Apart from its crowded complexity and modernity, the capital is blessed with surrounding high mountains that offers forest and wildlife. Escape to nature and take a challenge of conquering the 2268m summit of Bogd Mountain. Have a fascinating panoramic view of the Ulaanbaatar city and say your wish to the ovoo /sacred stone collection/ in Buddhist ritual. Witness rural temple with a stunning hike through the forest.
This package includes everything you need for an unforgettable day out: private car transport to and from your hotel, an English-speaking guide and driver, all entrance and parking fees and petrol…plus all the activities listed in the itinerary below!!
ACTIVITIES – Trekking in the wilderness / 16,8 km hiking /3-4 hours/
ACTIVITY LEVEL – Challenging
DURATION / DISTANCE – Day tour / 102km with car (3 hours driving)
Wander through Manzushir rural temple (51km-1 hour)
Pick up time from hotel and take a drive to the Manzushir rural temple in Zuunmod town. One of the former temples, Mazushir once housed 500 monks and with over 20 temples until it destroyed under the political repression. Wander through the ruins and artworks of the monk on the rock.
Conquer summit Tsetsee Gun (8.4km) /1-2 hours/
Breathe fresh air with a challenging hike through forest to the summit called Tsetsee Gun. Take a picnic for lunch. Feel victory after seeing the whole city and slow down. Enjoy a ride to Ulaanbaatar once landed at the base.
Mongolia is developing country with vast landscapes and road transportation projects are still on going but it has many opportunities to experience adventure travel. From doing outdoor activities, immersing nomad culture and local communities. Experiencing authentic Mongolia may require a spirit of adventure, flexibility, basic comfort of accommodation and facilities. Luxuries are only found around Ulaanbaatar. Travelling through the countryside can involve hours driving in a 4wd vehicle over the dusty and bumpy road; most roads are unpaved.Toilets during the drive over the vast steppe may not find but the rule of nature applies as you can toilet anywhere you feel alright.
Accommodations are clean and traditional. Mongolian traditional house (Yurt) called Ger is provided for the entire trip. Traditional dwelling; one room round tent made of a latticed wood structure covered with layers of felt and canvas, heated by a wood stove and furnished with wood-framed 1-4 beds. The camp restaurant and western-style toilet and shower facilities are located in a central building or big Ger found a few hundred feet from the Gers. We use fine tourist camps but not the best so if you require finest accommodation (e.x Ger with en-suite bathroom or) there is surcharge.
Traditional Nomadic homes: Overnight in nomad family’s extra Ger that built next to their’s. You will immerse in nomad lifestyle visiting and having closer insight of them. The toilet there is dry and shower is not available.
Single supplement assurance single accommodations in Gers. If single traveller wishes to share accommodations, no single supplement surcharge – only if you require your own Ger accommodation. Make sure to send us your request at least 30 days prior to the tour start.
Food during the tour can be found many varieties of a typical meat-based dish with vegetable and rice/pasta/noodle. Fortunately, vegetarian foods are available and can be requested. Some of the lunch meals are picnic. Bringing some snacks with you is recommended.
Road in Mongolia is tough and it requires excellent vehicles with experienced drivers. We ensure reliable and excellent vehicle including 4WD Land cruiser, Japanese mini-van and Russian van.
INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE There are several flights per week to the capital, Ulan Bator (ULN), from Beijing, Seoul, Moscow and Turkey.
Visa is required for most travellers, and must be obtained in advance of entry. The only exception is US citizens, who can enter the country as a tourist for up to 90 days. It is your responsibility to organise a visa for Mongolia. Please contact us if you need a Mongolian visa support letter and further assistance.
TRAVEL INSURANCE IS RECOMMENDED
Insurance fee /expenses to cancel travel, health insurance/ is not included in travel payment. We hereby recommend you to involve in travel insurance by Insurance Authorities in host country and under conditions and terms proposed by them.
It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months from the date of your return to your country, with at least 2 blank pages at the time of travel.
KNOW WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU
Bring your warm clothes, the weather in the evening and early morning is cold in the countryside though it is summer. Raincoat-August is only raining season in Mongolia. First aid kit, flashlight, insect repellent, cap, sunglasses, scarf, sun cream, lip balm, backpack and own towel. Definitely, your camera and its equipment.