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Khuvsgul Lake Tour - What to explore and do in Northern Mongolia
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Meet Reindeer Herders (9 days)

Beauty of Khuvsgul Lake Tour


per person

Travel to the northern Mongolia; popular for its high mountain, beautiful river, thick forest and crystal clear Khovsgol lake.


Duration: 9 days / 8 nights
Availability: June to mid of September
Group size: min 1
Physical rating: Easy
Accommodation: 5 nights in standard tourist Ger camps / double occupancy / and 1-night nomad homestay
Activities: Sightseeing / Cultural Activities / Hiking Tours / Camel & Horse riding / Wildlife / Local living

Tour Highlights

– Explore the Khuvsgul lake national park
– Tour through Kharkhorum and Orkhon Unesco Heritage Sites
Horseback riding in Khuvsgul national park
– Local living – Homestay with nomad family and Learn daily chores
– Ride Bactrian Camel in mini Gobi
– Bathe in natural hot springs
– Sleep in Yurt – Tourist Ger camp

Tour Map

  • Pricing
    Per Person
  • 2 person
    USD 2335
  • 3 to 4 person
    USD 1830
  • More than 4 person
    More attractive price upon request
  • Include
    4WD vehicle transportation
    Bottled water
    Airport pick-up & drop-off
    Meals as indicated
    Fees for activities
    Admission fees
    English speaking guide
    Accommodation as indicated
  • Not Included
    Personal expenses
    Travel insurance
    Visa application & fees
    International airfares

Day 1: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia & Free Day

city sightseeing Ger district
  • Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, Capital of Mongolia
  • Our driver will transfer you from Chinggis Khaan International Airport (check available services at the airport to your hotel (30-45 minutes)
  • Free day in Ulaanbaatar (you can explore the city on your own – check suggested attractions to visit in Ulaanbaatar or book our city day tour)
  • Meals: No Meal
  • Accommodation: Check our suggested hotels in Ulaanbaatar (we can book it without service charge)
  • Distance: 30-40 minutes ride to the city center depending on city traffic

Day 2 : Mini Gobi & Kharkhorin

camel riding in khugnu khan Erdenezuu, biggest buddhist monastery of mongolia
  • Meals: Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp (upgrade - ensuite bathroom Ger is available upon request)
  • Distance: 5 hours’ drive on paved road

Day 3 : Orkhon waterfall – Nomad family homestay

a week in mongolia a nomad family in front of their Ger
  • Visit Temeen Chuluun Deer Stone – tombstone and deer steles
  • Enjoy break in Uurtiin Tohoi Cliffs - viewpoint over Orkhon valley
  • Discover Orkhon waterfall, a part of Unesco world heritage site
  • Meet nomadic herder – learn daily chores including milking, rounding livestock, cooking class of dumplings making, processing dairy products and playing traditional games
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Nomad family’s Guest Ger (basic facilities – no running water or ensuite)
  • Distance: 3 hours’ drive on paved road and dirt road

Day 4 : Khorgo Volcano + Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park

khovsgol adventure traditional mongolian ger in outskirt
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp
  • Distance: 5-6 hours’ drive on paved road

Day 5 : Jargal Jiguur Hot Spring

tourist camps in tsenkher hot spring secret of ongi tourist camp
  • Bathe in natural hot Sulphur spring at Jargal Jiguur
  • Take a pleasant break in the beautiful nature
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp with hot spring bathing two separate pools for men and women
  • Distance: 4 hours’ drive on dirt road

Day 6 : Khuvsgul Lake National park

Khuvsgul lake surrounded by taiga forest north mongolia blue pearl lake khovsgol
  • Visit Murun town and Khatgal village
  • See Mongolia’s only navy - Sukhbaatar ship
  • Opportunity to meet reindeer herder family and reindeers from remote Taiga in their summer camp
  • Arrive in shore side tourist Ger camp
  • Enjoy breathtaking view of Khuvsgul lake
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp (upgrade - ensuite bathroom Ger is available upon request)
  • Distance: 5 hours’ drive on dirt and paved road

Day 7 : Horseback riding & Hiking

islands in lake Khuvgul riding horse in the forest
  • Saddle on Mongolian pony horse and ride for 3 hours
  • Soak up the beautiful scenery of crystal clear lake and forest
  • Enjoy leisure time in the afternoon (hiking or motor boating available)
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp (upgrade - ensuite bathroom Ger is available upon request)

Day 8: Fly to UB + Traditional concert (throat singing) + Mongolian barbeque

landing in mongolia
  • Drive to Murun and fly to Ulaanbaatar with internal flight (80 minutes)
  • Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel
  • Enjoy traditional folk concert of throat singing, fiddle horse –morin khuur, folk dance and music, contortion and mask dance
  • Farewell dinner – Mongolian Traditional Food
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Check our suggested hotels in Ulaanbaatar (we can book it without service charge)
  • Distance : 80 minutes internal flight with Hunnu Air

Day 9 : Departure

End of tour. Departure from Chinggis Khaan International Airport. Our tour driver will drop you off at the airport approx. 3 hours before your scheduled flight. We are happy to extend your trip to the other destinations of Mongolia (the Gobi desert, Western Mongolia & Eagle Hunters and Eastern Mongolia). Book your trip extension with us and enjoy 5-20% discount for loyalty!


We provide excellent accommodation, transportation and quality of service as listed below.

    • June through early September (check the
best times
    • to visit Mongolia and its
weather month by month) ACCOMMODATION
    Tourist Ger camp : Comfort level
    You will stay in excellent tourist Ger camps which a traditional hotel that provides Ger (yurt –round shape dwelling) as a hotel room and is usually located near the tourist attractions. The standard toilet, shower and bathroom facilities are provided.
    We will cater authentic Mongolian and fusion meals as well as European meals during your travel. Special dietary requests such vegetarian, gluten-free and religious meals are available upon request in advance.
    Depending on the number of people, we provide 4WD car with A/C including Land cruiser, Lexus jeep and Mitsubishi Delica for comfort and efficiency. More less half of the Mongolian road is dirt and off-beaten. Depending on day-to-day program, we drive on asphalt and dirt road for as little as a couple of hours up to six hours with pleasant stops for toilet, photographs and stretching.
    • To book this tour please complete our online booking form
    • To confirm your booking, we require 30% deposit payment via online payment (VISA, MASTER) or bank transfer and balance is expected to be made in 30 days prior to your tour departure. There is no extra card payment or hidden fee. Check our
terms and conditions. WHAT TO PACK
    Travel documents, warm coat/jacket and layers, hiking shoes, raincoat, rubber slippers, sunglasses, sunblock, bandana, lip balm, hat, insect repellent, travel medicine and standard toiletries
    Camera, camera accessories, USB charger, e-book readers, walking stick if necessary, led head torch