hunter’s family. Evening drive to Olgii.
This trip is self- guided and has fixed dates.
In one group can be from 2 up to 6 people.
Our car will leave at 10:00 a.m from our Olgii office on each Sunday and Wednesday and leave from Tsengel Hairhan Mountain on Thursday and Sunday at 18:00 p.m.
We will supply lunch box for each tourist.
Transfer takes roughly 2-3hrs (100 km) each way. Overnights in traditional Mongolian and Kazakh ger with full bedding. So you do not need to bring a sleeping bag.
Breakfast and dinner in ger each day. Every day, our cook will give you lunch-box.
|LOCATION||High Altai rocky mountains (2600 m-4208 m) with glaciers, high speed mountain rivers with white water and waterfalls.|
|HORSE and CAMEL RIDES||Hourly, half day or full day horse and camel rides can be organized at the additional cost. Picnic lunch can be provided from the camp.|
|TRANSFERS||Operates ever week 2 times and are subsidized as shared stuff. It takes 2-3 hrs one way. On the way, you have a chance to enjoy remote spectacular mountain country.
You can order private drive at any time.
|LOW IMPACT GERCAMP||BLUE WOLF is entered into a concession agreement with local administration to bring additional jobs into the area based on traditional livelihoods.
So local herdsmen can rent their horses and camels, also our camp buys milk products from them. Vehicles are parked a short walk away from the camp.The camp does not have WC blocks. The toilets are long drop allowing for natural decomposition. Showers are organized in small ger with hot water by portable showers. The camp can be relocated leaving no more impact on the area, than herdsman family would.
|Include||3 meals per day, 5 overnights in ger or tent, transfers to/from camp on scheduled dates.|
|Excludes||Personal needs, and laundry.|
|DATES||From BW office in Olgii: every Sunday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m
From Tsengel camp: every Thursday, and Sunday, 18:00 p.m
This tour can run from 15th of May until 1st of October