Located in the remotest corner of the most pristine and wildest country in the world, Tavan Bogd trek or Trekking in Altai mountains Mongolia 9 days offers a rich cultural experience and brings you through green meadows, icy gorges, clear lakes, rushing streams, lush alpine pastures, snow capped peaks, vast glaciers and vast moraines. The area is inhabited by Mongolian nomads and Tuvans and Kazakh hunters whose ways of life have not changed since times unmemorable. Kazakhs have ancient traditions of falconry. The trek will start off Tavan Bogd mountain range. Huiten peak, the highest peak of the Altai range is also Mongolia’s highest peak. The peak overlooks 3 countries: Mongolia, Russia and China. Those mountain peaks face cold glaciated peaks and vast moraines. Depending of your climbing skills we you will climb one or the other peak.

Day0. (28th July) Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, welcomed by Travel to Mongolia’s staff at UB airport. Drive to Hotel. After the lunch at Mongolian Nomads restaurant, we will see Natural museum. Drive back to Hotel after the dinner.

Day1. (29th July) Fly from UB to Olgii, arrive in the morning, short town introduction (small town) go to Halal Restaurant ( Turkish restaurant) and have brunch. After the brunch, we will drive out of Olgii heading towards to Ranger station of Tavan Bogd mountain. 3000 meters height from sea level. Arrive at the Ranger station where many Tuvan nomads spend their summer. Experience differences of nomadic lifestyle. On your way you will stop to see Deer Stones and overnight in tent

Day2. (30th July) Early morning start trekking from gate of Tavan Bogd national park to 20KM long Potaniin glacier side. After 4 hours of riding you will reach the base camp. You will experience the glacier.

Day3. (31st July) Today you will do hiking up to Malchin peak. Malchin peak is one of high peaks of Mongolia over 4000M. As Malchin peak is bordering with Russia you will have full views to Russian and Chinese Altai mountains. Same day you will hike back to your camp.

Day4. (1st August) Today you will do trekking back where are Tuvan nomads are staying.

Day5. (2nd August) With packed camels you will start trekking to south of Altai mountains national park. On your way you will go through historical places and see rock arts from ancient Turkic age. Camping at Khar Salaa.

Day6. (3rd August) Early morning you will start trekking up to Altai mountain and pass to Bear Valley which very beautiful place with breathtaking landscapes, waterfalls and white rivers that is flowing from glacier. Camp along the river.

Day7. (4th August) Start trekking to Ak su Valley. Ak su Valley is place where many western Mongolian Kazakh nomads are staying during their summer time. Visit Kazakh families and experience nomadic life, enjoy photographing.

Day8. (5th August) Drive back to Ulgii town5,6 hours and on the way stop at Eagle hunter’s family. Arrive in Ulgii stay at Ger camp or at Local Hotel.

Day9. (6th August) Fly to Ulaanbatar. That day you will visit Chinggis khaan Equestrian Statue Complex

Day10. (7th August) Leave Ulaanbaatar

Tour price: 1100USD/Pax

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

Group size

Price/Per person

1 pax

2730USD

2-3 pax

2180USD

4-6 pax

1850USD

7-9 pax

1580USD

10-12 pax

1410USD

13-15 pax

1280USD

16< pax

1050USD

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 ticket /Ulaanbaatar-Ulgii-Ulaanbaatar/

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 Ulgii, 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.