Known as “The Dark Blue Pearl”, Lake Khovsgol is Mongolia’s largest and deepest lake. Located in the northern province, it is the largest tributary stream of  Lake Baikal in Russia. Lake Khuvsgul is 136 km long,36 km wide, 262 metres deep and is located at an altitude of 1645 m above sea level and is frozen from January until April or May. It’s the second largest fresh water lake in Central Asia. It’s inhabited by nine species of fish including the Siberian grayling and lenok. Taiga Fauna and Flora, Tsaatan, practicing reindeer breeding are the main attractions in the area. Different ethnic groups live in the area: Khalkha and Darhadt. Tsaatans are reindeer herders. Lake Khovsgol is on the important migration route for birds from Siberia, thus facilitating marvelous opportunities for birdwatching.

DAY 1

You will be met at your hotel, at a pre-arranged time, by a driver and guide, and transferred to the airport for your morning flight to Moron. The flight from Ulaanbaatar to the capital of the Khuvsgul Province will take one and a half hours and you will be accompanied by your guide. On arrival at Moron you will be met by a local driver and jeep and after a light lunch you will drive north toward Lake Khuvsgul. The drive is about 120 km and will take about 3 hours. On arrival at the lake you will be taken to your ger camp for dinner and overnight.


DAY 2-4

Spend three idyllic days by the lake. There will be ample time for hiking in the surrounding hills, swimming in the lake or just gazing out over the vast blue expanse of water. You will be staying at a ger camp and all meals will be at the camp. For lunch there will be an option of taking a packed lunch out with you.


DAY 5

Today will be an early start in order to get back to Moron in time for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar. On arrival in Ulaanbaatar you will be met by a driver and vehicle and taken back to your hotel.

Group size

Price/Per person

1 pax

1390USD

2-3 pax

980USD

4-6 pax

850USD

7-9 pax

720USD

10-12 pax

660USD

13-15 pax

580USD

16< pax

500USD

 

N:

Include service

Exclude service

Include service of Meals

1

A Van 4×4 with a driver.

Items of personal nature

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

2

Fuel for the trip for whole time

Beverages, alcoholic drinks, bar bills, laundry

Per day 3 bottle water for per person /1,5 liter/

3

English speaking guide

Travel and insurance

1 bottle wine during trip /0.75L/

4

Accommodation

International transportation

24 can of beer/0.5L/ during trip

5

All food, during the trip and at restaurants/Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner /

Excess baggage fee in the flight /15kg includes handbag is free of charge/

One time Mongolian traditional food  /lamb with vegetables/

6

All cooking and camping gears.

Optional activities

7

National park and border office permits (area you will go is close to China border)

Single supplement

8

Take you to Airports

Gratuity for the tour team

9

Domestic flight tickets

taxi in Ulaanbaatar

10

Other small administration fees Basically, includes everything.

11

Pick you up from Chinggis Khan international airport

Transport: 

This trip uses the highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private vans or 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days.

 

Meals

In Murun, you will be dining at fine Turkish and Mongolian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from tourist camps. It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement. Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian. Alcohol is not provided on the trip but tourists are free to bring their own.

 

Guide:

A Chinese, English or Russian speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Kazakh person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.

 

Personal things to bring with you: 

Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a rain jacket, gloves and hiking booth. Don’t forgot first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you). All your camera equipment.