Altai Tavan Bogd Trekking Tour 12D

Cultural & Theme Tours, Chingiss Khaan International Airport to Gecko Tour LLC, Tokyo street 1-1, 3-rd khoroo, Bayanzurkh district (13432)

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Following attractive trekking adventure will take place in Western Mongolia, in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park among the snow-capped peaks of the high Altai Mountains. The Altais feature high snow-capped mountains, glaciers, rivers, lakes and ancient archaeological sites.
DAY 1 Arrive Ulaanbaatar and Explore – After your arrival at the CHINGISS KHAN INTL airport you will meet our team and will be excoreted to your hotel– City tour: Gandan Monastery, Buddhist center in Ulaanbaatar. See, Zanabazar Museum Chojin Lama temple.– Overnight at 3* hotel DAY 2 Ulaanbaatar to Ulgii – Arrive in Ulgii city– Visit local bazaar and museum– Sample restaurants for lunch and dinner– Overnight in ger camp DAY 3 Altai Tavanbogd National park – Drive to Altai Tavanbogd National park. We drive through the Ulaanhus (desert mountain landscapes)– Explore petroglyphs and Turkic stones– Visit Shiveet Hairhan Mountain. Located in the upper valley of Tsagaan gol, surrounded by archaeological monuments extending in time from the Bronze age through the Turkic Period.– Overnight in tent. (BLD) DAY 4 Tavanbogd Massif – Trek for 11 km toward the base camp of the snow-capped Tavanbogd Massif– Make camp next to Potanin glacier- biggest twenty glaciers in Mongolian Altais– Tavanbogd means “The Holy Five”, referring to the five highest mountains in Mongolia. DAY 5 Climb Malchin Uul – Full day we will make day hike to Malchin Uul, the smallest of the five peaks at 4,050 meters. There are non-technical clims.– The peak lies on the Mongolian and Russian border. DAY 6 Trek to Tsagaan Gol Valley Trek to Tsagaan gol (White river). DAY 7 Khara Airikh Valley – Hike to the Khara Airikh Valley DAY 8 Drive to Khoton and Khurgan Lake – Drive to Khoton lake (at 2073m).– Camp on the shores of Khoton lake– Campsite is a mere 4 km from the Chinese border– Visit Kazakh family and learn about Kazakh culture– This evening you may go swimming, explore the surroundings or lazr in the camp. DAY 9 agashtai River – Free day (tent/B,L,D) DAY 10 Baga turgen Valley and Waterfalls – Hike to Baga Turgen Valley, where there are three waterfalls DAY 11 Ulgii – Drive back to Ulgii– Visit a Kazakh eagle hunter, lear more about eagle-hunting– Overnight in ger camp

What’s included

  • ncludes
  • English speaking guide
  • 4x4 car
  • ULN - ULG - ULN flights
  • 3 meals per day
  • Camping quipment
  • Accommodations
  • Pack animals, camel guides
  • National park permits

What’s not included

  • Excludes
  • Personal needs
  • Discretionary horse/camel rides and laundry