Tours in Mongolia - Zavkhan, Terkhiin Tsagaan, Bayankhongor

Zavkhan, Bayankhongor
15 days / 14 nights in Mongolia

• Beautiful spots of Mongolia :
 
- nature, Orkhon Valley, sans dunes of Bayangobi, the mountain range of Khangai, discovery of provinces Arkhangai (River Tamir, Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur), province Zavkhan – Otgontenger, River Ider, province of Bayankhongor; 

 - patrimony, Karakorum, the Erdene Zuu monastery, the tombs of Huns; 
- national park of Khustain Nuruu, Prjevalski horses. 

 • cultural – discovery of nomadic life.
Yurt, Tent, Hotel / Guide / Bus, a car.
 
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· Tents and felt mattresses,
· Full pension during the trip, 
· Park and museum entries in the country-side, 
· Driver and guide French or English speaking, 
· Russian jeep 4x4 zith fuel, 
· Transfers airport/city/airport, 
· 3 nights in yurt, in Gachuurt and in country-side, 
· 2 nights in the hotel (with breakfast) in Ulaanbaatar downtown. 

· Sleeping bags, personal mattress, 
· Horse riding fees, 
· Museum tickets in UB (about 2 Euro per pers), 
· Meals in Ulaanbaatar (5-10 Euro/meal/pers), 
· International airfares, 
· Personal insurances and repatriation fees (obligatory).

Itinerary in Mongolia, day by day.

Day 1. Arrival in Ulan-Bator 
Meeting at the airport/railway station and transfer to Gachuurt. 
Visit of the mongolian village on the banks of the river Tuul, full pension, overnight in yurt.
 
Day 2. Departure: Ulaanbaatar - Karakorum 
Visit of the town and the monastery of 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 to the small charming city of Tsetserleg, surrounded by rocky mountains and situated along the banks of the river Tamir. The Taikhar 
Rock: located in twenty km of the city, this rock, high of 16m, on the banks of the River Tamir. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents. 
Province of Arkhangai 

Day 4. Departure: Spot of Taikhar Rock – 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 – village Tosontsengel 4h30 
Tosontsengel : Village with log cabins, such a « western » town. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents. 
Province of Zavkhan

Day 6. Departure : Tosontsengel – Uliastai, centre of Zavkhan province 5h 
Our road will cross the Zagastai col, an important passage point in the range of Khangai mountains. City of Uliastai, the capital of the province Zavkhan. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents. 
Province of Zavkhan
 
Day 7. Departure Uliastai – Tsagaankhairkhan 3 h 
We will continue our ride to the mountain of Otgontenger (4021m), the Holy Mount. Pitching our campsite by the nomads camps. Meals cooked by our guide, overnight in tents. 
Province of Zavkhan 
 
Day 8. Otgontenger 
Free day there. Walking and meeting local nomadic families. Meals cooked by our guide, overnight in tents. 
Province of Zavkhan 
 
Day 9. Departure Otgontenger – Otgon – Bayanbulag 5h30 
Voyage across the mountains of Khangai. Meals cooked by our guide, overnight in tents at the banks of the river. 
Province of Zavkhan  
 
Day 10. Departure Bayanbulag – Bayankhongor 6h 
We will drive across the steppe and desert areas. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in the hotel or guesthouse. 
Province of Bayankhongor 
 
Day 11. Departure Bayankhongor – Bayangobi (dunes de sables) 
Via the city of Arvaikheer, the capital of the province Ovorkhangai, we will arrive to the mountains of Khogno Khaan. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents in sand dunes. 
Province of Ovorkhangai  
 
Day 12. Departure Bayangobi – Khustain Nuruu 3h 
From the sand dunes of Bayan Gobi will drive to the National Park of Khustain nuruu. Prjevalski horses have been re-introduced here for 20 years almost. Visit of the Park and observation of wild horses. Meals cooked by our guide or in local cafeterias, overnight in tents. 
Province of Tuv (Central) 
 
Day 13. Departure Khustain - Ulan-Bator 4h30 
Arrival to UB for the lunch time. Free afternoon, overnight in the hotel in UB. 
 
Day 14. Ulan-Bator 
Free day in UB. Overnight in the hotel. 
 
Day 15. Departure from Ulan-Bator 
Transfer to the airport/railway station.