Fishing and discovering in Arkhangai

Days:
15
Price:
1390 EUR
International flight not included
Comfort:
Difficult:
Fishing Must see Sport & Active tour Nomadic lifestyle Travel with children

Mongolia is a dream destination for fishing lovers, with its several wild and fish-riched streams. This tour will lead you to Arkhangai, where fishing lovers will try to catch lenok trouts and graylings, or even a small taimen, while the other ones will enjoy the beauties of the area and discover the nomadic way of life.

Perfect for fishermen/women who want to travel with their family or persons who don't fish.

Ulan Bator
  • Arrival at the airport, meeting with our driver. Transfer to your hotel, settling in, and rest.

  • Appointment at 12 o'clock at your hotel with your guide. He will take you in the restaurant of your choice.

  • Let's immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National History Museum. Three floors of a rich, glorious, violent and noble past, from prehistory to Soviet period, including the creation of the great Mongolian Empire by Genghis Khan.

  • Walk in the centre of Ulan-Bator. Discovery of Gengis Khan Square and the House of Parliament.

  • At 18 o' clock, Mongolian traditional show at Tumen Ekh : folkloric dances, contortion, and of course khoomi, the overtone singing.

Accommodation
Hotel Nine
Ulan Bator
130km - 2h 30m
Khustai national park

Ulan Bator - Khustai national park

  • Visit of Gandantegchinlen Monastery. In the morning, lamas get together to pray. They will answer your questions at the Mongolian Buddhist Centre.

  • Journey to Khustai Reserve that houses the Przewalski horses (takh). Twilight is the best moment to observe them. We'll walk until the river where they drink, and observe them with no fear to bother.

Breakfast
Hotel Nine
Lunch
Made by your team
Dinner
Khustai camp
Accommodation
Khustai camp
Khustai national park
290km - 5h
Ogii lake

Khustai national park - Ogii lake

  • We go towards Lake Ögii. We'll spend the end of the day near the banks and will try to catch a pike. Nestled in the heart of the steppe, this small fish-riched lake attracts many migratory birds that birds lovers will observe at leisure.

Breakfast
Khustai camp
Lunch
Picnic from the camp
Dinner
Ogii camp
Accommodation
Ogii camp
Ogii lake
90km - 3h
Tamir river

Ogii lake - Tamir river

  • We go towards Northwest to settle on the banks of the Tamir River where we'll spend two days moving along the river. We can catch zanders and lenok trouts.

Breakfast
4 Ogii camp
5 Made by your team
Lunch
4 Picnic from the camp
5 Made by your team
Dinner
Made by your team
Accommodation
tent camping
Tamir river
50km - 1h 30m
Tsetserleg
100km - 3h 30m
Chuluut river

Tamir river - Tsetserleg

  • Stop at Tsetserleg, small lovely village nested in mountains of larches. We'll buy fresh supplies at the local market and visit Zayan Gegeen Museum.

Tsetserleg - Chuluut river

  • We go towards the Chuluut River where we'll settle our camp for two days. We'll walk along the river to try to catch a small taimen, but catch and release only.

Breakfast
Made by your team
Lunch
Made by your team
Dinner
Made by your team
Accommodation
tent camping
Chuluut river
120km - 4h
Terkhiin Tsagaan national park

Chuluut river - Terkhiin Tsagaan national park

  • Road to Khorgo – Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur Natural Park that is located 2060 metres (1,28 mile) above the sea level. This lake, called "the great white lake", and its whole volcanic surroundings, are the emblematic area of the province of Arkhangai. The waters of the lake are full of fish and it's possible to fish if you wish.

Day 9

  • Hiking along the banks of the lake. We go towards Southeast where Khorgo Volcano reaches its highest point at 2240 metres (1,39 mile). (Easy) ascent of the volcano. From the top, we enjoy a splendid view on the lake and the surrounding hills. Nearby the volcano, stunning lava flows form an original landscape never seen up to now.

Breakfast
89 Made by your team
9 Maikhan Tolgoi
Lunch
89 Made by your team
9 Picnic from the camp
Dinner
Maikhan Tolgoi
Accommodation
Maikhan Tolgoi
Terkhiin Tsagaan national park
215km - 5h
Tsenkher hot springs

Terkhiin Tsagaan national park - Tsenkher hot springs

  • Arrival at Tsenkher hot springs, where you can lounge in the pools of hot water of the camp.

