Mongolia is a country of wide open spaces, pristine nature, hospitable people and horse-based nomadic culture. Our Gobi and Mountain Steppes Horse Trek is one of the most recommended horse trekking holidays of Mongolia includes horse riding without time and space limit, many interesting activities, attractions and experiences such as nomadic life discovery while staying with nomads, learn to cook and try traditional meals, authentic Mongolian barbecue, some hiking in the Hugnu Tarni national park, ruins of ancient monasteries, three and half day horseback riding without time and space limit. The tour itself takes place in the transition zone of the Gobi desert, and mountain steppes make the tour more attractive and exciting. Camping in the wild nature and enjoying countless sparkling stars in the evenings are another highlights of the tour. You also stay traditional Mongolian dwelling Ger.
Day 1: Start the tour to Elsentasarkhai, northern edge of the Gobi, visit nomads and horse riding
Meet your guide and driver at the airport/ the railway station/at your accommodation. Before leaving Ulaanbaatar, prepare for the several days’ horseback adventures if needed. Start the tour to Elsentaserhai. Elsentasarkhai is a unique place represents the Gobi desert, mountain steppes, grasslands and high mountains in a single area. Visit a nomad family and discover the uniqueness of nomadic life. Next, 2-3 hours accustom horse riding over the steppes. In the evening, we will have an authentic Mongolian barbecue for dinner. Overnight in an extra Ger of nomads. (L/D).
Day 2: Horseback riding to Ikh Mongol Mountain and Shireet Tsagaan Lake
Our adventure continues along long continues sand dunes with views of rolling mountains and open steppes on the other side. The small river flows along the sand dunes add scenery of green meadows. Our today’s destination is beautiful Ikh Mongolia Mountain and small Lake Shireet Tsagaan Nuur among sand dunes. The area is a central point of Mongolia. As well as, the first foundation of today’s capital Ulaanbaatar was put here in 1639. Total riding distance is 22 km. Overnight in a tent. (B/L/D).
Day 3: Riding across the sand dunes, explore beautiful small lakes edge with the sand dunes and Hugnu Khan Mountain
Today, we will ride along expanse areas of the sand dunes to its north. Explore small lakes have beautiful green and small colorful flowers dotted shores. Ride further to Hugnu Khan Mountain. Today, we may ride faster on open steppes if you wish. Arrive at picturesque mountain Hugnu Khan. Riding distance is 30 km. Overnight in a tent. (B/L/D)
Day 4: Explore the beautiful mountain, visit ruins of ancient temples and local worshipping area
After breakfast, we will visit ruins of Erdenehamba temple. If you wish, you can walk up the mountain and see ruins of Uvgun temple. Views of surrounding areas are awe-inspiring from the mountain top. Next, we will ride on a flatter area to Khadagt Khoshuu, a local worshipping place in Khugnu Khan Mountain. Ride to a ger camp and end of the horse riding. Riding distance is 28 km. Accommodation: Ger camp. (B/L/D)
Day 5: Drive back Ulaanbaatar
We will arrive in Ulaanbaatar after 4-4.5 hours driving. Have a lunch in a restaurant. Check in the hotel and free time to discover the city your own. Accommodation: *** hotel. (B/L).
1 PAX 1521$
2-3 PAX 905$
4 PAX 741$
5 PAX 670$ (more attractive price for more than 5 PAX)
For children of a family trip
One free space for every 16 PAX
Low season discount: 5-10% (May, September)
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