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Mongolia - Special Hiking & Horse Riding Tour


Why you'll love this tour ...

  • The unique opportunity to combine two outdoor activities: hiking and horseback riding.
  • An itinerary where you will ride or hike every day in a new environment.
  • Our own saddles, studied to suit both the Mongolian horse and the Western rider.
  • 100% financial guarantee for your tour in Mongolia.

Dates and Rates


From To  Rate /pers.   
29/04/2017 11/05/2017 1455 €  
06/05/2017 18/05/2017 1455 €  
13/05/2017 25/05/2017 1455 €  
20/05/2017 01/06/2017 1455 €  
27/05/2017 08/06/2017 1455 €  
10/06/2017 22/06/2017 1455 € CONFIRMED
17/06/2017 29/06/2017 1455 €  
24/06/2017 06/07/2017 1455 €  
01/07/2017 13/07/2017 1455 €  
08/07/2017 20/07/2017 1455 €  
15/07/2017 27/07/2017 1455 € CONFIRMED
12/08/2017 24/08/2017 1455 €  
19/08/2017 31/08/2017 1455 €  
26/08/2017 07/09/2017 1455 €  
02/09/2017 14/09/2017 1455 €  
09/09/2017 21/09/2017 1455 €  
16/09/2017 28/09/2017 1455 €  

SMALL GROUP SUPPLEMENT

Groups of 2 or 3 riders: + 250 € / pers.
Applies to the 3 first riders booked. When the 4th rider is booked the supplement is refunded for all riders.

SINGLE ROOM

+ 60 € / pers. (2 nights in Ulan Bator only).
This single room supplement applies if you want a single room in Ulan Bator.
No single supplement is due if you are OK to share your room with another person (same gender) even if we do not find another person willing to share.

 

MEETING POINT / TRANSFERS

Day 1: Meeting at the arrival lobby of Ulan Bator Airport at 11:30 (please book a flight arriving before 11:05am).
Day 13: Transfer to Ulan Bator airport on time for flights departing after 08:00am.


Please wait for our written agreement on your flight schedule before buying your tickets.

INCLUDED

Tour and visits as described, hiking and horseback rides as described, full board from dinner of day 1 to breakfast of day 13 except 1 dinner, English speaking translator, Russian 4x4 with driver, a cook per group, nomadic equestrian guide, financial guarantee of your deposits.

 

NOT INCLUDED

International flights, 1 dinner, drinks except water, tea and coffee, personal expenses, booking fee (15 €/person), travel insurance, visa if necessary.

Tour itinerary

This adventure tour in Mongolia combines hiking and horseback riding!

After 5 days hiking through the mountains of Khangai spend 4 days on horseback  in the Orkhon Valley.

This balanced adventure tour  gives the opportunity for beginning horse riders to experiment their first gallops in the steppes of Mongolia ...

Day 1: Ulan Bator

Welcome to Mongolia!

Your English speaking translator is waiting for you at Ulan Bator airport at 11:30 (arrival of Turkish Airlines flight).

No lunch included.

Visit of Gandantegchinlin Monastery and the National Museum of Mongolian History.

Dinner downtown and overnight at Dream hotel or similar (2* - twin or triple room).

 

Day 2: Ulan Bator - Hogno Han Park (Bayan Gobi)

Breakfast and drive to Khogno Khan Park.

Picnic lunch en route.

First short hike to the Ovgon Khiid Monastery and in the Elsentasarhaï sand dunes.

Dinner and overnight in tents in the wilderness, with mattress and shower tent.

 

Day 3: Hogno Han - Tsenkher Hot Springs

After breakfast, drive to the Tsenkher Hot Springs.

Picnic lunch en route.

We enjoy a relaxing bath in the hot springs.

Overnight in yurt camp (2-4 people per yurt in individual beds, shower and toilet in a separate building).

 

Days 4, 5, 6 and 7: Hiking in the Khangai Mountains

These four days are spent hiking through the Khangai Mountains, that we will cross towards Southwest.

From the hills surrounding Tsenkher we reach the peaks that dominate the Orkhon Valley to over 2400 m.

We discover Tovkhon Monastery, one of the most sacred places of Mongolia, nestled high in the mountains.

We then descend through larch forests to the Orkhon Valley and its famous waterfalls.

Every day we hike between 4 and 6 hours in a gentle mountain terrain.

The nights are spent in tents in the wilderness, with mattress.

Dinner and overnight in tents.

Our 4x4 vehicle joins the group each night with camping equipment.

On the evening of day 7, we drive to the yurt of a nomadic family. This is the opportunity to discover the unique lifestyle of Mongolian nomads.

Night in a guest yurt close to the family yurt.

 


Days 8, 9, 10 and 11: Horse riding in the Orkhon Valley

These four days are spent trekking on horseback through the famous Orkhon Valley.

Every day, we ride between 4 and 5 hours depending on the riding ability of the group, and therefore the pace of the ride (the slower you ride, the longer you stay in the saddle!).

The vehicle meets us for the picnic lunch (nothing to carry on horseback), then in the evening to set up camp.

The first three nights are spent in tents in the wilderness, with mattress and shower tent.

The last evening, we arrive at Karakorum.

Overnight in yurt camp in Karakorum (2-4 people per yurt, in single beds, shower and toilet in a separate building). 

 

Day 12: Karakorum - Ulan Bator

Breakfast and visit of the Erdene Zuu Monastery.

Departure to Ulan Bator where we arrive in the afternoon.

Picnic lunch.

In the late afternoon, you will attend a show with traditional dances, music and songs from Mongolia, especially the amazing Khoomei.

No dinner included, to let you choose among the varied dining opportunities offered by Ulan Bator.

Night at Dream hotel or similar (2* - twin or triple room).

 

Day 13 - Ulan Bator

Breakfast and transfer to airport on time for flights departing after 08:00am.

Practical Information


MEETING POINT / TRANSFERS

Day 1: Meeting at the arrival lobby of Ulan Bator Airport at 11:30 (please book a flight arriving before 11:05am).
Day 13: Transfer to Ulan Bator airport on time for flights departing after 08:00am.

 

Language: English speaking translator.

Group size: 2-10 persons.

Accommodation


This is an adventure tour:

  • 7 nights camping
  • 2 nights in yurt camps
  • 1 night in a yurt with a nomadic family
  • 2 nights in a 2* hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

More information about accommodation during our tours in Mongolia ...

Hiking and Equestrian Ability


This tour has been specially created for fit travellers, who usually hike and are novice riders.

We advise to take a few horse riding lessons before leaving, in order to be able to control your horse and enjoy you ride during the tour.

> More about required equestrian ability

Tour Reviews


Your travel expert - Sabine

"A very successful tour for sporting travellers who want to experience their first gallops with the nomads."

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