Breakfast
10 Made by your team
10 Maikhan Tolgoi
Lunch
Local restaurant
Dinner
Shiveet Mankhan
Accommodation
Shiveet Mankhan
Tsenkher hot springs
110km - 4h 15m
Tovkhon monastery
42km - 1h 15m
Orkhon valley

Tsenkher hot springs - Tovkhon monastery

  • Journey to Orkhon Valley. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the valley is a land of nomadism and many breeders set their summer camp there.

  • Visit of Tovkhon Monastery. Vehicles can't go until the top of Öndör Ulaan Hill and we will walk until there to discover Tovkhon Ermitage, where Zanabazar, the first religious leader of Mongolia, created the Soyombo alphabet. The monastery is located 2312 metres (1,44 mile) above the sea level and from that place we'll have a wonderful view on the whole Khangai range. We'll picnic in exceptional surroundings, facing Orkhon Valley.

Day 11

  • Visit of Ulan Tsutgalaan falls, white flood flowing on the black stone, transformed in rainbow by a short sunray... These 16-metres (52,49 feet) falls are just magic ! They were formed 20.000 years ago, as a result of a unique combination of earthquakes and volcano eruptions.

Day 12

  • Those who wish will go pony trekking along Orkhon Valley, from the camp until Orkhon waterfalls.

Also

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Stay at herders' from the valley. During your stay, you will discover their way of life and you will be proposed many activities, such as milking, making traditional dairy products, or rounding up the animals with a horse.

You will also attend the preparation of a Mongolian barbecue that you will enjoy with yours hosts.

Breakfast
11 Shiveet Mankhan
12 Made by your team
Lunch
11 Picnic from the camp
12 Made by your team
Dinner
11 made by the family
12 Mongolian barbecue "Khorkhog"
Accommodation
Yurt for guests with a family
Orkhon valley
130km - 3h 30m
Kharkhorin
110km - 1h 30m
Khogno Khan

Orkhon valley - Kharkhorin

  • Journey to Kharkhorin, the former capital of Mongolia. The legendary city of Genghis Khan was founded in 1220 and was one of the stages of the silk road. The Mongolian Empire was governed from this city, until Kubilai Khan set up the capital in Beijing. Today, there are only a few vestiges left of the former capital.

  • Visit of Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetan-inspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas. Visit of the Museum of Kharkhorin.

  • We arrive at the splendid rocky formations of Khogno Khan. Discovery of the park : semidesert steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80-kilometre (49,71 miles) long sand dunes, are characteristic of this arid area nicknamed "Mini-Gobi".

  • Visit of the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai.

Breakfast
Made by your team
Lunch
Local restaurant
Dinner
Eden camp
Accommodation
Eden camp
Khogno Khan
280km - 4h 30m
Ulan Bator

Khogno Khan - Ulan Bator

  • Walk until Erdene Khambiin Monastery. "Monk Erdene's Monastery" dates from 17th century and was built in the mountain. Zanabazar built it in honour of his teacher, monk Erdene.

  • Back to Ulan-Bator. Last herds of wild horses crossing the road outside our dumbfounded eyes, last yurts smoking far away, the steppe will be with us until the last moment.

    Arrival in town and settling in at your hotel, where you can rest a few moments.

  • Rest of the day free. With our guide, you can go and shop in the centre of the city.

Breakfast
Eden camp
Lunch
Eden camp
Accommodation
Hotel Nine
Flight back
  • Breakfast at the hotel. We go with you to the international airport of Ulan Bator. The transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight.

Breakfast
Hotel Nine
2-2 3-5 6-7 8-8 9-10
2200 EUR 1790 EUR 1690 EUR 1490 EUR 1390 EUR
  • Transfers airport / hotel / airport

  • 2 nights in 3* hotel in Ulan Bator, breakfast included

  • Full pension during the tour

  • Water

  • 6 nights in comfortable yurts camp with warm showers

  • 2 nights in a host family, in guest yurt

  • 4 nights tent camping and 1 night in the mobile yurt

  • Journeys in Japanese 4WD jeep or Russian 4x4 UAZ + driver

  • Petrol

  • English-speaking guide

  • Cook for groups > 4 persons

  • Fishing license

  • Extra fishing equipment. You're recommended to bring your own fishing equipment

  • Pony trek

  • Local guides for the treks

  • Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program

  • Traditional show

  • Equipment for meals (mess tent, camping tables and chairs) and nights (tent, sleeping bag, ground mattress), sanitary tent

  • International transport

  • Passport and visa fees

  • Repatriation insurance

  • Travel insurance

  • Drinks / alcohols extras

  • Meals in Ulan Bator

  • Phone calls

  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program