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HORSE RIDING TOUR TO REINDEER PEOPLE


DURATION: 11N/12D
HORSE RIDING DAYS: 5
AVAILABLE: 10/MAY-15/SEPT
TOUR GRADE: MODERATE

Highlights of the tour

  • Explore Mongolia by horse riding
  • Learn nomadic life
  • Chances to take photography
  • Mongolian traditional BBQ
  • Mongolian traditional concert

Tour introduction

On this tour we will meet Reindeer people. Thirty families of Tsaatan (reindeer breeders) with a unique living traditional culture live in taiga and forest steppe to the north and west of Lake Huvsgul. The reindeer people live in the North-west regions of Huvsgul, which is pretty much like a taiga. Let’s do the unique tour!



Day by day itineraries

Day1. Arrive in Mongolia and city tour in Ulaanbaatar (Abbreviation: UB) (D)

We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel. After some rest at the hotel we will visit the National History museum and see Mongolian traditional show at 6 o’clock. After dinner, we will transfer you to the hotel. Stay in hotel***

Day2. Flight to Northern Mongolia and drive to Beltes river (B/L/D)

This morning take an hour and a half flight to Murun town where is capital of Khuvsgul province. Upon arrival meet with a support team of driver(s), cook(s) and a guide and head north to Darkhad depression.  On arrival to the Beltes river we erect our tented camp. Dinner and overnight in tents. (About 80kms)

Day3. Drive to Tsagaan Nuur village (B/L/D)

Today we will drive to Tsagaan Nuur village. We will meet our horsemen and prepare for the horse riding for 3 days. Overnight in tents (About 180kms)

Day4-5. Horseback riding to Tsaatan's herding camps (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast our 3 day adventures will start. We will leave te car and uploda the luggage on the horses. The trail for the horses is muddy. Evening arrival to the Tsaatan's herding camp. Overnight in teepees and tents (About 40kms for 2 days)

Day6. Day in taiga in the Tsaatan's herding camp (B/L/D)

We will have free day to observe theit life. You may play games with children, learn to cook bread, listen to storytelling, take a nature walk and go berry picking. stay in same camp

Day7-8. Return ride to Tsagaan Nuur village (B/L/D)

We say good-byes to our hosts and ride back to the Tsagaan Nuur village. Overnight in tent (About 40kms)

Day9. Khuvsgul lake (B/L/D) 

Today we will drive to Khuvsgul Lake, close to the Siberian border. Lake Khuvsgul is the second largest freshwater lake in the world, after Lake Baikal so be prepared to be impressed. Overnight ger camp (About 220kms)

Day10. Leisure day in the Khuvsgul lake (B/L/D) 

Free day to explore the area. We will make some hiking and horse riding. Stay in ger camp

Day11. Fly to UB (B/L)

We will drive back to UB and fly to UB. If we have time, we will do shopping or short city tour. Stay in hotel***

Day12. Departure (B) 

Transfer to the airport for your departure.

THANKS FOR JOINING US


Inclusion 

All transportation listened in the itinerary
Twin share accommodation: hotel*** , tents and ger camp
Three meals per day
Services of English speaking guide
All taxes and entrance fees to the protected areas
Sightseeing cost
All transfers between airport and hotel
Horse riding cost

Exclusion

International transportation
Travel and medical insurance
Alcoholic drinks
Tip
Meals in UB