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Mongolia is maybe the last truly nomadic country in the world.
"Experience Nomad” Expedition
Tour length: 16 nights and 17 days.
Tour description: The feature of this program is to show the nomadic migration (now only western Mongolian people move for long way by camels) by camels for long way, to introduce western Mongolian life and environment, as well as to pass Mongolia by jeep while visiting western and central destinations including Mongol Altai range, Kazah people, Sand dunes, lakes, Khorgo dormant volcano, Zaya Gegeen museum, Kharakhorum and many more.
Day 1 Ulaanbaatar city tour
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. On arrival, you are welcomed by a representative from Enjoy Mongolia Travel and are transferred to your hotel. City sightseeing tour including a visit Central square, where all central departments including Government house and Chinggis khaan’s statue situated on. Visit to Gandantegchilen monastery. On to Zaisan Hill War Memorial. Next to the memorial, there is a Buddha garden and statue. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 2 Flight to Khovd and Meet with Nomad Family
Flight to the Khovd city, Khovd province. There are many different ethnic groups reside. Visit the monuments of Galdanboshigt khaan and Ard Ayush. Drive to the old wall of the Manchu and the Mosque (Moslem church). Visit the local Museum which includes some rare artifacts such as ethnic clothes, rare stones, stuffed animals, photos and exhibitions of Manchu. Drive to Nomad family. On the way we see Khar Us lake. Meet a local family. Sleep in tents.
Day 3 Nomad’s day
This day, the nomadic tour will start early after breakfast. You will see how to take down a ger (yurt), how to bundle and load the ger’s furniture on the back of a camel, and many other customs of nomadic life. You will be able to ride a horse or a camel and will be able to take part the nomadic families move. Picnic lunch half way through move. You do whole day horse riding. Picnic dinner. Sleep in the tents
Day 4 Nomad’s day
The nomadic tour will continue. You can drive livestock for short time if you want this. Also you can gallop on a horse on the steppe. The movement of the nomadic family will finish early evening and the ger will be built. Dinner, free time and a tea party with the family celebrating this 2 days nomadic tour. Whole day horse riding. Sleep in tents.
Day 5 Introducing nomad’s everyday life
This day will be spent with the family introducing you how to make milk products and the other daily work of nomad people. Farewell dinner khorkhog (a Mongolian traditional dish). Pass a night in a tent or ger.
Day 6 Gurvan Tsenkher Cave
Drive to Mankhan sum and visit to the Gurvan Tsenkher cave. Further drive to Khovd city. Dinner and sleep in a tourist camp or a hotel.
Day 7 Visit of a Khazakh family
Visit a Khazakh family. Drive to Chandmani Khar Uzuur where you will see Paleolitic rock paintings. Drive further to the Khovd River. On the way we see Altan khukhii mountain and camp around Ulgii sum. Sleep in tents.
Day 8 Ulangom city
Drive to Ulaangom city. Visit the Central museum of Uvs Province and then on to Kharkhiraa resort complex. Free time. Spend the night at Kharkhiraa holiday camp.
Day 9 Uvs Lake
Drive to Uvs lake, Will see the Boorog Deliin sands. Go further and sleep in wilderness area. Sleep in tents.
Day 10 Telmen Lake.
We will travel through beautiful nature in Zavkhan province. Telmen Lake. Visit to Zambaga tourist camp where we will sleep (30 km).
Day 11 Extinct volcano Khorgo and Terkh National Park
Drive to Tosontsengel soum centre with beautiful nature landscape. We will travel along Ider River and pass Solongot Mountain Pass. Camping around Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake National Park.
Day 12 Horse riding or hiking around
Will visit Khorgo volcano, Zaluus caves, and the Yellow Dog caves. You can a ride horse or go in a boat.
Day 13 Tsenkher hot spa
Drive to Chuluut river canyon, then to Taikhar rock. Drive over the Tsagaan mountain and reach Tetserleg city. On to Tsenkher Jiguur hot springs. Sleep at the Tenkher jiguur tourist camp.
Day 14 Kharakhorum
Drive to Kharkhorin city. Will visit the Erdenezuu Monastery and other attractions.
Day 15 Khustai and Wild horses
Elsentasarkhai sand dunes and Khugnu khan mountain, Khustai range. Sleep in a ger camp and will see wild horses.
Day 16 Ulaanbaatar
Drive to Ulaanbaatar.
Day 17 Free day
Day 18 Departure