Tours in Mongolia - Tsagaan nuur, Khovsgol

Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur to Khovsgol
14 days / 13 nights in Mongolia

 • The most beautiful places of Mongolia: 
 • nature, the valley of the River Orkhon, sand dunes of Bayan Gobi, the mountain range of Khangai; 
 • patrimony, in the town of Karakorum, the Erdene Zuu monastery, tombs of Huns, Gokturk, Uigurs; 
 • discovery of provinces Arkhangai et Ovorkhangai, the region of the lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur; 
 • discovery of provinces Khovsgol, Bulgan, Selenge, the region of the lake Khovsgol Nuur; 
 • patrimony, in the province of Selenge, the Amarbayasgalant monastery; 
 • meeting nomads and discovery of nomadic life;   

Yurt, Tente, Hotel / Guide, English/French speaking / Local bus, vehicle 
  
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• 2 nights in the hotel (with breakfast) in Ulaanbaatar downtown, 
 • 1 night in yurt, in Gachuurt, 
 • Transfers airport/city/airport, 
 • Russian jeep 4x4 Russe and fuel, 
 • Driver and guide, 
 • Park and museum entries in the country-side, 
 • Meals during the trip, 
 • Tents and felt mattresses.

 • Personal insurances and repatriation fees (obligatory).
 • Sleeping bags, personal mattress, 
 • Horse riding fees, 
 • Museum tickets in UB (about 2 Euro per pers), 
 • Meals in Ulaanbaatar (2-15 Euro/day/pers), all drinks during the stay (in cafeterias), 
• International airfares, 

Itinerary in Mongolia, day by day.

Day 1. Arrival in Ulan-Bator  
Arrival in the city of Ulan-Bator, the capital of Mongolia. The guide will meet you at the airport / railway station. Transfer to Gachuurt. After a short rest, you can have a walk in the village, on the banks of the River Tuul. Full pension. Overnight in yurt.  
Ulaanbaatar, Gachuurt  
 
Day 2. Departure : Oulan Bator - Karakorum  
Visit of the city Karakorum and the Buddhist monastery Erdene Zuu. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Ovorkhangai  
 
Day 3. Departure: Karakorum - Tsetserleg - Taikhar Rock. 4h30  
Visit of the de la charming town of Tsetserleg, surrounded by granite rocky mountains on the banks of the Tamir River. Internet Cafe for your mails from the steppe, city market. Taikhar Rock: situated in twenty km from the town, this rock, high of 16 m, on the banks of the Tamir River. Meals cooked by our guide. Overnight in tent.  
Province of Arkhangai  
 
Day 4. Departure: Taikhar - Chuluut canyon 2h30 - Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur. 3h  
The banks of this lake are forested and surrounded with the crater and streams of petrified lava that make the landscape very special. The lake and the volcano are included in a national park. "Great White Lake" of 161 km ², located 2060 m above sea level is the result of the eruption of Mount Khorgo. We suggest walking tour - climbing the volcano Khorgo. Installation of the bivouac on the banks of the lake. Meals cooked by our guide. Overnight in ger (yurt) rented by nomads.  
Province of Arkhangai  
 
 
Day 5. Departure: Lake Therkhiin Tsagaan Nuur - Shine Ider. 4h30  
Shine Ider: Village with log cabins, such a « western » town. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Arkhangai  
 
Day 6. Departure: Shine Ider - Moron 4h30  
Moron is the capital of the province Khubsugul. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Khovsgol  
 
Day 7. Departure: Moron - Khatgal - Lake Khubsugul. 4h  
The lake Khubsugul is the largest fresh water lake in Mongolia by volume, and second largest by area (the first is the lake Uvs Nuur). Khubsugul Nuur is located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia, at the foot of the eastern Sayan Mountains. It is 1,645 m above sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia. Blue Pearl or Mother-Ocean, as it called by Mongols, is frozen 8 months per year (October - May). The town of Hatgal is at the southern end of the lake. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Khovsgol  
 
Day 8. Lake Khubsugul 
Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Khovsgol  
 
Day 9. Departure: Lake Khovsgol – Ondur Uul. 5h  
Camp site on the bords of the great Mongolian river Selenge. It is a major river in Mongolia and Buryatia (Russia). Its source rivers are the Ider River and the Delgermoron River. It flows into Lake Baikal and has a length of 992 km. The Selenge River is the headwaters of the Yenisei -Angara River system. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Khovsgol  
 
Day 10. Departure: Undur Uul - Bulgan. 5h  
Travel across beautiful Mongolian steppes, Bulgan province will show the great landscapes and immensity. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Bulgan  
 
Day 11. Departure: Bulgan – Erdenet city – Monastery Amarbayasgalant. 6h30  
Erdenet is the second-largest city in Mongolia and the capital of the aimag (province) of Orkhon-Uul. 
Located in the northern part of the country, it lies in a valley between the Selenge and Orkhon rivers about 240 km of Ulaanbaatar, the capital. The road length between Ulan Bator and Erdenet is about 371 km. Mongolian-Russian Erdenet Mining Corporation was founded in 1978. It is one of the biggest Ore mining and Ore processing factory in Asia. At present, it is a fairly large complex processing 26 million tons of ore per year and producing around 530,000 tons of copper concentrate and around 4,5 tons of molybdenum concentrates annually. 
Visit of the monastery Amarbayasgalant, founded in XVIII century by the command of Manchu. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents.  
Province of Orkhon Uul.  
 
Day 12. Departure: Monastery Amarbaysgalant - Ulan-Bator. 7h  
During this journey, meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias.  
Free afrernoon in UB. Overnight in the hotel.  
 
Day 13. Ulan-Bator  
Free time in Ulan-Bator. Overnight in the hotel.  
 
Day 14. Departure 
Transfer to the airport. Fly out from UB.