Gobi Desert & Golden Eagle Festival 2018 tour

Day 1/ 25Sep. Welcoming day. Arrval in nomads capital Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to Hotel. City sightseeing tour with Gandan Monastery, Chinggis Khaan square and Mongolian National Museum. Meal:L,D

Day 2/ 26Sep. Drive to Khustai national park which is lying in 85km from Ulaanbaatar. Unique wild horse – Takhi was reintroduced at the national park in 1992. As the successful implementation of this project today there are over 350 takhi in the park. Birch forest, mountain steppe, sand dunes, fresh cool springs, rocks formed like steps and elms and various of wild animals such as Red deer, white tailed gazelles, marmots, badgers, Roe deer, wild sheep and other wild animals awaits you. Ger camp. Meal:B,L,D

Day 3/ 27Sep. Kharkhorin was established in 1220 and existed for 140 years and the capital of Mongol Empire for 32 years. The first Buddhist monastery Erdene zuu -was built in 1586 by remains of Kharakhorum city. Erdenezuu monastery was surrounded by a fortress wall which has 108 stupas. We will visit to temple complex at the monastery and historical museum of ancient capital. Meal:B,L,D

Day 4/ 28Sep. Drive to Ongiin khiid, it is ruins of big monastery of Bari Yonzon Khamba on the banks of the Ongi River. East part of this monastery has many building on the south slope of the Rocky Mountain like Balsa country and some stupas haven’t` broken. This monastery has about thousands lamas. Meal:B,L,D

Day 5/ 29Sep. Continue driving to Bayanzag. Here you will see Gobi’s saxsaul forest and red flaming cliffs. Bottom of Ancient Sea which excited 60-70 million years ago where a lot of Palentological findings have been discovered. The place is known as Flaming Cliffs so named by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer, who had visited Mongolia in 1920. During the 2 years he searched through the Mongolian Gobi desert and unearthed over dinosaur skeletons of different species. Meal:B,L,D

Day 6/ 30Sep. Travel to Khongor sand dune which is well known name by “Singing dune” and stretches for 180km and more than 300m high. Hiking up to the golden sand dune. The area makes Oasis with rocky mountain, golden sand dune and green steppe. Meal:B,L,D

Day 7/ 01Oct. Drive to Yoliin am gorge which is located in the mountain named Gobi gurvan saikhan (3 beauties of the Gobi). Gorge is 2800m high from above sea level and named by Yol (Lammergeier) bird. Hiking through the beautiful valley. Meal:B,L,D

Day 8/ 02Oct. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to the hotel.  Meal:B,L,D


Day 9/ 03Oct. Drive to Terelj national park, lying in the valley of the Terelj river 80 km northeast of Ulaanbaatar, Terelj national park has long been a holiday resort for people from the capital and short – stay tourists. It is one of the most visited areas in Mongolia due to its magnificent scenery and its proximity to Ulaanbaatar. There are great opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, swimming, rafting and riding. In winter frozen rivers provide skating and snow-covered valleys are ideal for cross- country skiing and dog-sledge. Meal:B,L,D

Day 10/ 04Oct. Transfer to the airport and take a flight to Ulgii. 2.5hours flight. Visit to local museum and local market in Ulgii. Ger camp. Meal:B,L,D

Day 11/05Oct. Drive to Tolbo lake 50 kilometres towards South of Ulgii. It extends on 185 square kilometres in the heart of the Altai range, at more than 2000 metres above the sea level. Tolbo Lake’s water is particularly clear. The road that leads there passes along glaciers and, in Winter, it’s possible to move on the iced lake. Come back to Ulgii and overnight in Ger camp. Meal:B,L,D

Day 12-13/06-07Oct. GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL DAYS. The festival begins with eagle hunters parade and each hunter displaying the hunting outfits and elaborate, beautifully adorned accessories. Later, the hunting eagles are evaluated for their skills. This event represents the very essence of the culture of nomadic Kazakhs and if you like to have once-in-life experience. Meal:B,L,D

Day 14/08Oct. Flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping and Mongolian traditional cultural performance show. Dinner at Mongolian barbeque. Hotel Meal:B,L,D

Day 15/ 09Oct. Transfer to the airport and departure Meal:B

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Group sizePrice / Per Person
3-4 paxEu 2150
5-8 paxEu 1900
9-12 paxEu 1650

 

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check.jpg Ger camps                                                                                                  x-button.png Personal equipments
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check.jpg Guiding service                                                                                          x-button.png Alcoholic drinks
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