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Travel Buddies- A Leading Mongolia Tour Company
Duration: Day tour
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Availability : Everyday
Activity level: Easy
Group size: min 1
Price: From $160
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  • Explore one of the wildest National parks close to Ulaanbaatar city on a unique day tour. Spend your day driving through the desolate steppe, traversing through rugged hills for discovery of wild horse, immersing in the nomad family culture and riding horse. Return hotel transfers and English speaking guide and driver, all entrance and parking fees and petrol are included along with a traditional lunch… everything you need for a fantastic day out!

    ACTIVITIES  – Horse riding and hiking

    ACTIVITY LEVEL – Moderate

    DURATION / DISTANCE – Day tour / 190km with car

    PLACES VISITED – Khustain National Park

    GROUP SIZE
    Minimum group size 1 person
    Average size of group 2-4 people

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    • Visit a nomad family and savor the traditional meal (95km-2 hours)

      familyTake a short scenic drive to the Khustai National Park, a reserve protects wild horse Takhi and its environment. Visit a nomad family; living the reserve and truly immerse in the culture while savor a traditional meal for the lunch. Have an opportunity to ride a horse for an hour.

       

    • Fascinating hike in the rugged hills to see Wild horse

      takhi day tourContinue on journey driving further the park and visit a small museum displaying a collection of photos and videos about the wild horse. Take a stunning hike to bring you closer discovering the wild horses of total about 350 adopting the re-introduced landscapes and wildlife.

       

    • Ideas for customization- Add on horse riding for half day

      Experience riding Mongolian pony horse over rugged hills and come close to the wild nature.

    • Ideas for customization – Overnight with nomad family

      Do nomad home stay to demonstrate the traditional lifestyle and sleep in their extra Ger.

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  • DEPARTURE DATES FOR 2017: Daily

    TOUR PRICE PER PERSON:

    95 USD per person based on 3-4 people
    120 USD per person based on 3 people
    160 USD per person based on 2 people

    PRICE INCLUDES:

    • All transport throughout tour in 4WD vehicles
    • English speaking guide
    • Horse riding fee
    • Traditional meal for lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Sightseeing, entrance fees and museum tickets

     

    PRICE NOT INCLUDES:

    • International airfares
    • Visa application & fees
    • Tipping (optional)
    • Travel insurance (recommended)
    • Personal expenses
    • Accommodation in Ulaanbatar–Travel Buddies can arrange all types of accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
    • Meals/beverages not stated in itinerary
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  • FORESEE THE COUNTRY

    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.

    ACCOMMODATION

    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 SUPPLEMENTS

    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.

    MEALS

    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.

    VEHICLE

    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 REQUIREMENTS

    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.

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