TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
Upon arrival in Mongolia’s capital city, Ulaanbaatar, you will be transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisure program of sightseeing around the city including Sukhbaatar square, Gandan Monastery and Zaisan hill. Optional visit to Natural History Museum of Mongolia. Enjoy traditional art performance and Welcome dinner at restaurant. Overnight in hotel. (D)

Day 2. Drive to Mongolia ger camp and prepare for horseback riding tour
Drive to horseback ger camp at Elsen tasarkhai (280km west from Ulaanbaatar), a unique area of forest and sand dunes, and prepare for horseback riding tour. Overnight in ger camp. (B, L, D)

Day 3-5. Horse riding tour to Karakorum
Horseback riding tour to Karakorum, the ancient capital (80km). Your guide, a local horseman, will accompany you, giving you the chance to discover the life and food of a nomadic family and horsemen during the tour. Overnight in tent. (B, L, D)

Day 6. Visit the ruins of Ancient capital and oldest monastery
Reach Karakorum, the 13th century capital of the Mongolian Empire. Visit to Erdene Zuu monastery of 16th century and ruins of ancient Karakorum. Overnight in ger camp. (B, L, D)

Day 7-9. Horseback riding tour to Orkhon waterfall
Continue the horse back riding tour to Orkhon waterfall. At first the terrain will be wide open valleys then mountain fresh river before finally changing to a forested mountain and 20 meters wonderful waterfall. Overnight in tent. (B, L, D)

Day 10. Relax
Spend a day of leisure around the waterfall. You can just relax and discover its scenic beauty or take the exciting opportunity to swim, fish and hike. Overnight in ger camp. (B, L, D)

Day 11. See the Takhi, the Asian wild horse
Drive to Khustai National Park and see the Takhi, the Asian wild horse. Visit Takhi’s small museum. Overnight in ger camp. (B, L, D)

Day 12. Ulaanbaatar and city tour options
Drive back from the camp to Ulaanbaatar. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Visit the Bogd Khan Palace Museum and the National history museum. A farewell dinner. Overnight in hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 13. Departure
Transfer to airport for return flight. (B)

Included:

  • Accommodation in a hotel in Ulaanbaatar city (twin standard room double occupancy)
  • Shared accommodation in ger camp in countryside
  • Transfer to/from airport/train station
  • Transportation
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Cultural performance
  • Visit Mongolia Team: Guide and driver
  • Domestic flights
  • All meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Horse, camel, yak ride trial

Not included

  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal items
  • Visa fee
  • Optional activity cost
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • International airport departure tax
Karakorum
Orkhon Waterfall
Wild horses in Hustai National Park
Tour code: VMT-AT-1-Horseback Tour to Orkhon Waterfall

Length: 12 nights/13 days
Adventure level: Hard
Season: May 15-September 15
Rider Requirements:
Riders must be no pregnant, 12 and over - under 65 years of age, weight limit is 220 pounds.
Trip Summary:

accommodation: 2 nights in hotels, 4 nights in ger camps and 6 nights in tent
Meals: Inclusive meals are indicated in itinerary (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Transport: 4WD Japanese Minivan or 4WD Japanese Jeep
Staffs: Visit Mongolia Team  (Tour guide and driver)

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