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Natural Parks & Forests
Hiking & Trekking
This approach to Tsetseegün from the south side is the easiest route by far. As you face the monastery, cut over to your right (east) until you get to the stream...
Horses are available from Stepperiders Camp, just off the main Ulaanbaatar–Zuunmod road...
Frenchman Côme Doerflinger runs adventure trips through his outfit based in Gachuurt. He mainly runs horse trips (T30,000 per day), including all-inclusive multiday trips, and has French, Russian and English saddles...
Horseback & Animal Rides
Another Western-run company, Stone Horse is located 16km north of Gachuurt and offers a variety of trips, such as one-day horse rides (T130,000) that include a pre-ride snack, riding introduction and a gourmet lunch...
Sports & Games
If you want to play golf, the Chinggis Khaan Country Club is just off the road in Gorkhi valley, and has a par-72 course with artificial greens. Green fees are T95,000, club rental T30,000 and caddies T20,000...
For more sedate walks in the Terelj ger camp area, just follow the main road and pick a side valley to stroll along at your leisure...
The best tour operator is Morin Jim, a French-run operation based at Morin Jim Café. Horse trips cost T20,000 per day per horse, plus the same again for your guide.
Health & Wellness
Heading north 3km from Turtle Rock you'll reach the Aryapala Initiation & Meditation Centre set on a spectacular rocky hillside.
Travellers can volunteer as English teachers at this Buddhist social centre or work on the project farm in Gachuurt.
A leader in horse-riding trips near Ulaanbaatar. Runs its own camp with horses near Bogd Khan Uul.
Boating & Cruises
A new activity in the Gachuurt area is New Zealand–style jetboating.
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